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Hockey Canada's Tom Renney shares his thoughts


Hockey Canada CEO Tom Renney has been in and out of hockey rinks his entire life, and still remembers the impact his minor coaches had on not only his career in the game, but his life as well. Every month Tom will be sharing his thoughts on topics ranging from the women’s game to coaching, all at a grassroots level.

NATIONAL COACHES WEEK WITH TOM’S TALKS
As part of National Coaches Week, the CEO goes on location to McMahon Stadium to sit down with Dave Dickenson, head coach of the Calgary Stampeders, and talk coaching.
Tom talks half-ice benefits
The CEO and Jason deVos from Canada Soccer discuss the benefits of small-area games to the development of athletes.
The CEO encourages free play this summer, to let children expand their imagination and reset for a new hockey season.
Remembering the Broncos
One year after tragedy struck, Hockey Canada is proud to be part of a community that came together to support Humboldt.
The CEO has tips for parents on what topics should be included in a year-end conversation with their young athlete.
Keeping the rink a destination for everyone and celebrating events that have done so are the February focus for the CEO.
The CEO highlights the golden moment by Canada’s U18 women and the support for the IIHF World Junior Championship.
Women’s game with Tom’s Talks
On the back of World Girls’ Hockey Weekend, the CEO talks about the importance of the women’s game and its role models.
A new season with Tom’s Talks
The CEO shares his thoughts on the importance of small-area hockey, and talks about continuing to grow the women’s game.
Staying #HumboldtStrong
One month after the tragic bus crash in Saskatchewan, CEO Tom Renney remains in awe of the efforts of the hockey world.
Grow the game with Tom’s Talks
The CEO answers questions from the hockey community, talking Initiation and the continued growth of Canadian hockey.
Olympic spirit with Tom’s Talks
The CEO shares his experience with the Games and why Canadians can expect amazing stories from all of our athletes.
Reflecting with Tom’s Talks
The CEO is asking the hockey community to reflect on the season so far and how we can work together to grow the game.
World Juniors legacy with Tom’s Talks
The CEO talks about the most Canadian of holiday traditions, the World Juniors, and how they bring us together as a country.
The CEO shares his thoughts on how parents, coaches, players and officials all play a role in keeping the game safe. 
A new hockey season with Tom’s Talks
The CEO shares his thoughts on why changes made to the Initiation program will benefit the development of young players.
The importance of multi-sport with Tom’s Talks
Spring has sprung, and the president and CEO talks about the importance of hanging up the skates and playing other sports.
The legacy of nationals with Tom’s Talks
The president and CEO looks at national championships, their legacy and the impact they have on communities and players.
Taking a look back with Tom’s Talks
The president and CEO reflects on the last seven months and hopes positive memories were made during the hockey season.
All about inclusiveness with Tom’s Talks
The president and CEO is focused on growing sledge hockey and making sure every Canadian has the opportunity to play.
The outdoor game with Tom’s Talks
The president and CEO wants Canadians – new players and experienced ones – to get back to basics on the outdoor rink.
World Juniors legacy with Tom’s Talks
The president and CEO discusses his favourite holiday tradition, the World Juniors, and the legacy left behind in Canada.
Coaching 101 with Tom’s Talks
The president and CEO discusses all things grassroots coaches, what they can expect, and why having fun can go a long way.
A new season with Tom’s Talks
As the puck drops on the 2016-17 season, what can parents and players expect? The president and CEO shares a few tips.
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