GB PLAYERS AND STAFF TO JOIN RUSSELL AT COACHING SYMPOSIUM

Great Britain head coach Pete Russell will be joined by GB coaches and players for this month’s English Ice Hockey Association’s (EIHA) Coaching Symposium.

Russell will lead this special online event on 21st August while GB Goaltending Coach Euan King and GB Under-20s head coach Martin Grubb will be in attendance too.

GB players Jonathan Phillips, Liam Kirk and Casey Traill will also be part of the event, as will former Great Britain forward David Clarke.

And special guest Mark Dennehey, head scout of NHL side New Jersey Devils, will be online from North America.

Russell said: “To enhance development in our game it will take innovation within key areas. Our coach education program must become more forward-thinking.

“We need to create a further development pathway for our coaches to grow and aim to guide them in an athlete-centred approach in order to enhance our future talent within the game.”

For more details and how to book, click here to visit the EIHA website.