Camp to bring women’s hockey nations closer together[more]
Ready for the future: Japanese defender Ayumi Sonoda gets instruction from the international Team Green staff. Photo: Toni Saarinen
VIERUMÄKI, Finland – Two weeks of camps in Vierumäki are over. The recent 2014 IIHF Women’s High Performance Camp brought 16 of the top nations and their best female under-18 players together with the aim of increasing competitiveness and closing the gap between North America and the other...
Centralizing for success
Team Kuortane and more examples in women’s hockey[more]
Arto Sieppi, the Finnish Ice Hockey Association’s director of coaching and responsible of high performance in female hockey, with Team Kuortane players Anni Keisala and Reetta Lindholm at the 2014 IIHF Women’s High Performance Camp in Vierumäki. Photo: Toni Saarinen
VIERUMÄKI, Finland – Finland follows the example of the U.S. program for young male players in Ann Arbor and centralizes young female players in Kuortane. They’re not the only...
Several women's hockey representatives from the participating countries at the 2014 IIHF High Performance Camp work on their yearly training plans with Shelley Coolidge (left) and Stephen R. Norris (right). Photo: Martin Merk
VIERUMÄKI, Finland – At the 2014 IIHF Women’s Hockey Summit representatives from women’s hockey in 15 countries discussed ideas to further develop women’s hockey worldwide, and...