Coaches' Corner

Vierumäki Sports Institute

Bachelor Degree in Sports and Leisure with Emphasis on Ice Hockey Coaching

The Coaching Degree Program offered at the Vierumäki Institute by the HAAGA-HELIA University of Applied Sciences provides a unique opportunity for young enthusiastic coaches interested in pursuing an educational approach to ice hockey coaching. At the same time the program incorporates research and actual experience new ideas and initiatives generated directly from within the sport as part of the program curriculum. This win-win approach, designed for the operation of an educational degree program and the actual development of the sport through research and applied sciences offers participants with an exciting new opportunity to grow and develop our sport while earning a degree in the world’s fastest team sport.

Registration deadline for the 2014/2015 academic year: 11 February 2014.

Information about the Sports Degree Progam (PDF)

How to apply (PPT)

Promotional video (AVI format, 33 MB)

Description of the Sports Degree Programme Curriculum

Electronic application

Official homepage of the HAAGA-HELIA University of Applied Sciences

Official homepage of the Vierumäki Sports Institute


2015 Coaching Symposium

An IIHF International Coaching Symposium will be held 8-10 May in Prague during the 2015 IIHF Ice Hockey World Championship in the Czech Republic.

Click here for more information and registration in English or Czech.

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