Women’s Coaching Symposium
by Organizing Committee|16 MAR 2019
Former gold-winning Canadian coach Melody Davidson will be among the speakers at the Coaching Symposium during the 2019 IIHF Ice Hockey Women’s World Championship in Finland.
photo: Matthew Manor / HHOF-IIHF Images
Meet friends, talk some hockey, hear coaching stories from around the world while watching women’s hockey from top of the world – interested? Then the Coaching Symposium held during the 2019 IIHF Ice Hockey Women’s World Championship is your place to be 12-13 April 2019! 

Program 12-13 April
We’ve put together a program around three main subjects 1) Many aspects in coaching, 2) Sports!, 3) Building a winning environment. Please find here the preliminary program and speaker list. The final topics will be released closer to the seminar.
Friday, 12 April
08:30 Coffee and registration
09:00 Opening
09:15 Sarah Murray, United Team Korea
10:00 Kirsi Hämäläinen, Finnish Olympic Committee
11:15 Saara Niemi, 2017-2018 Kunlun Redstars, 2018 HIFK
12:00 Frauke Kubischta, IIHCE
12:45 Lunch
13:30 Intro to afternoon sessions in break out rooms
  Emily West, USA Hockey
  Terhi Mertanen, Vierumäki DP, Goal Analyzis
  Olli Cajan, Santasport
17:00 End of day one
Saturday, 13 April
09:00 Day two opening!
09:15 Mel Davidson, Hockey Canada
10:00 Kim Martin-Hasson, Lingköping HC
10:45 Coffee break
11:00 Martin Loukota, Czech Ice Hockey Association
11:45 Lunch
12:30 Anna Signeul, Finnish Football Association
13:30 Closing words
16:00 SF 1, Metro Areena
20:00 SF 2, Metro Areena

The 2019 IIHF WW Coaching Symposium is held in Hotel Radisson Blu Seaside Helsinki. The symposium hotel is only a 20-minute metro ride away from the 2019 WW location, Metro Arena.
Street address: Ruoholahdenranta 3, Helsinki

Price and method of payment
The price of the 2019 IIHF WW Coaching Symposium is €100. The price includes the program, coffee and lunch marked to the program and tickets to the semi-final day games.
The participants will be invoiced and the copy of the payment or the receipt have to be shown upon arrival at the symposium registration desk on 12 April. 

How to sign in 
To participate the 2019 IIHF WW Coaching Symposium, please fill in the form by 4 April.

To whom it is for?
Still wondering if to join the Symposium? If you’re a coach aiming to national level or to international competitions, this is for you. You’ll get inside stories and meet the people that could help you on your way to your next coaching job. If you are administrative person, join too! This could help you to help building a successful environment for your staff to work and help your players get better.

World Championship games and tickets
The 2019 IIHF WW Coaching Symposium price includes tickets to the semi-final games on Saturday, 13 April. If you wish to book tickets to the quarter-final day on 11 April or final day on 14 April, please buy tickets here

The Symposium price does not include accommodation. However, there are rooms available for symposium participants to book for 11-15 April in the Symposium hotel Radisson Blu Seaside for following price until 21 March:

Single room 120 €/night
Twin room 140 €/night
Room price includes breakfast, chance to use the hotel sauna during operating hours and Wi-Fi. 

Rooms can be booked here:
Online    at webpage www.radissonblu.com, reservation code is COACHS
Email        [email protected], please mention Coaching Symposium
Phone    020–1234 700, select single room bookings, please mention Coaching Symposium

The 2019 IIHF WW Coaching Symposium is arranged together with the IIHF Women’s Committee, Coaching and Development Committees and the 2019 IIHF WW Organizing Committee. The Symposium is part of the IIHF Partnership for Progress Program. We hope to see you there, let’s work together to make our game stronger!

For more information or questions, please contact
Enni Pohjola
Side Events Manager
2019 IIHF Ice Hockey Women’s World Championship
[email protected]
mobile +358 50 518 9339