2019 IIHF Hockey Development Camp
Join us and check out what it looked like at the week-long 2019 IIHF Development Camp in Finland!
13 JUL 2019
The IIHF operates two kinds of global camps; IIHF Hockey Development Camps and IIHF Women’s High-Performance Camps. The Camps are exclusively invitational to IIHF Member National Associations. The programs are used as a platform to launch the IIHF’s development and education programs, specifically aimed at assisting each National Association to achieve their objectives, leading to global growth and development of the game. The programs assist each National Association in upgrading and operating quality development and education programs within their country.

In addition to above-mentioned matters, the goals of the camps are to:
  • Develop the partnership between the IIHF and the Member National Associations
  • Educate the future leaders of ice hockey throughout the world
  • Encourage Fair Play and Respect
  • Provide the necessary tools to help National Associations meet the Minimum Participation Standards for World Championship participation
  • Provide theoretical sessions and practical experience that can help improve each member National Association.
  • Develop and enhance the skills of hockey leaders of Member National Associations
  • Provide practical IIHF Development Program examples
  • Develop networks amongst the ice hockey family to share issues and find solutions
  • Provide personal growth and development of all the participants
  • Promote international friendships and relations
The IIHF Hockey Development Camp features the following programs:
  • Recruitment and Introduction to Learn to Play 
  • MNA Leadership Development 
  • Team Coach Development
  • Goalkeeper Coach Development
  • Team Manager Development
  • Equipment Manager Development
  • Player Development (U16 male players)
  • Officiating
In addition to those, the IIHF High Performance Camps operate the following:
  • Player Development Program (U18 female players from Olympic-potential countries)
  • Video Coach Development 
  • Strength and Conditioning Coach Development 
  • Athletic Trainer Development 
  • Women’s Hockey Leadership Development 
  • World Girls’ Ice Hockey Weekend 
  • Women’s Officiating