Grass Roots Lance Roberts Hockey Canada, USA Hockey Officiating Program Of Excellence: Eastern Halifax, NS Western Kamloops, BC Central Oshawa, ON selection
Grass Roots USA Hockey Showcase tournaments. NAHL, USHL Rochester, NY similar to OPOE Objective Identify officials early in their development Qualify them. Decision on their level, steer to next step.
Grass Roots Officiating Schools Was the recruiting system Supervisors, NHL on ice Officials Qualify
Grass Roots That is our current base line in search for officials with IT. Next Step
Grass Roots Volunteer Scouting Program Central Scouting template Recruiting Scouts Objective Indentify officials with IT much earlier in their development, from a much broader base Help find opportunities
NHL Exposure Former elite level players Junior Hockey, College, Professional NHL Office Toronto Introduce to local association Track & assist Objective Create a new source of officials with proven segment of the skill set.
NHL Officials - Scouting Charlie Banfield Qualify from Grass Roots QMJHL, OHL, WHL & ECHL Objective intimate knowledge of officials in these leagues He establishes the talent bar
NHL Officials - Scouting Dan McCourt Qualify for frequency groups Group 1, 6 Officials, 6 times 36 Group 2, 6 Officials, 4 times24 Flex games 20 80 Objective Establishes talent bar for the groups Qualifies Officials from feeder system
NHL Officials - Scouting Ken Wheler 7 AHL contracted Officials, 4 times28 6 Group 1 Officials,6 times36 6 Group 2 Officials,3 times18 82 Objective Establishes talent bar for AHL contracted, Groups 1 &2 Qualifies Officials from feeder system
NHL Officials - Scouting Terry Gregson Bob Hall Bill McCreary Mic McGeough Rob Shick 3 AHL contracted Officials4 AHL 4 NHL Objective Establish talent bar for Full Time NHL
NHL Officials - Development Health and Wellness Director, Dave Smith Training camp Medicals Training camp fitness testing Injury reporting and rehabilitation Programs: diet, fitness, skating
NHL Officials - Development Terry Gregson Bob Hall Don Koharski Bill McCreary Mic McGeough Rob Shick Kevin Collins - Continuous coaching through observations - Create competition through performance based play-off assignments
NHL Officials - Development 33 - Referees 33 Linesmen 20 - 1 st Round 12 - 2 nd Round 8 - 3 rd Round 4 Stanley Cup Finals