Join the Conversation about Balancing Development and Winning

Join us on Wednesday, January 27 from 8-9pm EST for an interactive conversation about balancing the need to develop athletes with the pressure to win.

We will discuss:

  • The tension between individual development and team performance.
  • How top coaches across all ages and levels approach the balance between development and winning.
  • Actionable information from the diverse experience of our panel experts.

Panel includes:

Hosted by, TJ Manastersky, Head Coach, Curry College, NCAA & Scout, Omaha Lancers, USHL

Dr. Adam Naylor – High Performance Consultant, NHL, NBA, MLS, UFC, Tennis, Golf, NCAA, and corporate leadership

Ted Suihkonen – Director of Player Development, HC Lokomotiv, KHL

Matt Deschamps – Associate Head Coach, Chicago Steel, USHL

Alyssa Gagliardi – Professional Women’s Hockey Players Association & Player Development, Carolina Jr. Hurricanes, NHL

Wes Wolfe – Assistant Coach, Erie Otters, OHL

Dr. Ashwin Patel – Mental Performance Consultant, Utica Comets AHL & Guelph Storm, OHL

Dave Starman – Hockey analyst for NCAA and the World Junior Hockey Championship with and 34 years of coaching experience, from mites to professional & 11 years as NHL scout

Kenny Rausch – USA Hockey; Director of Youth Hockey & GM of U.S. Under-17 team

For an overview on this topic please read Dr. Naylor’s article, “The Coach’s Dilemma”.


To register for this free event, sign up below. Subscribers to the Coaching Project newsletter will automatically receive an invite and do not need to register. Invitations will be sent out on Wed, Jan 27 with the link to the Zoom meeting.

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