Appointment of U18AA Head Coach for 2022-23
The NGHA ADP is thrilled to announce the appointment of Chris Bones to the position of Head Coach of the U18AA team for the 2022-23 season.
Chris has been coaching for over 10 years with a variety of experience in boys and girls minor hockey, in hockey schools, and with a high school varsity program. Most recently, he was with the Gloucester-Cumberland Girls Hockey Association where he was head coach of the U18AA Lady Grads for the 2021-22 season. He is also HP1 certified.
Chris is a graduate from the University of Ottawa where he earned a Honours Bachelor in Human Kinetics. The social, psychological, physiological and biomechanical knowledge gained from the program in classes such as Biomechanics, Applied Sport and Performance psychology, and Advanced Coaching, has played an instrumental part in his growth as a coach.
Chris takes a person-centered philosophy to coaching. He recognizes the importance of a comprehensive approach to player development and promoting the learning of values through hockey. His goal is to create a fun, safe, and positive learning environment to provide the players with experiences that teach them to build coherent and meaningful lives during and after the season.