Prepping for Hockey Practiceby Ted Annis
Use drills that your youth hockey players will actually enjoy doing to put them on the path to success! Join Princeton University's hockey coaching duo, Ted Annis and Guy Gadowsky in this 10-part youth hockey course. These hockey coaching videos cover how to outfit your athletes with hockey equipment, tips for skating and stick handling, and demonstrate a few drills to start off practice.
Ted Annis is Director of Hockey at Princeton Sports Center in Monmouth Junction, N.J. Originally from Belleville, Ontario, Annis played junior hockey for the Junior A Kingston Voyageurs of the Ontario Provincial Junior Hockey League and then college hockey at Princeton University. His youth hockey coaching background includes seven years of AAA experience with the New Jersey Rockets (including the 2000-2001 Tier 1 National Champion Peewees).
As Director of Hockey at Princeton Sports Center, Annis is responsible for player development through the Intro to Hockey program, the Princeton Sports Center Hockey Academy and the CJTHL recreational league.
Head coach Guy Gadowsky has been the architect of Princeton University’s rise to the top of the ECAC Men's Hockey League.
During the 2007-08 season, the Tigers won a program-high 21 games and reached the NCAA Division I Tournament for just the second time in program history. Gadowsky was honored as the ECAC Hockey Coach of the Year and was a finalist for the national award.
Gadowsky spent five seasons at Alaska-Fairbanks in the Central Collegiate Hockey Association. The Edmonton, Alberta, native also was the head coach and director of hockey operations for the Fresno Falcons of the Western Collegiate Hockey League, and coached in Roller Hockey International, serving as the head coach of the Oklahoma Coyotes in 1996 and the San Jose Rhinos from 1997 to 1999.