The Scholastic Ice Hockey Playbook: Strategies of a high school coach offers a unique approach at dissecting the game in a way coaches, players and fans will appreciate the fundamentals of hard work while understanding the vast array of systems and formations used in today's game.Co-authors Harvey Cohen, an award-winning coach, and Mike G. Morreale, a distinguished scholastic sports writer in New Jersey, guide readers through the B.E.S.T. approach for creating team comradery in Chapter 1 to the finer details of specialty teams in Chapter 5.
The Scholastic Ice Hockey Playbook: Strategies of a high school coach also reminds us that ice hockey players are also people and must be treated as such. Players must learn to respect their peers to improve their game and their overall character.The book is a guide for all skill levels and gives the reader a better understanding of the sport, its concepts and that interpersonal relationship between coach and player. The relationship between coach and player should, according to co-authors Cohen and Morreale, not be taken for granted. Players must listen to their coaches and coaches must find time for their players to establish a mutual respect.