The Manitoba Junior Hockey League (MJHL) is excited to announce it’s first ever MJHL Roundtable Webinar Series set for June 22-24.
Moderated by well renowned broadcaster, speaker and emcee, Leah Hextall, the MJHL’s goal of the webinar series is to provide the hockey community with valuable information and insight through informative discussion, stories and advice involving accomplished athletes, coaches, professionals and role models. The guests will include current & former Olympians, current NHL players & coaches along with presentations from experts in Mental Health, Physical Literacy and Social Media.
During each day of the Roundtable series, two nightly seminars will take place that feature a different area of focus.
Women’s Hockey | Mental Health & Wellness
Guests include former and current Olympians from the Canadian Women’s National hockey team with a specific focus on young women in the game of hockey.
A former NHLer and now advocate for mental health awareness and ending the stigma associated with mental illness will share his story.
Coaching Focus | Physical Performance
NHL Head Coaches are set to join the roundtable to talk hockey, share stories and advice while discussing what it takes to play and coach at the NHL level.
A world renowned doctor whose teaching fields include exercise & physical activity, biomechanics and neuromuscular control will share valuable information with a specific focus on physical performance.
Player Focus | Social Media
A pair of current players from the NHL will share stories while providing insight and advice on what they did to help them get to the NHL.
An Emmy award winning social media specialist will provide a vast range of knowledge in the world of multimedia having worked with a handful of teams in the NHL and beyond.
“The webinar series should be a fun and informative experience for everyone involved and it will be free for anyone to join in. Hosting this event gives us the opportunity to do something positive for the hockey community in what has been a difficult and uncertain time. We are very ecstatic at the lineup of amazing guests scheduled for this event and can’t wait for it to start,” explained MJHL Director of Operations, Kevin Saurette.
The MJHL will be making guest announcements and will provide a full schedule release in the coming days including details on how to join this great event. There will also be an opportunity to donate, with all proceeds going towards COVID-19 support for the MJHL and 11 Member Teams as preparations are underway for the 2020/21 MJHL season.
The Manitoba Junior Hockey League is one of ten Junior ‘A’ Hockey Leagues in Canada and is a proud member of the Canadian Junior Hockey League (CJHL) – Our goal is to develop elite players and ultimately have them develop into elite citizens who make a positive contribution to their community. To provide fans, communities and supporters with the best possible hockey product through dedication to improvement in all areas of the game both on and off the ice.
To provide each MJHL player with an elite hockey development experience with a strong emphasis on education and positive citizenship. To deliver exciting Junior ‘A’ hockey action to fans throughout the province and enhance Manitoba communities in the spirit of sports excellence and goodwill.