Bob Mancini has extensive coaching experience in the collegiate, professional and international ranks and was named a regional manager of USA Hockey’s American Development Model in July 2009. He helps provide local associations in Illinois, Michigan and Missouri with a blueprint for optimal athlete development that focuses on age-appropriate training utilizing long-term athlete development principles.
Mancini joined USA Hockey having spent two seasons (2007-09) as a development coach for the NHL’s Edmonton Oilers. His additional USA Hockey stints included serving as the director of player personnel for the U.S. National Junior Team that earned the silver medal at the 1997 International Ice Hockey Federation World Junior Championship in Geneva and Morges, Switzerland. He was also an assistant coach at the 1997 and 1998 IIHF Men’s World Championships, the 1998 and 1999 IIHF World Junior Championships and the 1999 and 2000 IIHF Men’s World Under-18 Championships.
Key Topic: What is the American Development Model (ADM)