International Ice Hockey Federation

Coaching Symposium

Coaching Symposium

Learn from legends from East to West

Published 12.04.2023 16:33 GMT+3 | Author Organizing Committee
Coaching Symposium
The last Coaching Symposium in Prague during the 2015 IIHF Ice Hockey World Championship.
During the 2016 IIHF Ice Hockey World Championship the IIHF International Coaching Symposium will take place, from 13 to 15 May in Moscow.

The symposium is organized by the International Ice Hockey Federation, the Ice Hockey Federation of Russia and the 2016 IIHF Ice Hockey World Championship Organizing Committee.

The main topics will be the head coach’s role as a team leader, key tendencies in hockey worldwide and features of a modern training process.

The majority of speakers are head coaches with great international, NHL and KHL experience.

The symposium will be held in English and Russian with simultaneous translation.

13-15 May 2016

Conference hall, Hotel Holiday Inn, Rusakovskaya street 24, Moscow, Russian Federation

Registration Fee:
280 Euro
380 Euro (accommodation included)
Please note that registration fee is non-refundable.

Registration Fee includes:
Symposium attendance, participant’s material package, lunch, coffee and snack breaks, three tickets to the 2016 IIHF Ice Hockey World Championship games (one ticket per person per game).

Registration deadline:
22 April 2016

Elena Stolyarchuk
Manager of department of sport programs
City booking & travel centre
Phone: +7(962) 928-14-02

Daniil Kupriyanov
Coordinator Russian Men’s National Team
Russian Ice Hockey Federation
Phone: +7(964) 728-11-42

Registration Form
Tentative Program


Boris Mayorov (RUS) - Honoured Coach
Olympic Gold Medal (2 times), Soviet Champion (3 times), Finnish Liiga Champion, IIHF Hall of Fame member

Vladimir Krikunov (RUS) - Honoured Coach, Head Coach of Neftekhimik Nizhnekamsk (KHL)
Russia Champion, World Championship Bronze Medal

Vladimir Yurzinov (RUS) - Honoured Coach, Senior Advisor of the Russian men's national team
Canada Cup Champion, World Championship Gold Medal (7 times), Finnish Liiga Champion (2 times), European Cup Champion (3 times), Olympic Silver Medal (3x Gold, 2x Silver, 1x Bronze), NLA Coach of the Year, IIHF Hall of Fame member, Finnish Hockey Hall of Fame member.

Mike Keenan (CAN) - Senior Advisor of Metallurg Magnitogorsk (KHL)
OMJHL Champion, AHL Calder Cup Champion, Canada Cup Champion, NHL Stanley Cup Champion, KHL Gagarin Cup Champion.

Darius Kasparaitis (RUS) - Hockey expert, long-time NHL player
Olympic Medallist (1x Gold, 1x Silver, 1x Bronze), U20 WJC Gold Medal, U20 WJC Silver Medal, U20 WJC Best Defenceman.

Alexei Yashin (RUS) - Hockey Expert
U20 WJC Gold Medal, World Championship Gold Medal, NHL All-Star Game (3 times), Olympic Silver Medal, Olympic Bronze Medal, World Championship Bronze Medal, KHL Most Assists.

Vitali Prokhorov (RUS) – Head Coach of the Russian U18 national team
Olympic Gold Medal, U17 WHC Gold Medal

Alexander Khavanov (RUS) - Hockey Expert
Defender who played 5 seasons at NHL, Russia Champion, NLA Champion.

John Jansson (SWE) - Psychological coach of Frolunda (SHL)
U20 WJC Champion, CHL Champion.

Roger Ronnberg (SWE) - Head Coach of Frolunda Gothenburg (SHL)
U20 WJC Champion, U20 WJC Silver Medal, CHL Champion.

Erkka Westerlund (FIN) – Head Coach of Jokerit Helsinki (KHL)
Finnish Hockey Hall of Fame, SM-liiga Champion, Olympic Silver Medal, Olympic Bronze Medal, World Championship Bronze Medal, World Championship Silver Medal

Sergei Nemchinov (RUS) – General Manager of Torpedo Ust-Kamenogorsk (VHL/Kazakhstan)
U20 WJC Gold Medal (2 times), NHL Stanley Cup Champion, Russia Champion
U20 WJC Bronze Medal (2 times)

Mark Crawford (CAN) – Head Coach of the ZSC Lions Zurich (NLA)
AHL Coach of the Year, NHL Coach of the Year, NHL Stanley Cup Champion, NLA Champion, NLA Media Best Coach, Swiss Cup Winner

Vladislav Zankovets (BLR) - Conditioning coach of Dynamo Minsk (KHL)

Hannu Nykvist (FIN) - Goalie coach of Red Bull Salzburg (Austria)


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