Co-hosts Coach Bob Deraney and Hank Morse continue with part 2 of their podcast with former Northeastern University standout goaltender, Florence Schelling, who lead the Swiss women's Olympic hockey team to the bronze medal at the 2014 winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia. Florence was named MVP of that tournament. Today, she is the General Manager of SC Bern in the Swiss Men's National League and was the first woman to ever be named GM of a men's professional team. In part 2, Florene talks about her decision to retire and go into coaching and then about becoming a history making hockey executive. For more information about Bob Deraney's hockey school or to get in touch with Bob about hockey consulting, go to www.DeraneyHockeySchools.com.
In part one of their two part series, co-hosts Coach Bob Deraney and Hank Morse talk with one of the greatest goaltenders all time, Florence Schelling, the former Northeastern University standout, who was the MVP of the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympic Women's Hockey Tournament when she lead Switzerland to a bronze medal!. Florence recently made history when she was named the General Manager of SC Bern in the Swiss National League, becoming the first woman to ever become GM of a men's professional hockey team!
Co-hosts Coach Bob Deraney and Hank Morse talk to Lewiston, ME, native, former Providence College standout and Head Women's Hockey Coach at the College of the Holy Cross, Katie LaChapelle. Katie is also the Head Coach of the USA Women's National U-18 team. They talk about Katie' career as a player and her time at Providence College, her college coaching career and now her head coaching jobs at Holy Cross and with the US National Program!
Co-hosts Coach Bob Deraney and Hank Morse talk with Christa Talbot Syfu in part three of their podcast series with the former Providence College standout and longtime girls head hockey coach at Williston Northampton school. In this episode, Christa talked about transitioning from playing at Williston to the college game. Coach Deraney discussed how advanced and mature Christa was mentally as a young college hockey player. They talked about some of the academic and physical demands of being a Division One college hockey player, what it was like going to a new program, the challenges of being a team captain and how the players communicated with Coach Deraney.
Nov 16, 2020
Co-hosts Coach Bob Deraney and Hank Morse talk to Williston Northampton Girls' Head Hockey Coach, Christa Talbot Syfu in part two of their four part podcast series with the former Providence College women's hockey star. Syfu talked about what it was like attending Williston as a student and why it was so beneficial to her academically and athletically. Then they discussed what it's like for Syfu as a school administrator and coach at the school she attended and what she looks for when recruiting young women for the school.
Sep 9, 2020
This is the first of a first of a four part podcast series that co-hosts Coach Bob Deraney and Hank Morse did with Christa Talbot Syfu, the girls' head hockey coach at The Williston Northampton School in Easthampton, MA. Christa went to Williston for two years before going on to a standout career at Providence College under Coach Deraney. Now, Christa has just wrapped up her 17th season at Williston and was named Prep Girls Coach of the Year by The New England Hockey Journal. In this episode, Coach Deraney and Hank talked to Christa about what it was like growing up and playing hockey in California, her decision to try and play at a higher level and what it was like going to prep school. Christa discussed what it was like applying to prep school, how she adapted and transitioned and why it helped make her a success. She also gave some good advice about what students and their parents should be thinking about and looking for when considering going to a prep school.
Aug 7, 2020
This is part two of co-hosts Coach Bob Deraney and Hank Morse's interview with referee Katie Guay, who is a trailblazer for women's refereeing. She has ref'ed women's and men's Division 1 hockey, the Women's Olypics in 2018 and the NHL rookie showcase in Anaheim, CA!
Jul 7, 2020
Co-hosts Coach Bob Deraney and Hank Morse talk to Katie Guay, a four year standout on the Brown University women' hockey team, who has gone on the make history as an on-ice official. Katie was the first woman to referee a men's division one college hockey game and has gone on to referee women's hockey at the Olympic lever. In the podcast, Katie talks about growing up playing hockey, playing high school hockey with the boys in Westfield, before going on the Deerfield Academy and then Brown University. Then they discuss how Katie turned in her hockey sweater for a striped one and became an on-ice official.
Jun 8, 2020
Co-hosts Coach Bob Deraney and Hank Morse talk with Canadian Olympic gold and silver medal winning goaltender Genevieve Lacasse. This is part two of their interview and Genevieve talked about what it was like being a part of the Olympic team, the competition between players, the battles with the United States and some of her most memorable hockey moments.
May 23, 2020
Co-hosts Coach Bob Deraney and Hank Morse talk with two time Canadian Olympic goaltender, Genevieve Lacasse, who won gold and silver medals in the Olympics in 2014 and 2018. This is part one of a two part series. Genevieve talked about how show she started playing hockey, her decision to attend Providence College, what helped her develop her game and what she tells youth hockey players about being a goalie. She also told a funny story about a prank she once pulled on Coach Deraney on the team bus that is absolutely hysterical.
May 14, 2020