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EventConnect to Provide Hockey Coaches Insights and Tools Through a Leading Partnership With The Coaches Site

London, Ontario, September 2nd, 2021 – Today, EventConnect, the leading youth sports management software provider, announced a partnership with The Coaches Site, an online resource for hockey coaches. EventConnect will be the presenting partner at The Coaches Site Virtual Hockey Summit on September 13-17, 2021 and the flagship Hockey Coaches Conference in 2022 and 2023. These events will serve to introduce The Coaches Site’s global audience of hockey coaches, administrators and thought leaders to EventConnects solutions.

With the return of amateur hockey across North America and Europe, the 2021 Virtual Hockey Summit is expected to attract over 6,000 coaches, managers and executives. The summit aims to provide coaches with the insights and tools to ensure their athletes receive an enhanced development opportunity. EventConnect will give coaches the tools to offer their players an enhanced experience with the game.

The summit will feature over 20 presentations over five days. It will have five NHL Head Coaches as presenters, including Bruce Cassidy of the Boston Bruins, Craig Berube of the St. Louis Blues, Jeff Blashill of the Detroit Red Wings, Todd McLellan of the LA Kings, and Rick Bowness of the Dallas Stars.

“We are extremely excited to partner with EventConnect and to showcase its service and technology to our global audience,” says Aaron Wilbur, Founder and CEO of The Coaches Site. “We are like-minded in our belief that a positive experience with sport can have a profound influence on young people, and we look forward to working with the team at EventConnect to ensure that these experiences are as accessible as possible.”

“We are delighted to be a presenting partner at the Virtual Hockey Summit and Hockey Coaches Conference,” said John D’Orsay, CEO at EventConnect. “The Coaches Site mission aligns well with Event Connects goal of lowering the cost of youth sports across the board, and we are eager to connect with coaches to share our insights and demonstrate how our solution provides a seamless platform and unmatched data clarity.”

About EventConnect

EventConnect is the only event management software in the sports tourism industry that connects thousands of rights holders, tournament directors and accommodations on one platform—working with more than 4,000 events, 40,000 hotels in over 800 cities across North America. EventConnect helps top sports destinations/organizations reduce administrative tasks and increases the capacity to deliver memorable experiences to all participants. The no-cost, end-to-end platform is customized for each partner’s needs and is seamless for organizers and participants to use, creating efficiency while increasing value. EventConnect has an average savings of 24% on hotel rates versus the leading booking platforms and has an over 99% rate of booking satisfaction and positive experiences.

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About The Coaches Site

Founded in 2011, The Coaches Site is the #1 online resource for hockey coaches, serving a global audience. Members of The Coaches Site comprise a like-minded community of coaches committed to being great teachers, mentors and leaders. The Coaches Site provides them with the insights, inspiration, and fuel to offer their athletes with an enhanced development opportunity, on and off the ice. For more information, visit

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