Women's Hockey


Topic Area 5:
Women's Hockey after Vancouver 2010

In light of IOC President Jacques Rogge’s comments with respect to Female hockey worldwide – what steps need to be taken to close the gap and to insure women’s hockey remains an Olympic sport

  • Reviewing the approach towards women’s hockey in all IIHF member associations
  • Do federations have a vision for women’s hockey and visionaries who are prepared to commit to the cause?
  • Increasing registration and participation among girls in the emerging women’s hockey nations
  • Growing the competitive environment in women’s international hockey
  • How should the IIHF assist emerging nations

WOMEN'S HOCKEY AFTER VANCOUVER 2010

Hayley Wickenheiser | Hockey Canada
Women's Hockey after Vancouver 2010 - pdf

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Name
Organization Contact
Session Lead
Kristina Koch - -
Moderator
John Shannon Sportsnet
Canada
Speakers
Hayley Wickenheiser Hockey Canada Hockey Canada
Panelists
Mel Davidson Hockey Canada Hockey Canada
Mark Johnson USA Hockey USA Hockey
Arto Sieppi Finnish Ice Hockey IIHF
Angela Ruggiero USA Hockey USA Hockey
Peter Elander Swedish Ice Hockey IIHF