By taking on the operational aspects of the team, the manager enables the coach to focus on player development and on-ice instruction to provide the players with rewarding hockey experiences.
Every team will organize themselves slightly differently to best function in their surroundings, however there are still many tasks that all Team Managers will need to complete regardless of what team they work with.
Often a parent of a player on the team, the manager serves as a communication line between the parent group and coaches as well as communicating between the parents themselves. They can help organize off-ice initiatives like food drives and team-building activities and team meetings or parties.
Manager's Seasonal Duties
The Team manager is responsible for many of the teams seasonal setup activities.
Team Managers are expected to help the Association's Risk & Safety Program by ensuring that the following administrative elements are completed for their Team each season.