Development

Junior Premier Hockey is committed to providing educational opportunities to all of those who assist in making JPH events happen each year. This is achieved by investing in annual seminars run in conjunction with the Big Apple International Indoor Tournament or through additional seminars run in conjunction with special events throughout the hockey year.

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2021 JPH Officials Development Workshop Series
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2021 JPH Officials Development Panel (ODP) Educators Development Workshop
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2020 JPH/Big Apple Hockey Technical Seminar
Overview: The aim of this year’s seminar is to discuss some key responsibilities of the Technical Officer and Judge. The course will discuss topics that are relatable for new technical officials but present them in a way that seasoned officials will gain a greater understanding of how these responsibilities relate to current international events. Agenda

2019 JPH/Big Apple Hockey Technical Seminar
Overview: “Voices from the Field” – This year’s seminar uses an interactive approach to provide Technical Officers & Technical Delegates with the tools to answer one of the most common questions… ‘what do I do in THIS scenario?’ …with emphasis on Communication and Management tools. Agenda

2019 JPH/Big Apple Hockey Umpire Manager Workshops
Overview: Umpires are here to serve the game. Umpire Managers are here to serve the umpires. How can we, as umpire managers, support and mentor our umpires so they can develop and improve themselves? In the workshops, we will talk about what to expect from umpire managers, discuss modern day hockey with Phil Edwards, one of the USA coaches, and how we can provide the umpires with verbal and written evaluations for their umpiring careers.

2018 JPH/Big Apple Hockey Technical Seminar
Overview: This year the JPH/BAHF technical officiating seminar follows the lead of the FIH Academy and turns the spotlight back on our participants. FIH, BAHF, and JPH recognize that sharing knowledge and experience is an invaluable way to enhance an individual’s own understanding of material as well as those they train.
In this spirit, 2018 brings us “Voices from the Field” as top officials from around the USA and Pan America share their experiences with one another. Agenda

2017 Technical Officals Seminar
Overview: Technical Officials Seminar in King of Prussia, Pennsylvania on the Friday before the Big Apple International Indoor Tournament with focus on the roles and responsibilities of all the officials that make a JPH or FIH event successful. Special emphasis will be placed on the responsibilities of the Technical Officer and the Judge. Speakers will include the JPH Directors, plus a special appearance from Cammie Burke, FIH Technical Official from Barbados. Agenda

2017 JPIL Umpire & UM Development
Overview: The aim of this training is to be informative, interactive & fun. It is to help the umpires and umpire managers learn from different approaches and ideas, bring consistency to their communication and on field decision making, provide basic concepts of how to improve their mental focus, coping strategies and to help them overall prepare for the 2018 indoor season and future experiences. Agenda
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2017 Umpire Managers Seminar
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2016 Tournament Directors Seminar
Overview: Tournament Directors Seminar at Old Dominion University the weekend of the NCAA Division I Field Hockey Championships with focus on the responsibilities of the Tournament Director. Speakers will include the JPH Directors, plus a special appearance from two-time Olympic FIH Umpire, Amy Baxter, as she shares her 2016 Rio Olympics experience and talks about the support an umpire is looking for from a technical official. Agenda

2016 Technical Officials Seminar
Overview: Technical Officials Seminar in King of Prussia, Pennsylvania on the Friday before the Big Apple International Indoor Tournament with focus on the roles and responsibilities of all the officials that make a JPH or FIH event successful. Special emphasis will be placed on the responsibilities of the Judge and the Technical Officer. Speakers will include the JPH Directors, plus a special appearance from Cammie Burke, FIH Technical Official from Barbados. Agenda