Coaching hockey at the university level can be a daunting task – one that requires patience, dedication and a drive to win. But perhaps the most difficult part of the job is coping with the emotional roller-coaster ride that is a hockey season. When the lights go out and everybody goes back to their personal lives, it’s expected coaches do […]
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Fifty-six minutes into the game, Team Canada’s women’s hockey team didn’t seem to stand a chance against Team U.S.A. Lisa Haley, the team’s assistant coach, was there for it all: the score that broke the tie, the deafening cheers as the tables turned and the goal that won the gold medal for Canada. “Trying to find the right adjective is […]
As a young kid, Lisa Haley found herself playing road hockey in the backyard with her two older brothers, describing it as a natural fit for her. The Ryerson Rams’ first women’s hockey coach has come a long way from those days. She’s leaving Ryerson University for Sochi, Russia, where she will be the assistant coach for the Canadian national […]