Dwayne Blais has been involved in skill development for over 25 years, working with players and teams from minor hockey to the NCAA, OHL, and NHL. After an NCAA and pro playing career, Dwayne began coaching with Western University and in the QMJHL with the Saint John Sea Dogs.
Dwayne now works with Detroit Red Wings as a Player Development Consultant and had previously held roles with the Washington Capitals, Nashville Predators and the OHL’s London Knights. Dwayne has created a curriculum for a variety of skill development programs throughout Canada and the United States.
You can find many of Dwayne’s teaching techniques online at the National Skill Development Association, where he shares his knowledge with parents, coaches, and players to help them gain a better understanding of how to teach applicable skills necessary to play at the next level.
Watch Blais’ 2022 presentation: How to Implement Skills that Allow your Hockey Team to Play with Pace