Josh Hardiman Named On-Ice Skills Coach at RELM Sports Academy Powered by TPH

RELM Sports Academy Powered by TPH is thrilled to announce Josh Hardiman as an On-Ice Skills Coach for the upcoming academic year. Josh comes to RELM Sports Academy Powered by TPH with a wealth of experience in coaching, video analysis, and strength and conditioning in the hockey industry. 


Josh’s most recent experience includes roles as an Assistant Coach for Team Canada East World Jr. A Challenge and the All-Star team for Team NOJHL East in the Eastern Canada Cup. Currently serving as an Associate Coach, Video Coach, and Strength and Conditioning Coach for the Powassan Voodoos (NOJHL), Josh excels in coaching defense, strategizing special teams, and providing individualized training through video analysis and personalized workout sessions. 


For RELM Sports Academy Powered by TPH Head of Hockey Ryan Thompson, bringing Josh on board is an exciting step in building the team in Kingston, Ontario. “We’re thrilled to have Josh work on-ice with our Student-Athletes. His concentration on defensive skills and experience with 1:1 video sessions will bring a heightened level of individualized training that hockey players in our region will benefit from.”


Prior to his role at Powassan Voodoos, Josh contributed significantly to the Trenton Golden Hawks (OJHL) and Kingston Voyageurs (OJHL), where he honed his skills in video coaching, stats analysis, and player development. 


Josh's skills range from video coaching using tools like Instat, Steva, and Hudl to implementing advanced analytics for player improvement. With a Fitness and Health Promotion Diploma from St. Lawrence College, Josh combines his passion for hockey with a deep understanding of fitness and player development. Fluent in English and French, Josh's holistic approach to coaching and player development sets him apart in the hockey community.

Applications are now being accepted for the upcoming academic year. TPH invites you to visit and learn more about RELM Sports Academy Powered by TPH on Tuesday, June 5th at 7:00 PM EST at YGK Sports Factory for an unveiling of the Academy’s new space. Registration is required HERE.


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