USA Hockey Magazine Podcast: Scott Paluch

Timeline of the Episode With the Youth Olympic Games Head Coach

USA Hockey Magazine Podcast

Scott Paluch

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This podcast features Scott Paluch, head coach for Team USA at the 2020 Youth Olympic Winter Games. Paluch discusses the process of choosing his team, watching former players in the WJC and much more in this episode of the USA Hockey Magazine podcast.

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[0:00-0:42] Opening and guest introduction

[0:43-] On the Youth Olympic Games, and Team USA’s history

[2:20-] On how he became involved as a coach of the Youth Olympic Games team

[3:52-] On the selection process that goes into narrowing down a 17-man roster

[5:14-] On the growth of high-quality players throughout the country

[7:00-] On his mindset as a head coach going into the tournament

[8:45-] On the U.S. style of play

[10:10-] On what it was like getting back behind the bench

[12:01-] On the 2016 team and where his former players have gone

[13:54-] On keeping up with his players’ success and staying in touch

[15:03-] On the importance of players experiencing the atmosphere and meeting other athletes throughout the tournament

[16:38-17:25] Closing and outro


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