Remember Your “Why”

(Written by Jaclyn Hawkins, Founder of Women’s Hockey Life and WHL Academy) Back in 2017, my kids were 11 months old when I started to formally create what is now…

Burnout in Athletes

We have had several calls with players and parents in our Academy over the last few weeks expressing burnout, lack of motivation, and some even questioning whether or not they…

Who are you letting down?

I had a 1v1 call with a player in our Academy the other day. She had been cut by 3 teams, was waiting for an answer from another, and had…

A Star is born: you can be anything!

Have you watched the movie “A Star is Born”? It’s an incredible movie. What sticks with us more than anything else is one simple truth at the heart of it…

The oBSTACLES ARE THE WAY

Have you ever said this to your daughter?: “The obstacle is the way. What stands in the way becomes the way.” Chances are you haven’t said it exactly like that.…

SINGLE MOM GUILT

We call it ‘single mom guilt’. Many single moms we talk with through WHL Academy, Coach Hawkins included, have it. They work hard for their daughter… but guilt still haunts…