In Latvia or in America, hockey is the same

  • 2016-05-05
  • Meredith Chait
VENTSPILS - When people ask me how coaching hockey in Latvia is going, I reply with: “It is a disaster.” Let me clarify, it is a disaster in the United States, too. Anytime you have a group of 20 boys under the age of six together it is chaos, in any country, period. I am in Ventspils, Latvia, teaching as part of a Fulbright grant. There are a number of different types of Fulbright grants. The one I earned is an English Teaching Assistantship. I am teaching at Ventspils University College and Ventspils State Gymnasium 1. I am also helping out at Ventspils Muzi...
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