Dallas Eakins

Head Coach Anaheim Ducks

Dallas Eakins, NHL Head Coach Anaheim Ducks
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Dallas Eakins is in the midst of his first season as head coach of the Ducks in 2019-20, his fifth season within the organization. Eakins joined Anaheim in June 2015 after serving as head coach of the Edmonton Oilers from 2013-15. He had previously spent four seasons as head coach of the AHL's Toronto Marlies (2009-13).

The Dade City, FL native guided the Marlies to the top of the North Division standings during his final two seasons behind the bench in Toronto while winning four of six playoff series. As a member of the Marlies, Eakins was named one of two head coaches to represent the Western Conference for the AHL All-Star Games for both the 2011-12 and 2012-13 seasons.

He is known for his incredible work ethic both behind the bench and in the gym himself. Come have him speak to your group about leadership and the hard work it takes to get to the top. Check out his video on “What comes First, Character or Leadership?”

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Bring the excitement of the NHL and the cache of a NHL celebrity to your events, golf tournaments or corporate dinners by having Dallas Eakins act as your host, emcee or engage in a meet and greet.  As a local native to Florida, Dallas ties to his community, success in the big leagues and his compelling, personal stories make Dallas Eakins a great speaker, as well.


Hockey Stories - Life in the NHL

What’s it really like to run a professional NHL team?  Look behind the boards to hear tales from the bench, locker room and about the players themselves.  This unique insight will provide you with lessons on goal setting, the winning edge sprinkled with humor and stories that you won’t hear anywhere else!



What does it take to win a Stanley Cup?  Success in the NHL parallels success in business.  Learn from the greatest sports leaders today on how they lead their business and, as importantly, deal with setbacks to refocus on meeting their end goals. 


Motivating Millennials

One of the hottest debates today is “How do you motivate Millennials to drive your business forward?”  Hear from one of the best NHL Coaches, who take a different group of Millennials each year and motivate them to the reach their highest performance both individually and as a team.