2019-2020 Hockey Season

SMWW Hockey 1-Year Apprenticeship



Live Audio Chats

Saturday 7am PST


Must be a graduate of one or more of these courses: Hockey GM & Scouting, Hockey Analytics or DVE with XOS.

  • Access to SMWW professional network
  • Resume Enhancement
  • Ongoing career advice

Apprenticeship Includes:

  • Scout trainees will be credentialed for over 15 hockey games in the USA or club/professional games overseas where you will scout alongside professional scouts on press row.
  • Assigned video scouting of overseas international tournaments.
  • Trained in iTrack Hockey scouting process.
  • Trained in video analytics software which will be used as part of the scouting process.
  • One year access to iTrack Hockey Video Analytics software. (Value $1,000).
  • One year subscription to the Hockey Times Magazine.
  • Scouting reports will be critiqued by Peterborough Petes GM, Mike Oke.
  • Professional resume rewrite to meet hockey industry standards.
  • Scouts will be able to use SMWW-Hockey Apprenticeship in pursuing relevant job opportunities.
  • SMWW polo $50 value.
  • SMWW Hockey Scout business cards ($50 value).
  • Full web page with photo and bio for one year on the SMWWscouts.com website. ($320 value).
  • Access to live audio chats for the first 8 weeks followed by one per month. 16 total live audio chats.


This opportunity is limited to 20 scouts per year. 
May be limited to one scout per geographical location.

Learn More About Apprenticeship Mentor Mike Oke

Since 2013 Mike Oke has been the general manager of the Peterborough Petes of the Ontario Hockey League (OHL) after joining the team three years earlier as the manager of player personnel.

Prior to joining the Petes, Mike worked with the International Scouting Service (ISS) as Chief Scout where he was responsible for day-to-day operations and managing the scouting staffs responsible for developing scouting reports on players eligible for the NHL Draft, as well as the WHL, QMJHL, OHL, and CHL import drafts.

Mike also has a deep background in coaching having been an Assistant Coach in charge of video with Team Pacific at the 2008 World Under 17 Hockey Challenge, the Director of Player Personnel and Assistant Coach with the Oshawa Generals, an Assistant Coach at Wilfrid Laurier University of the Ontario University Athletic Association, and Head Coach/Manager with the Trenton Sting of the Ontario Provincial Junior A Hockey League.

Oke has assisted over 100 SMWW graduates acquiring jobs in professional and collegiate hockey.



Or a single payment of $1,950

Includes all course textbooks and access to a web-based classroom. Shipping is additional.


If we offer an economic discount in your country, it is included in the estimate above. Exact pricing including the discount is shown before you complete checkout. Payment plan options are provided during checkout.

Prerequisites: Must be 18 or older to participate and have a passion for sports.
(In the UK: 087 12884799)