DECEMBER 28, 29, 30, 2015
GOLD ICE ARENA
9am-10:30am (In-House/Recreational Players)
10:45am-12:15pm (Advance/Travel/Middle School Players).
The Hockey Clinics are a great way to work on your skills during the season. These clinics are operated by some of the top professionals in the area.
Players must have at least passed Hockey 2 to participate in the 9am-10:30am session.
DYNAMIC AND SKILL DEVELOPMENT CLINIC-DECEMBER 28, 2015 (John O'Connor)
The focus of this class will include dynamic skating drills as well as hockey skill development. You don't want to miss this clinic! John has held various positions on the UD Ice Hockey coaching staff, including Head Coach for the Blue Hens in 2003. Coach O’Connor was inducted into the University of Delaware Ice Hockey Hall of Fame in 2008. Coach O’Connor is a Pennsylvania native who graduated from Penn State with a degree in business management and was an integral part of the PSU hockey team’s 1989 ICHL Championship and 1990 National Championship teams.
POWER SKATING CLINIC-DECEMBER 29, 2015 (Patty DeLisi)
Under the direction of former NHL Power Coach, and UD Staff coach Patty DeLisi will be running this clinic, and will be covering ~ Blade use ~ Stops, starts, turns ~ Crossovers forward and backward ~ Slow balance and agility drills ~ Speed relating to control ~ Quickness ~ Skill drills / speed drills
Power skating is designed to improve the skating ability of hockey players of all ages. Session uses a combination of drills and instruction to elevate the players' ability to new levels. Skating requires a lot of practice and is more important than all other hockey skills. It must be focused on individually to show significant improvement. This course is an excellent opportunity to improve skating skills
PUCK CONTROL/STICK HANDLING CLINIC-DECEMBER 30, 2015 (Donna Helgenberg)
Head Coach of Conestoga High School Girl's Varsity Ice Hockey. Donna brings years of experience to the camp. Donna has been coaching for over 20 years and still plays competitive ice hockey. Her clinics are very well received and focus on this day will include: the connection of stick movement with skating stride, stick handling technique and the ability to better carry the puck.
Cost is $90 for the three days if you register PRIOR to December 24, 2015. You can also register for only one clinic, for $30 per clinic.
IF YOU HAVE SPECIFIC QUESTIONS PLEASE CONTACT KADEN@UDEL.EDU