Cougars Hockey School Returns
Prince George, B.C.- The Prince George Cougars Hockey School is set to start on Monday August 24th and run through to Friday the 28th.This year, the Hockey school will see some changes says Cougars General Manager Todd Harkins ““We have carefully reviewed all aspects of our Hockey School, and we feel like we have made some big steps forward in improving the overall experience for the participants and their families.”
Open to young folks aged 5-12, there will be more ice time to work on balance and agility, puck handling, passing and shooting, and there will be some goalie specific instruction as well. Dryland training has also been expanded so attendees can improve their core strength, balance and quickness. Of course the dryland training will include some street hockey.
Cougars Head Coach Mark Holick and assistants Roman Vopat and Michael Hengen will be leading the instruction, and all have professional hockey experience.
Joining the coaching staff will be Prince George Cougars Power Skating Coach, Karen Kos who will provide world-class instruction to all age groups. Many returning Prince George Cougars players will on the ice too, helping all participants improve their game.
“All of our players grew up attending summer Hockey School in their respective hometowns and they are all looking forward to coming to Prince George early to help give back to our community” says Harkins, “We’re excited to provide the next wave of young hockey players in Northern, B.C. with a great opportunity to not only improve their skills, but also the chance to interact with their favorite Prince George Cougars players on a daily basis.”
Interested families can contact Bev Profeit at the Prince George Cougars office (250-561-0783) for more details on costs and registration.