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Cougars Hockey School Returns

Friday, June 12, 2015 @ 3:45 AM

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.pgcougars2015_150This 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.




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