U13 High Performance Skills Camp

For Immediate Release
Quispamsis, NB – May 4, 2016
 
72 of the province’s top players will participate in Hockey New Brunswick’s first Under-13 High Performance Skills Camp. Pee Wee AAA players from all over the province will gather at the q-plex in Quispamsis for a weekend of skill development, personal development, and competition. The event is the first of it’s kind in the province and will give 2004 born players an introduction to Hockey New Brunswick’s High Performance Program. Participating players will go through:
 
            - 1 Skills Practice
            - 1 Position Specific Practice
            - 1 Small Area Games and Competition Practice
            - Hockey Canada Skills Combine
            - 1 Inter squad Game
 
The Hockey Canada Skills combine consists of 6 different skating and puck handling drills that will measure the speed, agility, and puck skills of the players. Players will be given their times and rankings amongst their peers. Players can use the information to determine their strengths and weaknesses as a player, and help with their development moving forward.
 
Lead instructors for the camp include:
 
Eric Bissonnette       - Fredericton Major Midget Caps Head Coach
                                    - 2015 Canada Winter Games Head Coach
                                    - Previously coached at QMJHL, CIS, and Junior A Levels
                                    - 2012 Team Atlantic Head Coach
 
Marc Hussey             - Hockey New Brunswick U16 Head Coach
                                    - Pittsburgh Penguins 2nd round draft pick
                                    - Member of 1994-95 Canadian Men’s Senior National Team
                                    - Former Saint John Sea Dogs Assistant Coach
 
Goaltending Coach
Kyle MacDonald       - 2015 Canada Winter Games
                                    - County Aces Junior “A”
                                    - Saint John Major Midget Vitos
 
For more information about the Hockey New Brunswick U13 Development Camp, please contact:
Nick Boudreau
Hockey New Brunswick
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