ACADEMY

Academy Registrations will open for the Winter Program;

November 15, 2021 between 9:00am - 9:15am MST

.... registration will remain open till the start of the program or when the program reaches capacity!

Academy - 2021-2022 Season

Southwest Hockey is very excited to pilot an Academy program for the U9, U11 & U13 divisions for the 2021-2022 season!!  We have partnered with some great instructors from our hockey community! Under guidance from certified, professional coaches; this individualized program will challenge participants to improve their skills beyond their comfort zone through high intensity drills.

This in-house SW Academy pilot program is for participants who are looking for extra on-ice training. It is geared to participants;

U9 ---> SW Teams 1 & 2 - Players and Goalies

U11 & U13 ---> SW Teams 1 to 3- Players and Goalies

 

The Academy will operate in two sessions;

  • Fall Program from October to December ---> Registration Opens July 5, 2021
  • Winter Program from January to March ---> Registration Opens November 15, 2021

Meet the Academy Instructors!

Click on logo below to see the bios of all the instructors;

Academy Registration

This program will register a maximum of 20 players, and 4 goalies per group.

Registration Eligibility

  • Registration is open to fully registered Southwest participants only.
  • Register early to avoid disappointment as there is a limited number of spaces available.
  • The registrations for this program will be based on a first come, first COMPLETED registration’.
  • Registrations will be verified to confirm that the participant is registered to the correct team roster.
  • Verified participants will be placed within their age category and grouped with ‘like-skilled’ participants
  • Group confirmations will be communicated by the Director of Development. See your division for the deadline date.
  • Registrations will close 1 day prior to or when the program reaches capacity.
  • Participants who do not successfully evaluate for a qualifying team following evaluations; would receive a full refund, minus the admin fee.

Schedule Details

  • No Association practices will be scheduled on Academy designated days. See your division for the schedule information.

Player Academy (20 participants per group)

Players will focus on skills such as; Skating Agility, Skating Mobility, Shooting/Passing, Hockey IQ, Speed Drills, Puck Control, Battle Drills & Technical Skills.

Alternating sessions between power skating and skills.

Goalie Academy (4 goalies per group)

Sessions all instructed by World Pro. Instructor ratio will be 2:1 (facility) & 4:1 (rink)

Goalies will focus on skills such as; Skating, Sliding, Edgework, Puck Handling, Balance, Body Control, Patience & Technical Skills. 

Goaltenders will have sessions at either the World Pro facility or at either Cardel or Oakridge.

Refunds/Withdrawals

  • Academy Program is subject to cancellation, and entitled to full refund if there are insufficient registrations.
  • Withdrawals are subject to a $75 non-refundable admin fee up to 1 day prior to the start of the program.
  • NO refunds as of the start date of the program.
  • To withdraw, complete the withdrawal form via this link: Click Here. The timestamp on the withdrawal form will be used for the above timelines.

If you have any questions or concerns please contact;

Director of Development

Assistant Director of Development