2020 Team Alberta/WHL Skills Camp
A unique skill development opportunity is available to 2006-born male hockey players in Alberta, as Hockey Alberta and the Western Hockey League are co-hosting the sixth annual WHL Skills Camp.
The camp, for U15 players, is set to run May 28-30, 2020 in Calgary.
The Skills Camp provides athletes with the opportunity to learn from an impressive array of instructors, including instructors from the WHL. Participants will be divided into eight teams for the weekend, and participate in a variety of activities, including:
- Friday: On and Off-Ice Combine testing
- Saturday: Team Alberta/WHL presentation, Yoga, and two skill sessions.
- Sunday: One skill session, a dry land session and the event will wrap up with a game.
- Goaltenders will also participate in an on and off-ice goaltender session.
NOTE: Only Hockey Canada/Hockey Alberta Registered Athletes are eligible to register.
*REGISTRATION WILL OPEN AT THE END OF JANUARY/EARLY FEBRUARY*
The camp will focus on skill development and proper training techniques, and provides athletes with information about the Team Alberta process, information on the WHL, while challenging players to excel on and off the ice.
The maximum capacity for the camp is 168 athletes. Registration is on a first-come, first-served basis.
For more information, please contact Michael Kraichy, Manager, Team Alberta
All Athletes will respect, uphold and embrace:
- The guiding principle of "Professionalism" in that they treat all team staff members, officials, opponents, peers, administrators and all others in which they come in contact, with respect and dignity while involved in Hockey Alberta development programs
- The principles of fair play, safety and respect towards other athletes and recognize that fighting, verbal abuse, and checking from behind will NOT be tolerated, and may jeopardize further participation in Hockey Alberta development programs
- The spirit of competition in which athletes are expected to compete hard and fair and NEVER compromise the safety of another individual
- That winning is secondary, and that having fun, improving skills, making friends and doing your best are the primary goals
- That team staff members and officials are there to help you and will accept their decisions and show them respect
- The rules, bylaws and regulations of Hockey Alberta, and suspensions incurred in any Hockey Alberta Development Program will carry into the club system, as per Hockey Alberta Minimum Suspension Guidelines
- Specific rules and codes of conducts agreed upon by specific teams while involved in Hockey Alberta’s Development Programs
- Responsibility for all their own personal items.