Okanagan Hockey Ontario: What's Included?

Feb 21, 2019

Program Highlights included in fee:

COACHING STAFF
  • Head Coach: Mike Duco – Former NHL forward with the Florida Panthers and Vancouver Canucks
  • Assistant Coach: Jamie Johnson- 14-year professional career as a player (431 games in the AHL)
  • Defense Coach: Paul Ranger- Former NHL defenceman with the Tampa Bay Lightning and Toronto Maple Leafs
  • Goalie Instructor: Zac Bierk – Prospects Goalie Coach with the NHL’s Arizona Coyotes
TEAM

Elite Training Systems (ETS) for Strength & Conditioning

10 Months of Specialized Training and Development

  • Approximately 180 hours of ice over 135 practice sessions
  • Power skating
  • Puck skills
  • Position specific development

10 months of off-ice development with ETS

  • 130 workout sessions
  • Mental Strength Coaching
  • Video Analysis
  • Pro-Active placement in Junior A Hockey
TEAM TRAVEL & EQUIPMENT
  • Accommodation & Meals
  • Transportation
  • Gym gear
  • Under Armour Duffle Bag
  • Helmets
  • Gloves
  • Hockey Bag
  • Pant Shells
  • Team Jackets
  • Skate Sharpening
ASAD / ABILITIES CENTRE
  • Sports Psychology Education
  • Nutrition Sessions
  • Physical Literacy
  • Onsite Physiotherapists at practices and games
  • Full year membership with the Abilities Centre
ACADEMICS
  • Academic Advisor at Henry Street High School 
  • SAT/ASAT Prep Classes
  • Shuttle from school to the Abilities Centre
  • Two teachers from Durham District School Board onsite at Abilities Centre for 3rd period class
  • Extra study hall sessions upon request
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In 2010 I was fortunate enough to play at the Okanagan Hockey Academy on the Midget Prep team. With coaches like Robert Dirk and Greg Holst it was an unbelievable year. I have to this day still never been on such a close-knit team. It was my first year of midget hockey and that meant a lot more travel. Playing in the CSSHL I got the opportunity to play in some pretty awesome spots. The league helped me learn to stay on top of school, which has helped me not only in college but also in junior. I was able to make an easy jump to junior and college academically with the help of Dave Nackoney, a guidance counselor at Penticton Secondary School who works with all the student athletes. To this day if I need anything he is always more than willing to help. It is the great staff that left such an impression on me, and made it possible for me to be where I am today.