USA Hockey Collegiate Summit
Ice Station Valencia is proud to announce that it will be hosting The USA Hockey Collegiate Summit on Saturday May 15, 2010.
The Ice Station was chosen by USA Hockey to host the event that is geared towards young players looking for future opportunities while using the American Development Model of Hockey.
64 Selected players will be invited to participate in on-ice sessions as well as off-ice educational seminars with their parents. The goal of the summit is to inform players about the American Development Model of playing elite hockey and using college hockey as the path to the professional ranks.
Throughout the day both players and parents take part in on and off the ice activities to learn more about utilizing college hockey in the athlete’s development plan. On-ice practices are facilitated by acclaimed college hockey coaches with the help of former college players turned professional hockey players. The Off-ice sessions are informational lectures for both parents and players to learn more about the American Development Model.
Coaches featured throughout the day include:
Mike Eaves, Head Coach University of Wisconsin
George Gwozdecky, Head Coach Denver University
Dave Hakstol, Head Coach University of North Dakota
Scott Owens, Head Coach Colorado College
Mike Bavis, Associate Head Coach Boston University
Andy Slaggert, Associate Head Coach University of Notre Dame
Chadd Cassidy, Assistant Coach United States National Team Development Program