Hockey Canada Skills Academy

Hockey Canada Skills Academies | In The News

From engaging students throughout the school day to growing the game in their community, Hockey Canada Skills Academies contribute to a unique experience for students.
From additional resources to drill ideas, support is available for Hockey Canada Skills Academies across the country.
Finding skills to evaluate players at the start of the year is important for instructors when planning lessons at HCSAs.
With a return of normalcy across Canada, Hockey Canada Skills Academies got back to regular programming for students.
The Hockey Canada Skills Academy summer seminar is in-person again this year with three days of educational programming.
From hand-eye coordination to improving your mobility, here’s how to work on transferable hockey skills over the summer.
Wearing the Maple Leaf has bonded HCSA participants to Canada’s Olympians and Paralympians competing at Beijing 2022.
A Hockey Canada Foundation grant will allow schools to further eliminate barriers to play in their community.
An officiating program in Barrie, Ont., may spark a future trend for Hockey Canada Skills Academies across the country.
After a season of uncertainty, the return to normalcy for local hockey associations and HCSAs is cause for excitement.
By promoting values like inclusivity and respect, Hockey Canada Skills Academies are fostering a positive culture.
National Women’s Team goaltender Kristen Campbell reflects on her experience attending a Hockey Canada Skills Academy.
Hockey Canada Skills Academies are poised to establish a network of young hockey coaches in New Brunswick.
A pair of students from Matthew Halton High School in Alberta share the benefits of the HCSA, on and off the ice.
Makaio Long delighted his HCSA coaches and classmates with an unbridled love of the game and dazzling celebrations.
Tom Nagy, physics teacher and HCSA instructor, helmed the Return to Hockey efforts for Central Okanagan Public Schools.
Kelowna HCSA students were reminded why focus is key when they were tasked to craft a rope from an Indigenous plant.
Best friends and W.C. Miller Collegiate HCSA classmates Cole Martens and Ethan Franz quickly gelled as co-coaches.
The Hockey Canada Skills Academy at St. Charles College in Sudbury is securing regarded guest speakers and coaches.
Venezuela born and Calgary raised, Juan Munoz has flourished on the ice at the HCSA at St. Bonaventure School.
A familial atmosphere and opportunity to grow talent keep Carmen Stark excited about being a volunteer HCSA coach.
A BFL Female Coach of the Year and HCSA instructor, Nicole McAlpine knows how to build coach-player relationships.
Arena issues at the Gillam Community Centre have sent the HCSA at Gillam School to an outdoor ice surface since 2018.
The Hockey Canada Skills Academy at ESC Marie-Rivier excels at providing inspirational experiences for its students.
Neil Williams has transformed the lives of students in Kitscoty through the Hockey Canada Skills Academy he founded.
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Desiree Wiens, who spent five years at MEI in Abbotsford, B.C., is the first women’s hockey recruit at Trinity Western.
Two schools in the Conseil scolaire de district catholique de l'Est ontarien are on the ice with new HCSA programs.
A third member of the Pickering clan is following the strides of his siblings at the HCSA at the Starbuck School.
At the HCSA at St. Mary’s Catholic School, the goal is creating an environment for a love of the game to thrive.
The Carlton Comprehensive Public High School student talks about enrolling in the HCSA, and how it helps him develop.
Hockey Canada Skills Academy programs in Northwestern Ontario are teaching hockey skills in an inclusive environment.
The HCSA at Martin Collegiate played a key role in helping mold Alex Kannok Leipert into a surefire NHL prospect.
Students from the Hockey Canada Skills Academy at Westlane Secondary School tasted life in the Ontario Hockey League.
Hockey Canada Skills Academies excel at developing elite prospects and introducing hockey to first-time players.
Two Hockey Canada Skills Academy programs came together in Moose Lake, Man. to celebrate Canada’s favourite game.
A pair of Ontario schools forged a para hockey rivalry and created a particularly special day for one of the players.
From floorball and MMA to shooting and scoring, students got the full experience at the first Strathmore Hockey Summit.
A Grade 9 student with the HCSA at Cardinal Carter Catholic Secondary, Brody Daigneau isn’t defined by a disability.
The Hockey Canada Skills Academy has become a family affair at the St. James-Assiniboia Hockey Academy in Manitoba.
The annual HCSA seminar gathered instructors from across the country.
Riley Stotts believes the HCSA was an environment for development.
The Hockey Canada Network can be a valuable resource for academies.
Evan Bouchard got a little help on his career path from the HCSA.
Looking for a taste of Canada, an exchange student turned to an HCSA.
A educational HCSA trip included a stop at Hockey Canada headquarters.
HCSA students from Kelowna headed to Alberta for a unique experience.
HCSA coaches introduce three new players to Canada’s game.
HCSA students in Owen Sound, Ont., got involved in their community.
A group of NW Ontario HCSAs came gathered for an all-day jamboree.
Apps like the Hockey Canada Network are changing the game for HCSAs.
Shaftesbury HCSA has added a trio of international players this year.
HCSA students in Whitecourt helped raised funds for cancer research.
Students in Lindsay, Ont., raised $5,500 for a classmate and friend.
HCSA alumnus set big goals at North Vancouver Skills Academy.
Syrian refugee Nasser Alhamwai embracing new roots in Canada
HCSA students from Barrie, Ont., learn from NHL alumnus
Abrams Village, P.E.I., gets on-ice opportunity with innovative company
A former NHLer and a local broadcaster are helping HCSA students.
HCSA students from Kelowna, B.C., spent nine days in Finland.

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