Featuring professional POWER Skating Coach Marcie Kierpiec & the KOHA Skill Development Team Staff
6U & 8U/10U/12U/14U, 16U & HIGH SCHOOL & ADULT*
4 Sessions Total Per Age Group
2 Sessions For Adults*
Featuring the KOHA Skill Development Team Staff & Athletic Mentors
4 Ice Sessions & 2 Athletic Mentor Sessions
December 28 & 29, 2022
DECEMBER 28 & 29, 2022
6U & 8U - 8AM & 1PM
10U - 9AM & 2PM
12U - 10AM & 3PM
14U, 16U & HS - 11AM & 4PM
ADULT* - 6PM
COST: $200 for 4 sessions & $100 for two ADULT sessions
The clinic will feature Professional POWER (Performance Optimized With Edges & Reactions) Skating Coach Marcie Kierpiec focusing on skating technique. The on-ice focus will consist of deep edge control, quick transitions, agility and balance drills as well as many other skating movements that are applicable to the game of hockey. Marcie is a renowned skating instructor with extensive experience working with hockey players and the USA Hockey National Development Team Program.
December 28 & 29, 2022 – Goalie Academy Schedule
12:00 to 12:50PM - KOHA on ice training
1:30 to 2:20PM - AM off ice training
3:40 to 4:30PM - KOHA on ice training
KOHA and Athletic Mentors partners to offer an academy style training opportunity for Holiday Break! Goaltenders will receive four on ice sessions featuring the KOHA Skill Development Team Staff and two off-ice training session with Athletic Mentors at Wings West.
The KOHA Skill Development Staff will instruct to optimize and enhance a players’ complete skill set. The goaltending component is designed to focus on goalie development, skill acquisition and enhancement specifically targeting habits and techniques for the most critical position.
Athletic Mentors will feature specific training modules within the areas of physical, mental, and recovery management. From energy systems development, to reactionary and flexibility movements, and recovery strategies, KOHA players will emerge as well-developed athletes powered by the perseverance and commitment that transcends talent.
The Kalamazoo Optimist Hockey Association (KOHA), established in 1965, is a 501 (c)(3) non-profit organization whose mission is to provide every boy and girl in southwest Michigan the opportunity to enjoy at excel at the game of hockey.
KOHA's vision is to be a regional destination and national leader for youth hockey. From Learn To Skate through high school-aged players, KOHA has programs for everyone! KOHA is proud to be one of USA Hockey's original Model Associations, and continues to forge new partnerships to provide our players with the best development opportunities.
The KOHA Office is located at Wings West Ice Arena
5076 Sports Drive
Kalamazoo, MI 49009