Coaching Clinic

Coaching Clinic  (All Levels)


This two-night coaching clinic will focus on player development from

8U through draft.   Focuses include practice organization, off-ice

conditioning, and advanced coaching techniques.

Schedule:  Wednesday - Thursday

  • Off Ice Instruction      6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

 

 

Guest Speakers

Matt Bertani

Matt is currently an Assistant Coach for the New York Islanders.  He joined the Islanders coaching staff in July of 2013. Previous to his role as an Assistant Coach with the Islanders, he worked as Assistant Coach with the Bridgeport Sound Tigers for four years, totaling nine years with the Islanders organization. He began his coaching career as an Assistant coach of the Johnstown Chiefs of the ECHL in Johnstown, PA. From the Chiefs, Matt moved on to pursue his coaching career at the collegiate level as Assistant Coach of the Penn State Nittany Lions.

 

Topics covered

  • Skating and skills
  • Practice planning
  • Video of systems
  • Player positioning
  • Question and answer session

 

Eric Cairns

Eric is currently the Director of Player Development for the New York Islanders. His role with the Islanders includes scouting and developing Islanders prospects after they are drafted. His playing experience includes time in junior hockey, ECHL, American Hockey League and the National Hockey League. His career makes him a tremendous asset because he is able to relate with all players, at any level they’re playing. Cairns was a defenseman in the NHL for 10 years with Pittsburgh Penguins, New York Islanders and Florida Panthers.

 

Topics covered

  • Career overview playing in the NHL
  • Player development from amateur through NHL
  • Practice habits and skill development
  • Building success through high level practices



Sean Myers

Sean is a personal trainer who has conducted private personal and group strength and conditioning sessions for over 15 years. For many of those years he has helped Greater Latrobe hockey players with strength and conditioning. Sean is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist, as well as JumpStretch Certified, TRX Certified, and a Certified USA Weightlifting Club Coach. Myers played high school hockey for Greater Latrobe and he also played for the Westmoreland Eagles and the Mt. Lebanon Hornets AAA Midget team. He is currently a Health and PE teacher at Derry Middle School.  Sean holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Kinesiology from Penn State and a Bachelor of Science degree in Health and Physical Education at Indiana University of Pennsylvania.

Topics covered

  • General strength and conditioning overview
  • Improving performance and preventing injuries
  • Age appropriateness and safety
  • Resistance training for hockey
  • Speed and conditioning for hockey
  • Applying it to your season and level

 

Total fee is $125.00

July 19th - July 20th

Register Now

Register Now

Step 1:  Coaching Clinic Registration (All Levels)

Step 2:  Payment ($125.00)

All payments must be fulfilled prior to attending the clinic.  You will be redirected to a PayPal Payment Site.

Have a Question?

Feel free to contact Matt.

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