From March 16-18, Sherwood Park Minor Hockey will be hosting its U11 Junior Kings HADP/AA identification camp. This camp is an opportunity for prospective 2014-2015 born players to get a taste of what our Junior Kings Competitive Stream Program offers, while receiving valuable information and evaluation feedback they can take into their off-season preparations.
Your player has been identified as a potential prospect for our U11 Junior Kings HADP program, and we hope to see you attend! If you and your player are interested in finding out more about this program, please register below. Hurry, as the camp typically fills fast!
The U11 Competitive Stream Program (Junior Kings) is designed for players selected to the top-level U11 HADP (Hockey Alberta Development Pilot) teams. It is an enhanced development program that includes SPKAC apprenticeship, integrated on-and-off-ice skills training, dedicated goalie coaches, additional coach certification opportunities, and a focus on community leadership.
- Active working relationship with SPKAC Coaches, Players & Technical Director
- Players wear SPMHA Junior Kings branded game apparel
- Players will be partnered with older SPKAC "Big King"
- Curriculum support to aid progression of player skills
- Integrated & coordinated on & off-ice skills training with certified skill providers.
- Target of 60 practices/player skill sessions per season
- 24 games plus tournaments and exhibitions
- Increased ratio of full-ice vs shared practices
- Access to expanding inventory of player development tools
- Dedicated and certified goalie coaches
- Additional goalie education and resources provided to goalies and goalie coaches
- Minimum of 20 group goalie training sessions
- Partnership with Kurtis Mucha Goalie Consulting
- Seasonal skill progression plan
- Additional coach certification opportunities.
- SPKAC support for setting seasonal training scope & sequence
- Regular check-ins with SPKAC Technical Director
- Enrollment in SPMHA Coach Mentorship Program
- Focus on character building and community leadership
- Team-led volunteer activities that allow players to give back to the community
- Leadership training opportunities through pairing up with younger division teams
- Players are able to take pride in representing Sherwood Park both locally and around the province through legacy team names (Arrows, Barons).