WESTERN MASS HOCKEY SCHOOL

Western Mass Hockey School LogoSUMMER 2023 DATES WIIL BE ANNOUNCED IN THE NEW YEAR

The Western Mass Hockey School, now in our 22nd year, is a three-day program for hockey players of all abilities, ages 7 to 10. The primary focus of this hockey school is on speed and skill development. All on ice and off ice curriculum’s are professionally prepared and designed to elevate the play of each participant.  Download a 2022 Western Mass Hockey School Brochure

WESTERN MASS HOCKEY SCHOOL STAFF

Meet our experienced coaches from College Hockey and the NHL.

  • LEN QUESNELLE – Assistant Coach, Boston University
  • BLAISE MACDONALD – Head Coach, Colby College
  • CHRIS HALL – Assistant Coach, Merrimack College

Current and former college hockey players from western MA and New England will serve as on and off ice coaches.

DAILY PROGRAM

      • 2.5 HOURS OF ON ICE INSTRUCTION
      • POWER SKATING – EDGE CONTROL & BALANCE
      • SKILL STATIONS
      • TIGHT AREA & CROSS ICE GAMES
      • OFF ICE ATHLETIC TRAINING
      • 1:8 COACH TO PLAYER RATIO

DAILY SCHEDULE

Players should bring a snack/lunch each day – there will be time for players to eat before the 2nd ice session each day. On Wednesday August 10th, players will compete in small area games from 11:00am to 11:30am and then compete in a full ice game from 11:30am to 12:15pm.

Monday August 8th to Wednesday August 10th

8:00am – 9:15am       ON ICE INSTRUCTION                                                   

9:30am – 10:30am     OFF ICE ATHLETIC TRAINING                                      

11:00am – 12:15pm   ON ICE INSTRUCTION                                                   

12:30pm                    DISMISSAL 

FACILITIES

The Western Mass Hockey School is held at Olympia Ice Center in West Springfield, MA. The OFF ICE ATHLETIC TRAINING program includes stretching, agility, balance and core strength exercises for hockey players.

WAIVER/RELEASE

A Western Mass Hockey School Waiver/Release must be completed and returned to us prior to the start of our hockey school. All players must have their own health insurance.

TUITION $235

REGISTER TODAY

Your completed Western Mass Hockey School Registration Form must be accompanied by payment in full or a $100 deposit with the remainder of the tuition due by July 15th. Family discount rate is $215 per player. We accept credit card payments online (Make Payment – Western Mass Hockey School) or checks made payable to Western Mass Hockey School.

If you are registering and sending payment through the mail, our mailing address is:
Western Mass Hockey School
P.O. Box 221
Sunderland, MA 01375

GENERAL INFORMATION

Players will receive a Western Mass Hockey School jersey at check in. Players should bring a snack/lunch each day. Confirmation of enrollment will be emailed to you once we receive your completed Western Mass Hockey School Registration Form and payment. Additionally, a Western Mass Hockey School Waiver/Release must be completed and returned to us prior to the start of our hockey school. For further information, please call 413-687-2607 or email us at quesnelle@nehf.net.

Requests for cancellation – Requests for cancellation must be made by contacting us at 413-687-2607. All monies paid, except for a $50 administrative fee, will be refunded if the request is made at least two weeks prior to the start of our hockey school. There will be no refunds for requests received within two weeks of the start of our hockey school unless the request is accompanied by a documented medical reason.

Returned Checks – A $20 surcharge will be applied on returned checks.