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Hockey Clinics-Spring 2014

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All Clinics are $115 per player, save money by registering for more than one clinic.

Sign-up for two clinics — $200, a $30 savings.
Sign-up for three clinics — $300, a $45 savings.

The University of Delaware Hockey Clinics provide players with an opportunity to enhance their individual skill sets and team play in a positive, structured, and fun environment. Our experienced instructors are excellent teachers and role models. Our mission is to ensure every player receives the necessary learning opportunities to further enhance their skill base.

Full hockey equipment is required for all clinic participation. This includes helmet with cage and mouthguard, shoulder pads, elbow pads, gloves, protective cup, hockey pants, shin guards, skates, stick, and hockey socks.

All Skills Clinic

Instructor: M.F. Schurman

Under the Direction of Former Professional Hockey Player and current UD Ice Hockey Team Head Coach M. F. Schurman.

The highlights of M.F’s pro career include playing on a line with boyhood idol Gordie Howe with the Hartford Whalers in the 1979-80 season.  He also played on championship teams with the AHL Maine Mariners in 1978-79 and 1983-84, and the WIHL Spokane Flyers in 1977-78.  M.F. was a midseason all star selection in the IHL in 1978-79, scoring the winning goal for the North team in the all-star game and the CHL in 1982-83. 

Clinic will focus on every facet of the game of ice hockey and we will be working with your child to ensure their development.

Date Time Location
March 26 7:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Gold Arena
April 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 7:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Gold Arena
May 7 7:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Gold Arena
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Puck Control Clinic

Instructor: Donna Helgenberg

Puck Control Clinic
Instructor: Donna Helgenberg
Donna brings years of experience to the camp and has been part of our hockey clinic staff since it’s first year. Donna has served as Head Coach for the Conestoga Girl’s Varsity Ice Hockey team and the Head Power Skating Instructor for an entire boys travel organization in NJ. Currently she works with numerous teams and individuals all over NJ, PA and DE as a power skating coach and hockey skills instructor. Coach Donna brings together years of experience and a skill set that will surely teach and improve any level player. Her clinics are well received. This clinic will teach connection of stick movement with skating stride; stick handling technique and the ability to better carry the puck.

Stick handling focuses on improving puck control, passing and shooting.
·  Players will improve control of the puck through repetitive movements of proper techniques.
·  Players will develop increased puck control by focusing on drills  designed to improve individual skill sets.
·  Instructors will provide education on the proper mechanics of shooting, forehand and backhand shots. Emphasis will be placed on shot release, power and accuracy.
·  All students must have completed Hockey 2 in the Introduction to Hockey Program or a comparable class to be eligible for stick handling.

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Date Time Location
March 25 7:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m Gold Arena
April 1, 8, 15, 22, 29 7:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m Gold Arena
May 6 7:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m Gold Arena


Power Skating Clinic

Instructor: Patty DeLisi

Skating with speed and control is the most important skill in the game of hockey. 

Once again, former NHL Power Coach, and UD Staff coach Patty DeLisi  will be running the UD Spring Power Series, and will be covering ~ Blade use ~ Stops, starts, turns ~ Crossovers forward and backward ~ Slow balance and agility drills ~ Speed relating to control ~ Quickness ~ Skill drills / speed drills .

All students must have completed Hockey 2 in the Instructional Hockey Program or a comparable class to be eligible for power skating.

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Date Time Location
March 24, 31 7:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Gold Arena
April 7, 14, 21, 28 7:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Gold Arena
May 5 7:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Gold Arena


Goalie Clinic

Instructor: Matt Marshallsea

Having been actively involved in coaching for the past 9 years in both group and private instruction, Matt brings a great deal of experience in teaching all the aspects of goaltending.

Matt is from the Newark area, and has 20 years of playing experience. This includes the Junior A and collegiate level. He grew up playing his youth hockey for the Wilmington Typhoon located in Wilmington, DE. From there he moved to the Philadelphia Little Flyers Junior B program and followed by the Washington Junior Nationals for Junior A. He also helped the University of Delaware Blue Hens to a National Championship in 2012.

He has been coaching private instruction for the past 8 years. His students range from beginning goaltenders, as young as 5, to college and junior goaltenders. Matt has also been an instructor at numerous camps along the east coast. He has attended Mitch Korn’s (Nashville Predators and University of Miami Ohio’s goalie coach) invitational only elite goaltending camp.

Matt’s extensive experience from years of playing and coaching helps individualize his coaching techniques for each goaltender. He believes a goaltender should be a strong skater, aggressive, and be positional and technically sound in order to succeed.

Throughout the goalie clinics, goalies should expect to:

  • Develop their goalie specific skating
  • Expand on their repertoire of saves
  • Improve their positioning
  • Read the game better
  • Improving their technique
Date Time Location
March 26 6:00 p.m-7:00 p.m. Gold Arena
April 2, 9. 16, 23, 30 6:00 p.m-7:00 p.m. Gold Arena
May 7 6:00 p.m-7:00 p.m. Gold Arena


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