Jack Skille

Elite player development

Professional hockey instruction in a traditional environment

Mental

Teaching athletes about passion, being engaged & focused, accountabiity, commitment, discipline and internal drive. Giving youth athletes a strong visual learning experience through video and classroom presentations.

Physical

On-ice and off-ice development in camps, clinics and programs. Teaching these young athletes the importance of warming up and cooling down before and after training. Teaching them how to train for hockey off the ice in dryland settings. High paced drills and conditioning on the ice.

Skills Development

Fundamental, Tactical, and Cognitive skills development on the ice.

Fundamental - Starting from the ground up. Building a strong foundation through remedial basics and repetition.

Tactical - Teaching the details of Offense At Puck, Offense Away From Puck, Defense At Puck, and Defense Away From Puck through 1v1; 2v1; 3v2 low and rush situations.

Cognitive - Restrictive and Incentive-Based training through small area games, allowing athletes the space to figure out the puzzle on their own and apply what they have learned.

Hockey Camps & Clinics

Want to be challenged and learn how to develop to the next level?

Come join us in Park City, UT December 26th & 27th, 2022 at PC Arena. 

Group A (2011-2008 birth years): This camp will focus on Fundamental, Intermediate, and Advanced skating & puck skills (puck control, passing, shooting) development for the younger age group. As well as off-ice development or classrooms.

Group B (2007-2005 birth years):CONTACT FOR APPLICATION: This camp will focus on evasive skating tactics, deceptive shooting and the finer details of playing hockey: contact & battle tactics, Offense At Puck, Offense Away From Puck, Defense At Puck, and Defense Away From Puck. We will teach these players how to properly play and read 1v1; 2v1; and 3v2 situations in the game of hockey. This group will start both days in the classroom for a video session showing the athletes what we will be working on that day. 

CAMP ITINERARY (BOTH DAYS):

GROUP A (2011-2008)
9:30-9:45am - GROUP MANDATORY MEETING (parents & players)
10:00-11:00am - On-Ice Session 1
11:15-12:15pm - Dryland / Classroom (have snack prepared) 
12:30-1:30pm - On-Ice Session 2

GROUP B (2007-2005)
9:30-9:45am - GROUP MANDATORY MEETING (parents & players)
10:30-11:00am - Video Classroom
11:15-12:15pm - On-Ice Session 1
12:30-1:30pm - Dryland (have snack prepared)
1:45-2:45pm - On-Ice Session 2

GROUP A COST:           $275.00/ Player

GROUP B COST:           $300.00/ Player (APPLICATION ONLY)

About Coach Jack Skille

Jack is a retired professional hockey player. Jack played in the NHL for the Chicago Blackhawks, Florida Panthers, Columbus Blue Jackets, Colorado Avalanche, and Vancouver Canucks. Jack also played in the KHL, Switzerland, Germany, and finished his career in Austria.

In 2005 Jack won the Gold Medal with the US NTDP U-18 World Championship team. After his senior year, Jack was selected 7th over-all by the Chicago Blackhawks in the 2005 NHL Entry Draft. During his freshman year of college, Jack was part of the 2006 University of Wisconsin Mens National Championship team. Jack was also fortunate to be an injury reserve player for the 2010 Stanley Cup Champion Chicago Blackhawks team, and learned a lot about the greatest of commitment and determination that it takes to accomplish the ultimate team goal in all of professional hockey.

Jack has competed in 684 professional games, not including playoffs, in his 14 seasons of professional hockey.

The Jack Skille Show

Parent & Athlete Education. Talking to top players, coaches, and trainers. Along the way, we draw a picture of the process from all angles.

Season 1: Focuses on development and what the development process should look like. Information for parents on what to expect for their child's development experience. Guests such as Jonathan Toews, Jack Johnson, Jonathan Garcia, Angelo Ricci, Steve Myrland, and more.

Season 2: Focuses on the transition from professional hockey to a life after sport. Guests such as Mike Fisher, Blake Geoffrion, John Mitchell, and Molly Engstrom discuss their challenges in finding a new passion after playing the game on a world stage.

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