JSHA Summer Development Program

2023 JSHA Selects Summer Program @ The Utah Olympic Oval 

We are excited to announce our first annual Summer Hockey Development Program!

Designed to provide extra development to the most committed hockey players in our area, this program's intent is to level the playing field for Utah hockey players and provide them with the skillset and confidence necessary for higher level competition.

 

Dates:  June 5th - June 30th, 2023

JSHA Summer Development Group Information:

    • 24 players in total per group (all groups are CO-ED this year)
    • Goalies FREE - We are looking into goalie specific programming in which goalie's will be charged if they chose to participate.
    • On-Ice group will be split into 2 groups of 12 skaters according to skill level
    • Dryland & Synthetic hours will be combined
    • 1 coach per 6 skaters as consistently as possible
    • All athletes are expected to show up at least 15 minutes before practice. 
    • Every Friday will be a combined scrimmage for each age group

 

  • HIGH-SCHOOL (2008-2005 BIRTH YEARS):  
    • 3 hours of on-ice per week
    • 3 hours of dry-land training per week
    • 2 hours of synthetic space training per week
    • 15 minutes of video classroom per week

 

  • BANTAM (2010 & 2009 BIRTH YEARS): 
    • 3 hours of on-ice per week 
    • 3 hours of dry-land training per week
    • 2 hours of synthetic space training per week
    • 15 minutes of video classroom per week

 

  • PEEWEES (2012 & 2011 BIRTH YEARS): 
    • 3 hours of on-ice per week
    • 2 hours of dry-land training per week
    • 3 hours of synthetic training per week

 

  • SQUIRTS (2015 - 2013 BIRTH YEARS):
    • 3 hours of on-ice per week
    • 2 hours of dry-land training per week
    • 3 hours of synthetic training per week

 

  • Elite (18 & older): 
    • Invitation only
    • Monday-Thursday (every day)
    • Mondays & Wednesdays 9:15am - 11:30am (on-ice & dryland)
    • Tuesdays & Thursdays 9:15am - 10:15am (dryland only)

 

 

 

Please refer to the charts below for more information on your athlete’s specific training schedule.

 

HIGH SCHOOL 1 & 2

BIRTH YEARS 2008-2005

Date, Time

& Location

Practice

Schedule 

Description

Team Cost 

Goalie Cost

June 5th - 30th

@The Oval, SLC


Mondays & Wednesdays

8-11:30am 

Fridays 8-10:15am


(Mon) On-ice, Video, Synthetic, Dryland

(Wed) On-ice, Synthetic, Dryland

(Fri) Combined Group Scrimmage & Dryland

 

$995.00

 

FREE

*24 skaters total, 2 groups of 12. Goalies FREE

 

 

BANTAM 1 & 2

BIRTH YEARS 2010 & 2009

Date, Time

& Location

Practice

Schedule

Description

Team Cost 

Goalie Cost

June 5th - 30th

@The Oval, SLC


Mondays & Wednesdays

9:15am-12:45pm

Fridays

9:15-11:30am

(Mon) On-ice, Video, Synthetic, Dryland

(Wed) On-ice, Synthetic, Dryland

(Fri) Combined Group Scrimmage & Dryland

$995.00

FREE

*24 skaters total, 2 groups of 12. Goalies FREE

 

 

PEEWEE 1 & 2

BIRTH YEARS 2012 & 2011

Date, Time

& Location

Practice

Schedule

Description

Team Cost 

Goalie Cost

June 5th - 30th

@The Oval, SLC


Tuesdays & Thursdays

8-11:30am

Fridays

10:30am-12:45pm

(T/Th) On-Ice, Synthetic, Dryland

(Fri) Combined Group Scrimmage & Dryland

$995.00

FREE

*24 skaters total, 2 groups of 12. Goalies FREE

 

 

SQUIRT 1 & 2

BIRTH YEARS 2013-2015

Date, Time

& Location

Practice

Schedule

Description

Team Cost 

Goalie Cost

June 5th - 30th

@The Oval, SLC

Tuesdays & Thursdays 9:15am-12:45pm

Fridays 

11:45am-2pm


(T/Th) On-Ice, Synthetic, Dryland


(Fri) Combined

Group Scrimmage

& Dryland

 

$995.00

FREE

*24 skaters total, 2 groups of 12. Goalies FREE

 

 

 

JSHA SUMMER STAFF & BIOS

JACK SKILLE

  • 14 seasons of professional hockey (NHL;AHL;KHL; Europe)
  • 5 years of youth coaching experience (10U-18U, Junior, College, and Professional levels)
  • 1 year as Director of Development for Park City Ice Miners Youth Organization
  • 1 season as head high school coach for Park City High School (2021-2022)
  • Valley Sports Academy Hockey Director in Eau Claire, WI (2022)
  • Player development for Long Beach Sharks NA3HL
  • Player development for Provo Predators USPHL

 

GEORGE CHALOS

  • 29 years of college, junior and youth coaching experience
  • Associate Coach - University of Utah (ACHA Men’s Div 1) (2021 - present)
  • President & Director of Hockey Operations - Long Beach Sharks (NA3HL) (2017-present)
  • USA Hockey NTDP Player Evaluation Committee (NYSAHA) (2015 - present)
  • Coach and Board Member: Park City Ice Miner Youth Organization 

 

 KARTER KOVAR

  • Tier 1 hockey experience starting at 15 years of age
  • 2 years of experience playing Junior hockey (USHL & NAHL)
  • Assistant coach for PCIM 16U runner-up National Championships 2021
  • Currently completing his degree at University of North Dakota
  • Hopes to continue to grow and develop as a hockey coach

 

DUSTY CAMPBELL (Strength & Conditioning Coach)

  • 10 years experience coaching strength and conditioning (CSCS)
  • 4 years as a licensed Physical Therapist (DPT)
  • 2 years of Tier 2 juniors (MJHL & SJHL)
  • 4 years of college hockey at West Virginia University (ACHA D1)
  • Created NextGen Athletics to help Utah youth athletes move on to the next level



TRAINING DESCRIPTION:


Activities will vary according to age & skill level of groups:

Edgework: Evasive skating tactics, glide teaching, lateral-shaves, mohawks, mohawk transitions, fwd/bkwd transitions, stride mechanics

Puck-Control: edgework w/ puck, evasive puck-control tactics, wall-play maneuvers, puck protection, chest-to-chest battle tactics.

Shooting: 1-touch & 2-touch shooting with the puck and off of receptions, changing the angle, pre-shot movement, net-drives, goal-scoring insights, shooting mechanics

Passing: small area passing, sauce passing, passing off the heels, passing through the triangles, passing off of lateral movement, backhand receptions, 2-touch & 1-touch passing techniques, passing mechanics

Tactical Teaching: Offense At Puck (OAP); Defense At Puck (DAP); Offense Away from Puck (OAwP); Defense Away from Puck (DAwP). 2v1; 2v2; 3v2; in-zone or off of the rush (OLDER GROUP ONLY)

Cognitive: All the above placed in a small-area game setting. Restriction and Incentive-Based drills. Hockey-Awareness and space creation tactics. Provide the kids with the opportunity to apply what they have learned and figure out the puzzle on their own. 

 

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