St. Thomas Aquinas Hockey Academy
Open to students in grades 9-10, the Hockey Canada Skills Academy will help student athletes improve and enrich their individual hockey skills, while developing their personal fitness. This course will emphasize building character through achieving both athletic and scholastic success. On ice sessions led by highly trained staff, strength and conditioning designed to maximize physical attributes, and a focus on leadership, citizenship and career exploration will position the student athlete to achieve their individual goals.
PAIRED PROGRAMMING FOR SUCCESS
PAL10/PAL2O – Large Group Activities & HRE10/HRE20 – Religion
40-50 hours on ice time dedicated to skill development that is transferable to many other activities and learning situations. (no team tactics, systems or games…no shinny here!)
60-70 hours will focus on Health and Nutrition, Decision Making and Sexuality, fitness and various other activities which many include broomball, personal fitness, low organizational games, group activities etc.
2019-2020 FEE STRUCTURE FOR HOCKEY CANADA SKILLS PROGRAM
The fee for the program is $300. A $100 deposit is required at the time of registration, remaining $200 is due before the first ice session. The deposit is non-refundable without a medical note.
Included in that fee will be:
- 40-50 on ice sessions with a Teacher and/or a Skills Instructor
- Your own Hockey Canada Skills Academy Jersey
- One way transportation from the rink to the school daily
Students are required to provide their own transportation to the arena each day before school when we are having on ice sessions.
The number of sections running will be determined by total enrollment in the course.
New to STA?
Please visit the Guidance office at STA during office hours (7:30 - 3:15) for a registration package. Please ask for a copy of the Hockey Academy registration form to be included. Completed registration packages are due back to STA no later than February 14, 2020.
Current STA Student and LDCSB Family of Schools
Students will choose courses online using Career Cruising's Course Planner. Deadline for submission of signed "Course Verification Form" is due to homeschool by February 20, 2020.