P.O.E. Applications Now Available, News (Minor Hockey Alliance of Ontario)

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P.O.E. Applications Now Available
CAMBRIDGE, ON – Ontario Hockey Federation (OHF) President Bill Bowman and Ontario Hockey League (OHL) Commissioner David Branch are pleased to announce that applications are now being accepted for the 2015 OHF/OHL Under-15 Program of Excellence.
There will be five programs held over a three-day weekend in the following locations: Kitchener (May 1-3), Vaughan (May 1-3), Windsor (May 8-10), Oshawa (May 8-10) and Sudbury (August 7-9).

Players will participate in intense, high performance on and off ice sessions and seminars. On-ice sessions include skills testing, two practices and three games. Off-ice sessions include seminars with keynote speakers on topics such as sports psychology, nutrition and fitness.

The OHF/OHL Under-15 Program of Excellence, now in its ninth year is a first class program designed to expose participant to the demands of playing at the Junior level. The program provides various off-ice seminars and resources to ensure participants have the necessary resources to achieve continued success as they make that crucial transition from Minor to Junior hockey. For more information on the OHF/OHL Under-15 Program of Excellence including player, coach and trainer application forms, please click here. Under Armour is a proud sponsor of the OHF/OHL Under-15 Program of Excellence.

“Over the past eight years, we have witnessed tremendous success with our Under-15 Program of Excellence by giving participants the opportunity to develop essential skills both on and off the ice. On behalf of the OHF, we are extremely excited to once again partner with the OHL to offer this unique experience. We gratefully attribute the continued success of this program to the hard work and dedication of coaches, trainers and volunteers,” said Bowman.

“Canada and Ontario’s success on the world hockey stage is largely due to the tremendous teamwork not only on the ice, but off the ice. We are extremely pleased to once again partner with the Ontario Hockey Federation for the seventh consecutive year to provide the Under-15 Program of Excellence in 2015,” stated Branch.  “Given the outstanding success in the first eight years of the Under-15 Program, we are most pleased to see the continued growth of the U15 Program for the benefit of OHF players, coaches, trainers and families in providing a first class development opportunity, both on and off the ice.”

The OHF is one of three Hockey Canada Branches operating in the Province of Ontario and is the largest of all thirteen across Canada. The OHF is comprised of seven Member Partners and has a membership base that represents over forty percent of Hockey Canada.

Program Contacts:

Jeff Stewart
Technical Director
Ontario Hockey Federation
Phone: (226) 533-9071
Email: [email protected]

or

Darryl Hollowell
Manager of Hockey Operations
Ontario Hockey League
Phone: (416) 299-8700 ext. 321
Email: [email protected]

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