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Squirt Elite Summer Training

SQUIRT ELITE SUMMER TRAINING PROGRAM

SDP’S 2023 Squirt Elite summer training program is for athletes who will play at the Squirt level for the 2023-2024 season.  The Squirt Elite program will focus on the following principles:

  • Power skating, under speed edgework, over speed, and agility training - One day per week with Professional Skating Coach Alex Volpicelli
  • Puck handling, puck protection, passing, and shooting skill development.
  • Position specific training for Defensemen, Forwards, and Goaltenders.
  • Teaching how these skills apply to the player's game.
  • Using small area games to teach players game concepts
  • Dryland training: Shooting, puck handling, passing
  • Off-ice strength and conditioning program

On-ice, dryland, and strength and conditioning training will be held at the Maple Grove Community Center.  Strength and Conditioning will be run by GameFace, a Premier Sports Performance Training Division of Life Time Fitness.  GameFace will utilize the Life Time Maple Grove facility for training.

Times:  SDP summer training will run from June 12, 2023 through August 10, 2023 (No training week of July 4th)

  • On-Ice:
    • Monday (Squirt1 11:15a - 12:15p / Squirt2 12:30p - 1:30p)
    • Wednesday (Squirt1 11:15a - 12:15p / Squirt2 12:30p - 1:30p)
    • Thursday (Squirt1 11:15a - 12:15p / Squirt2 12:30p - 1:30p)  
  • Dryland:
    • Monday (Squirt1 12:30p - 1:00p / Squirt2 1:45p - 2:15p)
    • Wednesday (Squirt1 12:30p - 1:00p / Squirt2 1:45p - 2:15p) 
  • GameFace Training:
    • Monday (Squirt1 1:25p - 2:25p / Squirt2 2:30p - 3:30p)
    • Wednesday (Squirt1 1:25p - 2:25p / Squirt2 2:30p - 3:30p)

*Times subject to change

Athletes will receive:

  • SDP program jersey
  • SDP baseball cap
  • SDP performance T-Shirt

Squirt Elite Program Cost: $1495

Group size is limited and fills fast!