Elite Hockey Camp

Tier-1, AAA: U14, U15, and U16

Saturday and Sunday, August 29th and 30th

(Time of day still TBD)

Coach: Tony Curtale

  • Winningest coach in NAHL history
  • Developed and placed over 200 players in the NHL, Division 1, and Minors
  • First American selected in the NHL Draft by the Calgary Flames in 1980
  • Recognized as one of the premier developers of talent in North America
  • Won 5 Jr. National Championships and 8 NAHL Championships
  • Played in the NHL, IHL, OHL, World Juniors, NAHL, ECHL, Michigan AAA, and high school hockey
  • Coached and managed championship teams in the NAHL, IHL, ECHL, Midget AAA, Illinois, and Texas high school
  • Established over 40 years of relationships throughout the hockey world

Location: Fraser HockeyLand — 34400 Utica Rd, Fraser, MI 48026

Two 11-Player Teams, Scrimmage and Skills Evaluation

Signup spots limited to:
  • 12 Forwards - 6 Forwards for each team
  • 8 Defense - 4 Defense for each team
  • 2 Goalies - 1 Goalie for each team

Three 80-minute On-Ice Sessions

Saturday, August 29 (time TBD)

  • Session 1: Position-specific skills evaluation (80 minutes)
    • Forward
    • Defense
    • Goalie
  • Session 2: Integration
    • Small area games (30 minutes)
    • Full-ice scrimmage (50 minutes)

Sunday, August 30 (time TBD)

  • Session 3: Integration
    • Small area games (30 minutes)
    • Full-ice scrimmage (50 minutes)
  • Session 4: Player/Parent educational wrap-up presentation by Tony Curtale on future placement opportunities
    • Different career paths for college hockey and junior hockey
      • D1 and D3 college track
      • D1, D2, D3 ACHA college track
      • OHL
      • USHL
      • NAHL
    • What scouts are looking for
      • Beyond goal-scoring: what's actually important?
      • What really stands out in each position
    • What training to focus on and why
    • Why continual coaching and training is important
      • Private local resources available through Tony’s network
    • How to use video reviews for rapid feedback and improvement and also share these videos with scouts throughout the season
      • How to connect with mentors for youth career advice and guidance
    • Guest speakers: A look ahead
      • The experience of a player currently in the college junior talent pipeline
      • The experience of getting a D1 scholarship

Film uploads

  • Players will receive a one-year player account subscription on Stream Cortex
    • Three sessions' worth of video uploaded to their account (no cost)
    • Player clips provided from all camp sessions (no cost)
    • List of available local trainers for future 1-on-1 or group training (cost TBD by individual specialist)
      • Players can give local trainers view permissions to player video clips from the hockey camp (and other videos uploaded by player or parent)
    • List of web coaches available for future video evaluation (cost TBD by individual specialist)

Contact info

Participant's full name:
Parent or legal guardian's name:
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Player info

Current Team:
Age group:
Playing Position:
Height (for jersey sizing):
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