Bernie Pimm is the current head coach of the Stanstead College Varsity Girls Spartans, a team that has won the North American Prep Hockey Association league and playoff title three years running and ranked as one of the top prep school girls teams in Canada.
Corie Jacobson, assistant coach Stanstead College varsity girls; Clarkson University NCAA DI 2017
Jordyn Pimm, Stanstead 2016, Lindenwood University NCAA DI
About the Camp
The Stanstead College Elite Girls Hockey Camp is an intensive program designed to challenge players mentally and physically. Our experienced coaches know what is expected from elite athletes to make it to the next level. The sessions are high intensity, with lots of feedback and correction.
Hockey-specific off-ice training
2.5 hours per day of on-ice skills development
Recruitment opportunity for Stanstead College hockey
24-Hour supervision for boarders
Medical on staff
Residential and day camp options available
Spaces are limited to 40 players
Intense On-Ice Training
The Elite Girls Hockey Camp is geared towards individual player skill development. Players improve on all the skills that make a complete player. Our experienced coaches know how to break down and teach specific individual skills that players need in order to play at the next level.
Approximately 14 hours of ice time starting on July 20 in the morning and ending July 25 in the afternoon.
Skating: Skating is the basis of any good hockey player. Morning sessions will have a skating focus. Players will work on the following, both forward and backwards skating: edges, balance, transition skating, stride, stops and starts, crossovers, speed and agility and power.
Shooting: Feet positioning for shooting, shooting in stride, accuracy along with a variety of different shooting techniques (snap shot, wrist shot, slap shot, backhand shot, redirect shot and one-timers)
Stick Skills: Puck protection, puck positioning, puck control, dekes and a various tricks and game-like moves
Body Contact: Puck protection, race to puck/body positioning, receiving contact and giving contact for female hockey, angling
Battling: 1-on-1 from defensive and offensive corners, in front of the net, along the boards, emphasis on how to angle and win pucks all over the ice
Tactical: Building tactical skills through small games and position-specific drills, which are then put into game-like situations.
Hockey-Specific Off-Ice Training
Our program at the Elite Girls Hockey Camp is designed to enhance and improve the players’ on-ice performance. We want players to leave the camp with a solid and safe foundation of off-ice training that will help them reach their full potential. Our off-ice training includes:
Speed and agility
In addition to the hockey-specific off-ice training players will take part in different seminars throughout the week given by professionals in each field, this year the seminars will include:
Stanstead College has hosted a girls hockey camp for over a decade. The camp has welcomed many high level players who have gone on to play at the collegiate, professional and national level over the years, including...
Christina Kessler, Team Canada, Harvard Hockey, Clarkson Cup MVP
Jennifer Wakefield, Team Canada 2007-present, 2014 Olympic gold medalist, UNH, Boston University
Sarah Lefort, Team Canada U18, U22, Boston University, Montreal Canadiennes
The name “Stanstead College” has become synonymous with hockey excellence. Over the past decade, the school has developed one of the finest hockey programs in North America, with top-notch training, highly competitive schedule and quality coaching. With our experienced coaches, Stanstead College Girls Hockey has soared to new heights, becoming one of the premier girls programs in North America. Players are heavily recruited by NCAA and CIS teams and at the national level. Our coaching philosophy is to challenge players to achieve their highest potential in hockey and to grow as individuals. Four core aspects that all Stanstead College players have in common are: work ethic, passion, intelligence and honesty. Players have continued onto top universities and to compete at the national level: