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Women’s Hockey Life Virtual Camp
August 3, 2020 @ 9:00 am – August 7, 2020 @ 12:00 pm Eastern/Toronto
We’re bringing the best in the game to you.
WHL Virtual Camp is a 5-day camp for female hockey players of all ages and skill levels. Learn from top strength and conditioning, skills, and mindset coaches + hear from special guest speakers, all from the comfort (and safety) of your own home. Whether you’ve hit the ice already, haven’t been on the ice in months, or are just starting out—there’s a spot for you!
WHL VIRTUAL CAMP DETAILS
August 3-7, 2020
WHO CAN PARTICIPATE
Female hockey players of all ages and skill levels (sorry tendies—we’ll get ya back soon)
HOW TO PARTICIPATE
You’ll get access to a Zoom link each day to watch and participate. If you can’t make it live, you’ll get each day’s videos after the camp is done.
WHAT TO EXPECT
Five days of strength and conditioning, skill development, and guest speakers focusing on mindset, nutrition, and more!
WHAT YOU NEED
- Room to train
- A device to watch on (and an Internet connection)
- Ball or puck
- Net or area to shoot
- A notebook if you want to take notes from our guest speakers
9am EST: Strength and Conditioning
10am EST: Skill Development
11am EST: Guest Speaker
WHL VIRTUAL CAMP SPECIAL GUESTS
BRIANNA DECKER – Olympian & PWHPA Member
Brianna Decker has been a member of the USA women’s national team for more than 10 years, including a gold medal win at the 2018 Olympics. She’s currently a member of the Professional Women’s Hockey Players Association (PWHPA).
Brianna is joining us for the WHL Virtual Camp as a skills coach.
You can watch her WHL Skills videos here:
NATALIE SPOONER – Olympian & PWHPA Member
Natalie Spooner has been with the Canadian women’s national team for over 10 years, including a gold medal win at the 2014 Olympics. She’s currently a member of the Professional Women’s Hockey Players Association (PWHPA).
Natalie is joining us for the WHL Virtual Camp to discuss her journey as a hockey player and Olympic athlete.
KARELL EMARD – PWHPA Member
Karell Emard is a former NCAA DI and CWHL player who is now playing and working with the Professional Women’s Hockey Players Association (PWHPA) to create a better future for women’s hockey.
Karell is joining us for the WHL Virtual Camp to discuss her unconventional journey as a hockey player and her role with the PWHPA.
Read more about her hockey career here.
TATIANA RAFTER – Hockey Development Owner + Former Pro Player
Tatiana Rafter is a former professional player, including seasons in the NWHL and Russian Women’s Hockey League. Now, Tatiana has started her own hockey school, Tatiana Rafter Hockey School, where she combines her passion for helping young women with big dreams and her extensive hockey background to bring confidence and mentorship to female hockey players.
Tatiana is joining us for the WHL Virtual Camp as a Skills Coach.
BARB EGAN – Sport Psychology (WHL Academy Mindset Coach)
Barb Egan is a clinical counsellor focusing on sports psychology and helping athletes perform their best—starting with their minds. Barb is the mindset coach for WHL Academy and owns Alive Counselling in Kelowna, BC where she helps empower athletes on their mental health journeys.
Barb is joining us for the WHL Virtual Camp to give female hockey players tangible tips they can use in big games and beyond to live their hockey dreams (whatever they may be) with positivity, action, and confidence.
Read more about Barb here.
ANDREW LOCURTO – Athletic Strength Coach
Andrew LoCurto is a performance enhancement coach at Aspire Health and Performance in Kelowna where he specializes in movement enhancement and elite performance to help athletes reach optimal performance.
With over 18 years of competitive hockey experience, Andrew is joining WHL Virtual Camp to help female hockey players achieve even more performance on the ice through proper strength and conditioning.
PEARLE NERENBERG – Sports Dietician
Pearle Nerenberg is the founder of Eat This for Performance, a company offering online support for athletes to better understand nutrition and meal plans to ensure they’re performing at their best.
Pearle is joining us for the WHL Virtual Camp to give expert advice to female hockey players on how they can reach optimal performance by putting the right food in their body.
Grab a peak at Pearle’s athlete meal plans during Covid here.
Cacey Handrahan – UCONN Women’s Hockey Assistant Coach
Casey Handrahan has been a coach with the University of Connecticut Huskies women’s hockey team since the 2013-14 season. With extensive playing and coaching experience, Cacey helps players improve their minds and become better athletes on and off the ice.
Casey is joining us for the WHL Virtual Camp to share tangible advice on how female hockey players can increase their hockey IQ and become smarter players, including sharing the importance of playing multiple sports, video analysis, and more.
WOMEN’S HOCKEY LIFEhttps://WomensHockeyLife.comWomen’s Hockey Life (WHL) focuses on highlighting, promoting and supporting women’s hockey around the world at every level. From youth and university hockey, to the pros and the beer league heroes—we cover it all.