4 Hockey Corp.
Mike comes from an accomplished hockey family. He brings a tremendous amount of experience, practical knowledge and hockey industry relationships, and is intensely focused on developing young hockey players and helping them to realize their full potential.
Mike has a Bachelor of Education from the University of Toronto and a Bachelor of Physical Education from Laurentian University. He is the owner of both 4 Hockey and 4 Sports in Parry Sound, Ontario and acts as a consultant for the hockey division of Built Sports based in Los Angeles, California.
Over the past 7 years Mike has held Head Coaching positions with multiple teams in IP, Select and Rep, has coached the Parry Sound High School girls hockey team for two seasons, and assists on-ice with the North Central Predators Minor Peewee AAA team. He has been a Director with the Parry Sound Minor Hockey Club for 5 years and is currently the Initiation Program Director.
Mike was the founder of “Try Hockey For Free” in Parry Sound, and in 2017 he developed and implemented a free minor hockey initiative for kids aged 4-6, which increased hockey enrolment in Parry Sound by over 500% in two seasons. As a result of this project and his dedication to coaching he was featured on Rogers Hometown Hockey in 2018.
Through 4 Hockey Mike offers AAA and AA spring hockey opportunities, high level summer hockey camps and PA day hockey camps which focus on nutrition, physical growth through dry land training, and bringing young hockey players to the next level with on-ice hockey skill development.
In the off-season Mike is the Program Director and Head Coach of box lacrosse and ball hockey.
Doug has been in the hockey training business for over 20 years. Doug played Junior A hockey prior to attending McGill University. While playing College hockey he was a two time first team league All-Star as well as Assistant Captain. Following his College career he played five years of Professional hockey in the USA and Europe. Formerly, Doug was the Director of the Seneca College Hockey Camp for 10 years, as well as being the Head Instructor at National Training Rinks (Newmarket). He currently is the Assistant Hockey Director at The Hill Academy, which boasts a hockey alumni of Mitch Marner, Brett Ritchie, Nick Ritchie, and Devin Shore.
Kyle played Junior A hockey for the Aurora Tigers and Newmarket Hurricanes prior to playing three years of Professional hockey in the USA and Europe. Kyle was the Assistant Coach for the Newmarket Hurricanes in 2012-2013. Assistant Coach for the South Central Coyotes AAA in 2011-2012.
Chad played Junior hockey for the Milton Merchants from 1997-2000 during this time he was team Rookie of the Year, Assistant Captain and Captain. He played for the McGill Redmen from 2000-2005 and held the title of Captain from 2002-2005. Following his University hockey, he played for the Odessa Jackalopes in the CHL.
Chad holds his coaching certification in High Performance Level 1 and is trained in High Performance Level 2. He was the Assistant Coach and Strength Training and Conditioning Coach from 2008-2012 at the Royal Military College. Chad held the position of Manager and Head On-Ice Instructor at National Training Rinks, Private Training Facility from 2012-2017. He has been the Head Coach for the Newmarket Redmen Bantam AA 2014-2015, York-Simcoe Express Minor Peewee AAA 2015-2016 and Major Peewee AAA 2016-2017 and Coach Mentor for the Oakville Rangers Minor Hockey 2017-2018.
Nutritional counseling will be provided by Brenda Dowe, a local Personal Training Specialist and Certified Nutritional Practitioner. Brenda will help to teach the importance of proper nutrition and wise choices.
Brenda Dowe is a Certified Nutritional Practitioner and Personal Training Specialist at Tina’s Fitness Studio. She works with youth sports coaches and other professionals to communicate the importance of nutrition for young athletes.
Brenda also works to create customized nutrition and fitness programs for children and teens. She offers one on one personal training sessions and fitness classes out of Tina’s Fitness Studio and off ice programs as well.
For more information regarding the services offered, you can contact her at (705) 938-8033 Email: email@example.com