Define & Develop:
Grade 5-7 Sports
Define & Develop
The Sport Stream focuses on teaching students that success comes from participating, deliberate practice and improving their physical literacy. Priority is placed on creating a love for the sport, celebrating individual successes and securing the fundamentals of technique within the chosen discipline.
In this stream students build specialization and skill development. The Phys-Ed program within the core curriculum will continue to offer multisport experiences and build on physical literacy development. Sports program schedule rotation is based on expert coaches seasonal availability.
Overseeing the Expert Hockey Stream is Darin Vetterl of Excellent Ice, he has coached players of all ages and skill levels from Minor Hockey, Junior, to University players. Throughout his over 30 years of coaching and training experience, he has coached hockey players throughout Vancouver, USA, and Australia. The program includes basic ice skating skills development, from skating posture to stride mechanics. Training includes power skating, advanced shooting and puck control, high tempo power skating and defence training. Our advanced facility includes strength training equipment and a skate mill.
Trina Jackson manages the Learn to Skate program, she is a Canada NCCP Certified instructor, and has been teaching Learn to Skate for over 29 years. Her background includes: Gold Level Figure & Freestyle Skater, Senior Silver Dancer, National Synchronized Competitive Skater, as well as being a Competitive Singles Skater.