Fall & Winter Hockey Development
Twin Rinks Hockey Programs have provided the highest level of coaching along with elite training for players of all ages and abilities for over 20 years. It’s Twin Rink’s mission
to provide superior hockey instruction for motivated players who want to reach their potential. Twin Rinks continues to set the standard of excellence in Hockey Development.
Our professional coaching staff features Chris Gragnano, John Miserendino, Victor Baryshevtsev, Corey Badeau, Jordan Brickner, and more. Check out their bios here.
All participants must PRE-REGISTER for hockey programming. Single Class registration is available for all clinics. Walk-On spots are often limited and will incur a walk-on fee.
*Just Added* High School Tune-Up Clinic
A Weekly Tune-Up clinic designed for the competitive CIAC and FCIAC high school player intent on making an impact this upcoming season. A Great option for multi-sport athletes and an excellent additional skate for split season players nearing the start of their high school hockey season.
Oct. 6- Nov. 3, 5 Classes, $225
Single Class: $50
Russian Hockey School w/ Victor Baryshevstev
The Russian Hockey School, led by skating technique pioneer Victor Baryshevtsev, utilizes proven international training techniques that have helped develop some of the most highly skilled hockey players in the sports world. Supplement your season with additional work to increase power, dynamic skating ability, mobility, and timing in a “you vs. the drill” clinic structure.
Fall Session 1: Aug. 29-Oct. 10, 7 Classes, $315
Fall Session 2: Oct. 17-Dec. 5*, 7 Classes, $315
Winter Session 1: Dec. 12-Jan 23**, 6 Classes, $270
Winter Session 2: Jan. 30-March 6, 6 Classes, $270
Single Class: $60
*No Class Oct. 31
** No Class Dec. 26
Prerequisite: Players must be on a fall/winter hockey team. The clinic is designed for players ages 8-15. Younger & Older players may attend with approval from Hockey Department.
Chix with Sticks
Chix with Stix is a women’s (21+) hockey program led by Coach Victor Baryshevtsev. The clinic is a fun and engaging practice in a supportive & encouraging team environment! All ability levels are welcome! Our coaches excel at training players of all ages & abilities. The clinic will focus on fundamental skills vital to fun & competitive gameplay including:
- Puck control & Stickhandling technique
- Shooting & Passing skills
- Transitional skating and edgework
- 10:00 am – 10:30 am Individual Practice Time
- 10:30 am – 11:30 am Clinic with Victor
Session 1: September 14 – October 26, 7 Classes, $175
Session 2: November 9-Jan 4*, 7 Classes, $175
Session 3: January 11 – February 22, 7 Classes, $175
Single Class: $35
*No Class Dec. 28
Schedule subject to change.
School’s Out Clinics
Take Advantage of the days off from school and get on the ice to train with Twin Rinks professional coaching staff. If your player is looking to train the skills that separate you from the competition, then these clinics are for you!
School’s Out clinics provide an expansive array of clinics from a variety of coaches ensuring players always have an opportunity to hone specific or fundamental skills. Don’t miss out on an opportunity to get ahead!
Monday, September 6th
Impact Skills Clinics w/ Corey Badeau
Focus on the skills that impact! The start of the 2021/22 Travel season is upon us! Prepare yourself to make an immediate impact on your team by getting the extra ice time needed to make a difference! If you’re serious about getting the most out of your season, this clinic is for you! Clinics will include 1 hour of skills & drills & a 20-minute scrimmage. Motivated Players Only. Players must be rostered on a travel team for the 2021/22 season.
Mites & Squirts: 9:00am-10:20am $70
Peewees & Bantams: 10:30am-11:50am $70
Thursday, September 16
Edgework & Skating Skills w/ Victor Baryshevstev
9:00am-10:10am – All Ages
The best way to separate yourself from your competition is by accelerating your skating development. Train with renowned skating instructor Victor Baryshevstev and get a leg up on your competition.
Two-Way Defensemen Clinic w/ Corey Badeau
10:20am-11:30am – Ages 9 & Up
Offensive and defensive tactics and training for the player intent on becoming a well-rounded defenseman. Gone are the days of big, burly defensemen who only clear out the front of the net. Players now must contribute to all facets of the game. Earn your spot on the top pairing today!
Thursday, November 11
Pure Power Skating Clinic w/ Seth Michelson
9:00am-10:00am – All Ages
Simply put, the legs feed the wolf! This no-frills power skating clinic will be sure to test your metal. Challenge yourself to push beyond your comfort zone and prepare for results to follow. The clinic will include edge control & balance, forward & backward stride, and some good old-fashioned conditioning. Motivated players only.
Advanced Skills & Drills w/ Chris Furtak
10:10am-11:10am – Mites & Squirts
The best hour of skill work you’ll find anywhere is right here. This non-stop, high-paced clinic is sure to provide your player with repetitions and instruction everyone is looking for. The clinic will include quick feet drills & transitional skating with pucks, tons of shooting & more. Don’t miss out!
Goalie clinic w/ CT Crease
11:20am-12:30pm – All Ages
Goalie-Specific training powered by CT Crease. This all-ages clinic will focus on the fundamental skills & techniques which are vital to goaltending success. The clinic will include but is not limited to angles & positioning, speed & depth, situational awareness & timing, and technique.
Friday, November 26
Skating, Skills & Scrimmage w/ Victor Baryshevstev
A great hour of ice for those looking to work off those thanksgiving indulgences! Players will run through a series of skating & stickhandling drills before breaking into small games & scrimmages.
9:00am-10:00am – Mites (8 & Under)
10:10am-11:10am – Squirts (2012, 2011 Birth Years)
11:20am-12:20pm – Peewees & Bantams (2010-2007 Birth Years)
More Clinic Days Include:
- Labor day
- Columbus Day
- Election Day
- Thanksgiving Break
- Holiday Break
- Winter Recess & Much more!
Be sure to check back for updated Sessions, Dates & Times!
Stick & Puck Sessions
Stick & Puck offers the opportunity to practice your hockey skills or just have fun skating, stick handling, and shooting in an informal setting.
Click here for schedule | S&P sessions are added regularly
Players of all skill levels who are committed to improving their skills more rapidly will benefit from one-on-one or small group private lessons from the Twin Rinks’ hockey professionals. All instructors have the experience and teaching skillset needed to make a significant impact on a player’s game.
Rent our Skills Center
Twin Rinks Skills Center features a 60’ x 20’ of KwikRink synthetic ice used by aspiring and professional hockey players. Synthetic ice is a great way to stay in shape and hone your hockey skills. The rink is perfect for shooting, stickhandling, passing, skating, ball hockey & much more!