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Spring Hockey 2022

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 full potential. Twin Rinks continues to set the standard of excellence in Hockey Development.

The Spring professional coaching staff features Chris Gragnano, John Miserendino, Corey Badeau, Seth Michelson, Victor Baryshevtsev, Pat Gore, Chris Furtak, Jordan Brickner, and more. Check out their bios here.

All participants must PRE-REGISTER online for hockey programming. Single Class pre-registration is available online for all clinics. Walk-On spots are limited and will incur a walk-on fee. DYHA members receive a 15% discount on Full season Breakers registrations and 10% on full clinic registrations. No discounts will be applied to single-class registrations.

CT Breakers Spring Hockey Teams

Connecticut Breakers teams provide players a twice-weekly opportunity to improve their skills in an active, competitive team environment. CT Breakers teams focus on teaching individual skills AND team tactics, making for a complete development experience. All Breakers coaches are head coaches for the top teams at their respective age groups during the Fall/Winter season, exposing all players to the expectations and demands of competitive Travel hockey. 

For More Information & Full Schedule check out CTBreakers.com

  • Convenient & Flexible Practice Schedule with Professional Coaches
  • Local Tournament Opportunities
  • Teams at the Mite, Squirt, Peewee, Bantam, and Midget Level
  • NEW! Girls Teams at the 8U, 10U, 12U, 14U, and 16U level
  • Goalie training includes practices & training with CT Crease
  • Breakers Preseason & Single Practices:  Register for the first 3 weeks of Breakers in full or by single practices with no commitment to the full season. Meet the coaches, be evaluated for a team, or just get in an extra 3 weeks of skating. If you decide you want to continue, the cost of the single sessions will be applied to your full registration. 

For More Information & Full Schedule check out CTBreakers.com

Prerequisites: It is highly suggested that players have been rostered on a travel team for the 2021/22 Winter season, or be rostered on a travel team for the upcoming 2022/23 season to participate in CT Breakers. 2015 Mite Players who have not tried out for the winter season yet must be ready for travel hockey competition and environment.

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Total Skills Powered by THD

Train with renowned prep, college, and NHL professional skills instructor and founder of Total Hockey Development Chris Gragnano whose clients include Norris Trophy winner Adam Fox, current NHL goals leader Chris Kreider, Trevor Zegras, and many more. “Grags” also serves as the head coach of Mid-Fairfield’s ’06, 16U & 18U teams. These high-paced skill clinics are designed for the elite & motivated travel hockey player. Separate groups for Peewees, Bantams & Prep Elite Players. 

Peewees:
Tuesdays | March 15 – June 7 | 4:00pm-5:00pm | $950 ($850 if you register before Feb. 20)
Thursdays | March 17- June 9* | 4:00pm-5:00pm | $885 ($785 if you register before Feb. 20)
Sundays | March 20– May 29** | 12:10pm-1:10pm | $750 ($650 if you register before Feb. 20)
Full Program: $2,500 ($2,250 if you register before Feb. 20)
Single Class: $70
* No Class 4/7 Due to Local Tryouts
**Sunday April 10 Practice is 2:00pm-3:00pm, No Class Easter Sunday 4/17

Bantams:
Tuesdays | March 15 – June 7 | 5:10pm-6:10pm | $950 ($850 if you register before Feb. 20)
Thursdays | March 17- June 9* | 5:10pm-6:10pm | $885 ($785 if you register before Feb. 20)
Sundays | March 20 – May 29** | 1:20pm-2:20pm | ($650 if you register before Feb. 20)
Full Program: $2,500 ($2,250 if you register before Feb. 20)
Single Class: $70
* No Class 4/7 Due to Local Tryouts
**Sunday April 10 Class is 3:10pm-4:10pm, No Class Easter Sunday 4/17

Prep Elite:
Sundays | April 3 – May 29** | 2:30pm-3:50pm | $750 ($650 if you register before Feb. 20)
Single Class: $70
**Sunday April 10 practice is 4:20pm-5:40pm, No practice Easter Sunday 4/17

 

Prerequisites: Peewee & Bantam Travel Program program players must be at the A Level or Higher. Squirt AA/AAA Players may attend the Peewee Sessions pending approval of Head Coach Chris Gragnano. Prep Elite Group is by invite only. No exceptions. 

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Rookies 

Tuesdays | March 15-June 7 | 5:10pm-6:10pm | $535
Thursdays | March 17-June 9 | 5:10pm-6:10pm| $535
Saturdays | March 19-May 28 | 9:00am-10:00am | $475
Full Program (Recommended) $1,300
Single Class: $50

A Hockey program designed for the beginner & intermediate players age 8 & Under who have already been acquainted with a stick and puck. ‘Rookies’ focuses on the skating and skill development necessary for our youngest players! Tuesdays & Thursdays are composed of skating, skills, and drills. Saturdays are small area x-ice games & fun!

Prerequisites: Completion of Dynamites, Mini-Mites, Mighty Mites, or equivalent beginner hockey program. ‘Rookies’ Intended for 2016-14 Birth year players. Younger/older players may be permitted pending approval by Hockey Department.

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Intro to Goalie

A beginner goalie program designed for players 8 & Under. Class is designed to introduce & develop goaltending techniques in a fun & active environment! Players will receive instruction for roughly ½ of each clinic, before getting in net for drills to practice on live shooters. Get your little goalie off to the best possible start! Rental equipment is available upon request. Reach out to John for more info. 

Tuesdays | March 15-June 7 | 5:10pm-6:10pm | $535
Thursdays | March 17-June 9 | 5:10pm-6:10pm | $535
Saturdays | March 19-May 28 | 9:00am-10:00am | $475
Full Program (Recommended) $1,300

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Stickhandling & Shooting Clinic

Fridays | March 25-May 27* | 5:40pm-6:40pm | $475
Single Class: $60
*No Class Friday 4/8 Due to Local Tryouts

Get the repetition and instruction needed to take your stickhandling & shooting skills to the next level. The clinic will focus on teaching proper technique & fundamentals and conduct quick & repetitive drills to build strength & muscle memory. The clinic will also have components in which participants are challenged with advanced & creative drills and games. 

Prerequisites: Intended for 2014-2008 birth years. ’14 Birth years must be rostered on a travel A1 team or higher to attend. Exceptions may be made pending approval from the Twin Rinks hockey department.

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Friday Night 3v3

Fridays | March 25-May 27* | 6:50pm-8:00pm | $375
Single Class: $40
*No Class Friday 4/8 Due to Local Tryouts

3v3 is one of our most popular & fun spring offerings. Play in small areas with lots of puck touches! 3v3 provides players an opportunity to just PLAY. No offsides, icing, officiating, scorekeeping, or coaching. Players are split into groups by age and ability.

  • 3 cross-ice zones
  • Rotating Regular shifts for equal ice time
  • Goalies Skate Free!
  • Supervised by Twin Rinks staff
  • Great for travel players looking for a fun extra hour of ice

Prerequisites: Intended for 2015-2008 birth years. ’15 Birth years must be rostered on a travel A1 team or higher to attend. Exceptions may be made pending approval from the Twin Rinks hockey department.

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Advanced Development w/ Chris Furtak

Travel Mites – Peewee
Saturdays
| March 19-May 28 | 10:10am-11:10am | $525 
Single Class: $60

Intensely and intently train the skills that separate.  Classes focus on developing proper skating ability, puck control, shooting fundamentals, and 1v1 competition. 

Prerequisites: Intended for 2015-2010 birth years. ’15 and ’14 Birth years must be rostered on a travel A1 team or higher to attend. Exceptions may be made pending approval from the Twin Rinks hockey department.

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Pure Powerskating w/ Seth Michelson

Saturdays | March 19-May 28 | 11:20am-12:20pm | $525
Single Class: $60

This no-frills power skating clinic will emphasize proper edge control, explosive acceleration, weight transfer, and balance. Players will focus on maximizing their forward and backward stride along with some good old-fashioned hard skating & conditioning. Do you have what it takes to keep up? Ages: 2014 & Up.

Prerequisites: Intended for 2014-2008 birth years. ’14 Birth years must be rostered on a travel A1 team or higher to attend. Exceptions may be made pending approval from the Twin Rinks hockey department.

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Victory On Ice

Sundays | March 27-May 29* | 4:00pm-5:10pm | $450
Single Class: $60
*Sunday April 10 class is 5:50pm-7:00pm, No Class Easter Sunday 4/17

An active, challenging, and FUN clinic with Victor! The Russian Hockey School, led by Victor Baryshevstev, utilizes proven international training techniques that have helped develop some of the most highly skilled hockey players in the sports world.

Prerequisites: Intended for 2014-2008 birth years. ’14 Birth years must be rostered on a travel A1 team or higher to attend. Exceptions may be made pending approval from the Twin Rinks hockey department.

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Goalie Clinic w/ CT Crease

Sundays | March 20-May 29* | 5:20pm-6:30pm | $450
*No Class Easter Sunday 4/17

Goalie-Specific training powered by CT Crease. The clinic will focus on the fundamental skills & techniques which are vital to goaltending success. The pros at CT Crease will also work on Angles & Positioning, Speed & Depth, Situational Awareness & Timing, and Technique & compete level. All Ages welcome. 

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Stick & Puck Sessions

Click here for schedule | S&P sessions are added regularly

Stick & Puck offers the opportunity to practice your hockey skills or just have fun skating, stick handling, and shooting in an informal setting.

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Private Lessons

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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.