Please read the descriptions and requirements for each session to ensure you sign up for the correct sessions.
Goalie Power Skating classes will focus on the skating required to be successful as a goalie. Each class will spend time on mastering all the fundamental skills of skating and edgework that goalies often skip over. We will spend time learning the best ways of moving in the crease to maximize your success as a goalie. We will work to build your power, strength and endurance in the net while learning to make the best skating decisions for each situation. Classes will be taught by LV Storm Goaltending Director Brittney Brooks and current NCAA Division 3 Goaltender Gage Roberts. The classes will be taught during Private Lesson Ice and the cost of ice time is included.
Our High-Performance Shooting class offers a 2:1 Player to Coach ratio for the duration of the 30-minute class. Each player will receive individualized feedback, beginning with shooting fundamentals, and transitioning into advanced shot technique and shot release motions. The end goal of this class is to improve upon basic form principals in order to develop a players’ shot power, release time, and shooting accuracy. Advanced shooters will transition into different types of shot releases that will add deception and movement to the puck which will enhance their offensive arsenal on the ice.
This class is for more advanced shooters (playing house league at minimum) who are ready to put the work in to take their game to the Next-Level.
This class is designed for any youth athlete that is looking to start in a structured training program. We will be focusing on learning the proper technique of the 7 Fundamental movements that translate directly to improved performance if done consistently. Along with that, we will use purpose-driven games, challenges, and other implements to keep training fun but also create a solid foundation of prerequisite strength. This will set up your young athlete for success by learning to do the basics insanely well. The mission is to teach life lessons through sport while improving performance and reducing the risk of injury to yield the result of long term athletic development.
This session is for skaters 12 years old and under
This class is a comprehensive program for athletes that are looking to make strength improvements geared towards a specific goal. Using science-backed training protocols we will track improvements and modify each training session towards a specific athlete’s needs. We will focus on all aspects of sports performance including Warm Up, Power Development, Movement Quality, Speed & Agility, Strength, Conditioning, Recovery, and Nutrition. The mission is to teach life lessons through sport while improving performance and reducing the risk of injury to yield the result of long term athletic development.
This session is for skaters age 13 and older.
30 minute off ice class designed to build on the fundamentals of stickhandling and introduce advanced concepts. Players will develop their speed and range of motion though high repetition training.
Our Off-Ice Power Skating Class offers a proven method for improving a players skating stride, speed, and power through the exclusive use of our skating treadmills. With a limited 2:1 Player to Coach ratio, players will experience in-depth individual feedback on the complex aspects involved in their skating stride. Our treadmills allow for 2 main types of improvement to a players skating:
Regardless of your current skating level, this class will improve a player’s technique, power and endurance.
This session is for skaters age 8 and older.
This one hour on ice class will focus on developing the skaters' stride and skating technique. Classes will feature drills focusing on edge control, power and agility.
This session is for skaters playing House League and above.
This one hour class will focus on the fundamentals of skating, movement, positioning, save technique and rebound control. Goalies rotate through stations designed to touch on each of the above skills in during the session. All levels are encouraged to participate. If it is your first time playing goalie or you do not have your own goalie equipment, please contact [email protected] before signing up.
This session is for skaters age 6 and older.
Next Level training sessions are designed for players that desire to improve their individual skills and excel in game situations. These sessions will break down and isolate skills in order to improve the players all around performance. Through low player to coach ratios and high repetition training, players will have the chance to focus on their individual development and get personalized feedback. Our goal is to give players the opportunity and resources to take their game to the next level.
Kenny Brooks is from Las Vegas, Nevada and grew up playing AAA hockey for the Las Vegas Outlaws and Nevada Stars organizations. Kenny then moved on to play junior hockey for the Tri-City Storm for 3 years and was named Team Captain for the 2011-2012 season. Following his junior hockey career, Kenny went on to earn a scholarship to play for Penn State University in the inaugural season as a Division I hockey program. After graduating from Penn State, Kenny played professionally for the Colorado Eagles in the ECHL for their 2016-2017 Kelly Cup winning season. Kenny started his coaching career as an Assistant Coach in the USHL for the Tri-City Storm for the 2018-2019 season where he won the Anderson Cup. Kenny now lives in Las Vegas where he is the director of player development for the Las Vegas Ice Center and currently is the west coast regional scout for the Tri-City Storm.
Brittney Brooks is from Las Vegas and started her hockey career at the Las Vegas Ice Center. She played AAA boys hockey for the Las Vegas Outlaws and Nevada Stars before moving to Colorado to make the switch to girls hockey. She played her final season of youth hockey for the Colorado Select 19AAA team where she made a USA Hockey National Championship appearance and was selected for the JWHL league all star team. Brittney then went on to play goalie for Colgate University where she was awarded a scholarship for her play during her junior and senior seasons. While playing at Colgate, Brittney studied Neuroscience which inspired a hockey camp for children with autism. After college Brittney completed a graduate certificate program in Applied Behavior Analysis with a focus on learning. After college she worked as a Behavior Therapist but was drawn to coaching after realizing she missed being around hockey. Brittney is currently the goalie coach for all the Las Vegas Ice Center programs and is still active in the autism community.
Matt Ho is from Vancouver, British Columbia and grew up playing hockey in Las Vegas. Matt played for the Nevada Stars 16AAA team and moved to the Greater Vancouver Canadians for his final seasons of youth hockey. He played Junior A for the Boston Bandits and New Jersey Hitman. Matt went on to be a multi-sport college athlete, playing both Division III hockey and lacrosse for Chatham University. He has been coaching hockey since 2013 in various camps and completed an internship focusing on hockey specific on and off ice conditioning with Twist Conditioning.
PJ is a SoCal native who grew up playing goaltender through the ranks of AAA and Junior A hockey in the US and Canada. From there he was offered a scholarship at Penn State University in its first year as a NCAA Division 1 program. After playing 4 years at PSU he obtained his Degree in Kinesiology & Exercise Physiology. After college he played 2 years between the AHL and ECHL spending most his time in the New York Rangers organization. He is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) through the NSCA. As well as being a Youth Physical Literacy Specialist. He most recently has served as the Director of Hockey Sports Performance for Orange Lutheran High School as well as being the Goalie Development Coordinator for USA Hockey. PJ is in his 4th year of working with youth athletes and has developed an amazing age-appropriate curriculum that helps improve the performance of hockey players and many other athletes.
Mission Statement Teach life lessons through sport while improving performance and reducing the risk of injury to yield the result of long term athletic development