Our hockey staff are certified USA Hockey coaches. Because of our scheduling, our athletes get prepared for future hockey /academic pursuits. They learn the importance of time management, goal setting, multi-tasking, and travel etiquette.
Between league, exposure trips and tournaments, our teams will play around 50 games in North America.
Valencia Prep Academy will focus on exposure trips, in which our athletes will get the best look from scouts. This may be in the form of tournaments, showcases or specifically designed trips.
We will focus on putting our athletes in front of the
- United States Hockey League(USHL)
- North American Hockey League(NAHL)
- Canadian Hockey League (Western Hockey League)
- British Columbia Hockey League (BCHL)
- Alberta Junior Hockey League (AJHL), Saskatchewan Junior Hockey League (SJHL)
- Manitoba Junior Hockey League(MJHL)
VPA will travel at least two times to Western Canada and at least two times to Eastern United States for these showcases. We will focus on playing like talented AAA and Academy programs.
Our large reach across North America will allow us to talk to additional leagues and teams as well.
Each team will have around 150 hours of on-ice development sessions and 120 hours of dryland/multi-sport training sessions. The sports schedule is subject to change, based on welfare of kids (fatigue), travel timing, programs discretion, and educational requirements
Our facilities are all located in the same general area and are within walking distance. Our athletes do not have to leave The CUBE sports facility area. Athletes will be bussed if any training/schooling is deemed a distance
from The CUBE).
- Dedicated dressing rooms or storage.
- On site fitness facility
- One NHL, One Olympic and one Skills training sized ice surfaces
Athletes will start their season in early august and conclude in late May. The program will continue to run dryland and on ice development until the beginning of May.