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Whaler Nation 2017-18 Travel Program Information & Coaching Line-up

04/10/2017, 12:15pm EDT
By Whaler Nation

Important 2017-18 Program Information

The Whalers continue to offer the most comprehensive travel program in the CBHL, providing our players with the most ice time and best value. Whaler Nation continues to strive for excellence on and off the ice while providing a maximum level of competition, coaching, training, and safety for each of our players. In 2017-18 we will continue to offer first class programming to our players, providing them a pathway to Junior and Collegiate hockey.  Below is some of the key programming our players will take advantage of in the 2017-18 season. 

U8 Mite Travel Programming

Coaches:

Mite Minor: David Murphy, Kevin Blankenship, & Nick Abshear

Mite Major: Bruce Liptak, Tom Rossiter,  & Robert Rajnys

- Whaler Nation Happy Hour (6 weeks of Pre-Season training taught by our junior coaches and power skating instructor Suzie Hewitt)

-  2 practices per week running August 22nd, 2017-March 8th, 2018 (1 hour, 52 Slots)

-  Full CBHL League Schedule

- (14) Home Game Slots

- 2 Tournaments

- Bi-Weekly Goalie Skills Sessions

- Bi-Weekly CPHL Skills Sessions

- Whaler Nation Workout Shorts and Shirt for each player

- Whaler Nation Practice Jersey

U10 Squirt Travel Programming (Head Coach- Terry O’Neil)

- Whaler Nation Happy Hour (6 weeks of Pre-Season training taught by our junior coaches and power skating instructor Suzie Hewitt)

- Weekly Bon Secours InMotion Sports Performance Training with certified trainers Joey Ratti and Aaron Ransom.

- ImPact Concussion Testing for all players ages 10+

-  2 practices per week running August 22nd, 2017-March 8th, 2018 (1 hour, 52 Slots)

-  Full CBHL League Schedule

- (20) Home Game Slots

- 45-50 Total Games

- 2 Tournaments

- Bi-Weekly Goalie Skills Sessions

- Whaler Nation Workout Shorts and Shirt for each player

- Whaler Nation Practice Jersey

U12 PeeWee Travel Programming (Head Coach- Robert Rajnys)

- Whaler Nation Happy Hour (6 weeks of Pre-Season training taught by our junior coaches and power skating instructor Suzie Hewitt)

- Weekly Bon Secours InMotion Sports Performance Training with certified trainers Joey Ratti and Aaron Ransom.

- ImPact Concussion Testing for all players ages 10+

-  2 practices per week running August 22nd, 2017-March 8th, 2018 (1 hour, 52 Slots)

-  Full CBHL League Schedule

- (20) Home Game Slots

- 45-50 Total Games

- 2 Tournaments

- Full access to the Whaler Nation Gym

- Bi-Weekly Goalie Skills Sessions

- Whaler Nation Workout Shorts and Shirt for each player

- Whaler Nation Practice Jersey

U14 Bantam Travel Programming (Head Coach- Rod Taylor)

- Whaler Nation Happy Hour (6 weeks of Pre-Season training taught by our junior coaches and power skating instructor Suzie Hewitt)

- Weekly Bon Secours InMotion Sports Performance Training with certified trainers Joey Ratti and Aaron Ransom.

- ImPact Concussion Testing for all players ages 10+

- Flynn Development Camp July 10-14, 2017 w/ Brad Flynn (HC- Corpus Christi NAHL) & Danny Flynn (HC- St. John’s QMJHL)

- 1 Week of Jr. Training w. Jr. Whalers July 17-21, 2017

-  2 practices per week running August 29th 2017-March 15th, 2018 (1 hour & 10 Minutes, 52 Slots)

-  Full CBHL League Schedule

- (20) Home Game Slots

- 45-50 Total Games

- 2 Tournaments

- Full access to the Whaler Nation Gym

- Bi-Weekly Goalie Skills Sessions

- Whaler Nation Workout Shorts and Shirt for each player

- Whaler Nation Practice Jersey

U16 Futures Travel Programming (Head Coach- Grant Campbell)

- Whaler Nation Happy Hour (6 weeks of Pre-Season training taught by our junior coaches and power skating instructor Suzie Hewitt)

- Weekly Bon Secours InMotion Sports Performance Training with certified trainers Joey Ratti and Aaron Ransom.

- ImPact Concussion Testing for all players ages 10+

- Flynn Development Camp July 10-14, 2017 w/ Brad Flynn (HC- Corpus Christi NAHL) & Danny Flynn (HC- St. John’s QMJHL)

- 2 Weeks of Jr. Training w. Jr. Whalers July 17-21, 2017 & July 24-28, 2017

-  2 practices per week running August 29th, 2017-March 15th, 2018  (1 hour & 30 Minutes, 52 Slots)

-  Full CBHL League Schedule

- (20) Home Game Slots

- 45-50 Total Games

- 2 Tournaments

- Full access to the Whaler Nation Gym

- Bi-Weekly Goalie Skills Sessions

- Whaler Nation Workout Shorts and Shirt for each player

- Whaler Nation Practice Jersey

U18 Midget Travel Programming (Head Coach- Eric Schauer)

- Whaler Nation Happy Hour (6 weeks of Pre-Season training taught by our junior coaches and power skating instructor Suzie Hewitt)

- Weekly Bon Secours InMotion Sports Performance Training with certified trainers Joey Ratti and Aaron Ransom.

- ImPact Concussion Testing for all players ages 10+

-  2 practices per week running August 29th, 2017-March 15th, 2018  (1 hour & 10 Minutes, 52 Slots)

-  Full CBHL League Schedule

- (20) Home Game Slots

- 45-50 Total Games

- 2 Tournaments

- Full access to the Whaler Nation Gym

- Bi-Weekly Goalie Skills Sessions

- Whaler Nation Workout Shorts and Shirt for each player

- Whaler Nation Practice Jersey

2017-18 Whaler Nation Staff

Executive Director

Brad Jones

Head of Coaches

Rod Taylor

Sports Performance Trainer

Joey Ratti/ Aaron Ransom

Goaltending Coach

Grant Laughrey

Billeting Coordinator

 Brian Osmundson

WN Scheduler

Tom Knowlton

Administrative

Kelley Foster

**Assistant coaches/Managers for all youth teams will be selected after tryouts**

We look forward to seeing everybody at tryouts May 10, 11, and 13 at the Chilled Ponds.  Sign up for tryouts today online at: https://whalernation.sportngin.com/register/form/073055429?_ga=1.18398461.597471879.1476387014.

LOCAL YOUTH WHALERS ADVANCING THEIR CAREERS


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Regen Cavanagh (Chesapeake, VA)- Sioux Falls Stampede (USHL)


Ryan Salkeld (Churchland, VA) Norfolk Admirals (ECHL) & Macon Mayhem (SPHL)


Noah Kramer (Chesapeake, VA)- Jr. Whalers


Carter Long (Yorktown, VA)- Lincoln Stars (USHL)


Blake Scott (Chesapeake, VA) Liberty University (ACHA D1)


Charles DuBose (Chesapeake, VA)- Jr. Whalers

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