Camps and Clinics

Camps and Clinics

The OhioHealth Chiller Ice Rinks offer a wide variety of hockey and skating camps and clinics throughout the year. Specialty camps and clinics are offered focusing on specific skills including skating, stick handling, passing, shooting and positional play. Camps and clinics are taught by highly qualified instructors focusing on the skills required to play at both the recreational or competitive level.  These camps and clinics are not USA Hockey programs.  For more information on upcoming hockey camps please contact Rob Schriner at 614-791-9999, ext. 125 or rschriner@thechiller.com.


Goalie Camp 2017

TUNE-UP FOR TRYOUTS AND PLAY LIKE A PRO!
Join goalie coach Dave Caruso and his experienced staff for this fun and challenging 5 session goalie camp.

March 24-May 14, Fridays & Sundays
Group 1 - Travel/AAA/AA/A (02-07) - $235
Group 2 - Fundamental Group (02-08) - $205

Click here for daily schedule >

Camp emphasis is to help prepare goalies for tryouts and improve goalie’s technical skills, mental skills, athletic skills and hockey sense.Dave Caruso

  • Goalie Skating Movements (shuffles, t-pushes, c-cuts, edge work, balance, agility)
  • Fundamental Saves with Rebound Control (glove/blocker, stick usage, body and butterfly saves)
  • On Ice and Full Recovery/Movement (recovering to edges, butterfly slides, lateral adjustments and lateral release)
  • Positioning (angles, depth and being square)
  • Game Situations (save selections, behind the net plays, screen/traffic, deflections, breakaways and proper use of butterfly, RVH and VH saves)
  • Puckhandling (passing, distributing the puck)
  • Off Ice Training (proper warmup, eye/hand coordination, visualization and developing more athleticism)

About Coach Dave Caruso:

  • USA Hockey Goalie Development Coordinator - Mid Am District (2016-present)
  • Ohio AAA Blue Jackets Goalie Coach (2016-present)
  • Goalie Development Coach, New Jersey Devils (2012-2014)
  • 6-season professional career (2006-2012)\
    • 52 AHL games
    • 186 ECHL games
  • 4 seasons at the Ohio State University  (2002-2006)
    • 11 shutouts and a 2.07 goals-against avg.
    • Helped lead team to 3 NCAA Tournament berths and the 2004 CCHA Mason Cup

Register online >

Download a printable informational flier >

For more information contact Rob Schriner - rschriner@thechiller.com or 614-791-9999 x125.


Chiller Checking Clinics

Introduction to checking for 2003-2004 birth yearsChiller Checking Clinics
 
Coached By: Pat Murphy - Head Coach Dublin Jerome
 
Cost: $25 per each 1 hour session (register for 1 or up to 4 sessions)

Sessions:
Monday, April  10, 2017
Wednesday, April 12, 2017
Monday, April 17, 2017
Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Clinics will focus on:

  • Angling
  • Poke check
  • Hip check
  • Proper way to give and receive checks

Register online >

Download a printable informational flier >

For more information, contact Hockey Director Rob Schriner - 614-791-9999 x125 or rschriner@thechiller.com.


 

Chiller Travel/Select Developmental Series

Coached by Darcy Cahill and other high level professional coaches.

March 20 - May 26, 2017Darcy Cahill
10 Practices/10 Inter-Squad Games
OhioHealth Chiller North*
*Friday, April 7 games are at DUBLIN.

2009-11 Birth Years: Group 1
Practice Mondays 7:00-7:50PM
Game Fridays 5:00-5:50PM*
18 Players Max
Register online - PLAYER >
Register online - GOALIE >

2009-11 Birth Years: Group 2
Practice Tuesdays 7:00-7:50PM
Game Fridays 5:00-5:50PM*
18 Players Max
Register online - PLAYER >
Register online - GOALIE >

2003-05 Birth Years: Group 3
Practice Wednesdays 7:00-7:50PM
Game Fridays 7:00-7:50PM*
18 Players Max
Group 3 is FULL

2003-05 Birth Years: Group 4Developmental Camp
Practice Thursdays 7:00-7:50PM
Game Fridays 7:00-7:50PM*
18 Players Max
Register online - PLAYER >
Register online - GOALIE >

2006-08 Birth Years: Group 5
Practice Thursdays 6:00-6:50PM
Game Fridays 6:00-6:50PM*
18 Players Max
Register online - PLAYER >
Register online - GOALIE >

2006-08 Birth Years: Group 6
Practice Tuesdays 6:00-6:50PMDevelopmental Camp
Game Fridays 6:00-6:50PM*
18 Players Max
PLAYER is FULL
Register online - GOALIE >

Cost: $500 PER PLAYER

  • For upper level players looking to improve skills in the off-season
  • Must have dark and white jersey

Download printable flier (PDF) >

For more information contact Rob Schriner (614) 791-9999 x125 or rschriner@thechiller.com.


Developmental Girls Hockey Camp

10 Practices/10 Scrimmages

Coached By Darcy Cahill (Head Coach Dublin Coffman Varsity)Darcy Cahill

Birth Years 2006-2010

Mondays (practice) & Wednesdays (scrimmage)
March 20-May 24, 2017
6:00-6:50pm

OhioHealth Chiller NORTH

$350/player;  $175/goalie

All levels welcome!

Camp is designed to help improve all areas of your game.

Focus on Skating, Passing, Stick-handling, Shooting, Positional Play, Team Drills and Controlled Scrimmage.

Register online >

Download a printable flier >

For more information contact Hockey Director Rob Schriner (614) 791-9999 x125 or rschriner@thechiller.com.


Chiller-Caruso SaveMaker Elite Goalie Camp

Lead Instructors: Dave Caruso and Allen SchneiderDave Caruso

Location: OhioHealth Chiller North - Lewis Center, OH

Date: June 12-16, 2017 (Monday-Friday)

Time: 10:00am-4:15pm

Level: Must have played travel or high school hockey. Others need to be approved by Coach Caruso.

Ages: 14 years old and older

The Elite Camp is designed for goaltenders who want to push themselves to the next level. Goalies will work on conditioning, goalie specific agility and movement in the morning session. In the afternoon, goalies will be split into groups to work on save techniques, selection and game situations. We will also focus on competitive and battle drills. We will teach new and innovative drills that professional and collegiate goalies are currently using.

We will have a mix of current college and junior level goaltenders to help give insight to the campers about what it takes to succeed and push their game to the next level. Due to NCAA restrictions, we can not use their names or likenesses.

  • 12.5 hrs on ice goalie specific development - goalie power skating, technical and game situational drills
  • 7+ hrs off ice conditioning to be lead by top trainers in Columbus. Training will include yoga, hand-eye coordination, flexibility, balance, and quick/active hands
  • 3.75 hrs of video and goalie seminars on topics such as goal setting, motivation, emotional regulation, self-control, positive attitude, coping with pressure, team work, managing energy levels, preparedness, perseverance, situational awareness and choosing the right equipment
  • Video review (NHL clips and current camp's goalie work)
  • Varsity, AAA, Junior, Collegiate, or Professional level shooters
  • Max 3:1 camper to instructor ratio
  • Lunch is provided everyday

Cost: $650

Chiller-Caruso SaveMaker Elite camp’s typical day

  • 9:45am: Check In    
  • 10:00-10:20am: Warmup    
  • 10:45-11:45am: On-Ice - Goalie Specific Power Skating
  • 12:00 - 1:00pm: Off-Ice Conditioning - Yoga/Athletic Development
  • 1:00 - 1:30pm: Lunch    
  • 1:30 - 2:15pm: Classroom Development - Video and Goalie Seminars
  • 2:30 - 4:00pm: On-Ice - Station work - Technical and Game Situations
  • 4:15pm: Checkout    

Each camper will receive a jersey, water bottle and “swag bag.”

Raffles and prizes from the following sponsors: Ohio Health Chiller Ice Rinks, Vaughn Hockey, Vice Designs, Caruso Hockey, Harbor Yoga and more.

Register online >

For more information, please contact Coach Dave Caruso - carusohockey@gmail.com.


Chiller-Caruso SaveMaker Fundamentals Goalie Camp

Lead Instructors: Dave Caruso and Allen SchneiderDave Caruso

Location: OhioHealth Chiller North - Lewis Center, OH

Dates: June 12-16, 2017 (Monday-Friday)

Time: 8:15am-12:45pm

Ages: 6-16 years old

SaveMaker Fundamentals Camp is perfect for the beginners to intermediate players who want to focus more on the fundamentals of playing goaltender position. This camp is designed to give goalies the opportunity to enhance their technical save techniques, save selections and goalie specific movements through simpler drills. We will breakdown the goaltender position and the specialized skills needed to help goaltenders improve and feel confident in their game.

We will have a mix of current college, junior and varsity high school level goaltenders to help give insight to the campers about what it takes to succeed and push their game to the next level. Due to NCAA restrictions, we cannot use their names or likenesses.

  • 7.5 hrs on ice goalie specific development - goalie power skating, technical and game situational drills
  • 7+ hrs off ice conditioning to be lead by top trainers in Columbus. Training will include yoga, hand-eye coordination, flexibility, balance, and quick/active hands
  • 3.75 hrs of video and goalie seminars on topics such as goal setting, motivation, emotional regulation, self-control, positive attitude, coping with pressure, team work, managing energy levels, preparedness, perseverance, situational awareness and choosing the right equipment
  • Video review (NHL clips and current camp's goalie work)
  • Varsity, AAA, Junior, Collegiate, or Professional level shooters
  • Max of 3:1 camper to instructor ratio
  • Optional Lunch

Cost: $450 with lunch or $375 with no lunch

Lunch is offered to campers the opportunity to eat with SaveMaker Elite camp instructors and attendees. We want our goalies to all feel part of the “Goalie Nation.” Goalies and coaches are able to talk about goalie topics informally during lunch.

To include lunch option when registering online, select "Chiller-Caruso SaveMaker Fundamentals Goalie Camp" and then select "Chiller-Caruso SaveMaker Fundamentals Goalie Camp - Lunch Add-On."

Chiller-Caruso SaveMaker Fundamentals typical camp schedule:

  • 8:15-8:40am: Warm up    
  • 9:00-10:30am: On-Ice - Fundamental and Save Techniques
  • 10:45-11:45am: Off-Ice Conditioning - Yoga/Athletic Development
  • 12:00-12:45pm: Classroom Development - Video and Goalie Seminars
  • 12:45pm: Non-lunch group check out    
  • 1:15pm: Lunch group check out

Each camper will receive a jersey, water bottle and “swag bag.”

Raffles and prizes from the following sponsors: Ohio Health Chiller Ice Rinks, Vaughn Hockey, Vice Designs, Caruso Hockey, Harbor Yoga and more.

Register online >

For more information, please contact Coach Dave Caruso - carusohockey@gmail.com.


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