Specialized Hockey Skills

Specialized Hockey Skills

Each session includes 40 minutes of Hockey Treadmill and 20 minutes with the RapidShot Shooting Cage.

Our Hockey Skating Treadmill is the ultimate training machine for improving skating stride, speed, and technique. The RapidShot Shooting Cage helps players develop shot speed, strength and accuracy.

Limited to 3 players per session. If your desired session is full, contact Hockey Director Rob Schriner - rschriner@thechiller.com.

Cost: $185 for 4-week session

OhioHealth Chiller North
8144 Highfield Drive
Lewis Center, OH 43035

Players please wear/bring the following:

  • Tracksuit/Sweats
  • Skates
  • Helmet
  • Gloves
  • Stick
  • Tennis Shoes

Custom lessons/sessions available. Click here to register for a custom 4-week package >

After registering above, book your session:

Book a session with Coach Bethany Trona-Farler: Call/text 740-501-1390 or Email Coach Bethany >

Book a session with Coach Morgan Rumpke - Email Coach Morgan > 

Book a session with Coach Alex Morrow - Email Coach Alex > 

Book a session with Coach Mack Burton  - Email Coach Burton >

Book a session with Coach DJ Columbo  - Email Coach Columbo

Book a session with Coach Nick Heufelder - Email Coach Nick >

*No makeup session permitted for customer-canceled/missed class.

SKATE SHARPENING: Specialized Skills/Treadmill sessions include free skate sharpening on the standard EZ Sharp machine immediately following your training session. Take participant’s skates to the front desk after your lesson (must arrange on day of lesson) for your included sharpening. Skates may be sharpened immediately or may need to be left overnight, based upon staff availability.

For scheduling assistance or more information, contact us - shs@thechiller.com

About Coach Bethany Trona-Farler: Coach Bethany Trona-Farler is the Assistant Coach of the Warcats Varity team and the backup Head coach of the Learn to Play Program ages 5 through adults. After serving in active-duty Air Force service for 10 years as the head fitness program manager and intelligence specialist, Bethany returned to playing adult hockey in Columbus and was asked to lead some of the Blue Jackets Hockey School at the OhioHealth Chiller. Coach Bethany spent 14 years coaching competitive Olympic Weightlifting and CrossFit. Bethany holds a Level 2 Coaching Certification from USA Hockey. Bethany resides in New Albany and spends all her extra free time with her two dogs and training her own hockey skills doing private lessons. Coach Bethany enjoys developing player skating skills as she competitively competed in Figure Skating as a child. Bethany prefers to work with younger kids (14U) in the developmental stages ages.  Book a session with Coach Bethany Trona-Farler: Call/text 740-501-1390 or Email Coach Bethany >

About Coach Morgan Rumpke: Coach Morgan played youth hockey in Columbus for 11 years. After her last season of competitive hockey, she was given the opportunity to start coaching and very quickly fell in love with the coaching aspect of the sport. Coach Morgan has spent the past year coaching the Learn to Play Program, ages 5 through adult and CYDA EDP U10s. After graduating high school at Gahanna Lincoln, she attended Columbus State Community College to achieve an associate degree and is currently enrolled at Ohio State University with a goal of a bachelor’s degree in communication.  Book a session with Coach Morgan Rumpke - Email Coach Morgan >

About Coach Alex Morrow: Coach Alex Morrow grew up here in Columbus, OH. Playing at every level of youth hockey, Alex made his way from the house program up to AAA his U16 year. In college, Alex learned under an NHL skills coach and was co-founder of the Club Hockey team at Otterbein University. Training himself, he landed a semi-pro contract in the Federal Hockey League where he played two seasons. After hanging up the skates, Alex created A5 Skills. Now coach Alex gives private lessons, group lessons, team lessons, summer camps and offers a video program.  Book a session with Coach Alex Morrow - Email Coach Alex > 

About Coach Mack Burton: Mack spent the last two years coaching Gilmour Academy’s 16u and 18u AAA teams as well as goaltenders. He also worked with Conway Goaltending school in Cleveland where he ran private lessons, camps and clinics and provide goalie training within team practices. Prior to Gilmour, Mack played four years for Colby College in Waterville, Maine (NCAA DIII) where he was a goaltender. Mack played two years of New England Prep School hockey with Governor’s Academy in Byfield, MA before coming to Colby. Mack grew up playing in Columbus with CCYHA and played three years with Hilliard Hockey Club prior to moving to the East Coast. Mack currently works as a personal trainer in Upper Arlington and leads private goalie lessons at the Chiller.  Book a session with Coach Mack Burton >

About Coach DJ Colombo: Coach DJ Colombo has been coaching for six years, including the Columbus Blue Jackets Hockey School and other Specialized Skills camps. DJ been around the game of hockey since he was four years old, playing CCYHA Travel growing up and playing two years of varsity hockey for Bishop Watterson before a major injury that cut his career short. Coach Colombo is passionate about passing on the knowledge he has onto his players.  Book a session with Coach DJ Columbo >

About Coach Nick Heufelder: Coach Nick Heufelder has been employed by the Chiller for 5 years. In addition to his role as a primary instructor on the treadmill and RapidShot, Nick regularly coaches at the Chiller’s on-ice camps and clinics.  Coach Nick played Varsity hockey at Olentangy Orange High School and is currently a sophomore at Ohio State University, studying electrical engineering.  Book a session with Coach Nick Heufelder >

For scheduling assistance or more information, contact us - shs@thechiller.com

RapidShot is a patented hockey training system that automatically passes and collects 
hundreds of pucks an hour. There are eight pass speeds and intervals for training snap-shots, wrist-shots, backhands and one-timers. RapidShot is the most advanced computerized shooting system in the world that measures accuracy, shot speed and reaction time.

Rapid Shot Hockey