NLT DEVELOPMENT (Burlington City Rep Hockey Club)


Burlington Eagles

Next Level Training 2019-2020 Program


The Burlington City Rep Hockey Club is continuing to transform the way we develop our players. We continue to evolve and improve our NLT based on feedback from the coaches, players, conveners, coach mentor and parents.   Based on the feedback we are unveiling an improved extensive training program that gives every child and their team the chance to excel at the sport he/she loves.

This program will involve top level coaches, the highest level local instructors that excel in their fields and most of all be far more directed to the needs of your child and his/her team through extensive on ice skill development and off-ice training techniques.  Also, the club has committed to hundreds of hours of position specific training for our players with Scott Mifsud, Justin DaCosta, Jeffrey Gilligan and Jeff Adams who will be there to support our team coaches.     


NLT program includes;

·         Sports Psychology

·         Team Nutrition

·         Motivation

·         Power Skating

·         Puck skills

·         Strength and Conditioning

·         Goalie Specific Training

·         Defense Specific Training

·         Forward Specific Training

·         Team Fundamental Training

.         Coach support and development


NLT Team Coordinator:

Each team has a designated NLT Team Coordinator who will work with the coaching staff to coordinate the NLT budget to ensure proper execution. The NLT Team Coordinator will communicate with the parents/coaches to ensure transparency into the program and the budget.  Team Coordinators will follow the plan outlined between the coaches and the Club NLT Coordinator Mike Schutte.

Bryce O'Hagan (Goalie Development Coordinator)

Brandon Coccimiglio (Off-Ice Training Coordinator MPW to Midget // Shield)


NLT Approved Coaches:

.       Mike Ellis, Mark Ellis and Denver Manderson (Focus on Coach and Player Development)

.       Kelly Reed and Mark Rodgers (Power Skating, Puck Control)

.       Dino Felliceti (Offensive Skills & Goal Scoring)

.       George Bradley (Defensive play/agility for D)

.       Sean Walker ITrain Hockey (Player Skills)


We believe that the Burlington City Rep Hockey Club is a strong organization steeped in tradition and we want to continue that success, but we also recognize the need to continue to change with the times, thus we continue to IMPROVE the NEXT LEVEL TRAINING platform we started several years ago. Our club is focused on investing in the development of our members/players and as such we will continue to adapt and grow with them.  The combination of a strong hockey development coaching group coupled with a focus on skill development of our players will ensure the success of the Burlington Eagles.


Our Mission Statement: Commitment to Excellence

The Burlington City Rep Hockey Club advocates and facilitates philosophies which affect the success and edification of our athletes as whole persons. This development includes eliciting values of character, education, integrity, leadership, teamwork, quality of life and altruism.
We have set ourselves the task of helping to mold our athletes, through the great Canadian passion of hockey, into responsible future leaders and caring citizens, whose paths will also be defined by a quest for excellence in all they do.

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