STUDENT-ATHLETE MIDDAY PROGRAM
WHAT IS THE STUDENT-ATHLETE MIDDAY PROGRAM?
North American Preparatory Hockey Academy or NA Prep has developed the Student-Athlete Mid-day Program for the hockey player in collaboration with the local schools. NA Prep has created a program that will be implemented for the K-12 grade levels. The Midday program will allow committed student-athletes to develop his/her skills at a higher level. NA Prep allows student hockey players to participate in private group training sessions with higher-level hockey training during school hours. Through the cooperation of the schools, this is now possible. Now families can schedule player training to allow hockey student-athletes to participate and train 2 - 4 times per week. We focus on skill development during our private group lessons, which will take place between September and June. In addition to 1 1/12 hours of daily on-ice instruction, we will soon be offering an off-ice strength and conditioning component making NA Prep the most comprehensive hockey program in the area.
WHO IS PROVIDING INSTRUCTION?
With over twenty years of coaching
experience, Jami “JJ” James will be on
ice daily to coach the kids. Periodically
guest coaches will drop in to assist coach JJ.
Thanks to the cooperation of the local
schools, Student-athletes attending NA Prep
will be able to fit our development program
into their schedule. There will be four on-ice development sessions per week (Monday thru Thursday) and will run from 2:15 pm - 3:45 pm at Stumptown IceDen. NA Prep and a daily carpool will transport the players from schools to the Stumptown IceDen.
The NA Prep Mid-Day Program is the only mid-day hockey program approved by WhitefishSchool District. Schedules of students participating in the program have their class schedule arranged to avoid missing core subjects. Student-athletes enrolled in Muhldown Elementary, Whitefish Middle School (grades 7 & 8), and Whitefish High School (grades 9-12) will be dismissed at 1:37 pm. Contact Coach JJ to learn how to make arrangements with the school.
THE "LITTLE'S" DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM
"BUILDING A TRAINING CULTURE YOU CAN THRIVE IN."
THE PHILOSOPHY OF NORTH AMERICAN PREPARATORY
Provide efficient and effective private group lessons
Provide mentorship and positive role models for our student-athletes
Character development through on and off the ice academy curriculum
Provide a higher level of skill development
Provide an environment exclusive to the development of the higher achieving student-athlete.
Provide additional opportunities for our student-athletes
Provide parents with a local and cost-effective method of maximizing training
Provide extra study groups for students that need additional support in their studies
Any male or female student-athletes attending local schools are eligible to participate.
NA Prep Hockey Director will establish and monitor student behavior expectations and an academic standard necessary for eligible participants.
GPA (grade point average) will be monitored
Player development curriculum will be set out by the NA Prep player development team.
NA Prep will provide the most diverse training for our student-athletes
We will strengthen the hockey IQ of each student-athlete
The on-ice curriculum will focus on skill development/small area resistance training
Off-Ice component to support player development
Enhancement of individual skills