Winnipeg, Manitoba - Hockey Manitoba is pleased to announce the rosters for the 2017 Female U18 and U16 Program of Excellence. The Female POE July Prep Camps will be held in Winnipeg the week of July 5-9, 2017. This is the third phase of the female Program of Excellence which leads towards the selection of the U18 Team Manitoba as well as the U16 Team Manitoba. U18 Team Manitoba will go on to participate in the 2017 Women's U18 National Championship in Quebec City, Quebec in November 2017.
The Female POE July Prep Camps are designed to provide players with the opportunity to work on advanced individual skill development and team building. The camp combines individual skills work with guest skills coaches as well as team technical & tactical work.
This year's U18 July Camp roster includes 3 returning players from the 2016 U18 Team Manitoba (Ashley McFadden, Sarah Dennehy and Olivia Cvar). Also included are two goaltenders who have been selected to attend the Team Canada U18 Strength and Conditioning Camp (Logan Angers and Halle Oswald).
After a very successful inaugural Top-40 camp the Female U16 July Prep Camp Roster includes 16 players for the rural AAA programs as well as 9 players from the various Winnipeg AA teams and Sport Schools.
The rosters for both programs can be found via the links below:
The Female Program of Excellence is designed to provide high performance female players with the opportunity to develop advanced skills as well as an introduction to the concepts needed to play at an elite level. Players from the Program of Excellence go on to play at the USPORTS, NCAA and International level.
For more information please contact U18 Director of Operations, Dustin Stewart or U16 Director of Operations, Devin Himpe, at the Hockey Manitoba office.