WINNIPEG, MB – Hockey Manitoba is pleased to release the roster for the 2023 Female Under-16 Program June Development Camp which will be held from June 9 – 11, 2023 in Winnipeg, Manitoba.
This camp will be the second phase of the Hockey Manitoba Female U16 Program which is a program for emerging high performance female U16 athletes with a focus on preparing these athletes to enter into high performance U18 hockey.
The Female U16 June Development Camp will see a total of sixty eight (68) athletes invited, comprised of thirty-eight (38) forwards, twenty-two (22) defencemen, and eight (8) goaltenders.
The Female U16 June Development Camp will see athletes participating in skill sessions designed to provide instructions on skills and concepts directly related to the Female Team Manitoba Principles of Play. Athletes will also participate in intra-squad exhibition games on the Sunday of camp. All programming throughout the duration of the camp will be led by the Female U16 Coaching staff.
The third phase of the Female U16 Program will be the July Development Camp which will be held from July 7 – 9, 2023 at hockey for all centre. The same 68 athletes that were selected for the June Development Camp will participate in skill sessions and inter-squad competition. Skills sessions will be lead by the Female U16 coaching staff and will be focused on skills and concepts needed at the U18 level.
The fourth and final phase of the Female U16 Program will be the August Competition Weekend which will be held from August 25 – 27, 2023 at hockey for all centre. The same 68 athletes that were selected for the June and July Development Camps will be placed onto four separate teams with each team being led by a member of the Female U16 coaching staff. Teams will play in a round robin, Semi-Final and Gold or Bronze game over the course of the weekend.
Hockey Manitoba is pleased to recognize CCM Hockey and the Western Hockey League as Official Partners of the Program of Excellence, along with Gatorade as the Official Sport Drink of Hockey Manitoba. The POE is our high performance program that offers developing athletes who are on track to be elite with the opportunity to represent their province while providing a solid development path to the National and International stages.