WINNIPEG, MB – Hockey Manitoba is pleased to announce the final twenty-eight players who will be moving onto the final phase of the U-16 Program of Excellence (POE) in selecting the 2011 U-16 Team Manitoba roster. The selected players will now take part in the U-16 Skills & Conditioning Camp, August 11-14, in Winnipeg which is being held in conjunction with the 2011 High Performance 1 Coach Seminar and 2011 Coach Camp. The twenty-eight players were selected from the POE TOP-40 Camp held at the end of May also in Winnipeg.
Following the U-16 Skills & Conditioning Camp the final roster will be announced in early October by Hockey Manitoba. Team Manitoba will not assemble together until days prior to the Western U-16 Challenge Cup making the Skills & Conditioning Camp an integral piece in developing team systems and concepts. The Western U-16 Challenge Cup will be held October 27-30, 2011 in Moose Jaw, SK.
Hockey Manitoba is pleased to recognize Canad Inns, CCM Hockey, and Reebok Hockey as Official Partners of the Program of Excellence. To learn more about the Program of Excellence please visit www.hockeymanitoba.ca/poe.php.