Academy Registrations will open;

June 17, 2024 @ 8:00pm MST

.... registration will close 1 day prior to the start of the program or when it reaches capacity!

Academy - 2024-2025 Season

Southwest Hockey is very excited to continue offering the Academy for U9, U11 & U13!

We have partnered with some great instructors from our hockey community! Under guidance from certified, professional coaches; this individualized program will challenge participants to improve their skills beyond their comfort zone through high intensity drills.

This in-house SW Academy is only for participants registered in Southwest who are looking for extra on-ice training.


It is geared to participants;

U9 ---> SW Teams 1 & 2 Players

U11---> SW Teams AA,1 & 2 - Players and Goalies

U13---> SW Teams 1, 2 & 3 - Players and Goalies



You will be able to register for the Fall Program, or the Fall & Winter Program when we open registration!

DISCOUNT Opportunity ---> If you register for both programs at the time of registration, before the Fall Program starts you will receive a 10% discount on the total cost of the two programs.


The Academy will operate in two sessions;

  • Fall: October to December
  • Winter: January to March ---> Registration will re-open NOV 1, 2024 based on availability

Meet the Instructors!

Click on logo below to see the bios of all the instructors;

Academy Registration

Registration Eligibility

  • Registration is open to fully registered Southwest participants only.
  • Register early to avoid disappointment as there is a limited number of spaces available.
  • Registrations will be prioritized on a first come, first COMPLETED registration’.
  • Registrations will be verified to confirm that the participant is registered to the correct team roster.
    • Other age groups and divisions can contact the Director of Development for consideration "prior" to registering. If an exception is made there are no additional Association commitments to coordinating scheduling conflicts.
  • If applicable, verified participants will be divided up into groups based on 'like-skills' and abilities. 
  • Confirmation of your registration will be communicated by the Director of Development. See each division for deadline dates.
  • Registrations will close 1 day prior to or when the program reaches capacity.
  • Participants who do not successfully evaluate for a qualifying team following evaluations; would receive a full refund.

Schedule Details

  • No Association practices will be scheduled on Academy designated days. See your division for the schedule information.
  • No refunds are issued for missed sessions.

Player Academy (20 participants per group)

Players will focus on skills such as; Skating Agility, Skating Mobility, Shooting/Passing, Hockey IQ, Speed Drills, Puck Control, Battle Drills & Technical Skills.

Alternating sessions between power skating and skills.

Goalie Academy (8 goalies)

Goalies will focus on skills such as; Skating, Sliding, Edgework, Puck Handling, Balance, Body Control, Patience & Technical Skills. 


  • Full Payment of the program is due by Sep 15th when registration is completed prior to the Fall Session
  • An "Installment Payment" option is available for registrations completed by August 15th
  • A 10% discount will be offered when you register for the Fall & Winter session at the same time, prior to the start of the Fall session.
  • Nov 1st registration for the Winter Session payments are due at time of registration.


  • The Academy is subject to cancellation, and entitled to full refund if there are insufficient registrations.
  • Members who withdraw are subject to a $75 non-refundable admin fee up to 1 day prior to the start of the program.
  • NO refunds as of the start date of the program.
  • NO refunds are issued for missed sessions.
  • If you registered for both the Fall and Winter session and qualified for the discount, then withdraw from either program, the discount is no longer eligible
  • To withdraw, complete the withdrawal form via this link: Click Here. The timestamp on the withdrawal form will be used for the above timelines.