RoughRiders Hockey Academy Skills Series Camps

RoughRiders Hockey Academy, summer programming model of RoughRiders Hockey Club, is proud to announce the camp schedule. All of our skills series camps are COED! The coaching staff will include some of the areas best coaches has to offer. Camps will be limited to the first 50 players registered. The series of skills and techniques are designed to put every player in the best possible situation to develop and be their best version of a hockey for the upcoming season. 

ANNOUNCEMENT: Academy Skills Series Camps Registration Now Open!

About RoughRiders Hockey Academy

RoughRiders Hockey Academy is the spring and summer training program of RoughRiders Hockey Club. The Academy’s mission is to create an environment of unmatched development through bringing the area’s best coaches together to impact the development of hockey players. The development series is designed to specifically teach the technique and skills required for game transfer.

RoughRiders Hockey Academy is open to all players regardless of home association during season. These camps are COED, but players are divided into groups based on level of ability and age.

Coaching Staff

Dustin Timm, RRHC Executive Director
Zack Stommen, RRHC Asst. Director & Skills Development Coach
Jared Brown, USHL Cedar Rapids RoughRiders Assistant Coach
Andrew Whiteside, USHL Cedar Rapids RoughRiders Assistant Coach
Jeff Stack, RRHC Assistant Director & High School Head Coach
Mateen Karimi, RRHC Non-Parent Coach, & High School Assistant Coach
Thad Ramsey, RRHC Director of Off-Ice & High School Assistant Coach
Branden Chiles, RRHC Assistant Director
Steven Shapiro, RRHC Non-Parent Head Coach
Jake Stack, RRHC Goalie Coach

Goalies: Jake Stack, RRHC Director of Goalies will be at every camp this summer. Giving specific goalie coaching and critique for all goalies.

*camp staff will vary based on number of participants and camp

Youth Camps Schedule

Friday

Group 1: 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012 birth years
Group 2: 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007 birth years

90 minutes on-ice

Group 1 Check In: 500pm
Group 1 On-Ice: 530-700pm

Group 2 Check In: 615pm
Group 2 On-Ice: 715pm-845pm

Saturday

Group 1: 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012 birth years
Group 2: 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007 birth years

2 hours on-ice
1 hour off-ice
Video session

Group 1 Check In: 800am
Group 1 Video: 820am-845am
Group 1 On-Ice: 900am-1000am
Group 1 Off-Ice: 1015am-1115
Group 1 On-Ice: 1145-1245pm
Group 1 End of Day: 1245pm

Group 2 Check In: 915am
Group 2 Video: 935am-1000am
Group 2 On-Ice: 1015am-1115am
Group 2 Off-Ice: 1130am-1230pm
Group 2 On-Ice: 100pm-200pm
Group 2 End of Day: 200pm

*schedule subject to change based on participants

Sunday

Group 1: 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012 birth years
Group 2: 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007 birth years

2 hours on-ice
1 hour off-ice
Video session

Group 1 Check In: 800am
Group 1 Video: 820am-845am
Group 1 On-Ice: 900am-1000am
Group 1 Off-Ice: 1015am-1115
Group 1 On-Ice: 1145-1245pm
Group 1 End of Day: 1245pm

Group 2 Check In: 915am
Group 2 Video: 935am-1000am
Group 2 On-Ice: 1015am-1115am
Group 2 Off-Ice: 1130am-1230pm
Group 2 On-Ice: 100pm-200pm
Group 2 End of Day: 200pm

Camp Registrations

 

Speed & Power Skating Camp

Dates: April 22-24, 2022 -OR- July 8-10, 2022

Price: $195/player *Maximum capacity of 50 players. 

Birth Year Groups:

  • Group 1: 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012 birth years
  • Group 2: 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007 birth years

Location: ImOn Ice Arena, Cedar Rapids, IA

The Power Skating camp will focus on all of the basic fundamentals of being a good skater. The fundamentals will be taught in an environment that focuses on the use of the skills within the context of game situations.

Deception, Dangles & Dekes

Dates: May 20-22, 2022 -OR- August 5-7, 2022

Price: $195/player *Maximum capacity of 50 players.

Birth Year Groups:

  • Group 1: 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012 birth years
  • Group 2: 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007 birth years

Location: ImOn Ice Arena, Cedar Rapids, IA

This camp will focus on players having the ability to use their skating and stick skills to create time and space. The game of hockey is faster than ever, the players are bigger and stronger than ever, and the best can create time and space using deception, dangling, and dekes. This camp will provide fundamentals on how to use these fakes in game like scenarios and small area games on rushes and in the corners.

Sniper and Scoring

Dates: June 10-12, 2022

Price: $195/player *Maximum capacity of 50 players.

Birth Year Groups:

  • Group 1: 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012 birth years
  • Group 2: 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007 birth years

Location: ImOn Ice Arena, Cedar Rapids, IA

The Sniper and Scoring camp will focus on the fundamentals of scoring and being able to snipe. However, the game of hockey is won in between the dots. Drills will focus on players being able to get into the middle of the ice and playing under pressure. This camp will focus on positional and individual skills that will make a player more confident and an offensive threat.

Defenseman Skills 

Dates: July 29-31, 2022

Price: $195/player *Maximum capacity of 50 players. 

Birth Year Groups:

  • Group 1: 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012 birth years
  • Group 2: 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007 birth years

Location: ImOn Ice Arena, Cedar Rapids, IA

This camp is defense specific, but all players of all positions are encouraged to attend. Focusing on the defense position players will learn the importance details of the position such as good stick position, playing defensive side of the puck, backwards skating, deception on breakouts, and scoring fundamentals along the blue line.

The body contact camp is specific for upcoming first and second year 14u players.

High School Skills Session May thru June

Dates & Times: 6:30pm – 8:00pm

Wednesdays May 4th – June 22nd (no skate June 1st)

$205/player

Location: ImOn Ice Arena, Cedar Rapids, IA

Description: The high school skills session will consist of 90 minutes of skill development. This camp is open to all high school aged eleigible skaters and goalies. Players outside of RRHC are welcomed.

High School Skills Session July thru August

Dates & Times:

*Tuesday July 12th – 7:15-8:45pm

Tuesdays – 6:15-7:45pm July 19th thru August 16th 
Thursdays – 6:15-7:15pm July 14th thru August 18th

$295/player

Location: ImOn Ice Arena, Cedar Rapids, IA

Description: The high school skills session will consist of 60-90 minutes of skill development. This camp is open to all high school aged eleigible skaters and goalies. Players outside of RRHC are welcomed.

Registration Closed or Full? Please join the waitlist, because this will allow us to see if there is need for more ice. In the event that the waitlist becomes large enough for an additional group of players you will be notified.

If you have any questions about our RoughRiders Hockey Academy camps, please do not hesitate to reach out today!

Sincerely,
Dustin Timm
RRHC Executive Director