Private Instruction

For All Ages & Skill Levels

Whether you’re looking to introduce a youngster to the fundamentals of the game or you’re an elite athlete wanting to excel and elevate your skating and puck control skills, we offer in-house instruction packages with our resident instructor, Chris Johnston.

Chris brings 20 years of coaching experience to his on-ice instruction at the UHC. From conducting camps and clinics here at home, in Canada to leading skills development programs and coaching Tier 1 Elite teams in the United States, Chris brings passion, experience and knowledge to his sessions. As a past Director of Player Development for youth hockey associations, Chris understands what it takes to develop players and teach for success in the game!

  • 2003 – 2009: Operated Future Pros Hockey Camps with Pat Ferschweiler (Detroit Redwings Assistant Coach), Gary Emmons (Hobey Baker Finalist), Jason Herter (NHL First Round Draft Pick & Assistant Coach University Minnesota- Duluth)
  • 2004 – 2005: Founder of the Russell Stover AAA Program with Pat Ferschweiler
  • 2006 – 2009: Head Coach and Director Of Hockey Operations KC Outlaws Mid-West High School Hockey League
  • 2010-2017: Founded Jr. Mavericks Youth Hockey Association – Hockey/Director/Player Development & Skills
  • Certified Level 4 USA Hockey Coach
  • Certified Level 1 & 2 USA Hockey Instructor

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Skate With Power is a company dedicated to developing better skaters through offering a high degree of instructional expertise and exceptional customer service.

The Skate With Power program takes a holistic approach to developing elite athletes, understanding that becoming a better skater does not just happen on the ice. From improving a player’s stride to furthering their hockey career, The Ultimate Hockey Centre is pleased to host instruction from Lars Hepso and his team at the UHC.

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