MPI Hockey Academy

MPI Hockey Academy (Measurable Performance Improvement) was created to provide another premier instructional resource for hockey players in St. Louis. Assembling a knowledgeable and experienced coaching staff to host a variety of programs allows the team at MPI to teach the basic fundamentals and progress to advanced techniques. Our coaches are available for a variety of instructional and training options year round!

Questions

Please reach out to:

Brett DeNap

Director - MPI Hockey Academy


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Summer Jamboree Opportunity for 8U Players!

June 24 - 27, 2021. For 2013 & 2014 Birth Years.

2021 Summer Hockey Camps

Explore our camp offerings below!

Open to Girls & Boys

  • Focusing on power skating, puck handling, and shooting
  • Cost : $495 (includes T/Th each week)
  • *1 night prorating is not available.
  • June 8 - August 12 (10 weeks)
  • Tuesdays and Thursdays at 4:20pm-5:20pm
  • Age Groups : Midget (2006-2003)

Register - Midget Skills (2 nights/week)

Open to Girls & Boys

  • Focusing on stick-handling, shooting, & skating
  • Groups divided by age and skill level
  • On-Ice, Off-Ice Skills, Strength & Conditioning, & Hockey IQ
  • Monday - Thursday 8am - 4pm
  • Cost: $350/week
  • Weeks include:
    • June 28th - ALL-GIRLS (Will group by age based on registration)
    • July 26th - MITE (Co-Ed)
    • August 2nd - SQUIRT/PEEWEE (Co-Ed)
    • August 16th - TRYOUT PREP CAMP (All Ages)

Register - 4 Day Summer Camp

Open to Girls & Boys

  • June 14-August 13 (9 week program)
  • Focusing on power skating, puck handling, shooting
  • Day & Time
    • Wednesdays 5:30PM-6:30PM (2013-2014)(Mite)
    • Mondays 4:20PM - 5:20PM (2008 & Older)(Bantam/Midget)
    • Mondays 6:40PM-7:40PM (2012-2009)(Squirt/Peewee)
      *Squirt/Peewee group has no ice 6/21. Rescheduled for final date of 8/16.

Registration is closed for 10U Squirts & 12U PeeWees


Register - Weeknight Skills

Open to Girls & Boys

  • Age: 14u Bantam (2007 & 2008)
  • 2 nights for 1 hour/night (total of 2 hours)
  • Week of June 7th, 2021
    • Tuesday 6/8 5:30pm-6:30pm
    • Wednesday 6/9 5:30pm-6:30pm
  • Cost: $80
  • Limited to 60 participates; Participants will be divided into smaller groups based on age and skill level and provided dates/times closer to clinic.


Register - Checking Clinic

Open to Girls & Boys

Interest Form

If you are interested in our 1 Day Camp, fill out our Interest Form and we will reach out. Questions: Brett.DeNap@maryvilleuhc.com


1 Day Camp Details

  • JUNE 11- AUGUST 13
  • FRIDAYS : 8AM-4PM
  • 10 WEEKS - 1 DAY / WEEK = $950
  • 50 HOURS OF WORLD CLASS INSTRUCTION FOR JUST $19/HOUR!

Groups
Divided by age & skill level

  • 8U Mites: 2013 & 2014 Birth Years
  • 10U & 12U Squirts / Peewees: 2009-2012 Birth Years
  • 14U Bantams: 2007-2008 Birth Years

Summer Skills Program Details

  • Power Skating : On Ice : 10 Hours
  • Shooting & Puck Skills : On Ice : 10 Hours
  • Strength & Conditioning : Off Ice : 10 hours
  • Hockey IQ Classroom : Off Ice : 10 hours
  • Shooting & Puck Skills : Off Ice : 10 hours

Sample Daily Schedule

  • 8AM-9AM: Strength & Conditioning
  • 9:10AM-10:10AM: On-Ice: Power Skating
  • 10:20AM-11:20AM: Off-Ice: Shooting & Puck Skills
  • 11:30AM-12:30PM: Lunch
  • 12:30PM-1:30PM: Hockey IQ Classroom / Video
  • 1:45PM-2:45PM: On-Ice: Puck Handling
  • 3PM-4PM: Off-Ice Game

Summer Camp Professional Instructors

ANTHONY CAPPELLETTI: 15+ years coaching advanced skills & teams for the AAA Blues. Skills trainer for players in NCAA D1, USHL, AAA, & more. Played NCAA D1 at UMASS Lowell followed by a 6-year professional career.

BRETT DENAP: Experience as HC/AC across NCAA, ACHA, AAA, CSDHL. Skills trainer for NHL, AHL, & NCAA D1 players including Stanley Cup Champions. 2-times Coach of the Year while at Marian University and McKendree University.

DIANA SCHAEFERING: Skating specialist for players in NHL, NCAA D1, AAA, & more for 35+ years including Stanley Cup Champions. Extensive involvement in all levels of hockey and a founding board member of the Chesterfield Falcons organization.

JEFF LOVECCHIO: Owner of RIPT hockey training & has been training hockey players from NHL, NCAA D1, AAA, & more for 10+ years. Drafted to the Boston Bruins after playing NCAA D1 at Western Michigan.

KEITH VAN GELS: Trains goalies from NHL, NCAA D1, AAA, & more. 11+ years instructing with Racine Goalie Academy, Chaminade College Prep, & more.

MARYVILLE UNIVERSITY HOCKEY: Maryville University Men’s Ice Hockey Coaching staff includes Director of Hockey Ops and D1 Head Coach John Hogan, D1 Assistant Coach Kevin Gregory, and D2 Head Coach Arren Romeril. Maryville University Hockey players will serve as assistant coaches and camp counselors.

MPI 4-Day Summer Camps

  • Focusing on stick-handling, shooting, & skating
  • Groups divided by age and skill level
  • On-Ice, Off-Ice Skills, Strength & Conditioning, & Hockey IQ
  • Monday - Thursday 8am - 4pm
  • Cost: $350/week
  • Weeks include:
    • June 28th - ALL-GIRLS (Will group by age based on registration)
    • July 26th - MITE (Co-Ed)
    • August 2nd - SQUIRT/PEEWEE (Co-Ed)
    • August 16th - TRYOUT PREP CAMP (All Ages)

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