The Atlanta Gladiators of the ECHL will be hosting a youth hockey camp from Mon. July 10, 2017 to Fri. July 14, 2017. The camp will take place at the Cooler Skate Center in Alpharetta, Georgia.
The goal of the camp is to help young hockey players in Georgia to build their stamina and strength, and work on their on ice hockey skills. The camp is for players in the mite, squirt, pee wee, bantam and midget divisions and will go from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. each day. The instructors for the $425.00 camp are Gladiators head coach Andy Brandt and Gladiators team captain Derek Nesbitt. For more information on the camp, including registration information, please click here.
In other news related to the Gladiators, the Boston Bruins, the parent team for the Gladiators, have named Bruce Cassidy as their full-time head coach. Cassidy was named the interim head coach of the Bruins when he took over from Claude Julien on February 7 and guided Boston to the 2017 Stanley Cup playoffs where they lost to the Ottawa Senators in the opening round. Cassidy, who ironically is a native of Ottawa, Ontario, has a connection to the ECHL. He coached the Jacksonville Lizard Kings from 1996 to 1998 and the Trenton Titans from 1999 to 2000.