Young hockey players take to the ice to learn new positions

With hockey season well underway, the Juneau Douglas Ice Association kicked off a series of skills development camps designed to help players interested in playing any position, including goalie. Thirty-four kids stormed the ice Sunday afternoon for one hour of instruction and some friendly competition among themselves. All photos by Steve Quinn

Neal Chapman, right, pulls double duty as a student and teacher as a group of goalies work on their game during a JDIA skills development camp.

Goalies come in all size as they listen to instructions from coach Matt Noreen.

JDIA Coach Matt Boline has some fun with Ilya Wallace during a puck handling drill.

Gage Cooney, right, chases down teammate Gabe Miller during a drill at JDIA’s skills development camp.

Minta Schwartz, left, and Mac Brna chase down a puck during a drill at JDIA’s skills development camp.

Matt Noreen works with a small group of goalies during JDIA’s skills development camp that attracted nine goalies.

Aspiring goalie Colton Johns gets ready to stop an on-coming puck during JDIA’s skills development camp that attracted nine goalies.

JDIA Coach Matt Boline prepares a group of 25 skaters for their next drill. The camp attracted players ages 5-18.

Goaltender coach Heather Strickland works with Anna Dale during JDIA’s skills development camp that attracted nine goalies.

Goaltender coach Heather Strickland chats with player/coach Neal Chapman, who is a varsity goalie for Juneau Douglas High School.

JDIA Coach Matt Boline demonstrates a shot to a group of players attending the association’s skills development camp.

Zack Stagg gets set during a drill where shots could be coming from any direction as the puck gets passed among a group of shooters during JDIA’s skills development camp that attracted nine goalies.

Goaltender Coach Matt Noreen works alongside Jax White during JDIA’s skills development camp that attracted nine goalies.

Neal Chapman, right, pulls double duty as a student and teacher as a group of goalies work on their game during a JDIA skills development camp.

Goalies come in all size as they listen to instructions from coach Matt Noreen.

JDIA Coach Matt Boline has some fun with Ilya Wallace during a puck handling drill.

Gage Cooney, right, chases down teammate Gabe Miller during a drill at JDIA’s skills development camp.

Minta Schwartz, left, and Mac Brna chase down a puck during a drill at JDIA’s skills development camp.

Matt Noreen works with a small group of goalies during JDIA’s skills development camp that attracted nine goalies.

Aspiring goalie Colton Johns gets ready to stop an on-coming puck during JDIA’s skills development camp that attracted nine goalies.

JDIA Coach Matt Boline prepares a group of 25 skaters for their next drill. The camp attracted players ages 5-18.

Goaltender coach Heather Strickland works with Anna Dale during JDIA’s skills development camp that attracted nine goalies.

Goaltender coach Heather Strickland chats with player/coach Neal Chapman, who is a varsity goalie for Juneau Douglas High School.

JDIA Coach Matt Boline demonstrates a shot to a group of players attending the association’s skills development camp.

Zack Stagg gets set during a drill where shots could be coming from any direction as the puck gets passed among a group of shooters during JDIA’s skills development camp that attracted nine goalies.

Goaltender Coach Matt Noreen works alongside Jax White during JDIA’s skills development camp that attracted nine goalies.

 

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