4th Annual Mark Scheifele Hockey Camp in support of KidSport Winnipeg presented by FXR
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Mark Scheifele, Winnipeg Jets Centerman, member of Team Canada and Team North America, and KidSport Athlete Ambassador, hosts the 4th Annual Mark Scheifele Hockey Camp in support of KidSport Winnipeg.
Interview opportunities with Mark are available Saturday, June 23, 2018 by appointment only.
Media opportunity on Saturday, June 23 from 11:40 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
To schedule an interview please contact Christine at 204.296.2826 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Bell MTS Iceplex, 3639 Portage Avenue, Winnipeg, MB
Mark Scheifele, Adam Lowry, Michael Hutchinson, Julian Melchiori, Mason Appleton, Nelson Nogier, Quinton Howden, Andrew Murray, Ben Fanelli
Hockey Camp Participants: 215 kids
The 2-day hockey camp is open to boys and girls aged 5-12 and features both skater and goalie-specific training sessions. Scheifele, along with Winnipeg Jets Hockey Development coaches, will provide introductory and advanced on-ice and multi-sport training. Michael Hutchinson will lead the goalie-specific training sessions on both days, and Adam Lowry, Julian Melchiori, Ben Fanelli, Mason Appleton, Nelson Nogier, Quinton Howden, and Andrew Murray will join Scheifele to assist with on-ice training. The hockey camp is in support of KidSport Winnipeg and proceeds assisting with paying registration fees so more kids can participate in sport.
KidSport is a national charity administered in Manitoba by Sport Manitoba which provides support to children in order to remove financial barriers that prevent them from playing organized sport. KidSport believes that no kid should be left on the sidelines and all should be given the opportunity to experience the positive benefits of organized sports.
Sport Manitoba is a not-for-profit organization and the lead planning, programming, and funding agency for the development of amateur sport in Manitoba. Located in the Canada Games Sport for Life Centre, Sport Manitoba partners with over 100 organizations to deliver sport in our province and is responsible for programs including the Manitoba Games powered by Manitoba Hydro, Coaching Manitoba, Team Manitoba, Manitoba Sports Hall of Fame, Fit Kids Healthy Kids, and KidSport. Services provided include the Sport Medicine Clinic, Sport Performance Centre, and the Paul Robson Resource Centre for Leadership and Coaching.
For more information please contact:
Christine Hoenisch – KidSport Winnipeg
W: 204.925.5922 C: 204.296.2826