PRESS RELEASE – National Training Centres Host the 2019 NTC Junior Hockey Showcase
National Training Centres (NTC) is excited to be hosting their 17th annual Junior Hockey Showcase. It will take place March 9th – 15th 2019 at Westwood Arena, Above Rink #5, 90 Woodbine Downs Blvd, Toronto Ontario, M9W 5S6 Canada.
The showcase is an event that is ideal for players born 1999 – 2003 who are interested in taking their hockey career to the next level and want to play in one of the Ontario Junior Leagues: Greater Ontario Junior Hockey League, Ontario Junior Hockey League, Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League, Central Canadian Hockey League.
The Hockey Junior Showcase has been running for 16 years and this year’s line-up is an exciting one.
The theme of the event is What’s your Next…?
The event is made up of both on ice and off-ice events. Players break into teams for testing, drills, practices, and games with 30+ Junior scouts/ coaches/ GM’s in attendance to evaluate, assess and identify prospects for their respective teams.
Throughout the week, there are inspirational speakers, seminars, and lectures to inform the players about new testing, technology, training and analytics. There is a coach’s corners, to allow players to ask questions with a panel of hockey experts.
Here are just a few of the guest speakers throughout the week:
- Todd Warriner
- Jim Thomson
- Bryan Lewis
- Kevin Boston
- Devin Golets
- Braden Hill
- Scott Haller
- Matt English
- Sebastien Cirillo will be the live musical guest.
There will be a photographer and videographer capturing all the moments, so be sure to check out NTC’s social media networks for exciting highlights, as well as Facebook Live events.
Dan Blackburn is the founder, of National Training Center (NTC) and the host of the Junior Showcase. Dan has been helping youth live their dreams for the past 20 years. He has trained 100’s of athletes from all levels of hockey including P.K. Subban, Jeff Skinner, Tyler Seguin and John Tavares.
“At NTC Hockey our mission is to teach athletes how to see and experience their greatness both on and off the ice and produce the most dominant hockey players in the game. We do this by challenging, mentoring, inspiring and leading athletes through our Pillars of Greatness, Skating Treadmill, Off Ice Hockey Training, and Hockey Dryland Training programs. We are committed to helping hockey players achieve their dreams!”. – Dan Blackburn