Ty Hennes Pro Skills Hockey Camps

August 5-8, 2019 in Newington & Simsbury




With Coach Ty Hennes -
Pittsburgh Penguins Skating & Skills Development Coach

  • 2004-2008 Detroit Red Wings Organization
  • Boston College – National Champion in 2001
  • USA Hockey ADM Regional Manager
  • Coach and evaluator, USA Hockey National Player Development Camps


For Experienced Players born 2006-2012:

8U Mites through 14U Bantams for upcoming 2019-2020 season
(Mites must be able to stop in both directions, skate backward and do forward crossovers in both directions.)

Two Sessions for Your Convenience:


Newington Arena
8:30-11:30 am


ISCC, Simsbury
1:00-4:00 pm


Program Highlights

Since 1995, Breakaway Hockey has been successfully offering hockey skills camps to players in northern Connecticut. Breakaway will be teaming with Ty Hennes, Pittsburgh Penguins Skating & Skills Development Coach, to bring skill development to experienced players.

These camps will offer high-quality age– and skill-appropriate instruction where campers can develop skills and self-confidence in a setting conducive to learning. Ty Hennes will be an active participant in all aspects of the camps.

Camp Focus

  • Skating stride and technique
  • Skating agility
  • Puck control outside current comfort zone
  • Shooting in-stride
  • Shooting for quick release in variety of situations
  • Goal scoring concepts from Mites to the NHL

A limited number of registrations are accepted. Register early to ensure participation.

Register Online

Newington Registration
(Morning Session)

Simsbury Registration
(Afternoon Session)

Primary Staff

Head Coach –
Pittsburgh Penguins Skating & Skills Development Coach Ty Hennes


Playing History

  • 2004-2008 Detroit Red Wings Organization
  • Boston College – 2001 National Champion
  • Two Frozen Four Appearances with Boston College
  • Boston College Alternate Captain
  • 1988-2000 USHL, Omaha Lancers, captain his final year
  • Deerfield Academy

Coaching History

  • NHL Pittsburgh Penguins Skating and Skills Development Coach
  • Pittsburgh Penguins Elite AAA travel program
  • USA Hockey ADM Regional Manager
  • Coach and evaluator USA Hockey National Player Development Camps
  • Roster formulation support for USA Hockey International Tournaments
  • Player Development Coach for the International Ice Hockey Federation

    Also

  • 2011 doctorate from Parker College of Chiropractic Medicine, Dallas, TX


Associate Head Skills Coach – Tim Joncas

  • Former Player & Team Captain,
    Trinity College
  • Head Coach, Westminster School
    Boys' Varsity
  • Athletic Director, Westminster School
  • Over 15 years youth coaching experience


Program Director –
Ken Dixon, President, Breakaway Hockey

  • Level 4 USA Hockey Certified
  • Former Player, US Military Academy
  • Over 35 years youth coaching experience
  • Camp Director since 1995