Eric Tangradi To Host Elite Hockey Camp In August

As a young hockey player, it' every kids dream to climb the ranks in the hopes of making it to the NHL.

For most, that idea forever stays a dream.

But for Philadelphia native Eric Tangradi, that dream became a reality when he made his NHL debut with the Pittsburgh Penguins in 2009.

Now, he wants to help some other kid’s dreams come true as well.

Starting in August, Tangradi will be returning home to Philadelphia to run the 2012 Eric Tangradi Elite Hockey Camp at the Ice Works Skating Arena in Aston, Pa.

His hope is that he can help other local players develop the skills they need to make it to the next level just like he did.

Via the camp’s brochure:

My mission is to help the elite hockey athletes from the area develop their hockey skills and take their careers to new heights while incorporating teamwork, fitness, fair play, and of course having fun.

The AAA camp will run from August 13-August 17, featuring five hours of skill and development training, which will incorporate both on- and off-ice activities for hockey players in between the ages of 9-to-15.

In addition to Tangradi, the camp will be run by other local area standouts in Greg Manz of the University of New Hampshire, John Povey the head coach of Haverford High School as well as Sean and Shane Aldinger of Penn State University.

To learn more about the camp you can visit the 2012 Eric Tangradi Elite Hockey Camp’s facebook page, here.

For a copy of the camp’s brochure, click here



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