Most Woolwich Hockey Academy camps and programs are held at the impressive Woolwich Memorial Centre (WMC). The WMC is a state of the art community facility that was rated the #2 arena in a past edition of the Hometown Hockey OMHA magazine.
Woolwich Memorial Centre, 24 Snyder Avenue, Elmira, ON N3B 1Z1
Tony Code - Head Instructor
Tony has over 30 years of playing and coaching experience.
In his experience both as a coach and as a player, Tony has learned that building strong habits on the ice for the fundamentals of the game will lead to success and enjoyment for the kids involved. When the kids see improvements in their individual skill development, their self-confidence improves tremendously. Our on-ice goal is to focus on mastering the essential skill of skating, shooting and puck handling in an environment that is hard-working, but fun. The kids not only hone their skills, they have a great time while doing so!
He grew up playing in Waterloo and Kitchener's Minor Hockey Systems. He played at a Junior B and NCAA Division 1 level. Tony has been Coaching in the Woolwich Minor Hockey system the last four years. These years were spent teaching/coaching the fundamentals of the game to boys and girls aged 5 to 10 years old.
During the 2013-2014 season, Tony coached the Waterloo Wolves Major PeeWee AAA team. From 2010 to 2013, Tony coached Major Novice, Minor Atom Rep A and Major Atom Rep AA, and Minor PeeWee Rep AA in Woolwich. In both2010/ 2011 and 2011/2012, Tony lead the teams to OMHA wins. Tony has has many different opportunities to work with hockey players with a variety of skill levels. Tony worked as an instructor in Kalamazoo Michigan at the KOHA Hockey School. He also worked for two seasons as an off-ice Strength and Conditioning Coach with the Wellesley Apple Jacks Jr. D Hockey club.
Maria Code - Head Off-Ice Instructor
As a division 1 gymnast at Western Michigan for four years, Maria knows a whole lot about fitness.
As a personal trainer, Maria believes that success on the hard comes from hard work and dedication off the ice. WHA's goal is to build speed, agility, muscle endurance and power through various off-ice activies.
Maria was Team Captain and Mid American Gymnast of the Year her senior year at Western Michigan. She has worked as a Coach/Instructor for boys and girls from beginner to elite level gymnastics in Waterloo Region for the past 14 years at K-W Gymnastics, Revolution Gymnastics and Woolwich Gymnastics. Prior to this she was an instructor in Ohio.