Mariners Hockey School Returns

Hockey School & Conditioning Camp August 19 – 23, 2019

 This is a full-day camp. The primary focus of the camp is on individual skill development.

The camp will consist of three hours on-ice per day as well as off-ice conditioning and video sessions.

Mariner’s staff and players oversee and run the camp.  Players are fully supervised at all times.

Drop off is 8:15 to 8:45 AM –  pick up at 4 PM

Lunch is not provided.

Novice, to Bantam  age groups – great player to instructor ratio!

Focus Will Include:


  • Puck Handling
  • Power Skating
  • Shooting
  • Passing
  • Over Speed
  • Edge Work
  • Conditioning
  • Technique
  • Off-Ice Puck Sessions

Hockey School Cost:
$282.50 HST incl.
Price includes Mariners Practice Jersey

About our Instructors:


 Laurie (LB) is back in for his 4th season as Head Coach and General Manager of the Yarmouth Jr. A Mariners after a brief hiatus when he coached the OHA in the United Kingdom and the South Shore Lumberjacks in 2015-16.

Laurie has a rich history in Hockey gathering many professional awards including:

MHL Coach of the Year 2017-2018

Yarmouth County Coach of the Year 2013

MHL Coach of the Year 2011-2012

Assistant Coach Team East Prospects

Assistant Coach Team East WJAC 2012

Selected Head Coach of Nova Scotia Under 17 hockey team

Selected Head Coach of Nova Scotia Under 16 hockey team

Junior Hockey Recognition Award from Hockey Canada

Five Provincial Titles, Three Don Johnson Cups

Three-time Coach of the Year Nova Scotia Junior B Hockey League

Selected Head Coach of Nova Scotia Raiders Hockey Program

LB has 38 years’ experience in most levels of hockey and has a strong background in player development.


John is the assistant coach and the assistant GM of the Yarmouth Jr A Mariners.

John has lived the majority of his life in Yarmouth and brings a vast wealth of knowledge and skills to the development of youth hockey players in the area.  John had coached minor hockey and high school hockey for 20 years in Yarmouth before joining the Mariners in 2010.  He also spent time playing Jr. A with the Halifax Lions in 1986 and followed up playing Senior Hockey in Nova Scotia.  John is responsible for coaching the Mariners defense corps and was integral in helping the team with the EastLink Division Championship.  His desire and experience to help young hockey players in the Yarmouth area is second to none and he looks forward to continuing the development of young hockey players.