Girl Power Hockey is excited to announce the alliance with Minnesota Hockey Camps

Minnesota Hockey Camp and Girl Power Hockey Camp have formed an alliance to provide tailored hockey camp experiences for girls and boys. The value of the dedicated learning environments is to provide players with an exceptional on and off ice experience that caters to the specific needs of each gender.

GIRL POWER HOCKEY CAMP GUEST COACH APPERANCE

During camp week our players will have opportunity to work with Chris Stewart and Craig Larson

Chris Stewart
Chris StewartFormer Professional Ice Hockey Forward
is a former professional ice hockey forward. He played in the National Hockey League (NHL) for the Colorado Avalanche, St. Louis Blues, Buffalo Sabres, Minnesota Wild, Anaheim Ducks, Calgary Flames, and Philadelphia Flyers. He played junior hockey with the Kingston Frontenacs of the Ontario Hockey League (OHL).
Craig Larson
Craig LarsonHead Boys High School Hockey Coach
Craig Larson has served as head boys High School Hockey Coach since 2013 , for the Northern Lakes Lightning, playing out of Breezy Point, MN where he has held that position for 8 years. He also served as General Manager for the Breezy Point North Stars for 5 years. Prior to arriving in Breezy Point, coach Larson was Coach and General in the NA3HL and MNJHL junior hockey leagues. During those seasons, he worked with the Minnesota Flying Aces and Granite City Lumberjacks, where also during that time his teams advanced over thirty players to the college level and higher level junior ranks.

MEET OUR STAFF

Barb Yackel
Barb YackelCamp Founder
Barb is a PSA Master rated coach who has dedicated her life’s work to coaching hockey players and figure skaters. For the past 11 years, she has been a director of the Professional Skaters Association (PSA), the national body for skating coaches’ accreditation across the U.S. Barb is a former Upper Great Lakes Champion and national competitor. “There is no feeling like helping young people grow and develop their skills, work ethic, heart, determination and respect for others in athletics and in life.”
Corey McGinn
Corey McGinnCamp Director
Corey has been the assistant coach of the South St Paul Girls Varsity hockey team for the past 7 years. After taking to the ice at the tender age of 2, Corey’s grit, determination and love of the game lead him to numerous Minnesota Select and Premier teams and a high school hockey career at South St Paul. With his unique passion for teaching and developing young players, Corey has already held many coaching positions, including his current role.

CHECK OUT OUR CAMPUS

Camp is located in beautiful Breezy Point Resort, Minnesota.

THE YACKEL NAME

The Yackel name is synonymous with Minnesota hockey. Ken Yackel was the pioneer of hockey schools and camps in the Upper Midwest.  His coaching philosophy and techniques to develop and benefit young hockey players are carried on by Ken’s daughter Barb, founder of the GIRL POWER HOCKEY CAMP, and her son Corey.

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Testimonials

I have attended Girl Power Hockey Camp for the past two years in 2018 and 2019. This camp has given me the opportunity to meet new friends from teams outside of my home city which I keep in touch to this day and in some cases have seen my camp-mates in hockey tournaments. Girl Power has a good mix of great coaches & counselors! Unfortunately, for me, this week of camp goes way too fast and I look forward to it every year! Most importantly, I’ve been able to improve my hockey skills which have made me into a better hockey player each season and now am one of the leading scorers on my team.

Grace AgortMinneapolis, MN

Aly and Olive had a phenomenal time at the Girl Power Camp making new friends and learned many new skills that they’ve been implementing into their 2019/2020 season. One of their coaches mentioned that he could tell that what they learned has really benefited those girls that attended camp last Summer and it has shown in their play on the ice!”

Jake Cook

My daughter Genevieve has gone to the Girls Power Hockey Camp for the last 2 summers, and I am extremely happy with the results. What I am most impressed with is that Barb, Corey & staff coaches are great teachers. There are many great skaters out there – but to know how to Teach a skill is completely different than being able to perform a skill. Besides learning and improving her skills, Genevieve also really enjoys the dorm life and the Great Outdoors with the other skaters. She has a Blast meeting new girls and making new friends from around the hockey community. Every year when I pick her up – she is already making plans for the following year with her new friends. If you are looking for a Fun, High level Girls hockey camp – look no further. Barb and Corey do a Fantastic job of teaching skills and having FUN on and off the ice.

Ted KronschnabelWest St Paul, MN