Protec Ponds Training Center

Adult Hockey Clinics

Adult Hockey Clinic Series

Instructional hockey clinic for players 18 years of age and up.

You can now find our adult hockey clinics on two days each week!  Tuesday mornings, players age 18+ can join us on the ice for a 1.5 hour skills clinic; coffee after the clinic will be available free for participants.  Showers will be open so you get to your next destination without skipping a beat.  Then on Sunday morning/afternoon our regularly scheduled adult hockey clinic will take place each week.  Tuesday and Sunday dates/times/pricing shown below.

Sunday Morning Adult Clinics

Every Sunday from 8:00 – 9:30 AM

Instructed by Kevin Dluhy – Native to the area, Kevin brings eight plus years of coaching experience. He has worked for some of the nation’s top hockey development programs including Pro Ambitions, Future Pro, and Pro crease. He has also been involved in goaltending development for various youth programs in the area such as the Westchester Express, NJ Rockets, and NJ Penguins. During his playing days, Kevin played high level youth hockey with Kent Prep School and New York Applecore’s Junior A program. He was also a two time participant of the Warren Strelow National Goaltending Camp, which is a select invite-only camp made up of the top goaltenders in each age group eligible for international play.  Kevin has a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from Rutgers University- NB and strives to help the development of youth players at Protec Ponds.


Come back to Protec for Adult Clinic Tuesday mornings, for the lowest price around for 2019!

Coached by Coach Craig Jennings, join the fun every Tuesday mornings 7am-9am (old hours are back!) for $20 (WOW!) Walk on – Walk off anytime, no need to stay all two hours or if you can only make a half hour come join us!

Do you have skating experience, or a little hockey playing experience? Come have a great time with a bunch of great guys and girls of varying skill…no pressure and no stress. Guaranteed a fun time with lots of learning and laughs. Nobody is taking themselves too seriously, just there to learn and enjoy a pickup scrimmage game.

What you need:

  • Full hockey equipment. Hockey skates, leg pads, hockey pants, protective jock, chest and shoulder pads, elbow pads, helmet with cage or visor, gloves and stick.
  • Water!
  • a fun, positive attitude!

What you can expect:

  • About an hour and a half of instructional time with Coach Craig, who has over 14 years of coaching experience people of all ages!
  • About a half hour or so of a pickup scrimmage
  • Full NHL ice use!
  • Goalies are free and welcome to play!
  • Detailed skill work and drills to improve all hockey skills from skating to shooting
  • You will learn a bunch and make great friends in the process. Probably have lots of laughs too!

Any questions, please reach out to Coach Craig (of Coach Craig’s Corner!) or 917-841-1896

*Can’t make a Tuesday morning? Try our Sunday morning adult hockey clinics. 8:00am-9:30 also $20. Run by Coach Kevin Dluhy!

Instructed by Craig Jennings – Craig has been with Protec Ponds since 2016 and since then has coached many successful teams from U8 and up. Craig graduated St. Thomas Aquinas College with a degree in Sports management and brings 14+ years of coaching experience with him. He is a level 4 certified USA Hockey coach and has worked under accomplished coaches such as former NY Rangers GM Joe Bucchino and directly with Coach Jack Capuano during his tenure with the Bridgeport Sound Tigers. He was a student coach at the college level, and has a total of 6 years involved with college hockey. Currently, Craig is Developmental Coordinator for Protec and had a hand in creating the new Ducks Future Development Team as well as coach its pioneer season.