Protec U is your one stop for weekly or special holiday hockey clinics!

The best place to go for hockey clinics in Central NJ is right here at Protec Ponds.  All year long we offer a wide variety of clinics that instruct all the skills you’ll need to better your game.  Additionally, from time to time you’ll even see big name instructors heading our hockey clinics.  No matter your age or skill level, we have exactly what you need.  Some clinics may be age specific, and others will be for all ages, but no matter what we’ll always make sure that participants are paired up with like-skilled players of a similar age group to ensure the best learning experience possible.  Check out our current hockey clinic offerings, below:

Body Contact and Checking Clinics

Sunday Nights during the months of March & April  2019.

Time: 6:00 – 7:00 PM

Cost – $30

Instructed by Terry Watt, Ray Vallejo or other talented members of Protec’s Coaching Staff.

Meet the Coaches:

Coach Terry Watt

Coach Terry has over 28 years of hockey experience around the world. He played Juniors Tier I in Canada and USA, and college hockey at Buffalo State. Terry played hockey professionally for 8 years on 14 different teams on 4 continents, and won 3 professional Championships. With over 13 years of experience teaching power skating & hockey skills for top hockey schools In both Canada and USA, the Predators are very lucky to have Coach Terry working with us! When asked what his approach to the season would be, Coach had this to say, “My goal is to help build a solid winning team, but I also want us to focus on character by teaching my players the importance of hard work, and a team-first attitude. This way, everyone gets involved and can achieve their goals during and after hockey.” Coach Terry Watt will also be leading Predators Gold U18 and Predators Peewee Gold this Spring

Coach Ray Vallejo

Coach Vallejo spent his youth hockey days with Comcast AAA (now Virtua) and was part of the University of Maine club hockey team. Ray coaches the Mite A and Peewee AA teams for the Protec Ducks. Under his guidance, the Peewee AA team won the Maryland Regional Silversticks Championship and earned a birth to Silversticks Internationals in Port Huron, Michigan. Coach Vallejo remarked, ” I’m looking forward to the spring and working with new players, and of course meeting new families. Coaching is so rewarding for me, and I truly enjoy watching the players make significant progress.” This Spring Coach Ray will be handling Protec Predaors Squirt Navy team as well as Bantam Navy.

Coach Don has been with Protec since 2017, working with youth development including Clinics, Jr Rangers, the 2018 Predators, and The Ducks. As a player, Coach Don was a part of the  Washington Township (HollyDell) High School ice hockey club 1995-96,  and the 1996-97 Varsity team. As for his coaching career, Coach Don had a tremendous season with the 2018 Protec Predators, earning the rink the 2018 Squirt group B Championship as well leading his team to be the Squirt Summer Sizzler Tournament Champions!  As well as Predators, Coach Don has also been the Protec Ducks 2017-2018 PW B Assistant Coach, 2018-2019 PW B Head Coach and 2018-2019 PW AA Assistant Coach EJEPL Silver Sticks Champions. Most notable achievements this season for Coach Don has been the Steel City Tournament silver medalist! Coach Don says, “I pride myself on a strong player performance building program. Leadership, Power Skating, Agility, Vision, and Skill training are all part of the program I set for each player and I’m looking forward to bringing that to my Spring Predators team.”

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If you would prefer to sign up over the phone or in person, you are more than welcome to do so.  Give us a call at 732-868-9181 or visit our front desk!  There are no refunds for these clinics.  If you have any questions pertaining to our School Holiday clinics, please contact

Superskillz Clinics

Superskillz clinics are back at Protec!  Our affordable Friday night clinics will take place at their normal time, and offer participants the extra boost they need to help improve throughout the season.  Clinics are separated into two age groups (Mite/Squirt & PW/Bantam), and as always, these clinics will touch on all the major skills: skating, passing, and shooting.

Fridays during the Fall/Winter Hockey Season

Mites/Squirts 6:00 – 7:00 PM

PWs/Bantams 7:10 – 8:10 PM

Currently scheduled clinics: March 8, 15

Price: $25/clinic

Goalie Clinics with Dan Gould

A Friday night youth goalie clinic instructed by Premier Goalie coach Dan Gould.

Fridays during the Winter/Spring 2019 Season

Mite – Bantam: 6:45pm-7:45pm

PRICE: All 7 sessions for $280. ($40 a session versus $55!)

$55 individual

Predators free. 

Currently scheduled clinics: 





(no 4/19)


(no 5/3)


(no 5/17)

(no 5/24)


’19-20 Duck Discount: 10% OFF

To register for any of our clinics, use the Register link below.  Current 2018-19 Ducks will receive a 10% off discount on all individual in-house clinics through the end of the 2018-19 season.  Discounts may not apply to already discounted package offerings.  After you make a payment on our online registration website, we will then apply the discount on our side before fully processing your payment.   Absolutely no refunds.  If you have any issues, please contact

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