Lil' Pups Hockey Skills (8U)

Lil' Pups Hockey Skills

August 1-22

Due to a change in the ice schedule, this class will end August 22.

Registration and payment can be completed online, by phone at 906-487-2073, or at the SDC Ticket Office. A parent or guardian must sign a waiver of liability and concussion awareness form prior to participation.

Join us for this four-week skills program for 8U (birthyears 2011-2012) hockey players. Ice time will cover age appropriate skating skills, stations and competitive games. Level are for the 2019-2020 season. A minimum level of skating ability is required.


John MacInnes Student Ice Arena

Required Dress

Full hockey equipment required. Bring your own water bottle. Locker rooms will be available.


Thursday, 6:00-6:50 p.m.

(August 8 class will be 8:00-8:50 p.m.)


$60 first skater, $44 each additional sibling

Registration closes August 1.

About the Instructor

Mike Neville

Michael Neville

Mike Neville played four years at Michigan Tech, 2013-2017, serving as a captain for both his junior and senior seasons. After sustaining an injury his senior year, he served as a volunteer assistant coach, 2017-18, working with the penalty kill and assisting the video coach. While coaching, Neville completed a double major, graduating with management and marketing degrees. Once healthy, he began his pro career with the Idaho Steelheads of the East Coast Hockey League in 2017-18. At the beginning of the 2018-19 season, he was traded to the Florida Everblades based out of Fort Myers. Mike spends his summers living in Houghton, enjoying the lake life and giving back to the hockey community. He has worked the summer hockey camp since 2014, spending time in various capacities as a group counselor, on-ice and off-ice coach, and a co-coordinator in 2018. We are thrilled to have him back for 2019 and look forward to his enthusiasm, passion and knowledge that he brings to the MacInnes Student Ice Arena and Michigan Tech's Hockey Camp.

Ray Brice

Ray Brice

Ray Brice, a forward hailing from Houghton MI, is a sophomore at Michigan Tech majoring in Civil Engineering. This season, he appeared in 28 games, scored 3 goals and added 6 assists. During his freshman season, he appeared in 38 games, scoring 4 goals and adding 5 assists. Prior to playing for the Huskies, Ray Brice played for the Houghton Gremlins, the Soo Eagles (2014-15) and the New Jersey Junior Titans (2015-16).

Tyler Rockwell

Tyler Rockwell

Tyler Rockwell is a sophomore defenseman from San Jose California majoring in Business. Prior to Michigan Tech, Rockwell played 3 seasons for the Wenatchee Wild (BCHL) serving as team captain in 2016-17. He also played 4 seasons at Shattuck St Mary's, winning the U18 USA National Championship as a senior.