March 31, 2014 06:00 ET

Media Advisory: Gatorade High Performance Hockey Summit in Partnership With Hockey Canada

Maintaining dominance in hockey takes more than just hard work

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - March 31, 2014) -

ABOUT: Canada has once again asserted itself as the most dominant hockey nation in the world. As Canada's athletes return home, accolades and medals in tow, the realities and pressures associated with maintaining such a reputation once again become apparent. Grit, tenacity, and heart will get you far; but what does it really take to remain atop the hockey world?
Please join us for the second annual Gatorade High Performance Hockey Summit, in partnership with Hockey Canada, on Tuesday, April 1. Canada's top hockey minds will gather at the Hockey Hall of Fame for a knowledge exchange with 110 of Canada's best coaches and trainers to help improve the game of hockey and elevate the performance of our Canadian hockey athletes. The Summit will provide minor hockey coaches, trainers, and management with the knowledge they need - everything from on-and-off ice training and the psychology of success, to sports hydration and the importance of proper nutrition - to get the most out of their players and programs.
WHAT: Athlete interview and photo opportunities
Educational breakout sessions on sport hydration and nutrition
WHO: Hayley Wickenheiser - Four-time Olympic Gold Medalist
Chris Pronger - Two-time Olympic Gold Medalist and Stanley Cup Champion
Andy O'Brien - Strength and fitness coach (including NHL athletes Sidney Crosby, Nathan MacKinnon, and Matt Duchene)
Dr. Lawrence Spriet - Professor and Chair, Department of Human Health and Nutritional Sciences, University of Guelph
WHEN: Tuesday, April 1, 2014
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
WHERE: Hockey Hall of Fame
30 Yonge Street
Toronto, ON
M5E 1X8

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