SOURCE: Scotiabank

Scotiabank

February 12, 2014 09:00 ET

Media Advisory: Hockey Stars Coach for Over 300 Minor Girls Hockey Players!

Sami Jo Small and Cherie Piper Coach at Scotiabank Girls HockeyFest Manitoba -- Winnipeg

WINNIPEG, MB--(Marketwired - February 12, 2014) - Attention Sports, Assignment, Community & Photo Editors

Former Canadian women's hockey Olympians Sami Jo Small and Cherie Piper are teaming up to coach over 300 female minor hockey players at Scotiabank Girls HockeyFest Manitoba in Winnipeg on Sunday, February 16, 2014. Hockey Manitoba and Scotiabank are bringing the event to the selected players on day one of Scotiabank Girls HockeyFest Manitoba; Brandon will have their turn on Monday, February 17, 2014.

The girls will have an unforgettable day of skills training, fun and encouragement to inspire them to reach for their goals. The all-day event is comprised of on and off-ice training, a community outreach component and a keynote address from both coaches. During the event, there will also be a special goalie clinic and a training program for hockey coaches.

WHAT:
Scotiabank Girls HockeyFest - Winnipeg

WHO: 
Sami Jo Small, two-time Olympic gold medalist and co-founder of the Canadian Women's Hockey League
Cherie Piper, three-time Olympic gold medalist and former member of Team Canada Women's Hockey
Led by certified coaches and instructors from Hockey Manitoba
Over 300 minor girls hockey players from novice, atom, and peewee levels (ages 7 - 12 years)
Sandra Edie, District Banking Manager, Scotiabank 

WHEN: 
Sunday, February 16, 2014
8:30 a.m. to 5:50 p.m. - Girls will rotate between on and off-ice skills training, a community outreach component, a Hockey Manitoba showcase and a keynote address.
1:00PM - 1:30PM   Sami Jo Small & Cherie Piper keynote presentation  

WHERE: 
MTS Iceplex
3969 Portage Avenue
Winnipeg, MB

WHY:
Scotiabank Girls HockeyFest offers young girls the opportunity to learn from, and interact with, great role models who will help them develop their on-ice game skills, encourage them to reach for their dreams and celebrate the game of hockey.

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