Next Level Hockey Training in Toronto
Established in 2019, CHA has quickly become the most exclusive program in the GTA, providing specialized training and education to players, youth teams and organizations, HP sports schools, and professional hockey programs.
We take tremendous pride in our proven success stories, having helped players achieve their ultimate hockey dreams, such as playing for Team Canada, being drafted to and playing in the NHL, making an NCAA program or even as simple as making your local AAA organization. The future success of our athletes drives our enthusiasm and commitment for helping all our players attain their goals within the game of hockey, no matter how big or small!
Our continual commitment to our family of players is to provide the most front-line advancements in hockey training and development. Studying and learning the latest trends, understanding frequency rates and practice to transfer ratios, allows us to build world class programming to push growth and development. CHA is continually pushing a new standard for what elite training should look like.
At CHA, not only do we develop elite hockey performance, we nurture values and teach character. We want our players to understand the value of leadership, mentorship and why it is important to understand it is always
PERSON > PLAYER first.
Marc Slawson is the Co-Founder and Director Of Development for CHA. Coach Marc provides over 15 years coaching and skill development expertise.
As a coach, Marc's programs have won an OHL Cup, 2x OHF Provincial Championships, 1x OHF Provincial Bronze and 6 GTHL Championships. Over that reign, his programs have helped oversee multiple players paths to the OHL, NCAA and NHL, as well as produced multiple Captain and Associate Captains at the next levels.
As a skills coach, developing and building personal relationships with his clients is top priority. Understanding each other, working together to create a LTDP and then executing that vision is the passion that fuels Coach Marc to be his best and drives him to be better every single day.
Dave has extensive experience executing skills training for players at the beginner level through to the NHL. Dave began his coaching with the Toronto Marlboros. He went on to coach the Vaughan Kings, the Stouffville Spirit, and the Junior Canadians. He has enjoyed great team and individual successes, winning GTHL championships and Provincial Championships, watching players move on to win scholarships and be drafted. Dave has also been actively involved in spring and summer hockey coaching training some of the NHL’s elite players in the BioSteel hockey camp. Dave has also been the Toronto Bulldogs head coach for the prestigious Edmonton Brick tournament for the past 10 years, winning it 5 times. Dave continues to train players of all ages and levels with the mindset of helping each and every player reach their full potential. As a hands-on instructor with a big personality, he gets the most out of his players every time they are on the ice. With a focus on developing the players on and off the ice, he exposes them to the skills required for effective leadership, teamwork, nutrition and off ice strength training. He addresses the mental aspects of being involved in the sport in regards to try outs, wins and losses and overcoming adversity and challenges.