East Lansing, Mich. -- Michigan State head coach Tom Anastos and his wife, Lisa, will host the first-ever Spartan Hockey Womenâ€™s Clinic on Wednesday, July 18 from 6-10 p.m. at Munn Ice Arena.
The clinic is designed for the female hockey fan â€“ not just the seasoned player.Â Participants will gain insight on offensive, defensive, and special-team strategies, as well as have a chance to â€œlace â€˜em upâ€ for some on-ice instruction with current hockey players and the MSU staff.
â€œWe have had a number of request from female fans who want to learn more about the game, Spartan Hockey and see our facilities,â€ said Anastos.Â â€œ This clinic will be a lot of fun for everyone and will provide each participant with a new perspective on the game.â€
Special guests participants include Spartan womenâ€™s coaches Suzy Merchant (Basketball), Cathy George (Volleyball), Stacey Slobodnik-Stoll (Golf), Simone Jardim (Tennis), Jacquie Joseph (Softball) and Kathie Klages (Gymnastics).
The fee for the clinic is $75, which includes all off-ice and on-ice instruction, a Spartan hockey jersey and T-shirt, individual and group photos, and the Q&A session with hors dâ€™oeuvres & beverages.Â Hockey equipment (including skates!) will be provided for those who need it, but participants can bring their own if they choose.
Â·Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Clinic Features
Â·Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â The $75 clinic fee includes offensive, defensiveÂ & special teams strategy sessions and on-ice skills instruction (no experience necessary!) with current MSU players and coaches.
Â·Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Q & A session with Coaches and their wives and a silent auction.
Â·Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Clinic will conclude with hors dâ€™oeuvres & beverages.
Â·Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Silent Auction
Â·Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â T-shirt & jersey
Â·Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Official Spartan Hockey Game Puck
5:00 â€“ 6:00 pmÂ -Â Clinic Check-In
6:00 â€“ 7:00 pmÂ -Â Classroom/Video session â€“ Munn Club
7:00 â€“ 7:20 pmÂ -Â Facilities Tour (Spartan Hockey offices, lounge, video room, weight room, training room, equipment room, dressing room, etc.)
7:20 â€“ 8:00 pmÂ -Â Equipment Demonstration & Dress into hockey uniform â€“ Spartanâ€™s Dressing Room
8:00 â€“ 8:50 pmÂ -Â On-Ice session
8:50 â€“ 9:00 pmÂ -Â Individual & Group Photos (on-ice)
9:15 â€“ 10:00 pmÂ -Â Q & A Session â€“ Munn Club
Space is limited; Participants must be 18 or older.
You may bring your own equipment if you have it.Â For those who do not, equipment will be provided to use for the equipment demonstration & on-ice session.Â NO EXPERIENCE NECESSARY!