The mission of Colton Orr Hockey Academy is to teach players to respect each other, respect the game and to play proper and safe hockey.
By merging the professional knowledge and experience of NHL athletes with the unparalleled success of the USA Hockey ADM Model, we provide the leading instruction on body contact.
All of our camps, clinics and symposiums are designed to specifically teach body contact and positioning, while also enhancing player skills.
Regardless of experience or skill level, we have a program for you. Contact us now to book a session for your team or organization.
“Proper checking shouldn’t be an afterthought, especially at the youth level.” – Colton Orr
Expert NHL Instructors
Meet the lead instructors
NHL – Forward
Colton played 11 seasons (496 Games) in the NHL with the Boston Bruins, New York Rangers and Toronto Maple Leafs. His physical style of play quickly made him a favorite of fans and teammates alike.
Since retiring from the NHL in 2016, Colton has made it his mission to ensure players all skill levels are properly taught to use their body in all hockey situations to protect yourself, your oppenent and the game.
NHL – Defenseman
Nick, a physical defenseman, was drafted by the San Jose Sharks in the 1st Round (#28 overall pick) of 2007 NHL draft. Born in New York State, he played professional hockey for 7 years in the NHL, AHL and ECHL. As a pro, his leadership and charitable efforts earned him AHL Man of the Year honors (2 times) and the Yanick Dupre Memorial award.
Nick played Division 1 college hockey for Boston College (2007 Nation Championship) and also was a member of Team USA U17 and U18 teams. Since retiring he has coached the New Canaan High School Varsity team and various levels at the NC Winter Club.
GIVE YOUR TEAM THE CONFIDENCE TO WIN.
Bring the Colton Orr Hockey Academy to your next practice.
Perfect for first time checkers looking to get introduced to body contact, summer tune-ups and in-season boosts.
Typically geared for U14, U12 and U10 teams.
Designed for teams comfortable playing full-contact hockey. Players will be taught advanced techniques combined with offensive and defensive tactics.
Typically geared for U14, U16, High School and up.
Contact us to discuss the needs of your team and organization.
We are looking forward to creating a custom program specially designed for your players.
Each package includes:
on-ice training, off-ice training, coaches classroom, COHA Jersey, post-practice autographs & private player registration page.