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About Strong Hockey

  Strong Hockey offers Hockey Clinics throughout the year and Hockey Camps throughout the summer. We have earned an excellent reputation these past 23 years, training over 6,500 skaters.

  Your skater will receive expert Instruction in a fun environment. We care about your skater's skills development and strive to achieve improvement.
  With 4 Instructors on ice for every session, we focus on one-on-one instruction. Improving your skating, passing, and hooting with improvement being our promise to you.

  Our instructors are excellent!  Most importantly, they care and have fun with the kids. All have been good players and, most importantly are excellent teachers and role models. They have more fun than the kids.


Jim Armstrong

23 years as Strong Hockey Director

Coaching Credentials:

  • 2006-2007 Section V Coach of the Year

  • Head Hockey Coach at Canandaigua High School - 15 years

  • Head Hockey Coach at Webster High School - 5 years

  • Head Hockey Coach at Skaneateles High School - 5 years

  • Lake Superior State College -  Assistant Coach

  • Rochester Institute of Technology -Assistant Coach, National Champions

  • Cortland State University - Assistant Coach

Playing Experience:

  • U.S.A. National Hockey Team, 1982-83

  • Drafted by Los Angeles Kings
    - Round 11 #177 overall 1978        NHL Amateur Draft

  • Clarkson College of Technology, 4 years on Varsity - Graduated 11th all-time leading scorer

  • Northwood Prep School

  • Ithaca High School

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