Elite Skating & Skills w/ Mike Duco

Improve your speed, skill and execution. This application based, elite level program was developed and instructed by Okanagan Hockey Global Skills Coach – Mike Duco.

Camp is by Application Only – Players should be playing at a high competitive tier and have the desire and work ethic required to take part in a high level, competitive environment.

You will receive:

  • Fully supervised camp experience
  • 2.5 hours daily instructional ice time
  • Skating focus on speed, agility and movement with the puck
  • Drills to improve puck skills, shooting and scoring
  • Competitive drills to improve compete level and decision making
  • Daily off ice skills training in our Skills Centre
  • Daily speed, and agility focused strength and conditioning session
  • Souvenir jersey
  • End of session game
  • Evaluation report

Two groups: U13 & U15

July 17-21, 2023 


Duco was an assistant coach for the Peterborough Petes of the OHL during the 2017-18 season after serving as a head coach with the ECHL’s Elmira Jackals the previous season. On top of his duties with the Petes, he also was involved with the Peterborough Minor Hockey Association as a skills development coach and player evaluator.

The Toronto, Ont. product enjoyed an extensive nine-year professional playing career that saw him play 18 games in the NHL with the Florida Panthers and Vancouver Canucks, 267 games in the AHL, as well as time spent in the ECHL and Europe. Duco played parts of five seasons in the OHL with the Kitchener Rangers, where he was part of the 2008 J. Ross Robertson Cup winning team as OHL champions.