The Western Hockey League, in partnership with the Okanagan Hockey Group have tested more than 25,000 players across Western Canada and the United States. The WHL Development Combine is a weekend event designed to assist high level minor hockey players with their skill development, ability assessment, and provide exposure to the WHL by participating in comprehensive on-ice & off-ice testing with state of the art equipment designed by Sport Testing Inc.
WHL Development Combines are a weekend event focused on:
Each WHL Development Combine includes:
The WHL Development Combines provide players with a unique player development experience where they will measure themselves through standardized testing protocols. The ability to compare results and identify areas to improve will enable players to take their game to the next level as they strive to play at the highest possible level.
WHL Development Combines are an exciting opportunity to focus on your individual development, gain a better understanding of your ability, and learn more about the WHL. Attending a Development event is an excellent educational and developmental opportunity for all players.
Upon completion of testing, athletes are given access to an extensive on-line database with over 25,000 athletes tested by the WHL Combines. Athletes can set filters within the database by gender and age, to see how they compare to other players. Athletes can also review progress reports within each individual test to self-assess, pin-point areas of needed improvement and make adjustments to their own training and skill development programs.
Upon completion of a WHL Development Combine, each athlete receives their very own on-line account, with access to:
For more information, contact WHL Combines Manager George Cochrane
|Location||Birth Years||Date||Venue||Price (CAD)||Skater||Goalie|
|Winnipeg||2006-2011||March 25-27, 2022||$399|
|Vancouver||2006-2011||April 1-3, 2022|
|Calgary||2006-2011||April 22-24, 2022||$399|
|Saskatoon||2006-2011||April 29- May 1, 2022||$399|
|Edmonton||2006-2011||May 6-8, 2022||$399|
Joining Okanagan Hockey Academy was the best decision I made to advance my hockey development. I grew as a person and as a player thanks to our amazing coaches. My education was held to a very high standard by our education advisor and tutors. I also met people who will be lifelong friends."