Summer Development Program – Powered by JMB Hockey 

OvalHP & JMB Hockey Development will be offering an exclusive summer hockey development program for rep level Bantam & Midget players this summer. This 8-week program has been designed for dedicated and motivated players ready to put in the work this summer to reach new levels of skills on the ice, strength & conditioning and performance.

Program Overview

On-Ice Skill development sessions will focus on skating, puck & shooting, positional skills, battles and small area games. Coach Josh Bonar will also be completing on-ice video analysis in a weekly group setting focusing on individual video break down of on ice skill components.

Strength & conditioning sessions will be led by the OvalHP Coaches in our dedicated High Performance Centre. The Oval takes a scientific and individualized approach to off season strength and conditioning. The offseason is the time to progressively and purposefully prepare to perform at your best at tryouts and during the season.

Oval S&C Coaches approach off season training in a phased training approach to meet the following objectives:

  • Help the body and mind recover from last season’s games by addressing any acute or nagging issues, strength imbalances, instabilities and mobility issues through corrective exercises.
  • Develop a strong stable foundation of movement and athleticism progressing to focused speed and agility training
  • Develop an enhanced base of strength from which to develop greater power
  • Energy system development (ESD)
  • Enhanced focused on recovery and regeneration methods

Oval S&C coaches work with each player to ensure that training sessions complement the demands of summer on-ice activities with JMB Hockey Development. Strength and Conditioning session volume will be prescribed to taper as athletes approach try out dates. It is suggested that on ice activity volume progressively increase as tryouts approach with appropriate rest days scheduled prior to tryouts.

Program Details

Start Date: June 26

End Date: Aug 17

Time: 6:30AM – 8:45AM

Cost: $1,820 + tax
(Monthly payment plans available)

Course Codes: Click to register. 
Bantam – 46068
Midget – 46069

Week 1: June 26, 28

Week 2: July 3, 4, 6

Week 3: July 10, 11, 13

Week 4: July 17,18, 20


Week 5: July 24, 25* 27*
* 6:15AM – 8:30AM

Week 6: July 31, Aug 1, 3, 4

Week 7:  Aug 7, 8, 10, 11

Week 8: Aug 14, 15, 16, 17


Coach – Josh Bonar, Head Coach of E15 BWC Academy Team

Following Josh’s time in the WHL he went on to play professional hockey in Europe and the United States from 2008 to 2014.  During the later part of his time in Europe he became player assistant coach for the Brasov Corona Wolves in the Romania/Hungary/Slovakia (Mol Liga) League, as well as the head off-ice coach and trainer for summer practices and throughout the season. Josh led the Mol Liga in goals and points two out of the three seasons he played in the league. Josh is currently coaching the BWC Academy E15 Prep team. Josh conducts several team and private skill development practices throughout the lower mainland for several minor hockey associations.

 Josh is also very involved in the video analyst part of the game. He is currently assisting the Vancouver Canucks Video coach with their video work and coaches challenge, part of the Premiere Players Group (, where he focused on helping players achieve NCAA Scholarships. He is also a TruPerformance ( Video Analyst.

Please contact Justine at or 778.296.1421 for more information.