No Red Lights: Hockey: Princeton Sports Center: Summer Hockey - Goalie News And Instruction By Roxanne Gaudiel

Princeton Sports Center: Summer Hockey

Camp Overview:Camp Snap Shot
Get in shape right before the start of the season with the Princeton Sport Center's "Intensity Training Camp"! Featuring a wealth of experience and knowledge, Ted Annis, Andre Faust and Zac Gross lead the coaching staff with their many years of experience.

The camp focuses on the following skills: Mental focus, scoring, checking, forechecking / backchecking, footwork, agility and acceleration. Particular attention will be paid to power skating, quick feet drills, lateral movement, read-and-react, handling and shooting puck at full speed, play anticipation, player and puck movement in all three zones, forechecking & backchecking, tight area situations, checking (body, stick and puck protection) and scoring techniques.

Each camp runs from Monday to Friday from 8:30am to 5pm. The campers will be split into two age groups:
Group A - birth years (2000 - 1998) and Group B - birth years (1997 - 1995)
Name: (Camp 1)Intensity Training Camp at the Princeton Sports Center
(Camp 2) Game Day Hockey Camp

(Campt 1) August 17th- 21st
(Camp 2) August 24th-28th
Rink: Princeton Sports Center

For more information, please visit their website: Princeton Sports Center
or email:

Ted Annis
Originally from Belleville, Ontario, Ted played Junior hockey for the Junior A Kingston Voyageurs of the Ontario Provincial Junior Hockey League and then college hockey at Princeton University where he lettered for three years. Ted's coaching background includes 7 years of AAA experience with the New Jersey Rockets (including the 2000-2001 Tier 1 National Champion Peewees), a year with the New Jersey Kings program and 3 years as Director of the Stars program.

As Director of Hockey at Princeton Sports Center, Ted is responsible for player development through the Intro to Hockey program, the Princeton Sports Center Hockey Academy and the CJTHL recreational league. His on-ice roll is as skills development and powerskating specialist.

As Director of Coaching and Player Development for the Stars program, Ted works with the Stars coaching staff to develop a full-year practice plan and teach consistent hockey systems throughout the entire organization. Ted is also responsible for weekly skills practices and, more importantly, the long term development of all players in the Stars program.

Ted's coaching philosophy includes strong team play, a heavy focus on fundamental skills, and a thorough understanding of hockey principles.

Andre Faust

Born and raised in Joliette, Quebec, Andre played for the Princeton University from 1988-1992 and was drafted by the New Jersey Devils in the 1989 NHL entry draft. He played professionally for the NHL Philadelphia Flyers, the AHL Springfield Falcons and also in Germany and Sweden, retiring in 2002.

Andre has coached professionally at both the youth and college levels, most recently as an assistant with the Princeton University Men’s team. Bringing a wealth of hockey knowledge to the ice, Andre is known for his attention to detail and his dedication to the personal development of each player.

Andre returns to the Stars for the 2009-2010 season, serving as a Stars Skills Instructor, running practices and helping to develop and build player's skills.

Zac Gross

American born, Zac played his minor (MTHL) and junior (MTJHL) hockey in Toronto. Captaining three teams in six years and a four-time all star, Zac was also a member of the US Select Sixteen and Seventeen teams based at the Olympic training centers, winning a silver medal in Mexico City in 1995. After playing one year in the USHL, Zac earned a full scholarship to Quinnipiac College in its first year of Division I eligibility. Professionally, Zac has played in the IHL (Long Beach), WCHL (El Paso-team point leader), and European First Division (Villiard De Lans - team point leader).

Zac's coaching experience includes several seasons a head coach of New Jersey Kings Junior and Midget teams and summer showcase teams, as well as the head coach of the 2008-2009 Stars Midget U16 AA team. His demonstrated abilities to bring excitement and intesity to player development have helped a variety of players move onto NE prep school and college hockey opportunities.