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Registration for 2017 Is Now Available

Chicago camp runs June 26-29 & July 11-14

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Chicago Blackhawks AHL Head Coach Ted Dent presents:

Dynamic Skills, Conditioning and Small Games Clinic

Ted Dent is the current Head Coach for Chicago Blackhawks minor league affiliate, Rockford IceHogs. Ted has helped develop over 30 players that have graduated to the Chicago Blackhawks from 2006-present, including David Bolland, Corey Crawford, Bryan Bickell, Troy Brouwer, Kris Versteeg, Nickalas Hjalmarsson, Andrew Shaw and Brandon Bollig to name a few. Ted has also received two Stanley Cup rings and been part of the Blackhawks Stanley Cup winning teams in 2010 and 2013. Ted has also worked with youth hockey players directing camps and clinics for the past 21 years. He formed Top Gun Hockey Group with partner Paul Tilley in 1999 and they have been organizing summer hockey schools ever since. Ted is very excited to be working with the young players of the Chicago area and looks forward to meeting all the players and parents in this camp.

Camp Dates (choose 1 week or both) Click Here for the Brochure

*If you register for both weeks, you receive a $50 discount * 

Week 1: Monday June 26 – Thursday June 29, 2017
9:00am – 1:00pm (Approximately)

2 hours of ice time daily – 8 hours for the weekWeek 2: Tuesday July 11 – Friday July 14, 2017
9:00am – 1:00pm (Approximately)

2 hours of ice time daily – 8 hours for the week

Camp Age Groups

***Boys and Girls are encouraged to register.
***Goaltenders are welcome — there will be no formal instruction for goalies –please e-mail Ted and Paul for more details (

Camp Features

On-Ice Session-

2 hours of ice time daily:

1st hour – the first hour will be working on skill development including edge work, quickness, balance control, as well as puck protection, passing, and shooting

2nd hour – the 2nd hour of ice will be high pace team drills and small area games creating an environment of competition and numerous puck touches for each player.

Off-Ice Session

45 minutes of off ice training with a certified strength and conditioning coach working on quick feet, agility, and overall core strength. 20-30 minute lecture including videos and possible drop in appearances from Rockford IceHog/Chicago Blackhawk players.


Ted Dent – Head Coach, Rockford IceHogs, American Hockey League
Paul Tilley – Former professional player, NCAA Player, and long time hockey school director

Guest Instructors

Kevin Delaney – Chicago Blackhawks Skating & Skills Coach

Kevin Delaney, the Chicago Blackhawks skating and skills coach, will be on the ice and working with the players for at least one day during the week.

Ted Dent and Kevin Delaney celebrate the Stanley Cup

Ted Dent and Kevin Delaney celebrate the Cup!

Cancellation Policy

If a player is not able to attend, we must be informed at least 10 days prior to the start of camp and a $50.00 administration fee will be charged. If less that the required 10 day notice or camp has started, no refund will be given. Top Gun Hockey School retains the right to terminate the stay of any student when it is deemed to be in the best interest of either the student or the school.

Sign up for the 2017 Chicago Camp HERE.

We will only accept 42 players per year.

Questions?  Send an e-mail to or call 757-705-2829.

Location: Leaf Center

801 Wesemann Dr, West Dundee, IL