Elite Hockey Development Program
The CT Condors is an elite program designed for highly motivated players who have set their sights on playing at top high school (prep) programs and beyond. With a practice to game ration over 3:1, the program has been modeled after researching a selection of highly successful Canadian, European, and US player-centered programs which focus on skill development and knowledge of the game while keeping hockey fun! The hallmark of the program is the significant amount of ice time, as well as focused one-to-one coaching attention, allowing each player to reach their maximum potential.
The Condors program is led by Mike Backman – former NY Ranger and one of the most experienced coaches in the region.
Devin Edgerton – a 17-year professional athlete who was named Canadian Junior Player of the Year, played on Team Canada three times and is a certified professional trainer (ISSA).
Chris Gragnano – played hockey with the Providence Friars and currently serves as the assistant coach of The Gunnery
Ryan Koresky – former professional hockey player and currently the head of the skills focused Intech Hockey program.
Tucker Grose – the assistant coach at King Low Heywood Thomas and currently head coach of Darien Bantam A.
Kevin Erving – a standout forward at St. Mark’s Prep and youth hockey/prep school coach.
Victor Baryshevtsev – an Olympic level skater (1988 Olympic alternate to Team USSR) focusing on advanced skating skills. Currently working with several NHL players on development.