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Welcome to the Vegas Golden Knights Skating Academy's Power Skating Program!

Skating technique has remained the most neglected factor in hockey fundamentals. Hockey players at every age fail to realize their full potential because they do not spend enough time focusing on their individual skating skills. 

Power skating focuses on skating skills for hockey players.  

During a game, a player has so much to think about: stick handling, passing, shooting, strategy, etc. that they have little time to focus on skating technique and how to react on skates to unexpected situations and sudden changes in play.

A player’s skating ability must therefore be tuned so sharply and practiced so consistently that their reactions become second nature. We can focus on power skating skills in private lessons, small groups and/or teams.


Chad Goodwin is a power skating instructor and competitive figure skating coach. He works with all levels of hockey players who are looking to improve on their hockey skating skills. 

Chad is CanPower and PSA 1 power skating certified. 

He's had the opportunity to work with power skating instructor Gay Dubeau at Platinum Star Power Skating  who works with Elite Junior & NHL levels players.  

Chad Goodwin

Chad Goodwin

Director of Skating

Phone: 702-409-5947


Weekly Drop-In Group Power Skating Session

Monday's: 6:15 pm - 7:15 pm on the Star Nursery Rink.

Ice fee: $12.00 per player (Pay at the front desk)

Coaches fee: $20.00 (Pay coaches)

*Get your power skating ice punch card: $100 ($9 per class)

Please contact Coach Chad at if you are interested in attending a session. 

Power Classes Requirements

- Players must be in full hockey equipment.

- Must be enrolled in a youth hockey program. 

- Be 6 year of age or older.


Our power skating group classes are designed for players age 6+ looking to improve their skating skills. Players will be separated into groups within the class by either age and or skating ability. This is a great opportunity for players that are currently in the Learn to Play program and the Junior Vegas Golden Knights hockey program. 

Classes are 1 hour in length and taught in group format.

Private/semi private power skating lessons are available. You can speak to one of our power skating instructors for information about private lessons.