VYHA/RYD Summer Camp

The 2019 VYHA / Rail Yard Dawgs Summer Hockey School will take place at Vinton’s Lancerlot Sports Complex, home of the Roanoke Jr. Dawgs and Valley Youth Hockey Association.  The Youth Summer Hockey School will take place from Tuesday, June 18th through Friday, June 21, 2019.


The Summer Hockey School will be a partnership between the Roanoke Rail Yard Dawgs (www.railyarddawgs.com)  and Valley Youth Hockey Association (www.roanokeyouthhockey.com ). 

The VYHA /RYD Summer Hockey School will offer the unique opportunity for the local hockey community to receive on-ice instruction from players under contract to National Hockey League teams. The eldest McGinn brother, Jamie, is currently starring at left wing for the NHL’s Florida Panthers. Tye McGinn is under contract with the Vegas Golden Knights currently playing for the team’s top American Hockey League affiliate, the Chicago Wolves. Brock McGinn plays for the NHL’s Carolina Hurricanes.  Roanoke Rail Yard Dawgs Head Coach Dan Bremner will be serving as On-Ice Director for this year's summer hockey school.

The Roanoke Rail Yard Dawgs are preparing for their fourth season of play in the Southern Professional Hockey League. Under Bremner’s leadership, the Dawgs won their way to the SPHL semi-finals.  The McGinn Brothers, along with their father & RYD Chairman of the Board Bob McGinn, are the majority owners of the Rail Yard Dawgs. The McGinn family, believes it is important to underscore their commitment to the local community and to growing the game of hockey in the Roanoke and Lynchburg areas.

Youth hockey players between the ages of 6 and 18 who have completed Learn to Play programs in Roanoke or Lynchburg are able to participate in this one-of-a-kind camp. Players will split in to age-specific groups and will receive individualized on-ice instruction from the McGinn’s and camp staff. All camp participants will receive at least one hour of on-ice instruction from these NHL-level players and coaches each day. The schedule for the Youth Camp of the Summer Hockey School is as follows:


 The Youth Camp experience will cost $100 per participant plus a processing fee/service charge. Hockey School fees also include a Rail Yard Dawg Summer Hockey School jersey and a photograph/autograph session with Jamie, Tye and Brock McGinn. A limited number of spots are available for the Rail Yard Dawgs Summer Hockey School. Click here to register now.