Halifax Powerskating Program

Join Head Instructor Jaro Sevcik for weekly power skating sessions on Sunday evenings. Sessions will be held at either RBC Centre or East Coast Varsity Stadium. The goal is to challenge players to reach their next level of play.


The 2023-24 program is for players from U9 to U15. The ultimate goal of our program will be to provide the proper structure and environment to challenge our players allowing them the opportunity to reach for a higher level of play. The Academy will feature 18 hours of on-ice programming taking place at East Coast Varsity stadium in Dartmouth, N.S. on Sunday Evenings. The program will begin in late October. Jaro will be joined on the ice by experienced and qualified instructors.

Coaching Team

The training sessions curriculum will be led by Head Instructor Jaro Sevcik. Jaro was born in the Czech Republic, and grew up playing hockey with many of his fellow Czech NHLers. Jaro’s playing career included winning a silver medal with the CzechJunior Team at the 1985 World Junior Championships. He went on to play NHL, AHL and ten seasons with top European teams, in Switzerland, Germany and Austria. After retiring from playing he became Assistant Coach with the Dalhousie University Men’s hockey team for seven seasons. Jaro is the owner of Future Pros Hockey School and also runs numerous private power skating and hockey skills clinicsthroughout HRM. Jaro also coached with Chebucto Minor Hockey for 8 seasons and holds Advance Level 1 coaching certification.