Kids will learn power skating, speed and agility through drills at the T-Birds Skills Camp. MARK KLAAS, Kent Reporter

Kids will learn power skating, speed and agility through drills at the T-Birds Skills Camp. MARK KLAAS, Kent Reporter

Sanders to be instructor at Thunderbirds Skills Camp

School on ice returns in August at accesso ShoWare Center

  • Monday, June 17, 2019 2:50pm
  • Sports

Seattle Thunderbirds forward Mekai Sanders will be an instructor at the T-Birds Skills Camp at accesso ShoWare Center – Aug. 5-9 and Aug. 12-16.

Sanders, from Gig Harbor, signed with the T-Birds on June 18. He played two years of minor hockey with the Seattle Junior Association and two years of minor hockey with the Sno-King Hockey Association.

Future T-Birds taking part as instructors will be announced in the coming weeks.

The annual Skills Camp will consist of four groups: Group A for 6-8 year-olds, Group B for 9-11 year-olds and Group C for 12 year-olds and up. There will also be an adult group for players 18-years-old and older.

All sessions for the 2019 Seattle Thunderbirds Skills Camp will take place at the accesso ShoWare Center and will use the Thunderbirds locker throughout the camp.

Players taking part in both weeks of the Skills Camp can get half off the price of the second week if they sign up for the first week.

Register for camp online at seattlethunderbirds.com.

See the VIDEO: Sanders talking about being a instructor at T-Birds Skills Camp


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