A cooperation between HIF sports academy and Club da Hockey Engiadina
HIF sports academy and the Ice Hockey Club Engiadina (Club da Hockey Engiadina – CdHE), based in Scuol, have engaged in a close collaboration to offer young athletes ideal training facilities and support allowing them to combine education and their passion for ice hockey.
Competitive training and games
Athletes choose one of the academic programs at HIF, are members of the sport academy ice hockey team and they can also train and play for the CdHE with the team of their age group.
Female athletes have the possibility to train and play with the ladies team Chicas. The Chicas play in the Swiss Women’s Ice Hockey League (SWHL). A Swiss Ice Hockey Federation license is necessary in order to play in the championships mentioned above.
Similar to the other teams of HIF sports academy, the training of weight, fitness, endurance and coordination for ice hockey players takes place on the school’s premises.
Oldrich Jindra, full-time coach of CdHE is in charge of all on-ice training units, covering any kind of specific ice hockey skills. Jindra has international coaching expertise from Switzerland and Austria and is furthermore employed by the Swiss Ice Hockey Federation as well as the Grison Ice Hockey Association (GRHOCKEY).
Professional facilities at the ice stadium Scuol
On-ice training takes place at the ice stadium in nearby Scuol. The ice field is prepared from July till March and thus provides ideal training possibilities during summer and winter months. A synthtic ice field, a weight room, the Ochsner pro shop, locker rooms and a restaurant round up the stadiums facilities.