MA Hockey League provides full ice and 3x3 leagues, tournaments,pick-up games and skill clinics for adult and youth players.

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Thursday Night Somerville Adult Skills Clinic
With Coach Derek!!

Adult Skills Clinic and Scrimmage Information

Great program for players who are new to hockey and looking to gain skills and experience. Also, great for players getting back into the game after taking some time off or after an injury. This is a friendly and relaxed program with great coaches that will help you develop into a better player.

This is a co-ed novice/low intermediate (D & C/C-) level clinic. All ages welcome (18+).  

Skills Clinic: We will be working on individual skill development by focusing on skating, edge work, stick-handling, shooting, passing and other hockey related drills to make you a better all-around better player. Derek will setup a weekly program designed to make you a better hockey player.

This clinic is run by Coach Derek Matthies

Derek Matthies grew up in the metro and select leagues of South Boston
and secured a spot at Boston College High School varsity hockey team
from 2007 to 2012. At Boston College High School Derek's career
blossomed as a key component in their offensive line-up, as well as,
proving to be an important role in their special teams. Derek also
secured a spot on the UA National Bound team in Quincy, Massachusetts
from 2007-2012.

Derek is now currently enrolled full time at the Mass Pharmacy School
of Health and Sciences. Derek has been a player and a coach with the
MA Hockey League for the past two years. Derek believes that practice
makes perfect and it's really important to take what you learn in

practice and be able to use it in game time situations.

Location, Dates and Times

Founders Memorial Arena (smaller rink)

570 Somerville Ave, Somerville, MA 02143


Fall 2018: September 13th - December 20th, 2018 (14 weeks)

Note: No clinic November 22nd due to Thanksgiving

Winter 2019: January 10th - April 11, 2019 (14 weeks)


‚Äč9:30pm - 10:20pm:  Adult Skills Clinic for Skaters 

Pricing Information

Fall 2018 and Winter 2019- 14 weeks each

Player Clinic Only Package: $350 - League Practice Jersey Included w/ Package for new players. 
Breaks down to $25 per hour

Player Weekly Clinic: $30 per Session 


Goalies Needed to come out for the Skills Clinic to take shots.

Scheduled Payments: Are offered to those who need them at a 10% increase fee that you can pay over a longer period of time. Please send an email and I can update your account. A deposit will be required.



Additional Information

If you sign-up for a package and need to miss a session you can do another skills clinic in another location to make-up the session. You must send an email to confirm what session you will be doing as a make-up and make it up within the week before or after the clinic you will be missing.