The Nordiques Development Program

Maine Nordiques Academy is a Hockey Prep Academy for Tier 1 caliber athletes.

The Academy is separate from the Maine Nordiques Organization* of Lewiston Maine (mainenordiques.com), which consists of the USA Hockey sanctioned Maine Nordiques’ teams from Youth through to its marquee NAHL Team.

Nonetheless the Academy is culturally and educationally aligned with the Maine Nordiques through the Nordiques Development Program which emphasizes a vertically integrated hockey concepts development derived from the NAHL Maine Nordiques Team.

The Nordiques Development Program (NDP) is an advanced and intensive daily hockey program focused on hockey concepts development through education and training for every aspect of competitive ice hockey.

The NDP’s primary focus is on a high-end player-development model that commits time and resources to each player with 2.5 hours of on ice and 1 hour of off ice training daily plus classroom and video review.

NDP emphasizes a hockey education curriculum modeled vertically to our NAHL/ junior A style, in a healthy and a competitive environment that challenges each player’s maximum potential.

The Maine Nordiques Hockey Academy prides itself on player development and advancement as aligned with the Nordique’s culture, for both prep and/or national bound team play, and their affiliated Junior team (NAHL).  In the last two years, our 18U and 16U alumni advanced with: 20 NAHL tenders, 4 USHL player advancements, and 4 division 1 commits.

For the 2022-2023 year, the Maine Nordiques Academy shall run development programs for 18u and 16u as follows, and in addition, shall be offering an 18u High-Performance Group Program.

MNDP: The Colisee, Lewiston ME

GNDP: Ice Station, Greer SC

HPG: The Colisee, Lewiston ME

Are you a Tier 1 caliber athlete?  For inquiries: academy@mainenordiques.com

*The Maine Nordiques in Lewiston, Maine is a USA Hockey registered organization fielding Prep and National Bound options from the 14U, 15U, 16U, 18U Midget Levels (the Maine Nordiques 18U national bound team has been top 10 two years in a row); and with a pinnacle of Junior level play in the North American Hockey League (NAHL), the League of Opportunity with 380+ NCAA commitments in 2021 (77% of those (290) being NCAA Division I commitments). 32% of D1 college freshman played in the NAHL.

DISCLAIMER: In accordance with the rules and regulations of USA Hockey, the Academy is separate and distinct from the Maine Nordiques Organization of USA hockey sanctioned Prep and National bound teams, and therefore falls outside the limits of USA Hockey liability

About Nordiques Development Program

The Maine Nordiques Development Program is a daily hockey intensive program offering training and guidance in every aspect of competitive ice hockey. The clubs primary focus is on a thoughtful player-development model that commits time and resources to each individual and as a team to provide Junior level training experience, academic standards of excellence, a healthy, and a competitive environment that challenges each Player’s maximum potential.
The Maine Nordiques Development Program is a daily hockey intensive program offering training and guidance in every aspect of competitive ice hockey. The clubs primary focus is on a thoughtful player-development model that commits time and resources to each individual and as a team to provide Junior level training experience, academic standards of excellence, a healthy, and a competitive environment that challenges each Player’s maximum potential.