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Cathy and her coaches teach private lessons taht are in-depth, customized, and focused on technical training width proven techniques since 1984
Cathy is the Junior Sharks, Santa Clara Blackhawks and Springfield Junior Blues Power Skating coach.
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Power Hour: Our mission is to train and develop the next crop of top NCAA hockey and NHL athletes. To accomplish that, we focus on developing dominant power skating abilities in all of our students. We believe superior power skating is by far the most significant competitive advantage, and that adding this skill of our athlete's arsenal is the highest calling of our profession.

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Testimonials

“Cathy has been an integral part of the skating development of local hockey players since 1993. She is a key part of our Golden State Hockey School. Many of her students have g...

— Ron Glasow, Former Head Hockey Coach, SJSU Read More →

"Having Cathy work with my team this season was a key factor to their success. She worked with the coaches to identify areas of improvement for each player and used her repertoi...

— Steve Gutierrez, Head Coach, Santa Clara Blackhawks Bantam A – 2013 CAHA Champions Read More →

"Cathy, you and Sean have really made a difference in the last 6 months working on my hockey skills before the national team try-outs. In those 6 months, I improved significantly in my skating...

— Aris Samad-Yahaya Read More →

My daughter, Angelina, attended a hockey camp in British Columbia this summer. They were working on skating drills the whole first session, many of them very similar to stuff you do with her. ...

— Julie Cruzal, Parent and Client of Sean Read More →

"Our son Sahil, who will play Pee Wee AA Hockey in CAHA next Season, has been taking private lessons and power skating clinics with Cathy Andrade for about three years. This continuous trainin...

— Durgendra Panwar, Parent and client since 2008 Read More →

"Cathy created an individualized program for Soren to improve his skating techniques in the areas that would benefit his game most. Cathy’s coaching has helped him to significantly impro...

— B. Jonzzon, Parent of NCAA Player and Client Since 2000 Read More →

“I was at a USA Hockey National conference when I heard a division one college coach state “If you can’t get to the puck first you won’t be a dominant player on the ice&rdqu...

— Dave Paulides, Parent of NCAA player and Client since 2009 Read More →

“We have three sons who have trained with Cathy the past ten years. The benefits of her coaching are seen every time they step on the ice. Cathy focuses on every component of their ...

— Eileen Castagna, Parent, Former CAHA President Read More →