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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

“Skating is the most important function in the game of hockey. Cathy has mastered the fundamentals of using edges, maximizing stride and using  proper technique. She has proved time...

— Roy Sommer, Head Coach, Worcester Sharks, AHL Read More →

Cathy has been instrumental in my son Spencer's development.  In less than a year he went form not being able to do crossovers and skate backwards to being on the Cougars Bantam A team.  ...

— Douglas Knapp, Parent and client since 2014 Read More →

"Midway through my second year in the USHL, my coach and I were reminiscing about a showcase he had seen me at. We talked about how ‘a player with terrible feet but good hands’ had...

— Robby Jackson, St.Cloud State University Huskies, NCAA- Client since 2013 Read More →

“I have been taking lessons from Cathy since I was a squirt player. I know whenever I step on the ice, even now, there are things that I do that I learned from her. Her power skating techniqu...

— Dalton Speelman, NCAA Player and Client since 2000 Read More →

"We would like to thank you for all you’ve done to make Leila an excellent skater. She just received her end of the year evaluation and her skating and edge work received the highest mar...

— Vince Kilduff, Parent and Client since 2005 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 →

"Being a good skater has become such an important skill to have in hockey today. I am able to beat the opposition with speed while using my edges and staying strong on my skates, I owe that to...

— Dylan VanderEsch, NCAA Collegiate Player - SUNY Potsdam and client since 2004 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 →