Cathys Power Skating
Cathys Power Skating supports Defending The Blue Line®. Cathy Andrade is the Junior Sharks and Santa Clara Blackhawks Power Skating Coach in California.
Cathy believes: "The key component to ensuring a hockey player’s success is becoming a fundamentally strong skater. This advantage can only be accomplished with proper training. The Bay Area renowned Cathy’s Power Hour Series is where you develop explosive speed, greater agility, and improved balance to reach your maximum skating potential – ultimately becoming an impact player."
2014 Hockey Camp Season - Cathy donated several free slots for military kids to her camps this season. Below is one of the lucky recipients
"Thank you DTBL and Cathy's Power Hour for a great session! This military child is one lucky girl! We appreciate everything you do". - Sandy A.
February 2, 2014 - Cathy Andrade coordinated Skate For The Troops & Jr. Sharks "Skate for a Cause" at the San Jose Ice - Center Rink in San Jose, California. Over $62,000 was raised by all of the participants. Brent Burns of the San Jose Sharks helped promote the event.
December 2013 - Cathy Andrade with Zeke, Cathy's DTBL coaching grant recipient:
Summer 2013 - Cathy once again offered several free slots to DTBL military kids for her hockey camps at San Jose Ice in San Jose, California.
April 8 - April 19, 2013 - With the great success of the San Jose, California equipment drive in 2011, Brent Burns and Cathy Andrade decided to do another drive in 2013. It was amazing to see how so many people participated in this drive that benefitted so many military families. There were raffle give-a-ways from Graf Canada and Brent Burn's autographed items. This drive was also to help celebrate and honor Cathy Andrade's Power Hour's 15th Anniversary.
Total equipment donated: 242 equipment pieces (57 pairs skates) and 172 socks/jersey/soft misc. You can see more photos of the equipment drive at Sharks Ice here...
Summer 2012 - Cathy Andrade of Cathy's Power Hour offered several free slots to DTBL military kids for her hockey camps. These camps took place at San Jose Ice in San Jose, California.
December 19, 2011 - January 2, 2012 - The San Jose, California equipment drive that Cathy and Brent Burns put on brought in a ton of gear for military kids. Read about the equipment drive and view the photo gallery here...