Roadrunners Introduce Street Hockey P.E. Program to Tucson Schools
By: Tucson Roadrunners
November 30, 2018 9:54 AM
TUCSON, AZ – The Tucson Roadrunners, proud American Hockey League affiliate of the Arizona Coyotes, shared information today on the extension of the Coyotes street hockey PE curriculum that will be expanding to Tucson schools this year.
“The response to hockey in Tucson has been great and we are thrilled to be able to provide this opportunity to the school kids in Southern Arizona,” said Roadrunners President Bob Hoffman. “Working with the schools and the Coyotes in developing the curriculum of the program shows that the development of hockey to all ages is on the right path.”
22 Tucson-area schools will participate in the program during the 2018-19 school year, running through the middle of May. As a part of the program, each school will receive a full set of floor hockey equipment valued at $1,500 containing:
For participating in the program, P.E. Teachers will receive:
During the 2018-19 AHL season, the program will be present in the following schools:
School districts interested in more information about the program should contact Roadrunners Manager of Fan Development / Amateur Hockey Tyler Kern at 520-777-6763 or firstname.lastname@example.org
For media inquiries on the program, contact Roadrunners Manager of Media Relations Walt Ruff at email@example.com.
Following two wins last week the Tucson Roadrunners remain in second place within the AHL’s Pacific Division at 11-5-1-1. Surging rookie Brayden Burke has brought himself to the forefront of attention, recording three goals in two games over the weekend, including his first multi-goal performance in Saturday’s win over Bakersfield.
The team returns to the ice again Sunday in Ontario for a rematch against the top affiliate of the Los Angeles Kings.