Woods joins the Pee Wee Minor Varsity Program!
Newbridge Academy is proud to announce the commitment of Zachary Woods from Halifax, Nova Scotia to the PeeWee Varsity Hockey program. Zach is excited to develop his hockey skills and attend a new school. He has two siblings, an older brother Morgan and a younger sister Hailey.
Zach started skating at the age of 2 and was playing hockey and attending hockey camps by four years old. Zachary has been playing minor hockey for six years. Last season he played for Cole Harbour Atom AA where he was on the of the team’s leaders on and off the ice. He was named an assistant captain and was the top of the team’s defence. Zach is a quick learner, which was shown in his first year playing as a defenceman as he quickly became the teams go to guy. He was named Cole Harbour Atom Defenceman of the year.
Zach played spring hockey tournaments with a team that traveled and played tournaments in Quebec City, Boston, Massachusetts as well as throughout Atlantic Canada.
“I have been on the ice with Zachary many years ago and recently saw that he has made a solid transition from the forward position to playing defence, a move that will serve his player development well over the course of this coming year. Zach is a great addition to the program.” ~Paddy Flynn, Director of Varsity Hockey Programs, Newbridge Academy~
Zach will be starting grade 6 this year at Newbridge Academy. He previously attended Maritime Varsity Academy, where he spent the last three years. Zach works hard and keeps his grades up. He likes to be challenged in the classroom and on the ice.
Zach also enjoys playing golf and most summer days, he can be found on the golf course working on his game. He also enjoys mountain biking, baseball, listening to music and hanging out with this friends.
Zach hopes to continue his hockey career with his goals being to play Major Junior or at University. Outside of hockey- Zach would like to be an RCMP officer.
Zach, welcome to Newbridge Academy!
For further information contact:
Paddy Flynn, Director of Varsity Hockey Programs, Newbridge Academy
Phone: 902.789.4625 or 902.252.3339