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BAUER Hockey UK renews partnership with iceSheffield for another 5 years

BAUER Hockey UK renews partnership with iceSheffield for another 5 years

We are pleased to announce that we have signed a new 5 year deal with iceSheffield, continuing our support at the BAUER Arena.

As part of the deal, BAUER Hockey will also sponsor iceSheffield’s ‘Learn to Play Hockey’ programme, an extension to the venue’s popular ‘Learn to Skate’ initiative which currently has more than 1,000 youngsters on its books.

iceSheffield, on Coleridge Road, is operated by SIV – which also runs several other major venues across Sheffield including Ponds Forge International Sports Centre, the English Institute of Sport Sheffield (EIS Sheffield) and Hillsborough Leisure Centre.

Andrew Snelling, chief executive of Sheffield City Trust Group, the charity which manages SIV, said: “This is a significant partnership for us and testament to the quality and reputation of the facilities on offer at iceSheffield.

“This is also demonstrative of the great working relationship we have with BAUER Hockey. It will result in greater opportunities for young people to get involved in ice hockey and help provide that vital platform for our ice hockey development programmes.

“We’re excited for what the future holds for ice hockey here in Sheffield.

Lucy Thomasson, director of BAUER Hockey UK, said “over the past few years we have built a fantastic working relationship with iceSheffield and are delighted to be extending our partnership for a further 5 years.

We are proud of the positive impact that the BAUER Arena has had on iceSheffield which has recently branched out to our new partnership with premier ice hockey camp Best of British.

The new deal will now incorporate iceSheffield’s ‘learn to Play Hockey’ programme ensuring a positive experience for new-to-hockey families, supporting the growth and development of the sport in the UK.”

BAUER UK are pleased to announce a new partnership with Hendrikx Hockey camps

BAUER UK are pleased to announce a new partnership with Hendrikx Hockey camps

With over 15 years professional hockey experience throughout North America and Europe, coupled with ten years of teaching and instructing young athletes on and off the ice, Hendrikx Hockey is prepared to offer elite level skill development programs for young athletes looking to improve their overall skillset.

Trevor Hendrikx, a two time NHL draft pick, uses cutting edge training sessions on and off ice, working hard to develop key fundamentals to take each athletes game to the next level.

For further information or to book online visit www.hendrikxhockey.com

Next camp:

Cardiff – 21 -22 February (U15, U13, U11 and U9)

BAUER Hockey UK announces new partnership with Best of British Ice Hockey Camps (BOBIHC)

BAUER Hockey UK announces new partnership with Best of British Ice Hockey Camps (BOBIHC)

BAUER Hockey UK are excited to announce a new partnership with Best of British Ice Hockey camps for the 2018/19  season.
 
Established in 2003, BOBIHC has grown to become one of Europe’s premier ice hockey camps attracting players from all over the UK, Europe, North America, Middle East and Australia.
 
The new partnership will see BAUER supply on and off ice equipment and apparel for coaches as well as an exciting apparel range for participants.

Best of British
 
A BOBIHC spokesperson commented “We are absolutely delighted to partner with such a prestigious brand as BAUER. This is a great partnership for BOBIHC and our participants. We look forward to working with BAUER and developing a successful partnership in the future.”
 
“We’re really pleased to partner up with such a professional and successful hockey camp, we hear nothing but good things about the Best of British and being the only hockey camp in the BAUER arena at ice Sheffield it seemed only natural that we partnered up.” Lucy Thomasson, Director of BAUER UK.



BOBIHC winter camps are available to book online now www.bobihc.com
 
Dundee - 17th Oct – 19th Oct

Sheffield - 29th Oct – 31st Oct

Sheffield - 2nd Jan – 4th Jan

BEN O’CONNOR JOINS BAUER HOCKEY UK ROSTER OF ATHLETES

BEN O’CONNOR JOINS BAUER HOCKEY UK ROSTER OF ATHLETES

BAUER Hockey UK are delighted to announce a new partnership with Sheffield Steelers Defenceman Ben O’Connor.

The 28 year old British D-Man is currently playing his fourth season with the Steelers and leads the team in scoring so far this year with one goal and 16 assists. He picked up EIHL BEST British Defenceman for 2014/15, 2015/16 and has been named World Championship (Div 1B) Best Defenceman for the last 3 years running.



The new deal will see Ben feature in upcoming BAUER UK marketing campaigns. Ben is currently using the new 2017 SUPREME 1S stick, BAUER’S most powerful, versatile and durable SUPREME stick to date which he finds best suited for his game.

Ben O’Connor spoke about his trust in BAUER

‘I have been using Bauer for as long as I can remember. The custom sticks are designed to my exact specifications allowing me to be confident every time I hit the ice. I know exactly how the sticks will perform and react in all situations which is important at any level. I am very particular about my skates and find Bauer provide me with ultimate comfort and performance. Knowing you have 100% trust in your equipment is paramount so you can have 100% focus on your game.’



Lucy Thomasson, Director of Bauer UK:

Ben O’Connor is currently one of the best D-men in the Elite League. We already have a great working relationship with Ben and the Steelers especially as Ben has used Bauer equipment for many years now. We are delighted to officially welcome him to our roster of BAUER UK Athletes and look forward to continuing our support. Lucy Thomasson, Director Bauer UK

Images: Dean Woolley

Bauer Hockey UK Announces New Partnership With Giants Forward Colin Shields

Bauer Hockey UK Announces New Partnership With Giants Forward Colin Shields

Shields, the all-time leading scorer for the Giants and Team GB, will exclusively wear BAUER equipment during the 2017/18 season including BAUER VAPOR 1X skates, NEXUS 1N stick, SUPREME 1S gloves and BAUER 4500 helmet.

The Team GB forward claimed the #1 position in the international scoring standings during the 2017 IIHF World Championship in Belfast. Shields surpassed the existing record in style, netting a hat-trick against the Netherlands as Team GB claimed the Gold Medal and promotion to Division 1A in 2018.

Lucy Thomasson, Director of Bauer UK:

“Colin is one of the top British players in the Elite League and will be a great ambassador for BAUER UK. We are honoured to have him join our roster of ‘BAUER UK Athletes’ and look forward to supporting him throughout the 2017/18 season”.

Steve Thornton, Head of Hockey Operations:

“We are pleased to have BAUER UK supporting the Giants for yet another season. BAUER UK’s sponsorship of Colin Shields is the perfect choice to represent their brand, especially during Colin’s testimonial season.”