FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
Wednesday, November 28, 2018
GLENDALE, ARIZONA --- The Arizona Coyotes announced today that in partnership with the NHL, the NHLPA and the League's Industry Growth Fund, the club has created a street hockey PE curriculum that will be introduced to over 300 schools in Maricopa and Pima counties this year. In addition, the Coyotes street hockey PE curriculum will be added to 200 new schools in 2019-20 and 200 more schools in 2020-21. In total, the Coyotes will reach approximately 700 schools and over 500,000 students in Arizona with this program.
"We are very excited about the Coyotes PE street hockey curriculum program," said Coyotes' President & CEO Ahron Cohen. "Our hockey development department has done a tremendous job growing the game of hockey in Arizona, but we still have a lot of work to do. This program will allow us to get more sticks into the hands of kids and help educate them about our great game and promote youth health and wellness. We are grateful for the incredible support that we have received from all the Valley school districts and look forward to a great partnership in the future."