Teaming up with Dan Bittle and Apex Skating

by Jr Reign

The Ontario Jr Reign are teaming up with Dan Bittle and Apex Skating for the upcoming 2022 - 2023 season which also marks the Ontario Jr Reign’s second season in the United States Premier Hockey League.

Apex Skating’s main office is located in Ottawa, Canada, and caters to hockey players in the amateur and professional ranks all throughout North America. Hockey players can benefit from Apex Skating's skating development camps and consulting services, which combine technological developments with teaching techniques based on movement, biomechanics, and kinesiology. Additionally, Apex Skating produces online learning materials for youth coaches.

Dan Bittle is the Managing Partner of Apex Skating USA. With a specialization in strength and conditioning, Dan has developed athletes at the Junior A, Major Junior, AHL, and NHL levels. 

From 2011-2015, he served as a Fitness Evaluation Consultant for NHL Central Scouting at the NHL Scouting Combine. Dan also consulted with the Boston Bruins organization as a Skating Analysis Consultant at the 2015 Development Camp and during the 2015-2016 season. In 2017-2018, Dan serves as a Skating Consultant to the Gatineau Olympiques (QMJHL), and the Manchester Monarchs (ECHL Development Affiliate of the Los Angeles Kings).

Dan has also served in both the strength and conditioning and video coaching roles at both the Junior A and CIS University levels, with the Gloucester Rangers Junior A Hockey Club of the CCHL, and the University of Ottawa Men's Hockey Program.

The Ontario Jr Reign have announced their upcoming USPHL Prep Camp on the weekend of August 13-14, 2022 in Ontario, California at Center Ice Arena. This USPHL Prep Camp will serve as a valuable tool for players interested in pursuing Junior A hockey opportunities. To register please visit