Each year, Hit The Ice invites professional trainers and athletes, including NHL players, to meet with the boys and help them improve by sharing their knowledge of the game, their athletic expertise and their life experience. These encounters with pros and trainers are something that HTI players and viewers alike await with relish each year.
Dr. Leslie Toogood
Sport Psychologists Faculty of Kinesiology and Recreation Management University of Manitoba
Dr. Adrienne Leslie-Toogood, a licensed psychologist and adjunct faculty at the University of Manitoba, has extensive experience working with athletes in both Canada and the United States at all levels of performance. She has attended almost every multi-sport games from the Canada Games to the Olympics and Paralympics, and has travelled extensively with a wide range of teams. In addition to her work in sport, Dr. Leslie-Toogood has worked with several other high performers including medical doctors, business leaders, and performing artists.