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Cathy and her coaches teach private lessons taht are in-depth, customized, and focused on technical training width proven techniques since 1984
Cathy is the Junior Sharks, Santa Clara Blackhawks and Springfield Junior Blues Power Skating coach.
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Power Hour: Our mission is to train and develop the next crop of top NCAA hockey and NHL athletes. To accomplish that, we focus on developing dominant power skating abilities in all of our students. We believe superior power skating is by far the most significant competitive advantage, and that adding this skill of our athlete's arsenal is the highest calling of our profession.

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Testimonials

“I was at a USA Hockey National conference when I heard a division one college coach state “If you can’t get to the puck first you won’t be a dominant player on the ice&rdqu...

— Dave Paulides, Parent of NCAA player and Client since 2009 Read More →

"Cathy, you and Sean have really made a difference in the last 6 months working on my hockey skills before the national team try-outs. In those 6 months, I improved significantly in my skating...

— Aris Samad-Yahaya Read More →

"Count your child lucky if you can have a child skate with Cathy and her team of coaches!  My daughter was a little hesitant for her first Cathy’s Power Hour because she was on the ...

— Tonya Baggett, Parent and feedback after 2017 Power Hour Series Read More →

"Cathy has been working with my son, Louie for over 5 years, from San Jose PeeWee AAA to LA Selects Bantam AAA, to Taft prep school and most recently, after working with Cathy this summer, Lou...

— Carla Sorey-Reed, Parent and Client since 2005 Read More →

"By investing in your skating, it frees you up to get into the play, anticipate moves and react to your opponents. Great power skating techniques offered by Cathy Andrade allow you then to foc...

— Joe Nemeth VP of Financial Planning, Adobe Systems Inc. Read More →

“I’ve been skating with Cathy since I was 5 years old, starting at Golden State hockey camp. My dad, a professional coach, recognized the value of working with her and how she...

— Viktor Tikhonov, Grandson of Legendary Coach Read More →

“Cathy has been an integral part of the skating development of local hockey players since 1993. She is a key part of our Golden State Hockey School. Many of her students have g...

— Ron Glasow, Former Head Hockey Coach, SJSU Read More →

"Having Cathy work with my team this season was a key factor to their success. She worked with the coaches to identify areas of improvement for each player and used her repertoi...

— Steve Gutierrez, Head Coach, Santa Clara Blackhawks Bantam A – 2013 CAHA Champions Read More →