About Us

Erik Nates Euro Hockey helps players of all ages develop their individual skills and improve in all aspects of the game. Based in Rye, NY, we offer summer camps and clinics throughout New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, North Carolina, Georgia and Florida.

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Through structured drills and innovative equipment like parallel bars, our intense on-ice instruction challenges each student to the best of his or her ability. We draw on traditional European methods to help students improve their game, and we strive to create an exciting and productive atmosphere where they can both learn and have fun. We’re also committed to maximizing the time students spend on the ice at each session.

Our History

Erik Nates Euro Hockey was established in 2003 to help players in lower New York and Long Island hone their skills with small, specialized clinics and personalized instruction. We have since expanded with programs in upper New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, North Carolina,Georgia and Florida, retaining our focus and commitment through structured camps and clinics.

Thanks to the expert guidance of founder Erik Nates, who played Division 1 hockey at Iona College and has taught for more than 20 years, we bring knowledge, passion, and professionalism to each of our programs. We’ve shared our love of the game with thousands of hockey players—some of whom have gone on to play for the NHL, Minor Pro,  NCAA Division 1 and NCAA Division III teams, and we look forward to shaping the skills and careers of young players for many years to come.

Erik Nates

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Erik Nates brings both expertise and experience to his hockey programs. He played Division 1 hockey with Iona College, and was a member of the highly regarded New York Apple Core Junior Program Read More

Tim Turnbull

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Tim Turnbull brings both experience and passion to his position at Erik Nates Euro Hockey.  Tim has been part of the ENEH staff since its inception in 2003, and has been the Head Instructor at Erik Nates Euro Hockey for Read More

Rob Molinaro

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Rob brings knowledge and enthusiasm to his position at Erik Nates Euro Hockey. He grew up training under the teachings of Erik Nates Euro Hockey since the company’s inception in 2003, and has been working as an instructor for over 10 years. Read More

The Team

Our experienced team of instructors includes players that are involved at the Professional level, NCAA Division 1, NCAA Division III, Junior, and leading Prep and High School teams, or are current members of a coaching staff. They are passionate hockey players as well as talented teachers, trained to maintain a professional outlook while giving students the skills they need to get the edge over the competition.

At Erik Nates Euro Hockey, we understand the importance of good role models. Our staff members are selected not just for their hockey skills and teaching ability but for their commitment to the highest standards both on and off the ice.