About Proven Performance Hockey

Proven Performance Hockey operates a year round hockey school in the Windsor/Essex County Community. We are staple in the Region and provide various hockey programs for every age group. We continuously Educate and update our knowledge with Hockey conferences such as Roger Neilson Coaching Clinic and Hockey Canada Seminars. We make sure the players are receiving the current skills and knowledge and provide the life skills to prepare each athlete. We are not only teachers, we coach teams in the community at the Minor Hockey to University levels, sharing our overall knowledge and increasing players overall game.

John Nelson

Owner PPH Hockey & PerfectaShot Shooter Tutor
23yrs Hockey Skills Expert
U of PEI – B.A Sociology

Playing Experience

Drafted Buffalo Sabres 1989
86-90 – OHL Toronto Marlboro’s/Kingston Frontenac’s
90-91 – PEI Senior Hockey – Allan Cup National Champions 1991
91-96 – CIS/U Sport – University of PEI
96-00 – Pro Port Huron Bordercats/Saginaw Gears
Hockey DB


Coaching Experience

Head Coach & GM LaSalle Vipers 2017 – present
AC U of Windsor 2012 – 2017 – OUA Queen’s Cup Ontario Champions 2014
HC 4yrs Lasalle Vipers Jr.B – OHA Sutherland Cup Ontario Champions 2010
5 yrs Hockey Canada Skills Expert FJ Brennan/Corpus Christi Hockey Academy
15yrs Attended Roger Neilson NHL Coaches Clinic
4 Yrs Attended Hockey Canda Skills Academy

Jimmy Sonmez

Owner PPH Hockey & PerfectaShot Shooter Tutor
20yrs Hockey Skills Expert

Playing Experience

1yr Pro
88-91 – OHL Sudbury Wolves/Belleville Bulls
92-95 – CIS/ USport – University of PEI
95-96 – Daytona SHL
Hockey DB

Coaching Experience

2017/18 Windsor Spitfires Midget AA
4yrs HC Amherstburg Stars – 2014 OMHA Champions
LaSalle Vipers Jr.B Skills Expert 2009/10
3yr Hockey Canada Skills Expert Cardinal Carter Hockey Academy
5yrs Attended Roger Neilson Coaches Clinic
Attends Hockey Canada Skills Academy

Chris Leeming

10yrs PPH Hockey Skills Expert
Senior Instructor/ HC PPH Prospects
U of Windsor BA. Criminology & BA. of Education

Playing Experience
2yrs Lasalle Vipers Jr. B
1yrs Bowmanville Eagles Jr. A
Drafted by Oshawa Generals, OHL
Hockey DB

Coaching Experience
Head Coach Women’s Team Old School College 2017-present
U of Windsor Women’s Asst. Coach 2013-2017
AC Lasalle Vipers Jr. B – SutherlandCup Champions 2010
OHL/OHF U-15 Program of Excellence
NCCP Development 1
HCHP 1 Coaching Certification
3yrs attended Roger Neilson Coaches Clinic

Cody Leeming

5 yrs PPH Hockey Instructor
University of Windsor, BA, Psychology

Playing Experience
2yrs Amhertburg Admirals JrC
3yrs Essex 73s Jr.C Schmalz Cup Champion 2015

Coaching Experience
1yr Asst. Coach Essex 73’s
2yrs Coach Harrow High School
5yrs Associate Coach PPH Prospects

Andrew Woodall

1yr PPH Hockey Hockey Instructor
PPH Hockey/PerfectaShot Social Media Manager
U of Windsor Business 2015 – Current

Playing Experience

2yrs Hill Academy Prep School
1yr Jr. A Kanata Lasers CCHL

Coaching Experience

3yrs Laura Stamm Power skating Instructor

Our Mission Statement

We are privileged to have the opportunity to meet and develop relationships with many of our students and their families. Our passion is driven by being able to witness and be directly involved with each players goals and their journey to pursue their dreams. We strive to help each player succeed in their goals. 

PPH Hockey will teach and develop each player at their own pace, while providing positive reinforcement to give them confidence. Encouragement and respect provided by our instructors will help each player respond to and perform the most simple to challenging on ice skills. Our goal is for each athlete to perform with enthusiasm and love playing the game of hockey. To all our students and their families – thank you for your trust.

Our Programs

PPH is welcoming our customers to sign up for our classes, clinics, and camps. Our programs will provide great skill development for each athlete. Our Clinics are fast pace and provide all fundamental skills for players. Our Semi-Privates offer small group development 1:5 ratio, these small group settings will help players feel more comfortable when asking questions, help them soak in all information, and participate in a number of reps while performing the skills properly. Both programs focus on impact skills to improve and enhance the player’s performance and ultimately contribute more with their club team.

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