The Elite Hockey and Goaltending Programs are designed for student-athletes from grades 1-12, who need to build a strong foundation of both skill and physical strength, to increase confidence to succeed as a player at the next level.

The main objective of King Heights Academy’s Elite Hockey Program and Goaltending Program is to give student-athletes the ultimate hockey training experience providing each student-athlete with a healthy, balanced, social, interactive, fun and rewarding experience under the exceptional leadership of our experienced coaches and professional instructors and combining it with high-quality education.

King Heights Academy offers Elite Academic and Sports Programming in partnership with Paramount Sports Management.

"A well-rounded education that grows the mind, body and spirit."


• Canada's most up-to-date and comprehensive ice arenas

• 2 Newly renovated NHL-sized ice surfaces

• Healthy food services and full restaurant

• Full-scale off-ice training facilities

• Pro-shop

• Team meeting/video rooms

• Outdoor Fields 

• Located on the King Heights Academy Thornhill Campus (407 & Dufferin)

Hockey program
Learn to play hockey


On-Ice Features:

  • Student-athletes will be tested through Sporttesting
  • On-ice training 4 times per week
  • Off-ice training 5 times per week
  • Professional coaching and training
  • Custom designed on-ice sessions with a variety of Skating, Puck Handling and Shooting drills that are designed to challenge players, with a focus on developing good habits, and proper technique, through correction and expert knowledge from professional instructors
  • Puck drills - awareness, protection and creating space in small areas
  • Game specific training
  • Shooting / Passing and Shoot to Score
  • Exclusive use of KHA dressing room
  • Guest coaches and speakers throughout the school year
  • Girl's hockey program

Off-Ice Features:

  • State of the art facility
  • Our program focuses on building strength, power and speed
  • Provides comprehensive testing to highlight athlete's strength
  • Guest coaches and speakers throughout school year
  • Off-ice Sporttesting
  • Conditioning plan
  • Professional coaching and training
  • Customized fitness program

Goaltending Program:

  • Exclusive Goalie training 2 days a week by The Crease Goaltending School
  • 2 days a week goalies will be trained separate from players
  • All goalies will be assessed by Sporttesting
  • Video review
  • Mental Training
  • Vision, Range, Reaction Training


Daniel Sisca –  Director of Hockey / Head Instructor

Daniel Sisca –  Director of Hockey /
Head Instructor

Daniel Sisca brings a wealth of hockey knowledge, skill, and experience. His professional hockey career began in the ECHL and extended to the AHL and three years in Europe.

During his time in the ECHL, Daniel was awarded to the ECHL All-Rookie Team. He brings his firsthand hockey experience and genuine understanding of the game to help players improve their skills and perform at their highest level.

Mathew Sisca –  Head Instructor

Mathew Sisca – 
Head Instructor

After Mathew’s junior career he went to play in the ECHL for three years with, Bakersfield / Cincinnati / Orlando and finally Alaska Aces winning a Kelly Cup championship.

Mathew brings knowledge of offensive abilities and knowing how to teach kids how to score and be prepared for the next step with his experiences he has learned over the years of playing.

Brian McLaughlin –  Head Instructor, Former Pro Defenseman

Brian McLaughlin –  Head Instructor,
Former Pro Defenseman

  •  20 years in Hockey development specializing in Defense training.
  • Works with Pro / OHL / College players
  • Hockey Canada HP1 Certified
  • 12 years coaching AAA in the GTHL
  • Currently coaches with Toronto Titans


Dave Dolecki, Owner of The Crease Goaltending Academy

Dave Dolecki, Owner of The Crease Goaltending Academy

  • 22 years experience as a
    goaltending instructor
  • Certified Level 3 Hockey Canada
    Goalie coach
  • Played OJPHL Milton Merchants, Oakville Blades, OHL London Knight
Bujar Amidovski

Bujar Amidovski

  • 18 years experience as a 
    goaltending instructor
  • Played 7 years pro NHL, AHL, ECHL, OHL
  • Signed 2 NHL contracts with the Philadelphia Flyers and
    Carolina Hurricanes
  • Hockey Canada certified


King Heights Academy Hockey Ambassador

Jim Thomson

King Heights Academy is excited to announce the addition of former NHL player Jim Thomson as their School Ambassador/Consultant.
  Jim has been training and mentoring hockey players for over 30 yrs. The Jim Thomson’s Dreams mentoring Program on and off the ice and has helped numerous players realize their Dreams. 
Jim’s role with King Heights Academy will consist of many things from working with all students on their goals and how to achieve them.
  Jim will be on the ice periodically to assist our staff with his vast knowledge and training. 
Jim is also the owner of the JRA OJHL Aurora Tigers. For more information on Jim go to Jimthomsonsdreams.com



  • Accredited Private School – Kindergarten to Grade 12/Post Grad
  • School Curriculum Before and After school care
  • Learning Environment filled with Fun, Friendship, Like Minds
    and Goals
  • Dedicated, Engaged, Professional, Faculty/Coaching Staff
  • Individualized, Customized Learning Plans
  • Enriched, Academic and Applied Level Programming
  • Remedial and Enriched Learning Resource Program
  • Guidance Counseling, OUAC Applications and Career Planning
  • Advanced Placement and Pre-Advanced Placement Courses
  • Optimal Small Class Sizes (Target Ratio of 18:1)
  • Science and Technology Labs
  • STEAM Program - Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, Mathematics
  • Community Service Involvement
  • Peer Mentorship and Tutoring Program
  • Formal Leadership Training and Development Program
  • SAT Preparation, NCAA Planning/Counselling
  • Specialized “Extra Semester” Program
  • Acceleration, Reach Ahead, Upgrade, Summer Programs
  • Advanced Strength and Conditioning Program -
    Built into the Curriculum
  • Unique, Hybrid, On-line Learning Program
  • Food Services, Nutrition, Meal Planning, Lunches and Snacks
  • International Student Program
  • Boarding and Billeting Assistance Program
  • Student Transportation
  • Casual Uniforms

We are now accepting applications for enrolment for the 2020-2021 school year for all our Programs.

Please email info@kingheightsacademy.com or visit kingheightsacademy.com/thornhill
to secure your child's enrolment, set up a private tour, or for more information.

130 Racco Parkway, Thornhill
Ontario, L4J 8x9 kingheightsacademy.com/thornhill