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Competitors For Christ

2017 TEAM FCA Select Camp

The Fellowship of Christian Athletes is hosting the 8th Annual “Team FCA Select Camp” this year over Memorial Day week-end (May 25-May 28). The Camp will be held at Niagara University in Niagara Falls, NY with the on ice sessions taking place at the school's Division 1 complex. The Camp is open to all male players between the ages of 16 and 20 years old (1997-2001), from both the United States and Canada. The number of participants is limited to 102 and fills up fast, so please apply as early as possible.  Campers will have the opportunity to receive instruction, practice and compete over the 4 day period (4 games per player).

 Players will be divided into 4 - 6 teams, with a general manager as well as 2 or 3 coaches per team. Coaching staffs will consist of Professional, NCAA Division 1 and 3 head and assistant coaches, preparatory coaches, and junior and high school coaches.  Players from Tier 1,2 and 3 junior teams as well as high school and midget programs will be represented.  This week-end will be an awesome time of spiritual growth, hockey, and making new friends from around the country.  You don’t want to miss this amazing experience.

We will be providing transportation to our dorms and back to the airport as best we can.  To ensure we are able to assist you, please do your best to arrive and depart in accordance to the following times and dates.  

Arrive no later than 2:00 PM on Thursday 5/25, and depart no earlier than 5:00 PM on Sunday 5/28.  All flights should use the Buffalo Airport


Below are a few of the coaches that have joined us in past for TeamFCA.  We should have the updated coaches posted by early March.  


Charlie Burggraf – Head Coach, Bethel College (NCAA Div 3)

Tim Christian – Interm NAHL Coach (Topeka Roadrunners), Current Family Advisor and NHL Agent (former assistant coach Lake Superior State NCAA Div 1)

Rylan Galiardi – Assistant Coach, Sioux Falls Stampede (USHL), former professional player

Ryan Donald - Assistant Coach, Yale University

Dallas Steward - Associate Head Coach, Chicago Steel (USHL)

Jon Christiano – NHL Scout, Buffalo Sabers

Jason Nightingale – Buffalo Sabers, Former Coach Notre Dame (NCAA Div 1)

Brian Dickinson – Head Coach, Brockport (NCAA Div 3)

John Daigneau – Buffalo Sabres, Former Coach Canisius College (NCAA Div 1)

John Olver – GM and Head Coach, Idaho Jr. Steelheads, GM Bakersfield Condors (ECHL), Former NCAA Coach

Chris Schultz – Head Coach, SUNY Geneseo

Jeff Boettger – Associate Head Coach, Liberty University (ACHA Division 1)

Zack McKelvie – Assistant Coach, West Point (NCAA Div 1)

Jack O’Halloran –        Head2 Head goaltending, Former Professional Goalie

 Additional details

Location:        Niagara University, NY
 Participants:    Hockey players age 16 to 20 (1997-2001).
 Enrollment:     Limited to – 102 players - 60 forwards / 30 defensemen / 12 goalies
 Staff:               NCAA Coaches - Junior Coaches – College Players – Professional Players – FCA Staff & Volunteers
 Cost:                $525 U.S.D. all-inclusive (includes meals, lodging, transportation once in Buffalo, NT Bible, shirt and hat)
 If you are interested in attending the camp, please fill out the enrollment form below.  We will notify you upon acceptance.  This is a rolling admission, so if accepted, you will have 2 weeks to accept your spot and confirm with payment.  

*Partial and full scholarships are available based on a needs basis.  If you are interested, fill out a scholarship request form and write in Team FCA as the camp you would like to attend. 


Camp Includes

  • Housing
  • linens and pillows
  • Meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner )
  • Practice time
  • Off Ice Instruction
  • 4 Games
  • Devotionals
  • Testimonies
  • Small Group Time

Scholarship Form