The purpose of North Shore Hockey Development Academy (NSHDA) is to provide a training ground for elite hockey players to master their craft. NSHDA is derived from the recognition that to build high-level athletes it takes quality repetitions and advanced

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NSHDA Coach Lebda Elected to IHOF!
by posted 11/05/2018

NSHDA’s very own coach Lebda has been nominated to the Illinois Hockey Hall of Fame (IHOF). Please help us in congratulating him on this prestigious honor!

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NHL Shooting Coach Tim Turk will be at the Elite Holiday Camp!
by posted 10/11/2018

NSHDA is proud to announce that Tim Turk, NHL Shooting and Scoring coach for over 20 years, will be on the ice with us for this year's NSHDA's Elite Holiday camp! 

Coach Turk has worked with 4 NHL organizations (Montreal Canadiens, Tampa Bay Lightning, Carolina Hurricanes, and Arizona Coyotes), and many National Programs such as Sweden, Asia, Finland, Latvia, and Russia. Throughout the year, he continues to work with NHL players, but also works with many organizations, minor hockey teams, coaches and players of all ages and levels.

He specializes in Hockey Shooting, Passing and Puck Protection, while also teaching the technical aspects and strategies of puck protection and control. 

NSHDA is very excited to have him as a special guest at this year’s Elite Holiday Camp!

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6 Players Coached by Taylor in the 2018 American Prospect Game!
by Master Admin posted 09/19/2018

Congratulations to Taylor trained/coached players participating in the American Prospects game.


Cole Caufield 

Luke Toporowksi

Owen Lindmark

Alex Vlasic

Jack Hughes

Michael Gildon


The CCM/USA Hockey All-American Prospects Game is an annual ice hockey event in which 40 of the top American-born NHL Entry Draft eligible prospects play against each other in an exhibition game, each hoping to boost their draft ranking with the National Hockey League scouts and general managers who attend.

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Taylor Trained/Coached 2019 Draft Prospects
by Master Admin posted 09/18/2018

5 Taylor trained/coached players ranked in 2019 Top 93 pre draft rankings!

Jack Hughes

Cole Caufield

Alex Vlasic

Luke Toporowski

Graeme Clark

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2018 NSHDA Trained NHL Draft Picks
by Master Admin posted 09/17/2018


2018 NSHDA Trained NHL Draft Picks

Jack Drury (2nd round Carolina), Alex Green (4th round Tampa) and Hugh Mcging (5th round St. Louis) go in he NHL draft!!


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2018 NHL Draft Results of Taylor Trained/Coached Players
by Master Admin posted 09/16/2018

Congratulations to the Taylor trained/coached players drafted into the NHL!!!





Brady Tkachuk



Ottawa Senators

Quinn Hughes



Vancouver Canucks

Jack Drury



Carolina Hurricanes

Joey Keane



New York Rangers

Logan Hutsko



Florida Panthers

Paul Cotter



Las Vegas Knights

Alex Green



Tampa Bay Lightning

Brandon Kruse



Las Vegas Knights

Hugh McGing



St. Louis Blues

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