Olympian Megan Bozek advancing women’s hockey with youth clinics

egan Bozek, a Stevenson graduate and defenseman for the U.S. women’s hockey team at the Winter Olympics in Sochi, was one of the coaches at the Pro Ambitions Hockey Camp in West Dundee July 10. | Brian O’Mahoney/for Sun-Times Media

WEST DUNDEE — Earlier this year, Megan Bozek was a defenseman for the silver-medal-winning U.S. women’s ice hockey team at the Winter Olympics.

Five months after the Sochi Games in Russia, she still suits up, though not in front of thousands against the Russians or Canadians. This summer, Bozek is teaching at hockey clinics run by Pro Ambitions, a developmental organization based in Massachusetts.

Last week at the Leafs Ice Centre in West Dundee, Bozek was in charge of two dozen girls between the ages of 7 and 14, all eager to learn the basics of the sport.

“You are on the ice four hours a day, 20 hours a week, which is crazy to me,” Bozek said. “From hour one to hour 10, there’s a world of difference.”

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