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  • Coaches


Power Hour & Extra Hour Owner

Skating Treadmill / Skating Coach

[email protected]
(408) 656-5633

In the early 1980's, Cathy attained triple-gold certification (Gold Figure, Gold Free-Style, Gold Dance) by training extensively with two Olympians and she had the privilege of performing in the closing ceremonies of the 1988 Winter Olympics in Calgary, Canada.  In 1992, Cathy relocated to San Jose and established the Bay Area's first formal power skating program know as Power Hour.  

Cathy's Power Skating is the culmination of her technical figure skating experience combined with practical hockey knowledge.  She is innovative and continually refines her hybrid hockey skating training system which has proven successful for her players. 

Cathy is widely regarded as Northern California's premier power skating instructor and has coached athletes ranging from minor level hockey players through NAHL, USHL, NCAA D1 and D3, EHL, AHL, OHL, USA National Team, NHL & Olympic Team members.  Cathy's methods and accomplishments have been recognized nationally for her work with players in the Wall Street Journal, Sports Illustrated, ESPN,, and local publications.

Cathy extended her passion to help players of all ages and skill levels by opening Extra Hour Off-Ice Hockey Training Facility.

Power Hour & Extra Hour Coach

Shooting / Stick Handling / Skating

[email protected]
(408) 828-6970

Sean, a native of San Jose, grew up playing for the Santa Clara Blackhawks and NorCal Rep Club. At age 13, he became one of Cathy's first private hockey students. Beginning in 1997, Sean began assisting Cathy with Power Hour and became a private instructor. After his playing career that included Jr. A hockey in Alberta, college hockey in New England and Buffalo, NY, and minor pro stops in Fresno and Knoxville, Sean returned to the Bay Area and resumed coaching private lessons and San Jose Jr. Sharks teams. Sean has worked with students who have ultimately reached the NHL, AHL, CHL, and NCAA levels. Sean is also a Level 4 USA hockey certified and SafeSport trained.

Lead Power Hour Coach & Extra Hour Coach

[email protected]
(408) 596-6494

Cathy's son, Cameron, first stepped on the ice at 18 months old. Cameron played travel hockey for the Jr. Sharks competing at multiple levels ranging from A to AAA. He held the captaincy for both Junior Sharks AAA and Valley Christian High School hockey teams. He then went on to play ACHA D2 ice hockey at Loyola Marymount University. There, he was an alternate captain and graduated second in franchise history for points as a defenseman. Cameron has coached the Power Hour series since 2014 and demonstrates drills and techniques in addition to programming & coaching. He has been an integral part of expanding the Power Hour series around the Bay Area and beyond. Cameron has worked privately with youth teams, through 18AAA teams plus he has his own private lesson business working with players weekly throughout the year. Together the Andrade coaching team has launched the first year round power skating school in the bay area which offers daily skating practices. At Extra Hour, California's largest off ice hockey training facility, he is in charge of all mini rink programs and an array of classes that specialize on agility edge work, body control, and many other aspects of skating.

Extra Hour Coach

[email protected]
(408) 464-2646

Coach Tatjana "Tiki" Tikhonov was born in the USSR and lived in Russia, Latvia and Finland before moving to California in the early 90's when her father was an assistant coach for the San Jose Sharks.  Alongside her brother, Viktor Tikhonov, she started taking power skating lessons with Coach Cathy Andrade.  As a youth, Tiki played for the Santa Clara Blackhawks.  Her professional time was with Porin Assat in Finland and DHCL in Switzerland. 

Tiki's coaching career started in 1998 with the Santa Clara Blackhawks and she also has coached the Jr. Sharks and Blue Devils. In 2016, she received USA Hockey Level 5 Master Certification and was accepted to Haaga-Helia in Finland.  While in her first year of studies, Tiki was an assistant coach for the VMA United 20u team and the first female coach to run ice practices in the schools history.  In 2018, she became the first female coach in Polish history to coach a men's professional ice hockey team in Nowy Targ. Update- she is currently the Jr. Sharks 16AAA Girls Coach 2021

Currently, Tiki is finishing her Bachelors degree in ice hockey coaching and management from Haaga-Helia by doing her practical year at Extra Hour Off-Ice Hockey Training Facility and writing her thesis on breaking through barriers as a female head coach in men's professional ice hockey.

Power Hour & Extra Hour Performance Coach

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(502) 548-4189

Hockey has been a way of life for Craig for 25 years. He is passionate about teaching the game that he loves, while being able to incorporate his knowledge from his private strength and conditioning practice to improve player performance.   

Prior to coaching/training in San Jose, Craig was a Division I NCAA Strength & Conditioning Coach at Sacred Heart University (SCU), where he played a key role in transforming the program into a nationally ranked team and the top hockey program in the Atlantic Division. Before joining the SCU staff, Mr. Miller worked at BlueStreak Sports Training where he trained elite youth and junior level hockey teams, including multiple national championship winning Mid Fairfield Junior Rangers and USPHL Connecticut Junior Rangers.

Craig's hockey playing career include collegiate hockey at Southern Indiana University and University of Louisville.

Some of the players who have trained with coach Craig played for NHL, KHL, AHL, WHL, Sacred Heart University (SHU), U of Vermont (UVM), Northeastern (NU), UConn, Providence, Avon Old Farms, Northfield Mt. Hermon (NMH), EHL, NCDC, CJHL, USPHL & NA3HL.


Power Hour & Extra Hour Coach

Shooting / Stick Handling / Skating

(408) 393-0122

Logan was a longtime client of Cathy's Power Skating (CPS). When he ws 14, Logan played for his first junior hockey team, Billings Bulls (AWHL) and went on to lead his 16AAA team with most points.  Logan also played for the the Colorado Rampage (AAA) and won 2 championships. He went on to play for the Bay State Breakers (USPHL) and currently playing for San Jose State (SJSU).  Logan's dynamic speed, edge work and balance are all attributes to his fast, fluid skating which makes him a great example for the youth skaters who train at Extra Hour and participate in Power Hour sessions.


Power Hour & Extra Hour Coach

Shooting / Stick Handling / Skating

(415) 894-0629

Aidan started playing hockey at 7 yrs old for the Cougars and then up to Golden State Elite (GSE).  As a Bantam, Aidan began to skate with Cathy where she helped his balance and other skating mechanics.  Aidan currently plays at Avon Old Farms playing prep school hockey.  Aidan will attend Colby College where he will play NCAA D3 or ACHA hockey.  .   

Goalie Coach

[email protected]
(760) 646-0060  

Martin grew up in the Bay Area playing youth hockey for the Santa Clara Valley Hockey Association. During his time as a goalie with the SCHVA Blackhawks, Martin was named the '99 CAHA Bantam All Star game MVP and played in both NorCal and CA state championships. Martin graduated from SJSU in 2007 playing 4 seasons of ACHA D2 collegiate hockey for the Spartans, where they reached the national playoffs in 3 of his 4 years there. After college, he landed a position with the San Jose Jr Sharks as the Goalie Coach for the program. Martin also coached a team in each of his 10 years with the club. Under his guidance, Martin has helped goalies find success after youth hockey at all levels including NCAA D1, NCAA D3, ACHA D1, ACHA D2, USHL, WHL, and NAHL. Martin's goalie talents led him to signing and dressing for a couple games with the Iowa Wild of the AHL and he is currently part of the NHL emergency backup goalie (EBUG) rotation utilized by the San Jose Sharks for all of their home games.  Martin got to dress and backup a game for the Winnipeg Jets.

If you are looking for an experienced goalie instructor who knows what it takes to elevate your game to the next level, then you need to contact Martin today.

Goalie Coach

[email protected]
(408) 613-9931  

Coach Nick has been on the ice since the age of 4. Growing up in the Bay Area, he spent his youth playing with the Santa Clara Blackhawks and the San Jose Jr. Sharks organizations.  Nick has attended numerous camps and trained with players from junior to professional level.  Recently, 2021-2022 season, Nick played for the San Jose State Spartans (ACHA).  

Currently, Nick coaches for the Jr. Sharks organization and trains the AAA and AA boys and girls from ages 12 through 19 years old.  With his knowledge, experience, and passion for the position, coach Nick can advance the skills of any goaltender's style of play by adding the most creative, effective, and efficient techniques.