Want the Pilots to attend your special event, party, or school function? We'd love to be there!
The Topeka Pilots are proud to be part of Kansas' capital city and love to attend events not only in Topeka, but also in surrounding areas when our schedule permits. If you would like the Pilots players, coaching staff or our mascot to attend your event please fill out the form below or call Caroline Rea at (785) 266-PUCK (7825).
READING WITH THE PILOTS
Our team is big on education and reading is a huge part of that. We have a series called “Brady Brady” that is published by our national parent organization, USA Hockey. They each teach a different valuable lesson to children such as sharing, sportsmanship, or handling disappointment. Our players also have a list of some hockey “vocab” words they teach along the way, as well as asking questions to aid in comprehension after the story.
To encourage further reading, we provide older grades with bookmarks that offer a free order of bread twists from Dominos if the student reads 5 books and their teacher signs off on the bookmark.
PILOTS GET FIT
Our Get Fit program is designed for our players to go into schools to teach the basics of floor hockey. They start by splitting into teams and our players teach them the importance of stretching before playing. We teach hockey basics such as how to hold the stick, how to hit the ball, the basic rules, and how to do a line change. We also encourage teams to cheer for their teammates even if they are struggling and to help them learn ways to improve. We play a game of floor hockey and at the end we all shake hands and everyone who participated will get a voucher from GreatLife Golf and Fitness for a free swimming session to encourage activity in the future.