Required

  • Teams consist of 11-14 skaters & 2 goalies (recommended 12 skaters & 1-2 goalies)
  • 3h of practice ice/week + games
  • Minimum of 80 on-ice practice hours
  • Minimum of 3:1 practice to 'game day' ratio
  • Practice session content developed w/approval of 'Hockey Director (HD)' - HD keeps a hard copy of practice plans
  • Practices follow USA Hockey station based guidelines
  • Have a qualified skating coach work with each team 1x/week
  • Have a qualified puck skills coach work with each team 1x/week
  • Have a qualified goaltending coach work with each team 1x/week
  • Maximum of 35 game days and a maximum of 40 games
  • No player at the 12U age group can be moved up to 14U body-checking
  • No single team practice sessions, 2-3 teams/on-ice practice session
  • 2 off-ice training sessions/week
  • Equal playing time for all

RECOMMENDED

  • Rotate positions so that players experience playing forward and defense
  • 1 Chalk Talk/Video session/week