Clarence Modified Hockey

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Clarence Modified Hockey 2016

Welcome

The mission of the Clarence Modified Hockey Club is to provide all Clarence Middle school students a quality hockey experience for that reflects a sense of school pride and a commitment to excellence. Our goal is to instill in all participants the excitement of personal development, working as a team and respect for others as they prepare for competitive high school hockey.


Start preparing for High School hockey now! If your hockey player has the desire to compete at the high school level, our Modified Hockey program will position your player to succeed. The mission of the Clarence Hockey Club is to provide a quality hockey experience that reflects a sense of school pride and a commitment to excellence. Our goal is to instill in all participants the excitement of personal development, working as a team and respect for others as they prepare for competitive high school hockey.

Player Qualifications:

To qualify, eligible players must be a 7th or 8th grade student enrolled at Clarence Middle School. Students must have been no older than 14 years old on August 31, 2015. No 6th or 9th graders, regardless of their age. Any 8th grade student that has competed at the JV or Varsity level in 1 or more games is ineligible to compete at the Modified level.

The Clarence Hockey Club participates in the Western New York High School Club Hockey League. Practices will be limited to twice a week and will begin in March. The season will consist of 12 games, played primarily on the weekends through June 30th. An optional tournament is held in July.   Student cost will be approximately $400.00.

Informational Meeting

In January 2016, there will be a student informational meeting held at the Clarence Middle school for students to sign up, learn more about the modified hockey teams and meet the coaches. Experienced hockey players who have played at the House or Travel level are encouraged to sign up.  Clarence off-ice hockey apparel samples and order forms will also be available. The exact meeting date and location will be announced during Morning Announcement and posted on this website.

Modified Hockey Tryouts

In early March 2016, the Clarence Hockey club will be hosting tryouts for the Clarence Middle school modified hockey teams for the 2016 season.  Students are required to attend all tryout dates and have full hockey equipment to be considered for the modified hockey team.  The tryout fee is $25.00 and covers all tryout sessions.  During late January, the exact tryout dates and locations will be announced during Morning Announcement and posted on this website.

Seeking Coaches

Adults interested in coaching a modified hockey team, should contact Joe Heim at 
clarencemodifiedhockey@gmail.com   Coaches need to be at least Level 1 completed this season and have USAHockey Bantam or higher module done and will need to do the AAU Positive Coaching Alliance on-line course (free and about 2 hours).  Level 4 or higher coaches do not need the USAHockey module for AAU coaching, but still needs the AAU PCA course.

For additional information, please send an email toclarencemodifiedhockey@gmail.com



 

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