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Tryout Dates and Times

Tryout dates for the 2016-17 seasons are set to begin on Monday March 21st  and will run through Thursday March 24th. Registration is now open.  The tryout fee is $125 until March 16th, after that date the fee will be $150. 

Each player will be assigned a pinney for use throughout the course of the tryout.  All pinneys should be returned on the last night of the scheduled tryout for each level.  It is highly encouraged that players attend all scheduled tryouts.

Tryout dates and times are as follows:

March 21, 2016

Mites (all players including goalies): 5:30 p.m.

Squirts (all players including goalies): 6:40 p.m.

PeeWee (all players including goalies):  7:50 p.m.

March 22, 2016

Mites (all players including goalies): 5:30 p.m.

Squirts (all players including goalies): 6:40 p.m.

Bantams (all players including goalies):  7:50 p.m.

March 23, 2016

Goalies only (squirts, peewee and bantams):  5:30 p.m.

Squirts (all players including goalies):  6:40 p.m.

Peewee (all players including goalies): 7:50 p.m.

Bantams (all players including goalies):  9:00 p.m.

March 24, 2016

PeeWees (all players including goalies):  5:30 p.m.

Bantams (all players including goalies):  6:40 p.m.

 


by posted 02/10/2016
Knights Corner - This Week in South Windsor Youth Hockey
Knights Corner - 2/8/16 Update
 
It's been a busy week in South Windsor Hockey.
 
1.  This Past Weekend
 
Pee Wee A beat Yale on Saturday 5-0 with shut out credit to goalie Hayley Gomez.  On Sunday, Pee Wee A defeated West Hartford with a crushing 12-2 victory.  Nice job Pee Wees.  Congrats!
 
Squirt A defeated Southeastern 3-1 on Saturday.  Nice job!!!
 
Squirt B traveled through the snowstorm on Friday to Providence to play before a Providence Bruins game.  Two photos below on our website of the Squirt B players who braved the winter storm to go play some hockey in Providence.  They had a great time watching the Bruins after their game.
 
Squirt C tied Cromwell 2-2 on Saturday and then went to dominate ECHO on Sunday with a 7-0 victory with shut out credit to goalie Bauer Larkin.  Squirt C's played with strong back checking and major offensive zone pressure.  First goal of the year for Alexa and best game of the year for Caroline.  This team continues to improve by executing what they work on in practice.  Great job!!!
 
Mite A continues to improve. The team is working hard on both ends making some great passes. It was a great team effort on Saturday in a cross-ice match-up against the Northeast Ice Dogs and then it was back to full-ice on Sunday against Southern. Although they lost the game, it was the team's most complete effort of the season. Chase Laramee and Colin Grieve each scored two goals in the game against Southern and Colin was awarded the coveted "Hockey Glove" after the game.  Way to go!
 
Mite FCI faced off against budding rival, the Southeastern Seahawks. After an extremely strong first period, South Windsor settled in and started locking down on defense with a strong back check and puck control. Working hard in net Carter Cornish made some challenging saves. Joseph Marchese and Andrew Wojnar were the players of the game, but all the kids got into the action with outstanding play.  Nice job!
 
2.  Goalies
 
South Windsor Youth Hockey has worked hard this year to develop its goalies, including providing free professionally taught goalie clinics this year.  The next free professional clinic is this week on Wednesday.  All goalies should attend.
 
3.  That Time of Year
 
As we are approaching the final weeks of the season with end-of-year tournaments and tryouts, there is lots going on behind the scenes of South Windsor Youth Hockey to prepare for next year.
 
The next Board Meeting is on March 1st.
 
a) Board of Director nominations for next year are currently being accepted.
 
b) Head Coach applications for next year are currently being accepted.
 
There will be a vote at the March 1st meeting for next year's Board of Directors and Head Coaches will also be selected.
 
4.  Registration for 2016-17 season Tryouts
 
Registration is now open for tryouts for next season, which will begin on Monday March 21st and run through Thursday March 24th.  The tryout fee is $125 for anyone registered by March 16th.  After March 16th the cost will be $150.  Check the website for tryout dates and times which will be posted shortly.  Please go to the Online Registration tab to register for tryouts.
 
5.  Quote of the Week
 
"Failure happens all the time.  It happens every day in practice.  What makes you better is how you react to it." --- Mia Hamm
 
Have another great week of hockey.

Authored by Mike Pollack


by posted 02/09/2016
Coaching Applications 2016-17 Season

Coaching applications for the 2016-17 season are now being accepted.  The application can be found under the Online Forms tab.  All coaches applying for a head coach position MUST be present at the March 1st board meeting to speak before the board in order to be considered.


by posted 02/03/2016
Coach's Evaluation

As we head into the final stretch of the 2015-16 hockey season, please take a moment to provide an evaluation on your player's coaches; head coach and assistant coaches.   This survey will remain open until Sunday February 28th.  Your feedback is greatly appreciated and provides the association with the necessary information in providing your player's with a great coaching staff.  

 

https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/L9S3WGS


by posted 02/03/2016
Board Nominations

Executive Board nominations are now closed.  The following are the nominees.  All executive board positions are uncontested.

Presidents:  Doug Hutton and Neil Rodman

Vice President:  Bob Plunske

Treasurer:  Lynne Caldon

Secretary:  Brooke Trombley.  

Regular board position nominations are now open.  Please send your nominations to Marlene Swan at mswan1@cox.net.

Voting for board positions will be held on the March 1st board meeting.  All families in good standing in the association are entitled to one vote. 


by posted 02/01/2016
Level 4 Clinics in New England

 

 

Level 4 Clinics in New England –  2016

NEW ENGLAND DISTRICT LEVEL 4 COACHES CLINIC in CONCORD, NH

June 24 – June 25, 2016

Courtyard Marriott, 70 Constitution Avenue, Concord, NH 03301

Hotel reservation can be made at the Marriott Hotel.  The “cutoff” date to

make reservations is June 3, 2016. To make reservations:

Call:  603-225-0303

A block of rooms at a group rate are reserved under USA Hockey.

NEW ENGLAND DISTRICT LEVEL 4 COACHES CLINIC in HARTFORD, CT

August 6 - August 7, 2016

Hartford/Windsor Marriott, 28 Day Hill Street, Windsor, CT 06095

Hotel reservation can be made at the Marriott Hotel. The “cutoff” date to

make reservations is July 27, 2016. To make a reservations:

Call:  860-688-7500

A block of rooms at a group rate are reserved under USA Hockey.

 

THESE WILL BE THE ONLY LEVEL 4 CLINICS IN THE  NEW  ENGLAND  DISTRICT  FOR  THE

2016-2017 SEASON.  GO TO USA HOCKEY WEBSITE TO REGISTER AND GET MORE INFORMATION.


by posted 01/18/2016
Check out the New Parents' Corner

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A new section has been added to our website for parents. 

Please check out Parents' Corner where new information (videos, articles) will be shared periodically.


by posted 12/23/2015
In The Exchange Area

On our web site, we have an area called "The Exchange."  In this area, you can post items you have for sale, for free, or your lost and found items.  By default, items will stay out in the exchange area for 2 weeks, but you can extend the time or delete the item at any time during the 2 weeks.

 

It may be best to start your description with FOR SALE or LOST or FOUND or FREE, then what you are posting - like SKATES or HELMET or GOALIE LEG PADS.  We're open to suggestions... hopefully this area will be helpful.

 

Example:  FREE - Reebok gloves in good shape.


by posted 10/28/2014
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