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Ice Raiders Select

Select Program Update April 11 2016

Hi Everybody,

There are still six teams active in divisional finals in NYHL play and results will be posted here following the completion of play.

Spring Tryouts will be held from April 30-May 3, 2016

Spring Tryouts are open to all returning players from the 2015-2016 season.

New players must be registered in our House League Program to participate.

We will enter multiple teams in age groups where there is sufficient interest and all players will be on the ice for each age group during the SPRING TRYOUTS.

Final decisions for rosters for most teams will be made in September 2016 and no player will be considered for a roster spot until registered with our House League.

Please contact me directly if interested in coaching in our Select Program.

George Rennie
Vice President Select Program
SHA Hockey Club / Scarborough Ice Raiders
416-878-0986


 

About the Program:
Ice Raiders “Select” players are drawn from the Ice Raiders House League program and compete against other House League “Select” teams in exhibition games, tournaments and the North York Hockey League (NYHL). Select players on teams entered in the NYHL play 1 game per week with their House League team and 1 game per week with their Select team. NYHL games are scheduled around our House League times. Select teams have a full ice practice each week.

This season we expect to enter at least one select team from each age group into the North York Hockey League (NYHL) Select program. The Fall Season begins play in early October and plays through the Christmas break at which point divisions are re-balanced making the Winter Season both fair and exciting for all.

While the coach is selected by the League Executive, most of a select teams’ organization falls to the teams themselves and the body of parents who all get involved. This includes a budget approved by the Executive that is funded by the players selected to the team. Fundraising often takes place to offset the costs that can range from $400 to $700 in addition to your House League fees. All teams will play in our tournaments in January and February, and some will enter additional tournaments throughout the season.

Novice players improve their skills and grow as individuals getting ready to move on to our Scarborough Ice Raiders GTHL teams, the older players enjoy the extra competitiveness of select hockey. Several select players have moved up to our GTHL teams for the 2016-2017 season.

Please note that you must be registered for the 2016/17 or were registered for the 2015/16 season to be eligible to participate in SPRING TRYOUTS.

For further information contact Select Program Director
George Rennie  georgerennie@sympatico.ca