Registration is open for those players selected to a 2016-2017 Travel Team.
Thank you for everyone who came out to the Rec Roundup. It was great seeing all the players out on the ice. More details will follow soon about the online rec registration.
Hello U8 Parents,
Please take a look at information below that explains reinvented U8 program, which will be run by Ice World and the HNS. More information will be out very soon for the program, but with the changes we need a little more time to finish up the details. Please let me know if you have any questions after reading over everything below.
Looking forward to a great U8 hockey season, Coach Ed
U8 Ice World Hockey Program:
The Ice World U8 Hockey Program has been developed to serve the needs of players from age 4-8. The program is designed for players that have graduated from hockey basics and will reinforce the fundamental and advanced aspects of skating, shooting, passing, and stick handling, within the American Development Module setting. More advanced players will be challenged with the finer points of these skills. The program will adhere to the long term development model of sports development through it use of skills set groups and teams.
This five month program will incorporate 3 ice slots each week for all U8 players. The program will support both half-ice and cross-ice players with skill set group and proper ice utilization. Ice World U8 hockey is designed to work hand in hand with the Harford Northstars Ice Hockey Club’s Half-Ice Mite Program.
Coaches in the program will be USA Hockey Qualified and work as a team to best benefit the U8 players at all levels and skill sets. All coaches in the program are focused on player development within a fun environment. The goal of all coaches is to create better skilled players that love to play the game of ice hockey though small area games, and station based practices.
HNS Half-Ice Mite Hockey Program Overview:
The HNS half-ice mite program is designed for players from 6-8 years old that have progressed to the next U8 level of play. The program is paired with the Ice World U8 Program for practice, skills, sessions, and Sunday’s cross-ice hockey league. All U8 players are part of the Ice World U8 program!
Half-ice players will be selected for teams by coaches and the HNS try-out committee. Once placed on a team half-ice players will incur an additional fee to be determined based on the amount of club provided ice slots. Half-ice teams will play in the CBHL at a level determined by coaches and hockey director.
The Harford North Stars is non-profit organization that was formed in 1998. The HNS is a Tier II travel hockey and rec club based out of Ice World in Abingdon, Maryland. Our club fields teams from Mite through Midget age groups.
Harford North Stars endeavors to provide opportunities for youth to participate in the competitive sport of Ice hockey while developing a lifelong passion for the game of hockey, developing their skills, and learning sportsmanship, and teamwork.
The Harford North Stars is currently affiliated with the Chesapeake Bay Hockey League (www.cbhl.org) and plays in the Baltimore, Washington D.C. metropolitan area in accordance with the rules of and guidelines of USA Hockey. For more information, please email email@example.com.