Our Mite program is open to all players born in 2018-2016. Teams average two to three ice slots per week: Including weekly skills, practices and/or half-ice games. This league will feature weekly 4v4 half - ice games allowing players to get more touches of the puck and always be involved in the play. There may be additional game opportunities with other organizations for jamborees and scrimmages.
MITE A - PROGRAM OUTLINE & BENEFITS:
Season will run from September to the end of February.
Teams will typically skate 2-3 times per week
Program will feature weekly professionally run skills practices
Excellent coaching and volunteer staff to excel player development and skills
We follow the guidelines of USA Hockey’s American Development Model (ADM)
Skill development model & progression
Practices will encompass small group stations in order to keep the players active. We desire to work with players in smaller group settings to ensure better attention to detail and more repetition and puck touches.
Games will be played with all participants receiving equal playing time
We are building the foundation for kids to LOVE the game of ice hockey at EHA
MITE AA - PROGRAM OUTLINE & BENEFITS:
Seasonal Structure - COMPETITIVE
Mid-Season Mid Evaluations and strong communication
Coaches will structure practices to ensure complete on-ice development and progression
Conditioning and skill training throughout the season
Coaches Provide game video analysis and review
2 Practices Per Week - 60 Minutes in length
+1 Skills Session per Week with EHA Director Peter Alden
35-40 Games Per Season
Team will participate in 3-4 tournaments in New England
Full member of the Connecticut Hockey Conference (CHC)
16-18 Full Ice Games as Part of Northeast Metro Mite League (NEMML)