The team will play in the East Coast Elite League (www.ecelhockey.com). The team will play in many of Major Showcases in the East and 1-2 travel tournaments. Independent games will be against other U16 teams as well as some prep teams. Team will play 50-60 games, looking to do one travel tournament.
Professional Coaching Staff: The team will be coached by returning head coach Justin Soryal http://www.eliteprospects.com/player.php?player=23621. This will be Justin's 5th year of coaching 16U hockey and during that time he has advanced players to the USHL, EHL, Prep School and 18U Full Season)
Along with moving our players up to our EHL Junior A team we also promote players onto the USHL Tier 1, NAHL Tier 2, BCHL as well as New England Prep School Hockey.
College Placement Advisement:
Will be provided by EHL Junior Coach Chris Cerrella. The New Hampshire Avalanche is a one stop shop where you can go all the way through from Mites to the Eastern Hockey League Junior A Team and on to NCAA college hockey. Every year Chris is among the leaders in National College Placements
3-4 On Ice Sessions Per Week. There will be a combination of skill and structured team play development
Travel: The NH Avalanche will cover the expense of bus and hotel for 2 trips throughout the season
Off Ice Workouts:
Will be provided twice a week (approx. 50 total) at the new facility Roots Athletes. More info can be found at www.rootsathletes.com
Goalie Receive weekly on ice goalie training through GDS during the Avalanche skills skates