This is the time of year that players and parents think their son is ready for junior hockey. Yes, some are but many are not. Parents most times focus on the on ice ability instead of the responsibilities off the ice. As a former ... Read More...
Good job Chuck. Anytime we can help young players and their parents make educated decisions during the transition process to junior hockey is a bonus. Having young players go in with their eyes wide open and with an idea how it really works just helps better prepare them not only giving the team a better prospect but helps the individual on the learning curve. Chuck you did a nice job on this one. Regards
One that should be added to the list is what is your child like as a student? did he barely make it thru high school? What is his SAT/ACT/GPA? I used to be an assistant coach of a D3 Private school and we had so many players who's ACT/SAT/scores would not have gotten them into a public University let alone the school I was coaching at
Is spending two years post high school and paying 2 years of college tuition so he can play Tier III junior hockey worth it to you so he can then play D3 hockey in front of 200 fans in a 1,200 seat arena. With no promise of even that?