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Spring - Wilmette Braves Travel Tournament Hockey

Maintain the progress your player has made during the fall season with a low-key fun program that features 3vs3 & skill based skates every week. Wilmette Hockey features 2 of the best skill coaches in the state Brian Keane and Anthony Booth.  All at convenient times (Tuesday and Wednesday) at Centennial Ice Arena.

Youth Program Information

CURRICULUM & KEY DATES

Braves Skills Director:  Brian Keane

*Additional Skill training provided by: Anthony Booth
*Goaltending Director:    Grant Paulsen (plus additional coaches)

  • Bill Norberg
  • Rick   Carlson
  • Ben Siegel

Team Head Coaches include Adam Cheris, Brad McMahon, Mike Kennedy, John Wallin, Nicholas Ponce De Leon, Ben Piskor, Andy Bauer, Kyle Sennott, Nate Gibson, Michael Loverde, Grant Paulsen and Joe Heaton.

Curriculum Youth SQ, PW, BT Highlights

-Monday Goaltender Clinics

The most comprehensive goaltending clinics available on the North Shore, led by director Grant Paulsen with Wendell Young's Rick Carlson, Director Bill Norberg and Ben Siegel. 

-Tuesday Night Youth 3 v 3: 

It's called the best night of spring hockey....levels divided by 6 teams, 5 games and one hockey blast with team coaches, awards and great competition.

-Wednesday Night Youth Skills:  

Authentic skills from Brian Keane -- the WHA Skills Director, Prodigy Hockey Director and professional hockey coach with support from WHA team coaches. 

-Individual Skill Development Night:  

Each week, one team is extracted from SQ & PW skills and 3 v 3 to do independent skill development at either Centennial Studio or NSIA full ice.  These players will work with new Wilmette Braves coach Anthony Booth.

- Games

Teams will participate in 4 NSYHL games against other north shore teams.

- Tournament

Teams will participate in the 2018 Glacier Invitational Tournament

No WHA Events March 24st-March 30th

- Fees (Fees include tournament expenses - No Slush Fun)

Youth - $830
Goalies - $250
 

Girls Hockey:   

Led by coaches Nicholas Ponce De Leon and Mike Lo Verde, Wilmette Girls Hockey is the fastest growing Girls Hockey program in the state with teams at four levels.  Join our program and find out why! Learn more about the Girls Program here.

 

 

 

Spring Hockey Season Schedule

Team practices will begin on 3/19. No practices during D39 spring break.
 
Rink locations will vary between Centennial and NSIA.  Once teams are assigned, rink locations will appear on team pages.  
 
Squirt
(2009 & 2008)
Pee Wee
(2007 & 2006)
Bantam
(2004 & 2005)
Goalies

Girls

All Age Groups

Tuesday

3vs3

6:40pm-7:40pm

 

Wednesday

Skills

5:30pm-6:30pm

Tuesday

3vs3

7:50pm-8:50pm

 

Wednesday

Skills

6:40pm-7:40pm

Tuesday

3 vs 3

9:00pm-10:10pm

 

Wednesday

Skills

7:50pm-8:50PM

Mites-Bantam

 

Monday

5:50pm-9:10pm

Plus 3vs3 & Skills at your level and team time

Monday 

6:30pm-7:30pm

 

Thursday

5:40pm-6:40pm


Fast-Paced and Skills-based Format

  • Evaluations - week of 3/12
  • Season duration - 3/12 to 5/17
    (No WHA events over D39 spring break)
  • 2 skating sessions per week 
  • Weekly 3 vs 3 Cross Ice Tournaments with WHA Coaches
  • Skill Development with WHA Coaches, Skills Director Brian Keane, WHA Pro Goaltender Coaches (Weekly)
  • 4 NSYHL Weekend Games
  • End of season Glacier Invitational tournament

2018 Spring Hockey Registration is OPEN