Try Out Process
- Fresh Start / Equal Opportunity
- Kids must complete and earn spot
- Nobody owns a Spot on the Team
- There are no “two-year contracts”
Try Out Criteria
- Battles Won
- Past Playing History (via Scouting Reports)
- Team Roster Balance
Try Out Event Platform
- Apples to Apples Competition Platforms
- Who wins the battle?
- 1 on 1’s
- Battles in the corner
- Cross Ice Games
- FullIce 4 on 4
Try Out Process: Deliberations
- Meeting after Every Tryout Session
- Define Reasons Player Makes Team
- Challenged by Colleagues
- Reference Scouting Reports
- Contact Past Coaches
- Conflict of Interests—Abstain
- Board Member Witness
- We Work Hard to Get It Right.
- Proud of the WHA Process.
- Sports are Fluid. Mistakes are made.