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Try Out Process

By Wilmette Hockey, 03/17/19, 9:45PM CDT

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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

  • Productivity
  • Battles Won
  • Decisions
  • Skills
  • Coach-ability
  • Character/Leadership
  • 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

 

PREDICTING SPORTS

  • We Work Hard to Get It Right.
  • Proud of the WHA Process.
  • Sports are Fluid. Mistakes are made.