Providing a safe hockey experience for children and young adults with developmental disabilities.

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Be A Storm Mentor (Junior Coach)

Mentor Registration

All Returning & New Mentors

Must Complete a Mentor Registration Form


 Submit an ASHA Junior Coach Registration Email Receipt

to John McCormick,


We invite hockey players who are 14 years and older to be a Mentor for the Southern Connecticut Storm Special Hockey Team. As a Mentor, you will assist the coaching staff in instructing our players how to skate and play hockey. The Storm players are ages five to young adult who have developmental disabilities. As a Storm Mentor you will have the opportunity to teach a child to skate, introduce hockey skills, make an impact on a player by being a role model and a friend as well as an Ambassador for the Storm Hockey program.

As a Mentor, we expect you to attend 50% of Storm practices during our season that is from October through March (usually a total of 26 sessions). Practice will be held at the Wonderland of Ice Rink, 123 Glenwood Avenue, Bridgeport, CT on Sunday afternoons usually from 3:30 to 4:30.  

To become a Mentor: 

1. Email the Mentor Coach to confirm your interest - 


2. Complete and return via email - Mentor Registration form located on the Document section of this web site. (

3. Register with ASHA at Select Southern Connecticut Storm as your team and register as a Jr. Coach.


4. Forward the ASHA “Coach/Volunteer Registration Receipt” email to


5. Attend a New Mentor Orientation Meeting

  - Mon, 9/25, 7:00-8:30 PM (Zoom)

  - Thu, 9/28, 7:00-8:30 PM (Zoom)

  - Sun, 10/8, 1:00-2:30 PM (In Person @ Wonderland)


1st Practice – Early October. You must complete the steps above and receive confirmation from the Mentor Coach to attend practice.


For further information, contact:

John McCormick 
Mentor Coach