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CENTRAL CT YOUTH HOCKEY 2021 – 2022 TRAVEL TRYOUT INTRODUCTION

Central CT Youth Hockey - Travel teams starting at the u8 mite level and going through the u18 midget level

Welcome to the 2021 – 2022 Central CT Youth Hockey Tryouts. After an unprecedented and challenging season, we are happy to report the program remains in great shape to maintain our strong status for this upcoming season. The program has continued its’ strong status in CHC and we are showing signs of growth again this season.

Most people worry about where their child ends up in the pecking order of A, B, C. We should all be very fortunate that our children even have this opportunity to play the great sport of hockey. Please keep things in perspective during the tryout season and be courteous of the many hours our volunteers spend during the evaluation process. The evaluation committee will place your child in the position where they feel they have the best chance for growth and success.

This past season was very rewarding for our players and the overall membership in general. Starting at Learn to Play and our In House programs, we were able to witness the future of our program, peddling around the rink in October without much of a stride to seeing them progress by the end of the year playing small area games and moving the puck around the rink quite well. Our House League program continued with 5 teams with the goal being a smoother transition to travel hockey. We have enjoyed success at all levels and that is a true testament to the dedicated coaches and program volunteers that we have.

We are looking forward to another great season here at Central. Our fees are very competitive for our region and we have some of the most dedicated board members, coaches, managers and parents of any program in the state. We offer two practice sheets per week and we also mix in a good number of competitive games for all levels. A lot of our success comes from the many hours, days and years of volunteer work from our membership. Please join our group of dedicated helpers this season. Ask what you can do to help the organization!

If a player is evaluated and their skills are not ready for travel hockey, then we will recommend that the player stay in the house program. Our main focus is to place the kids on teams where they have the best chance to succeed while developing their skills.

Best wishes for a healthy off season and we look forward to a great (and more normal) 2021-2022 season!

Anthony Giusto (Juice)

CCYHA President