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CHILL Hockey U16 Prep Elite Program
We are pleased to offer the following program to a select group of players born in 2009, 2008 and late-birthday 2007 (October or later, and limited to 4max on the team), who are looking to expand their skills and knowledge of hockey. In addition to this, we are recruiting like-minded, hard-working student athletes who are looking to continue their hockey experience in either Junior (OJHL, GOJHL, PJHL, GMHL) or collegiate (NCAA, U-Sport). 
2024-25 Varsity Elite Player Fees include:
  • Membership in the NAPHL, including an Elite Prospects profile
  • Opportunity for player selection to a NAPHL ALL STAR teams to play during the GMHL showcase weekend which culminates in a variety of scouts, GM’s and recruiters from collages and universities both in the NCAA and U-Sport (formally CIS)
  • Minimum 4 Showcase events in the NAPHL (possible Toronto (2), Gatineau/Ottawa, Utica or Montreal) consisting of 4 games each and a Championship Weekend in Ottawa
  • 16 additional games (approx. 8 home and 8 away). Home games to be played in the Hamilton/Burlington area.
  • Minimum 2 additional Tournaments
  • Overall target is a total of 40+ games
  • Week to week the individual components of the Program will fluctuate; however, will be structured to include the following overall core aspects:
    • Combination of on-ice Coach practices and on-ice team skill development training sessions with Shield Athletics. Development will be front-end loaded during September (with regular touchpoints throughout the year), back-end focus will be on team practices.  Target is to maintain 2-3 on-ice sessions each week with a minimum of 10hours dedicated to Professional Development throughout the year.  
    • Weekend (Friday-Sunday) games either Home/Away, Tournament or NAPHL events.
    • Bi-weekly goalie training for goalies at Cutting Edge Training with Adrian Volpe at Cutting Edge Hockey in Oakville and in-practice goalie training with Adrian Volpe (CHILL Hockey Goalie Coach).
    • Weekly 1hour dryland training session with CHILL Hockey Strength & Conditioning coach Brandon Isaac at Brandon Isaac Fitness in Burlington, including personal programs for off day training as well. 
    • Regular (1-2 times per month) team video sessions breaking down game video and data with the use of HUDL game analysis software (coming soon – live streaming of all games!)
  • CHILL Hockey Player Package that will consist of:
    • Home & Away game jerseys and socks, practice jerseys and socks
    • Team hockey bag & garment bag 
    • Custom CHILL Hockey CCM gloves and pants 
    • Off-ice warm up shorts and shirts, hoodie, headwear and team jacket
Total Player Fee will be in the $3,650 to $3,950 range and will cover everything above.
Final costs are still being determined, with additional team bus charter components and finalization of vendor pricing.  We do expect to have a final cost determined before tryouts begin.  Additionally, program can be enhanced through sponsorship & fundraising.
You can also contact:
Head Coach Ken Archer at 905-691-2937,
NAPHL Kick-Off - CAA Centre
October 18-20 Brampton, ON
NAPHL Novemberance Day - Universel/Ottawa University
November 8-10 - Gatineau, QC
NAPHL Holiday Classic - Canlan Scarborough
Nov 29 - Dec 1 - Scarborough, ON
NAPHL New Years Classic - Benson Centre
January 24-26 - Cornwall, ON
NAPHL NCAA Classic - Utica Nexus Center
February 21-23 - Clifton Park, NY
NAPHL Championships - Sensplex Richcraft
March 28-30 - Gloucester, ON
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