2014-15 AJH Annual Meeting

Report
Photo by Cathy Miller Photography
AJH ANNUAL MEETING
Objectives: AJH Mission and Goals
Mission: Developing youth into young men and women
with strong character through the sport of hockey.
Goals 1: Players perform at their highest intellectual, physical, and
emotional capacity in the rink, and that performance positively
impacts their character and life off the ice
Goal 2: Coaches are widely reputed as being dedicated,
aligned/consistent, skilled and effective in both technical hockey
and youth character development
Goal 3: AJH makes hockey in valley welcoming, pervasive and
accessible to all who have an interest in playing
Goal 1:
Players perform at their highest intellectual,
physical, and emotional capacity in the rink,
and that performance positively impacts their
character and life off the ice
What We Have Done…
AJH Player Development
Instead of focusing on immediate results, AJH is committed
to a long term approach –
“Long Term Athletic Development”
• LTAD is a process that is firmly focused on the physical
and psychological growth of participants.
• LTAD defines different stages of player development
throughout childhood and adolescence.
8 STAGES of LTAD (Ice Hockey)
Active Start Stage
- FUNdamental movement skills
FUNdamental Stage - Developing ABC’s
Learning to Train
- Learning fundamental sports skills
Training to Train
- Building the "engine“ & consolidate
sports skills
Learn to Compete
- Optimizing "engine" and refine sport
skills
Training to Compete - Optimizing "engine" and refine sport
skills and performance
Training to Win
Hockey for Life
- Maximizing "engine“, skills and
performance
Active Start
0-6
FUNdamentals
8 and Under
Mites
6 and Under
Mites
Learning to Train
12 and Under
Peewee
10 and Under
Squirt
Training to Train
16 and Under
Midgets
14 and Under
Bantams
Learning to
Compete
18 and Under
Midgets
Training to
Compete
Junior, NCAA
Training to Win
19+ Junior, NCAA,
NHL
Hockey for Life
3:1
• Technical development and team play is the forefront
of instruction.
• Winning is the by-product of hard work, not the
focus.
• Emphasis is placed on teaching and continuously
refining proper skating and puck control skills with a
clear and underlying focus on technical execution
• Feedback: evaluations and reviews (formal/informal)
• Goal setting, team building, and classroom sessions
• Off ice training: the New AJH off-ice training room at
the ARC
• Locker room management- policies and procedures
• Leadership and scholastic performance rewards
– (intrinsic vs. extrinsic motivation)
Goal 2:
Coaches are widely reputed as being dedicated,
aligned/consistent, skilled and effective in
both technical hockey and
youth character development
What We Have Done…
• AJH Coaching Development
– Coaches Corner
– Video Analysis
– USAH Coaching App
• Student Coaching Education
• USA Hockey CEP Training
• Safe-Sport Training
• Guest Coaches: USA Hockey, CAHA, Professional
• The AJH Staff…
• IP: Jimmy Ayers (coordinator), Elaine Kozel, parent and
student coaches
• 8U Girls: Yale Lewis
• 8U Mites: Geoff Lubin (coordinator), Andrew Burlingame,
Barrett Black, parent and student coaches
• 10U Girls: Scott Writer, Heather Tattersall and Suzy Theriot
• 10U House: Mike Jahn and Ryan Doremus
• 10U Squirt C: Todd Klindworth and John Schenck
• 10U Squirt B: Jason Haber and Tom Lester
• 12U A Girls: Missy Amato and Coley Cassidy
• 12U House: Ryan Doremus and Mike Jahn
• 12U Peewee B: Jon Eichel and Joe Amato
• 12U Peewee A: Erik Ringel and Kobe Langley
• 14U A Girls: Keith Howie
• 14U Girls AA: Emily Knutson
• 14U Bantam B: Freddy Ricard and Scott Kenner
• 14U Bantam A: Colton Spurrell and Matt Conger
• 19U A Girls: Elizabeth Severy
• Midget A/JV: Ryan Kiernan and Pete Harriman
• High School Varsity: Dru Lucchesi and Kyle Oberkoetter
• 12U Skills Coach: Yale Lewis
• 18U Skills Coach: Kyle Oberkoetter
• Goaltending: Jennifer Neary and Cody Hornburg
Goal 3:
AJH makes hockey in the valley welcoming,
pervasive, and accessible to all who have an
interest in playing hockey.
What We Have Done…
• Scholarship Program
– Ducky Derby
– Stirling Cup
• Try Hockey for Free events
• AJH Equipment Room (Lewis Arena)
• Starter Gear, Green Warrior Helmets
• Warrior Equipment Online Store
• AJH Travel Teams- structure and roster sizes
– USA Hockey Guidelines: Squirt-13, Peewee-15,
Bantam-16, Midget-18
• AJH House Program
– House Hockey Partnership Expands
• Roaring Fork Valley Winter Hockey Classic (MLK)
• 2015-16 Junior Hockey Team
• Aspenjuniorhockey.com and AJH Facebook
• Membership Volunteer Obligations
• Development and Special Events Coordinator
– Scott Kenner
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Advertising Partnerships
Donations
Fundraising
Events
Reminders and Parting Thoughts…
• Fall Faceoff
• Lewis Arena Locker Rentals (boys)
• Sport Ngin Game Tracker
– Replaces Pointstreak
– Training Required
– Patience Needed
• Game Schedules

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