The Wizards' Travel A Programs at all age levels (Mite, Squirt, PeeWee and Bantam) are for the player with the desire, passion and ability to compete at the most competitive level of youth hockey. A major family commitment is required at this level.
A balance of teamwork, sportsmanship, self-confidence and winning is pursuedat this level. The objective is to become competitive with the top teams in the State of Connecticut.
In order to achieve the appropriate level of competitiveness the following guidelines will apply to A level teams:
Tryouts Before the start of the season, separate travel tryouts will be held for any player wishing to participate on a travel team. By attending the tryout, the player and parents understand that if they make the team, they are expected to participate in that program in accordance with these guidelines.
Practices Practice will occur at least two (2) times a week, which includes both on and off ice training.
Games The target number of games is 40 to 50, which includes tournaments. A minimum of 20 games will be played against CHC teams.
Travel Travel may be throughout New York, New Jersey and New England based on the competitive level of an individual A team within its age classification.