USA Hockey Player Development News

Let Kids Be Kids:
A Letter to Parents

I'm a hockey mom – and I'm done. I'm not done taking my child to hockey. I'm not done cheering them on. I'm not done providing for them, playing with them or parenting them. I'm not done loving them, by any means. But I am done trying to create the perfect hockey experience for them. READ MORE »
(L) Learn to Train
The objective of the Learn-to-Train stage is to refine overall sport skills and develop sports-specific skills. It is the most critical stage for the acquisition of hockey skills, but also a time during which kids should continue playing multiple sports. READ MORE »
Q: What should my son be doing to be a good peewee?
A: As parents, we naturally want to help our children be successful in whatever endeavors they choose. At ages 11 and 12, there are two simple things you can do to help your child become a better player and continue to enjoy the game.