If you have questions about your child's grouping or anything to do with evaluations, please contact our U13 evaluation administrator -Andrea Hubick firstname.lastname@example.org
BVHS Evaluations Policy and Guidelines
BVHS is committed to providing players with an opportunity to grow as individuals and gain self-esteem through a positive hockey experience that emphasizes fun, participation, development, safety and respect.
Please reference the BVHS Evaluations Guidelines for the Grievance Process. Anyone wanting to file a Grievance, must complete the steps outlined in the document and submit the Grievance in person by 12:00pm on September 24, 2021. Please slide the grievance under the Bow Valley Hockey Society’s office door.
U13 Pathways Sessions
The U13 Pathway Sessions provide players with the opportunity to take part in two development sessions run by BVHS Coaches prior to taking part in the Skills Session # 1. These sessions are 100% optional to attend.
Skills Testing Information
The U13 Age Group will do the following drills for skills testing:
- Transition Skate with Puck
- Transition Skate without Puck
- 75 Foot Skate Forwards with Puck
- 75 Foot Skate Forwards without Puck
- 75 Foot Skate Backwards without Puck
- 75 Foot Skate Backwards with Puck
- Agility Weave without Puck Forwards (Forwards Only)
- Agility Weave with Puck Forwards (Forwards Only)
- Agility Weave Backwards without Puck (Defence Only)
- Agility Weave Backwards with Puck (Defence Only)
Goalie Evaluation Session Information
These are drills from World Pro, who are hired to run our goalie evaluations, designed for U13 goalies.
Goalie Parent Evaluation Meeting
The Goalie Meeting will take place (To be announced)
We encourage all goalies and parents to attend this meeting.
After the meeting, the PPT will be uploaded and available for download using the button to the right under the Sync Folder.
Please note these schedules may change depending on registration numbers and the current situation regarding COVID 19.
Pertinent Information Regarding Evaluations
The BVHS website will be updated each night by 12:00 am. It is your responsibility to check the website to confirm your child's ice times for their next session. We will be posting the Evaluation Groupings on the website.
Conditioning Skates- There are no conditioning skates.
Skills Session # 1, # 2, # 3 - Players will participate in timed drills to evaluate skills such as skating and puck handling.
Session # 4 - Cascade Skates-These skates provide players with the opportunity to move up or down based on their on-ice performance. Players are permitted to be on the ice for up to two hours and parents should plan accordingly.
Sessions # 5- This session will consist of two teams playing one another during a one-hour game. Players will be evaluated during the session where they are the lower-ranked grouping. Ex. In the Group 1 vs Group 2 Session- Group 2 will be ranked. Players will be moved up or down based on their overall rankings from all 5 Sessions. Session # 5 is an evaluated ice time.
Parent's will receive an email prior to September 3rd, 2021 with their respective player's grouping for both Pathways and Skill Session #1.
Final Placements and Coach Selections
The teams will be finalized on September 27, 2021.
Coaches will be selected and contacted on or before September 26, 2021.
Players will be contacted by their respective Head Coaches by September 28, 2021.
Practices could start as early at September 28, 2021.
Coach and Manager meeting will be October 4, 2021 at 7:00pm via Zoom.