Striving for Excellence within Youth Hockey Organizations

Youth Hockey Organizations come in many forms, from your local hockey rink that teaches learn to skate players to your full fledged year around hockey school that teaches the best in the country. Each of these hockey organizations are responsible to their patrons. Organizers, coaches, parents, board members and youth often work together tirelessly to create hockey experiences. There are many examples of great youth hockey organizations. Our focus is on hockey organizations that build elite hockey players. It may not be fair to credit single organizations with building elite hockey players, but many claim to be factories for turning out NHL players. We will try to identify factors that make youth hockey organizations the best or elite rank some of the best in the country.

What makes youth hockey organizations for hockey players the best?
Great Training Programs
Great Coaches that push players
– Non Entitlement, No Favoritism, Fair treatment for all
– Opportunities for Advancement, Recognition, and Exposure
– Opportunities for Friendship, Personal Development of Character and Strength
– Commitment to players
– Fair costs

There are many great hockey organization. The list below is just a few that are great. Please let us know if you would like your organization added to the list at

Top Elite Hockey Organizations
1) Shattucks-St. Mary School – Minnesota
2) Selects Academy – South Kent School – Connecticut
3) USA Hockey and NPDP – Colorado/Michigan
4) Toronto Marlboros – Ontario
5) Ontario Hockey League – Canada

The goal of is to be a advocate for talented youth hockey players. We offer need based financial aid to hockey players (no skill based aid sorry) along with opportunities for Elite Hockey Development. If you would like to participate in our programs and have a financial need don’t hesitate to email Good luck to all that participate in elite youth hockey and best wishes to all youth hockey families. To be notified of programs we run please apply.

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