The Advanced Cross Ice Mites Program (ACIM) is for players under 8 years old that have solid skating skills and are ready for more advanced skating and hockey skills. The ACIM program will focus on skating skills, stick handling, passing, shooting and small area (cross-ice) game play. TAHA Director of Player Development, Walt Peretti oversees the 20-week program. The 2 weekday sessions will be skills based, one coached by Walt and the other by Dave Randall. The Saturday session will be cross-ice game play. The ACIM program will be run out of 2 rinks this season (Frear Park and Albany County Hockey Facility), and the cost for the program is $500. Sessions will be held:
Necessary equipment needed for this program: skates, helmet with a face shield (no bike helmets), hockey pants, hockey gloves, shin guards, elbow pads, shoulder pads, hockey stick.
All players must register with USA Hockey in order to register for ACIM with TAHA. Please go to www.usahockey.com to register for the 2016-2017 season and obtain a confirmation number. *Note, USA Hockey does not charge the registration fee to players under the age of 6.
To register your child for the ACIM program with TAHA, please click on the Registration tab.
Parents are welcome and encouraged to help out on the ice with this program. In order to assist on the ice, parents must follow these steps:
*Note, USA Hockey requires that everyone on the ice wear a helmet, coaches do not need a face shield on their helmet.
If you have any questions regarding the ACIM program or registration, email Sue Goldfarb (registrar).
We are now accepting coaching applications for all levels and divisions of play. Please use the application located here: http://assets.ngin.com/attachments/document/0095/6982/TAHA_Coach_Application.pdf
All applications are due by February 15, 2017, and selections will be announced in March.
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