The objective of the organization shall be to provide the opportunity for our youths to participate in organized skating and hockey programs to develop standards of good citizenship, sportsmanship, and respect.
Christopher J. Paskell Fund *- In 2003, Christopher J. Paskell, an avid hockey player and a member of our Laker’s Hockey family, died tragically in an accident at the age of 12. To honor his love for the game of hockey, his devoted family and friends created a fund to provide financial assistance to a deserving player.
The Christopher J. Paskell Memorial Fund provides financial assistance to one or more low-income youth (ages 5 to 17) to participate in hockey within the Junior Crusaders Organization. Funds may be used for tuition, hoc
Junior Crusaders Sponsorship Opportunities *- Junior Crusaders Youth Hockey Association (JCYHA) will begin its 2017-18 season on August 21st with approximately 600 participants ages 4-17 comprising a total of 27 competitive hockey teams, 4 Mosquito teams and 8 Learn to Skate Learn to Play Hockey Program sessions. All of these teams participate in youth leagues located in central and eastern MA. Youth hockey traditionally has one of the longest seasons of all youth sports with the season starting at the end of August and running through the middle of Ap
Sponsorship Opportunities AAA/Elite *- Junior Crusaders Youth Hockey Association (JCYHA) will begin its 2017-18 season on August 21st with approximately 600 participants ages 4-17 comprising a total of 27 competitive hockey teams, 4 Mosquito teams and 8 Learn to Skate Learn to Play Hockey Program sessions. All of these teams participate in youth leagues located in central and eastern MA. Youth hockey traditionally has one of the longest seasons of all youth sports with the season starting at the end of August and running through the middle of Ap
ADM Coaching Packet *- This document contains age specific breakdowns
for MITES thru MIDGETS, complete with tips for what coaches should be working on at each age level.
ADM Guide *- Overview of the ADM Model. A good read if this is your first exposure to ADM and the concept of Long Term Athlete Development.
Long Term Athlete Development- LTAD explained. Screenshots taken from the USA Hockey site http://www.admkids.com - this doc has some easy to understand illustrations that will help to match skills to their appropriate age groups.
Organization Evaluation Form *- Form that we, as an organization, can leverage to track our progression as we get further into the deployment of ADM.
CEP Program Requirements for Coaches- Coaching Education Program requirements for the various levels within our Youth Hockey Program. Coaches are requried to maintain the proper level of certification for their specific age group/team level.
Dry Land Training- A document that we've assembled that contains a number of links provided by USA hockey in regards to Dry Land Training. Save our icetime!!! Work on these during the offseason, mid-season and pre-game.!!
Jr. Crusaders Coaches Handbook- A general 'help' guide for our coaches on finding resources on our website for practice planning, parent communications, TEAM Building etc.
Jr. Crusaders Youth Hockey Coaching Manual- Document with requirements for all persons interested in Coaching within the Jr. Crusaders Youth Hockey Organization. Also contains the expectations of Coaches and their resposibilities.
How to measure for new equipment...- Good protective Hockey equipment is not cheap. We've assembled some sizing charts to help you get the best fit as your player grows and advances. One of the most valuable sections of this document is the section that details Hockey Sticks, Replacement Blades and Shafts. There are some very detailed comparisons from different vendors so as the players increase in size, weight and ability they can adjust their stick of choice to best fit their shooting/playing style. Enjoy!!!!
New Player Incentive Program *- The Junior Crusaders Youth Hockey Organization is offering a new player incentive program to players currently
registered for the 2017-2018 season. Any players who are registered and “SPONSOR” another NEW player into the
Junior Crusaders Organization will receive a $200.00 registration rebate.