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GIRLS PROGRAM


We are proud to offer a comprehensive Girls Program designed to empower young female hockey players and foster their development both on and off the ice. Our program caters to players of various age groups, providing them with opportunities to excel in a supportive and competitive environment.

FALL REGISTRATION NOW OPEN

TRYOUT SCHEDULE

THURSDAY, JUNE 20

14U 16U 19U
5:30PM - 6:30PM 6:40PM - 7:40PM 7:50PM - 8:50PM

SATURDAY, JUNE 22

14U 16U 19U
10:00AM - 11:00AM 11:10AM - 12:10PM 12:20PM - 1:20PM

NATIONAL BOUND GIRLS TEAM

We are excited to announce the expansion of our National-Bound Teams to include three age groups: 14U, 16U, and our inaugural 19U team. Our National-Bound Teams compete at the highest levels and offer talented players the opportunity to showcase their skills on a national stage.

Eligibility & Selection Process

The 19U, 16U and 14U girls teams are open to players born in 2005-2011. As with any travel team at the West Dundee Hockey Club, the selection process for these teams will be based on factors such as numbers, skill level, and safety considerations. The goal is to create a competitive and balanced roster that fosters both individual growth and team success.

Program Structure

Our Girls Program is structured to provide players with comprehensive training and development opportunities. Each week, players can expect:

  • Two Team Practices: Our teams meet twice a week for full-ice practices, focusing on skill development, strategy, and teamwor
  • Weekly Off-Ice: In addition to on-ice training, we conduct weekly off-ice sessions that include physical conditioning.
  • Video Review Session: Mental preparation through video review sessions to analyze gameplay and identify areas for improvement.
  • Bi-Weekly Skills (14U Girls): In addition to team practices, players will participate in bi-weekly skills sessions, where they will have the opportunity to fine-tune their individual skills under the guidance of our experienced coaching staff.​​​​​​​

12U & 10U GIRLS PROGRAM

REGISTRATION OPEN SOON

We are excited to continue growing our Girls Program with our younger female athletes. We are proud to announce the rostering of an all-girls 12U team. The 12U team will focus on skill development, teamwork, and strategic play, preparing players for success both on and off the ice. 

Possibility of a 10U Team

Additionally, we are exploring the possibility of forming a 10U girls team, providing younger players with the opportunity to join our program and embark on their hockey journey. Stay tuned for updates on the formation of the 10U team as we continue to evaluate interest and participation.

Program Structure

(Only applicable for all girls program)
 

  • Two Weekly Team Practices: Players can expect two team practices per week, focusing on skill development, game strategies, and team bonding.
  • Bi-Weekly Skills Sessions: In addition to team practices, players will participate in bi-weekly skills sessions, where they will have the opportunity to fine-tune their individual skills under the guidance of our experienced coaching staff.
  • Optional Off-Ice Program: We offer an optional off-ice program designed to enhance players' physical fitness, strength, and conditioning. This program provides players with additional opportunities to improve their athleticism and overall performance on the ice.

COACHING STAFF

19U GIRLS 16U GIRLS 14U GIRLS 12U GIRLS

HEAD COACH: CHRIS CHICON

ASSISTANT COACHES
Darren Van Dyke
Terry Cappas

HEAD COACH: TERRY CAPPAS

ASSISTANT COACHES
Darren Van Dyke
Kenzi Heiser

HEAD COACH: Kenzi Heiser

ASSISTANT COACHES
Terry Cappas
Lauren Rogers

HEAD COACH: TAYLOR SZCZUREK

ASSISTANT COACHES
MARK SZCZUREK
 

 

Join the LEAFS Girls Program

 

If you are a passionate female hockey player, we invite you to join the  LEAFS Girls Program. Whether you are a beginner or an experienced player, our program offers a pathway to enhance your skills, compete at a high level, and foster lifelong friendships.

The LEAFS Girls Program is committed to empowering and inspiring the next generation of female hockey players. Through our dedicated coaching staff, comprehensive training programs, and competitive opportunities, we strive to create an inclusive and supportive environment where girls can thrive both on and off the ice. Join us and be a part of a vibrant community that celebrates the passion, skill, and determination of female athletes in hockey.