The U15 evaluations will start mid-September.

Goalie evaluations

  • Will occur TBD
  • The evaluations will be 1 hour long and will be run by a third-party group
  • The evaluations will assess the goaltenders on:
    • Movement/skating
    • Tracking/rebound control
    • Positioning
    • Compete level/ puck stopping ability
  • Goaltenders will be notified which group they are in
  • Goalies will be placed on teams based on their evaluation in the drills and in the scrimmages

Player timed evaluations

  • All players will be skate through timed evaluations
  • The drills that will be used are here 
  • Initially all players will be given a chance to dry run the skills at a pre-assigned date.  Please watch the website to see when are where your player will be assigned.  The dry runs will occur between September 2, 2023.  Please do not contact the directors with date preferences as there are too many players to organize.
  • For the actual evaluation groupings and times will be posted on this website closer to the date of the evaluation
  • The actual evaluation will occur TBD
  • Timing will be done through electronic eye gates
  • The overall time ranking of each player will be used to set up the initial scrimmage groupings

Player scrimmages

  • Scrimmages will start TBD and will run into early October
  • Scrimmage groups and times will be posted on this website and so it is important that you check back regularly to see updates/changes
  • Scrimmages will be clearly designated as body checking or non-body checking
    • Players need to be aware that any unsafe body checking will be cause for the directors to move that player to a non-body checking group
  • Players will receive at least 3 scrimmages (most will get 4), though some may get more due to positional need
  • Depending on goaltender final numbers, goalies will likely play in a variety of different groupings
  • All evaluations will be done by a third party


Pat Gray SWZ U15 Director