U18 Evaluations

Please read U18 Welcome Letter 2021 from the U18 Directors.

Goalie evaluations

  • The SWZ Goalie evaluation skate will occur on September 17, 2021 at George Hughes Arena (Southside Arena)
  • The evaluations will be led by a third party company that will evaluate the players' skills for the evaluation group.
  • One skate will be at 6:45 pm and the other will be at 8:30 pm.
  • The evaluations will assess the goaltenders on:
    • Movement/skating
    • Tracking/rebound control
    • Positioning
    • Compete level/ puck stopping ability


Player timed evaluations

  • All players will be skate through timed evaluations
  • Click here to see the drills that will be used
  • The drills that will be used will posted on this website by August 31, 2021
  • Groupings and times will be posted on this website closer to the date of the evaluation
  • The timed drills will occur on September 19, 2021 beginning at 11:30AM and finishing at 8:15pm
  • 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 on September 20, 2021 and will run to October 1, 2021
  • 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, though some may get more due to positional need
  • Depending on goaltender final numbers, goalies may play in a variety of different groupings
  • All evaluations will be done by a third party

 Tom Jacknisky, Grant Losing, Tim Weis

SWZ U18 Directors  u18director@swzhockey.ca