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SAM 12U (Pee Wees) Program

Welcome to 12U (Peewee) Hockey

Age Appropriate Hockey - 12 & Under

  • Optimal window for sports skills
  • Learning Fundamental Sports Skills
  • Still focused on individual development and not the outcome
  • Keep the top level as broad as possible
    • This allows better players greater success and pushes lesser players to emulate
  • Twice a week, prior to practice, spend 45 minutes off-ice working on the Fundamental Movement Skills
    • Focus on athleticism (ABC’s) and hockey skills
  • All levels should receive same number of ice sessions / touches
  • Play multiple sports and engage in activities like soccer, running, gymnastics, swimming, skiing or other activities 50% of the time, engage in fitness through other sports (like lacrosse, baseball, golf, track and field, etc.) 25% of the time and play hockey the other 25%.
  • 4 Ice sessions touches per week
    • 60 min ice sessions
    • 7-month training and competition calendar
    • 105 to 120 ice touches (70/30 ratio)
  • 80 to 90 practices 
    • 2-3 teams per = 30 - 45 players
    • 30 to 35 game days 
    • Local geographic area
  • 15 skaters & 2 goalies per team

Reminder:

SAM Inclement Weather Policy:

Practices or Games will be held and only cancelled if the Ice Vault is closed for inclement weather conditions. Only the SAM Hockey President can cancel a practice or game if the Ice Vault is open for business.  Parents still have their personal choice to have their player attend or not attend a practice or game during inclement weather conditions.

12U Full Practice Schedule

Date Day Time
10/13/19 Sunday 9:00 am - 10:00 am
10/19/19 Saturday 6:40 pm - 8:50 pm
10/26/19 Saturday 7:10 pm - 8:10 pm
10/30/19 Wednesday 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
11/4/19 Monday 7:10 pm - 8:10 pm
11/6/19 Wednesday 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
11/13/19 Wednesday 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
11/15/19 Friday 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
11/20/19 Wednesday 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
11/22/19 Friday 7:00 pm - 7:50 pm
11/27/19 Wednesday 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
11/29/19 Friday 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
12/4/19 Wednesday 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
12/6/19 Friday 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
12/11/19 Wednesday 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
12/18/19 Wednesday 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
12/20/19 Friday 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
12/23/19 Monday 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
12/26/19 Thursday 6:20 pm - 7:20 pm
12/30/19 Monday 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
1/3/20 Friday 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
1/8/20 Wednesday 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
1/10/20 Friday 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
1/15/20 Wednesday 6:00 pm - 6:50 pm
1/17/20 Friday 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
1/22/20 Wednesday 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
1/29/20 Wednesday 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
1/31/20 Friday 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
2/5/20 Wednesday 6:00 pm - 6:50 pm
2/7/20 Friday 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
2/12/20 Wednesday 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
2/14/20 Friday 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
2/19/20 Wednesday 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
2/26/20 Wednesday 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
2/28/20 Friday 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
3/4/20 Wednesday 7:50 pm - 8:50 pm