HEO U9 Policy Update

HEO U9 Policy Update

Good afternoon,

 

Please note that there have been changes to the wording of the U9 Policy. Below you will find the changes that were made.

 

Old Wording

 

Player Evaluation Phase

  • No evaluation / selection / tryouts prior to or during the first week of
  • No player evaluation / selection / tryouts during the off‐season phase (previous season, including March through August).
  • No player evaluation / selection / tryouts during the first week of school where school starts the week after Labour Day.
  • Where school starts prior to Labour Day, there must be four skates/practices starting the week following Labour Day before player evaluation / selection / tryouts commence
    • MHAs must offer a minimum of four practices/skill sessions prior to formal player evaluation / selection / tryouts starting
    • Must have a minimum of three formal player evaluation / selection/ tryouts sessions. (RECOMMENDATION) – one skills session, one small‐area games session, one half ice game

 

New Wording

 

Player Evaluation Phase

  • No evaluation / selection / tryouts or dry land training prior to the Tuesday following Labour Day, including any point during the previous season, or the off season prior to Labour Day.
  • Players must have a minimum of 4 conditioning sessions, e. practice/skills/game sessions prior to evaluation/selection/tryouts.
  • Players must have a minimum of 3 evaluation/selection/tryout sessions with a recommended breakdown of 1 skills session, 1 small area games session and one half ice game.

 

 

Read Revised U9 Pathway Policy here 

2022-06-13T17:48:08+00:00