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10U Red | 2011 & 2012

Players on our 10U Red team will have a complete hockey experience. Our primary goal is to create a fun and competitive environment where every player can develop their skills and a passion for the game. Our programming is highly focused on player development so that each player is equipped with the skills necessary to advance and excel at the next level. 

The season structure consists of:

  • 30+ games including 2-3 tournaments
  • 1-2 practices per week including advanced skill development sessions
  • Off-ice sports performance training sessions throughout the season
  • Goaltending skills clinics throughout the season
  • Team building and community service events

Head Coach - Greg Wicker

Phone:  585.281.0288   |     Email:  gwicker16@hotmail.com

Greg Wicker is returning to Jr. Amerks, now as head coach for the 2021 season.  A Fairport native, Greg has been  a part of the organization since its inception in 1989.  Growing up, Greg played AA for the Perinton Blades where his team won the State and Northeast Championships as Bantams. He played high school hockey for Fairport followed by JUCO Hockey for BCC in Binghamton, N.Y.  

Greg has several years of coaching experience.  He started coaching at with the Beginners program and then served as assistant coach for the House Red 8U team (2019-20 season) and House Red 10U team (2020-21 season).    

Greg is in his 11th year as the Director of Retail Sales for Menasha Packaging. Menasha is the largest independent, retail-focused packaging and merchandising solutions provider in North America. He lives in Fairport with his wife Laurie, son Kellen, and daughters Olivia and Landyn.  Greg plays men’s league hockey at Rochester Ice Center and enjoys golfing and boating in the summer.   


Frequently Asked Questions

Q: How can I learn more about the team?

A: If you have specific questions, please contact the head coach directly via email or cell phone.

 

Q: How are teams selected?

A: All our teams conduct open tryouts and final roster selections are determined by the coaching staff and members of our Hockey Development Group.

 

Q: Where do Jr. Amerks team skate?

A: The Rochester Ice Center is our home rink, however our teams utilize Paul Louis Arena, Bill Gray's Regional Iceplex, and Genesee Valley.

 

Q: What do you mean by "player-focused" development philosophy?
A: The vast majority of our players are between the ages of 5-15 which is an exciting and important time for their overall athletic development. Our program is designed around skill development so that our players can be successful and hopefully play the game for a really long time.  Learn more about our Player Development Program.
 

Q: How often does the team practice?

A: Our travel teams practice 2-3 times per week depending upon age group and skill level. Our AAA teams have three skates per week including a dedicated advanced skill development session plus two additional team practices. Additionally all our players have off-ice training sessions at Next Level Strength and Conditioning.

 

Q: How many players are on a team?

A: Most of our travel teams have 14-20 players per team. The younger age groups typically have 14-16 while older age groups have 16-20.

 
Q: Is there specialty goaltender training?
A: Yes, we partner with Janosz School of Goaltending to host regular goalie clinics throughout the season at no additional cost to your players. Click here to see a clinic in action.
 
Q: When are tryouts being held?

A: Due to COVID19, tryouts are taking place later than usual this year. Please visit our Teams Directory page for the tryout schedule.

 

 

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