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14U AAA TB | 2007

Our players will have a complete travel hockey experience and compete against elite level competition. 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 this season 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:

  • Tier I State Championship Tournament Bound Team
  • 40-50 games including 3-5 tournaments
  • Core member of Eastern Exposure Series
  • 3 practices per week including weekly advanced skill development sessions.
  • Off-ice sports performance training sessions throughout the season
  • Goaltending skills clinics throughout the season
  • Soft-split season format to allow players to participate with high school teams
  • Team building and community service events

Head Coach Jason MacBride

Phone:  585.831.3030      |     Email:  jasonmacbride0710@gmail.com 

Jason grew up in Greece, NY where he played AAA travel hockey for Rochester Youth Hockey as goaltender. Jason attended Greece Athena High School where I played Varsity hockey for the Greece Lightning for four seasons. As a senior in 1996, he was a member of the Section V and New York State championship team. After graduation, Jason played college hockey at the University of Rochester (ECAC). While at the U of R, he was an academic all-American and played for the league title twice.

In addition to his playing experience, Jason has coached youth hockey since 2004. He is a USA Hockey Level 4 Coach who has attended multiple seminars in Buffalo and Rochester with a concentrating on goaltending. Jason began his coaching career at Monroe County Youth Hockey where he coached both bantams and midgets. After Jason’s children were born, he coached at Tri-County Youth Hockey in the beginner and intermediate programs. In 2012, his family moved to Victor, NY and joined our organization  where he’s been coaching ever since.

Jason’s approach to coaching revolves around creating a positive experience for players and families. He believes the players deserve to be challenged in an encouraging way that promotes skill development. A successful season is achieved when players evolve both on and off of the ice. The team will spend a great deal on skill development and skating technique. Additionally, his coaching staff prides itself on excellent communication with the players and parents.

Jason resides in Victor, NY with his wife Robyn, and two children Nate and Nora.  Outside of hockey, the Macbride’s love to travel.


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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