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Be A Storm Mentor (Junior Coach)

 

Mentor Registration for the 2020-2021 Season is in Progress.

 

All Returning & New Mentors

Must Complete a Mentor Registration Form

AND

 Submit an ASHA Junior Coach Registration Email Receipt

to John McCormick, mentors@optimalservices.com

 

We invite hockey players who are 14 years and older to be a Mentor for the Southern Connecticut Storm Special Hockey Team. As a Mentor, you will assist the coaching staff in instructing our players how to skate and play hockey. The Storm players are ages five to young adult who have developmental disabilities. As a Storm Mentor you will have the opportunity to teach a child to skate, introduce hockey skills, make an impact on a player by being a role model and a friend as well as an Ambassador for the Storm Hockey program.

As a Mentor, we expect you to attend 50% of Storm practices during our season that is from October through March (usually a total of 26 sessions). Practice will be held at the Wonderland of Ice Rink, 123 Glenwood Avenue, Bridgeport, CT on Sunday afternoons usually from 3:30 to 4:30.  

To become a Mentor: 
 

1. Email the Mentor Coach to confirm your interest - 

 

2. Complete and return via email - Mentor Registration form located on the Document section of this web site. (https://s3.amazonaws.com/files.leagueathletics.com/Text/Documents/3718/97974.pdf)

 

3. Register with ASHA at https://specialhockey.sportngin.com/register/form/911506233. Select Southern Connecticut Storm as your team and register as a Jr. Coach.

 

4. Forward the ASHA “Coach/Volunteer Registration Receipt” email to

 

5. Attend a New Mentor Orientation Meeting (via Zoom) - October 3, 2-3 PM, OR October 4, 11 AM-12 PM

 

For further information, contact:


John McCormick 
Mentor Coach

203-521-1778