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Spring Development Program

The Jr. Pioneers Hockey Spring Development Program offers a competitive, off-season development environment for players to prepare for the following season. Players will develop hockey skills, game strategy, team systems knowledge and athletic training.

The Spring Development Program is open to players of all ages and from any regular-season hockey association. The 2016 program will include teams at the 2000 through 2007 birth years, as well as U8 teams. Each team will have a maximum of 24 players, though the maximum of 24 players per team may consist of practice and game players. Each team will have a maximum of 12 forwards, eight defensemen and four goaltenders. There will be a Major team and a Minor team at every level. U8 teams will not have a maximum number of players.


Teams will have 25 full-ice touches, which includes practices and games. Depending on the week, the schedule will include approximately two practices during the week and one game on the weekend (generally Sundays). There may be some travel to the other local rinks for games.

U8 Major practice calendar (PDF)
U8 Minor practice calendar (PDF)
U10 Major practice calendar (PDF)
U10 Minor practice calendar (PDF)
U12 Major practice calendar (PDF)
U12 Minor practice calendar (PDF)
U14 Major practice calendar (PDF)
U14 Minor practice calendar (PDF)
U16 Minor practice calendar (PDF)
U10/U12 skills team practice calendar (PDF)


U8: Chris Delaney

U10 Major: Chris Delaney, Sean Gilmore
U10 Minor: David Ramsden-Wood, Matt Helber

U12 Major: Shawn Reid
U12 Minor: David Ramsden-Wood, Matt Helber

U14 Major: Ryan Calhoun
U14 Minor: TBA

U16 Minor: Shawn Reid


Team registration: Register online


$550 per player

Additional Program Information

For additional program information, please contact Shawn Reid at 303-871-3388 or