Preparation For Life After Youth Hockey – A How To

You’ve been taxiing your player around for half of his/her youth life in a virtual non-stop car ride to and from every rink on the planet, (sarcasm). Your wallet and bank account are empty but the memories are cherished and lasting.

Don’t look now but your kid is grown up. The past xxx years just zipped by, it feels like just yesterday your son or daughter stepped on the ice and the decision was made to sign up for travel hockey. Where did the time go?

Your lives consist of living by an appointed schedule for practice, games and clinics. The time is quickly approaching, the last year is here, youth hockey as you know it will end after this season. How do you prepare yourself and your teenager for life after youth hockey?