The USPHL is uniquely positioned in the East to facilitate a clear path way for players graduating from Bantam looking to progress through Midget and Junior Hockey on to college and pro hockey. The USPHL will operate with 5 divisions – National Collegiate Development (NCDC), Premier, and Elite at the Junior Level and 18U, 16U, and 16U-Futures (15U) at the Midget level. Each division provides a step in the progression to fulfilling a player’s ultimate goal of becoming a collegiate or professional hockey player. Teams have been selected to participate in specific USPHL divisions based upon geography, strong player pools, rink ownership, financial strength and history of success and integrity at the highest level. Presently, the USPHL membership consists of over 60 members fielding over 110 teams with a geographic reach that spans the entire United States.
The mission of the Jersey Shore Whalers is to provide an environment in which hockey players under the age of twenty can achieve their goals both on and off the ice through growth and development. The organization is committed to instill that through solid work ethic and commitment; players will realize their academic potential in addition to pursuing the advancement of their hockey careers. Additionally, the organization will promote social growth through community involvement. By providing quality coaching, training and team management, the organization will assist players in reaching their goals.
Team will compete in the Premier Division and Elite Division of the United States Premier Hockey League
40+ Games ♦ 3-4 On Ice Practices a week ♦ League Play Offs ♦ USPHL Showcases ♦ Off ice training with team ♦ Lodging for all required overnight stays during the regular season (2 meals included) ♦ Transportation provided for all away games and showcases
Spring / Summer:
10 On ice clinics ♦ USPHL Summer Showcase ♦ 1 week training camp in August
Home and Away Game Jerseys, Socks and Pant Shell ♦ Practice Jersey and Socks ♦ Team Warm Up Jacket ♦ Team Bag ♦ Custom Team Gloves ♦ Helmet.
Private Locker Room:
Heated ♦ Lockers ♦ TV ♦ Refrigerator
All league games will be recorded and broadcasted live on HockeyTV
Head Coach ♦ Asst. Head Coach ♦ Goalie Coach
General Manager ♦ Asst. General Manager ♦ Director of Hockey Operations ♦ Director of Marketing and Social Media
EMT or Medical Trainer at all league games
Monitor grades ♦ Guidance ♦ Tutoring available