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Frequently Asked Questions

What is the commitment? 

Teams have two 55-minute practices a week and a game on the weekend. The season regular season runs 8 weeks and then all teams compete in the end of the season tournament.

Do I need to fill out any forms?

If you are a returning coach all you need to complete is a Coaches Application.

New head and assistant coaches need to complete the Coaches Application as well as the Volunteer Packet. When filling out background check forms please note on the DCF form no blank spaces can be left. You need to put NA in any boxes that don' apply to you.

When are games and practices?

Girls divisions typically play Saturday mornings, senior boys Saturday afternoons, micro and junior boys on Sunday afternoons. We have a variety of gyms and times available for practice. Coaches select those times that work best for them.

What happens if a practice or game is cancelled due to weather or other event?

Games will be rescheduled typically for the following weekend. Make up games can fall on either weekend day or possibly a Friday night.  If a practice is canceled due to weather it is typically it is just canceled and not made up. If we are bumped from a school for an event we try to schedule the practice in a backup facility when possible.

How are team selected?

We hold a player draft that the head coach or representative must attend. Coaches are given a player list with skill rating from skills day and from the previous season (if available) and any requests(want to play with friend, have certain coach etc.) Coaches then draft their team using information as a tool. We do not make any guarantees on requests. If a coach’s child is rated as a 5 then they will be the first round choice otherwise they will be second round.

Key Dates :

Coaches Meeting:  Wednesday, October 25th at 5:30 pm at Seely

Skills Days at Cutler Middle School: 

Saturday, Oct 28, Micros-8:00 am, Juniors-8:30 am, Seniors-9:00 am

Thursday, Nov 2, Micros-6:00 pm, Juniors-6:30 pm, Seniors-7:00 pm

 Last Day to register for league:  Thursday, Nov  2.  After that, players will be put on a waitlist. If space allows the league fee plus an additional $25 will be charged to be placed on a team.

Draft/Practice sign-ups:  Tuesday, Nov 7 at 5:30 pm at William Seely School

Coaches Training:  Wednesday Nov 8 at 5:30 pm and Saturday, Nov 11 at 8:00 am

Practices:  Start week of Nov. 14

Season:   Dec. 2-3 through Feb 10-11. We try to be complete before President’s Day weekend. However, if we are snowed out on the Feb 10-11 we may have games that weekend.



For more information, please contact Ben Morse or call 860-536-5680.


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