Getting to the Next Level
by Mike McPartlin, Headmaster, Bridgedale Academy
How can a player get to the next level?
Every year thousands of youth hockey players try out for their next season’s teams. Virtually all are trying to “get to the next level.” In Illinois the next level might be AAA, or it might be their club’s Central States or Gold level teams. In some cases it might simply be making that first travel team.