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MIDDLE SCHOOL ROSTER

# Name Position Year
1 Troy Cuttic D 8th
11 Andrew Doherty F 8th
21 Stephen Parisi F/D 8th
9 William Rogus F/D 8th
44 Michael Agathis F/D 7th
52 Pierce Brucker G 7th
10 Johnny Galati F 7th
6 Christina Agathis F 6th
42 Abigael Gallagher F/D 6th
5 Jax Jarvis F 6th
13 Jack Killian F 6th
15 Louis Kilpatrick F 6th
8 Sean O'Neill F/D 6th
79 Colin Brucker F 5th

Ron Pace - Head Coach


Congratulations to the 2017-2018 BSM Middle School Team
Repeat BSA Middle School Division Champions!


  

MIDDLE SCHOOL CALENDAR


MIDDLE SCHOOL TEAM OVERVIEW

Who we are
  • The MS Club team is managed and supported by the Somerset Hills Ice Hockey Association (SHIHA) Board Members and plays under the Bernards/Somerville/Middlesex Team Name.
  • The Bernards/SomervilleMiddlesex Middle School Team is managed as a Club team and is not sanctioned by the Middle School or Board of Education.
  • Our goal is to promote the development of Youth Ice Hockey in the Bernards, Somerville, and Middlesex School Districts.
  • Our Middle School program is open to players in grades 6 through 8 residing in Bedminster, Bernardsville, Branchburg, Far Hills, Middlesex, Peapack- Gladstone and Somerville. Students entering 5th grade will also be considered. Players from surrounding towns who do not have a club team in the league will also be considered.
  • The program offers a great opportunity for kids to play with other kids from town, at different age groups and skill levels who will potentially play together in High School on the Bernards/Somerville/Middlesex Varsity Team.

League & Games

  • The Middle School Team has participated in the Bridgewater Middle School League for 12+ years.
  • The league is run by BSA with all games played out of BSA on Sunday (early evenings) and a few Friday evenings.
  • Typically it is a 12 game season plus playoffs.
  • Other middle school teams we compete against include teams from Bridgewater, Hillsborough, Hunterdon, Watchung and Westfield; many of which also compete in the Skylands Conference with the High School Program.
  • The Season begins in mid-October and ends in mid-March.

Coaching

  • The head coach is Ron Pace. He is a qualified coach who also coaches with the Hunterdon Bears.

Practices

  • Depending on skill level and player interest, Coach may schedule a few team practices; approximately 4-6 per season.
  • Practices are limited since many players also to play for other travel teams that are usually a much bigger commitment and have regular practices and games during the same season.
Evaluations
  • A pre-season skate/evaluation will be scheduled in September time frame to determine the skill level of the players.
  • There is no official tryout and we welcome everyone regardless of gender or skill level.

Tuition

  • Tuition includes league fees, jersey, socks, non-parent coach, end of season team dinner and player gift.
  • The MS Tuition for the 2016-2017 season was $475 per player and is determined by the number of players rostered.
  • A $200 deposit is due in September/ October timeframe to secure a spot on the roster with the balance due in November.

Fundraisers

  • The SHIHA coordinates an Ad Journal fundraiser with the High School Program to help offset the cost to families.
  • Fundraising usually starts in June/July Timeframe through October.
  • Approximately 80% of individual player sales is returned to players via tuition credit.
  • Middle School players are asked to sell $250 in ad sales.
  • Check out the Booster Club section of this site for samples of previous season journals.

Volunteer

  • As a parent run organization we need your help!
  • We are always looking to add some fresh faces and new ideas into the program.
  • We Invite you to get involved...if you are interested in becoming a board member, want to be a team manager or coordinate various team activities such as the end of season banquet and team uniforms, simply contact the coach.

For More information on the Middle School Program contact: 

 Coach Ron Pace, rpace@pacecollision.com


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