Everett Jr. Silvertips and Everett Youth Hockey are pleased to welcome Jerry Pickar as the organization's Director of Goalie Development.
Jerry grew up in Duluth, MN., playing for Glen Avon Hockey Association, Duluth Stewart’s Rep teams and high school hockey for the highly successful Duluth East Greyhounds. Following graduation in 1983, Jerry moved on to play college hockey for the NCAA Division III College of St. Scholastica Saints and was a walk on goalie for NCAA Division I Northern Michigan University.
Jerry moved to Seattle area in 1990 and began coaching at the developmental youth level in 2003 with the Everett Youth Hockey Association as one of the founding coaches.
While with EYH, Jerry was the lead goalie instructor. He has focused his coaching on the development of goalies in the Seattle area by working with goalies from beginner through Junior. Jerry has served as the Seattle Junior Hockey Association’s Head Goalie Instructor for the 2013-2016 hockey seasons.
Jerry has worked with goalie coaches Shane Clifford (WHL - Everett Silvertips), Jordan Sigalet (NHL Calgary Flames Goalie Coach), Lynden Sammartino (WHL - Victoria Royals), Zach Sikich (ProHybrid Goaltending & formerly USHL Souix Falls Stampede) at their clinics and weeklong camps over the past years. Jerry’s goalie students have gone on to play in the NAHL (Junior Tier II), Tier 1 Elite League (18U & 16U), NAPHL(18U & 16U), the USPHL (Junior Tier III & 18U) and the CSSHL (Canadian Sports School League Prep Division). His main focus is teaching young goalies the proper movements, skills and mental composure to play at their peak level throughout the season.
Jerry lives Lynnwood and has two children, daughter Saville (21) and son Luke (19); both who started their hockey careers with EYH. Saville, a forward, went on to play for Pursuit of Excellence (Female 19U) and Detroit Little Caesar’s (Female AAA 19U) before her NCAA Division I career with Lindenwood University. Luke, a goalie, played for the Chicago Fury AAA 16U, Anaheim Jr. Ducks AAA 18U and the Corpus Christi IceRays Junior team prior to moving on to his post secondary schooling.
Jerry will work with Rep and Recreational teams as well as with goalies through weekly and bimonthly goalie clinics throughout the season.
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More than a Game
Hockey develops skills on the ice that build a foundation for a lifetime. In addition to athletic prowess, hockey promotes confidence, pride, focus and responsibility. With an emphasis on fun, hockey is a game to be played and enjoyed for life.
Starting with the bonds created in the locker room to the relationships formed on ice, hockey creates life-long friendships. This camaraderie shared on and off the ice encourages teamwork and the natural development of leadership skills.
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From learning to balance school, responsibilities at home, time at the rink and playing with friends, hockey encourages kids to learn time management skills that will later serve them in all facets of life. Hockey’s unique source of physical fitness promotes healthy living.
Hockey is Fun
The thrill of carrying the puck up the ice on a breakaway, the exhilaration of scoring your first goal or making that amazing save is possible due to the encouraging environment hockey provides to try new things and grow as a hockey player and person.
Where is it?
XFINITY Community Ice Rink 2000 Hewitt Avenue Everett.
When is it?
July 23 :: Time 2:15pm-3:15pm at XFINITY Community Ice Rink
August 20 :: Time 2:15pm-3:15pm at XFINITY Community Ice Rink
November 12 :: Time 2:15pm-3:15pm at XFINITY Community Ice Rink
How much does it Cost?
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Gear provided at no charge by the Everett Youth Hockey Booster Club.
Please Arrive 60-90 minutes early.
The Everett Jr. Silvertips are pleased to welcome as the new Pee Wee A1 Head Coach for 2016-17 Dennis Hagemann. Dennis is new to the Everett area coming in as a successful and experienced USA Hockey level 4 coach with prior AAA, AA and high school coaching experience in the TPH program out of Tennessee and various programs in the Maine hockey market.
He has been a coach, executive and goalie coach at Squirt, Pee Wee, Bantam and Midget levels. One of the highlights of his career includes a State Championship with Ravenwood High School in Tennessee in 2009-10 season as well as a State Championship finalist in 2010-11
We are very fortunate to have someone join our organization who has been involved in grass roots level of what were then emerging hockey programs. The TPH program in particular has become a model of excellence for how to grow and develop the game in a non-traditional hockey market. We feel this experience will be invaluable as Dennis joins the program in Everett.
Dennis will be joined by Rich Demoors who will serve as an assistant coach. Rich has served as a Head Coach of the Everett Stars Pee Wee A2 team this spring leading a young team of Pee Wee players to early success. Rich will obtain his USA Hockey Level 2 this summer. Rich has been a tireless volunteer and a student of the game having prior been a volunteer coach with the Mite level development program in Everett. Rich is also a referee and a member of the CHOA board. He is a lifetime hockey participant as a player in minor and recreational men's leagues. We expect a third coach to be appointed before the beginning of the season.
Dennis and his staff will be valuable contributors to implementing the new Everett Development model which will provide players with the opportunity to practice not only with their team but also to opt into additional individual skills development 4+ days a week. The Pee Wee team will also train with Engineered Sports for dryland fitness training 2x a week and will incorporate the Power Edge Pro McDavid Skills program into their individualized skills development program.
Tryout Dates for this team are as follows:
Saturday, Jun 11, 2016 3:30p to 4:30p XCIR
Saturday, Jun 18, 2016 4:45p to 5:45p XCIR
Saturday, Jul 23, 2016 3:30p to 4:30p XCIR
Final Pee Wee A1 Eval (first day of Pee Wee Rec Evaluation)
Turner Stevenson Named Head Coach of Jr. Silvertips 16U AAA
Stanley Cup Winning Forward Turner Stevenson Named Head Coach of Everett Jr. Silvertips 16U AAA Program
EVERETT, Wash. – The Everett Silvertips have announced today that Turner Stevenson has been named head coach of the Everett Jr. Silvertips Under-16 AAA program of the North American Prospects Hockey League. Stevenson, a 13-year veteran and Stanley Cup winning forward in the National Hockey League, immediately assumes head coaching responsibilities of the midget level club.
“With Turner’s 13 years of experience playing at the highest level in the world, the NHL, we’re extremely pleased to welcome his knowledge, leadership, and credentials to the Silvertips family,” said Jr. Silvertips 16U AAA general manager Scott Brihn. “He has continued to build his resume in the coaching ranks at numerous levels and with his experience, he will be able to provide the appropriate structure to prepare players for advancement to the next level.”
Stevenson, 43, adds to his coaching resume with two previous seasons as an assistant coach in the Western Hockey League with the Seattle Thunderbirds (2007-08) and North American Hockey League with the Wenatchee Wild (2011-12). He helped guide the clubs to a combined record of 78-40-14 in his two seasons behind the bench, adding to experience with several rep level teams across youth hockey.
The native of Prince George, B.C. suited up in 644 career games as a forward in the NHL with the Montreal Canadiens, New Jersey Devils, and Philadelphia Flyers with 190 points (75g-115a) and 969 penalty minutes. He hoisted the Stanley Cup as a member of New Jersey in 2002-03, skating in 23 postseason games with four points (1g-3a).
For his career in the Stanley Cup Playoffs, he suited up in 67 games to go with 18 points (6g-12a). The coaches he has suited up for in his NHL career include Pat Burns, Larry Robinson, and Alain Vigneault.
“I'm very excited and honored to be the new head coach of the Under-16 midget team,” said Stevenson. “With the rapidly changing landscape locally and regionally, this with help me continue to be a part of advancing the growth of hockey in our area for the elite player and their families. The NAPHL gives our local and regional players the best opportunity to play in a league that will help them been seen at multiple events by junior and college scouts from all over the country.”
Stevenson, a resident of the Seattle area, suited up in 246 career games over four seasons (1988-1992) in the Western Hockey League with the Thunderbirds, registering 203 points (100g-103a) and 846 penalty minutes. He was named WHL (West) First Team All-Star and Canadian Hockey League Second Team All-Star in 1991-92 when he had 52 points (20g-32a) and 304 penalty minutes in 58 games with the Thunderbirds, host of the Memorial Cup that season.
Stevenson was selected by Montreal in the first round (12th overall) in the 1990 NHL Entry Draft and made his NHL debut with the Canadiens in 1992-93, a club eventually capturing their 24th Stanley Cup title.
Everett Jr. Silvertips are pleased to announced coaches for the 17U Midget A1 Elite team.
Jeff Hoff returns to lead the new A1 Midget program along with support from Daniel Taibelson.
Jeff grew up in Bellingham and played Junior A Tier II and III in British Columbia prior to attending the University of Alaska, Anchorage, where he played 4 years of D II hockey. Jeff has his USA Level 4 Coaching Credentials and has coached AA and AAA teams from Squirt to Midget. Jeff was twice voted Rep Coach of the Year while coaching at SJHA and has coached both Midget 17 and 18 U AA teams for Everett. Jeff likes to coach an up-paced, aggressive team style game, where all players have the opportunity to be an integral part of the teams overall success.
Daniel grew up playing hockey at Seattle Jr. before heading to Minnesota and playing all 4 years of high school career for Shattuck St. Mary's along side players like Johnathan Toews, Kyle Okposo, and Derek Stepan. After high school Daniel went on to play a short stint at Lake Forest College, a DIII school and member of the NCHA conference, before transferring to Washington State University to finish out his education.
The intent of the Midget A1 Elite program is to be both a call up team and development program to support players at 15U and 16U who are close to playing AAA at a National level for the NAPHL 16U team along with excellent 17 year old players who wish to continue their development but who are not ready for Jr. hockey.
This program will be training intensive as players not only practice and play with their team but train weekly with Engineered Sports to reach elite levels of fitness and with the Power Edge Pro McDavid skills program to continue to develop their individual skills.
There will be initial ice for the 17U team in June with final tryouts in August:
EVERETT, Wash. – Everett Youth Hockey (EYH) has announced today the launch of the 2016-17 Fall/Winter Season, which will begin tryouts and evaluations in early September 2016, with practices beginning later that month. Once again, EYH will host three program category: In-House Developmental, Recreational, and Representative, with several age divisions within each category.
An Early Bird Discount will also be offered for the third season in a row if registration is completed by May 15th, 2016. Discount varies by division, but range between $50 - $100 off by meeting the deadline. 7-Month Payment plans are available for most of the programs.
The Everett Jr. Silvertips are excited to announce the coaching staff of our Bantam 14U Elite team for the 2016-2017 season. Jason Kwiatowski and Tyler Narsing will lead the Bantam Jr. Silvertips 14U A1 Elite program for the upcoming season.
Jason Kwiatkowski is a veteran hockey coach. Over the past eleven (11) years he has coached all levels of youth hockey, spanning from 8U through to 14U for SnoKing and in the San Jose Jr. Sharks program. Jason was a defenseman who played Major Junior hockey in the WHL with the Prince George Raiders and Tacoma Rockets as well as Minor Pro with the Fresno Falcons.
Jason has served on various hockey committees and is passionate about promoting the game as a springboard to character development. He holds both USA Hockey level 4 and Hockey Canada Developmental 1 coaching certifications. He also currently serves as a consultant/scout for the Des Moines Buccaneers of the USHL Junior league.
Tyler Narsing has most recently been a coach with Everett Jr. Silvertips 16U AAA program and prior to that with the Midget AA Jr. Silvertips. Tyler played hockey with Seattle Junior and junior in the NAHL with the Wenatchee Wild and Brooks Bandits in the Albert Jr. Hockey league (AJHL)
Tyler fits the profile for being a leader on the ice and off. He relates well to players and can help them to develop the skills, game knowledge and habits required for them to pursue their hockey goals beyond local minor hockey.
Both will be integral to our delivery of the Everett Development Model that includes our commitment to help players advance to the highest level they are capable of and strive for.
Tryouts for the Bantam Jr. Silvertips will be in two phases. The first on June 10th and June 11th, 2016 with a subsequent date in July.
BANTAM A1 Tryouts
June 10 6:15-7:15pm
June 11 4:45-5:45pm
July 23 4:45-5:45pm
For more details on tryouts, the 14U Elite program or the Everett Development Model contact:
EYH and Everett Silvertips Announce 2016 Summer Camps
EVERETT, Wash. – Everett Youth Hockey, in association with the Everett Silvertips of the Western Hockey League, has announced a series of five skill and general development-oriented Competition Camps, as well as a series of four skill and position-oriented Silvertips Hockey Camps, scheduled at XFINITY Arena’s Community Ice Rink, located at 2000 Hewitt Ave. in Everett, from April through August. All camp sessions will be directed by several members associated with Everett Youth Hockey, the Silvertips and the Junior Silvertips program.
All camp sessions are open now for registration at registration.everettyouthhockey.com. Beginning in late April, the following camps are designed for development from beginners to junior levels:
BEGINNER CAMP (Spring/Summer): Considered the top beginner program in the entire Northwest region, the camp is designed to accelerate the development of players at the beginner level finishing their first season and fulfill ice time needs in the summer. Under the leadership of Shaun Miller, director of beginner hockey for Everett Youth Hockey, camp sessions will emphasize skating and basic puck skills in a fun, casual, and engaging environment. Scheduled for each Tuesday through three available sessions: Apr. 19-May 24, May 31-Jul. 12, and Jul. 19-Aug. 23, each from 5-6 p.m. Equipment rental is available by visiting www.eyhbc.org. REGISTRATION FEE: $100.00
SKILL BUILDER CLINICS (Spring/Summer): Designed to deliver dynamic clinics for kids at the Mite, Squirt, and Peewee levels, the camp provides instruction on several skating and puck handling fundamentals. Emphasis will deliver training on skating edges, agility, coordination, speed, and general quickness. Puck skills clinics will emphasize the mastering of general puck control and forward, backward, forehand and backhand passing development. Offered through three session packages each Wednesday, Apr. 20-May 25, Jun. 1-Jul. 13, and Jul. 20-Aug. 24 from 6:15-7:15 p.m. Space is limited. REGISTRATION FEE: $120.00 (covers six sessions).
SQUIRT PREP CAMP (Spring/Summer): Structured to assist kids at the Mite level (birth year: 2006 and 2007) graduate from restricted “cross ice” games to full rink length competition, the program is designed to help players adjust to the time and space suited for a full-length game, advanced team concepts and tactics, and understand cooperation with teammates and linemates. Offered through two session packages each Wednesday, Apr. 20-May 25 from 5-6 p.m. REGISTRATION FEE: $150.00
BRENNAN SONNE SNIPER SCHOOL (June 14-30): Led by Silvertips assistant coach and former forward Brennan Sonne, the camp is designed to assist players born in 2005 or older with several important fundamentals in offensive development. Clinics will emphasize use of entire body in delivering a shot to generate goal production, development in all shot types, balance, timing, power, speed, dekes, positioning, goalie reads, creating shot opportunities, and more. Held six evenings in June, complete schedule and times are available on camps.everettyouthhockey.com. REGISTRATION FEE: $150.00
MITCH LOVE D-MAN CAMP (May 31-June 9): Open to skaters 2002-born or older with AA/AAA experience this past season, led by Silvertips assistant coach Mitch Love. An ideal event for Bantam and Midget defensemen pursuing elevated performance levels, the camp will emphasize individual skill enhancement sessions specifically in one-on-one techniques, footwork, puck retrieval and body contact/battle skills. Individual defensive concepts also taught will emphasize gap control, stick and game play positioning. The detailed daily itinerary is available at www.everettsilvertips.com. Registration Fee: $180.
2016 SILVERTIPS DAY CAMP (August 1-5, 9:00 a.m.-1:30 p.m.): Under the guidance of Silvertips assistant coach Brennan Sonne, the Silvertips Day Camp is designed for youth players looking to master hockey fundamentals and build a foundation for success, supported by the instruction of current and former Silvertips players and staff (guest instructors to be announced). Camp agenda includes individual skill development, team concepts, age-appropriate battle drills, dry land training, and small-area/off-ice activities. Registration fee: $240 (skaters and goaltenders).
SILVERTIPS SUMMER GOALIE CAMP (August 8-12, 9:15 a.m.-1:30 p.m.): Hosted by Silvertips goaltending coach Shane Clifford, the camp is open to goaltenders of all levels between beginner and Midget and provides both group and individual instruction throughout the clinic, tailored for each goaltender’s playing style. On-ice training emphasizes several principal goaltending fundamentals. Off-ice training will focus on enhancement of core strength, flexibility, quickness, hand/eye coordination and more. Classroom sessions will illustrate enhancement of technique, game situations, equipment care and more. Registration fee: $300.
SILVERTIPS SHOOTING CLINIC (August 8-12, 9:15 a.m. -1:30 p.m.): Hosted by Silvertips assistant coach Brennan Sonne and open to players at the Pee Wee, Bantam and Midget levels, proper physical technique, offensive psychology and related offensive strategies will be emphasized over a five-day period through two ice sessions per day and daily classroom sessions. Camp agenda includes wrist shot, backhand, snap shot and slap shot, one-timers, screens, proper shot selection, quality scoring areas and more. Registration fee: $240.
To register for any of the above camps: CLICK HERE