Junior League advice
View Single Post
04-02-2006, 06:33 PM
Join Date: Aug 2005
Originally Posted by
First, let me ask. Why not college? What grade point avg did you have in HS? Second, what level of play are you at? Example: A, AA, AAA. When I ask this question, I mean you personally, not the team level. Third, what state is your high school located in. I know that this doesn't matter very much because I just sent info to a college about a kid that plays in Phoenix. If you feel that some of these questions are to personal, you can PM me.
Thanks a lot for your time... The biggest problem with college(D-1) is that they won't even look at you until you've played a couple years of juniors. With that said, I was chronically ill for 4 years and wasn't able to complete high school, so it doesn't really matter either way.
As far as what level I play at... Last year(my first year back) I played AA(although most of the kids on our team could have easily made a AAA team). The team kinda picked me up out of courtesy(the coach is involved with the Red Wings organization and a family friend who's also involved put in a word for me), but by the end of the year I was our no. 1 d-man. This year I was supposed to play in a new Junior league here in Michigan, but that league ended up folding, and unfortunatley it folded after all the travel try-outs were over. So, I ended up going back to school for a semester to be eligible and I played for our terrible high school team. So as far as what level
play it, it's hard to say. I feel confident that I could find a niche on any team at any level, but with that said, I'm not the type of player that is going to catch everyone's eye, and as I found out this year, I need some higher end players around me to make myself better.
Thanks again for your time, feel free to ask any more questions you may have.
View Public Profile
Find More Posts by vladdy16