The CT Wolf Pack Hockey Club represents a measure of hard work and dedication affording young athletes the opportunity to play hockey at a high level. The CT Jr. Wolf pack will put on the ice Tier 1 Youth full season Midget U16, Junior B (Metropolitan Junior Hockey League) and Junior A (Atlantic Junior Hockey League) becoming the only hockey organization in the state of Connecticut to provide these opportunities for all players and families. The Ct Jr. Wolf pack has created the ultimate feeder system for players to develop with the ultimate goal of becoming a future student athlete.
The CT Wolf Pack skates out of the Champions Skating Center in Cromwell, Connecticut a two sheet facility that boasts its own fitness center and goalie training synthetic ice system. The organization was formed in order to create a way for local and players from far to come and develop in order to take the proper steps to have a successful careers on and off the ice. As an organization our goal is to prepare each player to the best of our ability for life on and off the ice and prepare them for the next chapter of their career. We are looking for the best and the hardest working players who has just a strong of a commitment on the ice as they do in the class room. Our organization is operated by the their staff members Ex NHL players Bob Crawford (President) Dan McCarthy (President) who own and operate the organization. Head Coach Chris Cerrella (Div I Hall of Fame Quinnipiac University, 479 games minor pro) runs the Junior Program. The Midget U16 is managed by Chris Cerrella and Coached by Neil Breen (Quinnipiac ’02) and Craig Millard.
We feel we have more to offer than other Junior Hockey Programs out there, come down and see for yourself what the excitement is all about.
“As an inspiring student athlete you must be the best player at the highest possible level you can play. If you are a true competitor than the CT Wolf Pack is the right place for you. We look for the hardest working and most dedicated student athletes we can find from all over the country. If you think you are someone who might be ready for the challenge, well than come and join “THE PACK”. Come and see what the buzz is all about and why players from near and far continue to come to try out for the CT Jr. Wolf Pack Hockey Program, don’t take a back seat on some other teams roster come and make some noise with the BIG BOYS,”!! President Dan McCarthy.
An original member of the Atlantic Metropolitan Junior Hockey League the program has become by far one of the best routes to college hockey with over 140 hockey players developed and placed in college hockey at the Division I, II and III level. The CT Jr. Wolf Pack has earned a powerful reputation in the junior hockey world and have developed some great hockey players, some of them drafted in the NHL, OHL and QMJHL. The AJHL is a young league starting in 2003 and has slowly become the best Junior A League on the East Coast. The 12 team league stretches from Portland, Maine to Washington DC and the league has placed over 1000 student athletes to top universities and colleges all over the country. The CT Jr. Wolf Pack is a proud member of the AJHL/MJHL and is recognized by college coaches to be right in the middle of the college hockey hot bed with over 40 college hockey programs within a 2 hour radius of Champions Skating Center. As an organization our goal is to provide our players the opportunity to further their education in High School or Part time college classes while participating in one of the top junior leagues in the United States. Our goal is to prepare each player to the best of our ability for life on and off the ice and prepare them for the next chapter of their career. Chris Cerrella is in the role as Head Coach/GM of both Junior A and B teams. Chris has been responsible for placing more than 70 junior hockey players into NCAA college hockey in his 5 year coaching career.
Jr. Wolfpack Players receive
- 5 Days a week of practice
- 45 competitive league schedule AJHL/MJHL/AYHL
- 5 In season College Showcases
- 3 Days a week of personal training
- Exhibition games against other competitive Junior Teams/Leagues
- Full Time goalie coaching
- Off season and In season work out programs
- Carpeted locker room with player stalls
- On site team gym and physical therapy
Jr Wolfpack U16 receive
- 3 days a week of practice
- 1 skills session per week combined with Jr. B Team
- 50-60 game schedule
- 2 days a week of personal training
- In season and off season work out programs
- one on one individual player coach meetings and evaluations