The ADM program is for boys and girls, ages 5-9, who have completed Learn-To-Play (LTP).  It prepares them for travel hockey.  The program is overseen by NJC head instructor, John Phillips and NJC staff.  ADM Full Season skates twice a week.

***NJC conducts evaluation skates the first week of Full Season ADM.  Players continue with ADM or may be referred to Mennen's LTP if they need more basic skills work.  Players who complete LTP may transition into ADM for a pro-rated fee.***

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    WHY NJC ADM PROGRAM?

    We offer some of the best coaches in the area to help develop your child into a future hockey star!  Most importantly, we keep FUN in the game with positive reinforcement, skill work and encouraging creativity! 

    NJC follows USA Hockey guidelines for station-based skills combined with small area games. The goal is DEVELOPMENT!

  • WHERE & WHEN:

    @ Mennen Sports Arena, 161 E Hanover Ave, Morristown, NJ 07962 

    • FULL SEASON ADM - REGISTRATION OPEN!
      • 20 Weeks - September 11, 2024 through February 23, 2025
      • Breaks are scheduled in late November and late December
      • Schedule = Wednesdays (5/5:15-6/6:15 PM) and Sundays (3:00-4:00 PM)
  • PROGRAM:

    • FULL SEASON ADM
      • $1,250+processing fee
      • One-hour practices, 2X per week
      • Payment plans available through September 1, 2024

  • WHAT YOU NEED:

    FULL SEASON ADM players receive an NJC practice jersey. 

    Parents are responsible for the required gear.  Required:  helmet with full shield or cage, mouth guard, neck guard, shoulder pads, elbow pads, hockey gloves, hockey pants, shin pads, hockey skates, hockey stick, socks and jersey.  Recommended:  wrist guards.

  • HOW TO REGISTER:

    1. Register for 2024-25 USA Hockey Membership:  USA Hockey Member Registration
    2. Register for 2024-25 NJC ADM Programs (Full season opens March 26, 2024):  2024-25 NJC ADM : NJ Colonials (leagueapps.com)

RECOMMENDED PATH TO PLAY NJC TRAVEL HOCKEY:

Step 1. 
Learn-To-Skate (LTS) - Children learn the basic skills of skating for ice hockey, typically 4-6 weeks. Mennen Sports Arena offers LTS throughout the year: Learn-To-Skate | Morris County Parks (morrisparks.net). Contact Mennen's Skating School Administrator at lblue@morrisparks.net for information.

Step 2. Learn-To-Play (LTP) - Open to boys and girls, age 5-10 who have completed Learn-To-Skate programs and are ready to learn the basic skills of ice hockey. Sessions are normally 6-8 weeks. LTP is offered at Mennen Sports Arena through the Devils - Learn to Play Hockey - NHL Full equipment is included in the fee for first time registrants.

Step 3. NJC American Development Model (ADM) - Open to boys and girls, ages 5-9, who have completed a Learn-To-Play hockey program. The ADM program prepares players for travel hockey. Players enjoy station-based drills and small area games at 2 practices per week.

Step 4. NJC Travel Hockey - The Colonials offer 8U teams ranging from Advanced to Beginner skill levels. Players moving up to 10U can try out for AAA, AA and A teams.

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