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Metro Hockey League Girls Divisions

The Metro Hockey League has announced a girls divisions for 8U, 10U, 12U, and 14U for the 2020/2021 season.  Teams will have the opportunity to play each other throughout the season.

If you daughter is interested in playing girls hockey on one of the Seattle Junior girls teams feel free to reach out with any questions!
Email Jim O'Brien:  12ucoordinator<at>

Seattle Junior will have girls teams in the following divisions:  8U, 10U, 12U, 14U, and 19U.


Current Associations Taking Part in the Inaugural Season:
Seattle Junior Hockey Association
SnoKing Hockey Association
Tacoma Hockey Association
Western Washington Female Hockey Association


Our Program is development focused with a priority on fostering complete and well rounded athletes both on and off the ice. 

2020/2021 Girls Club Information - Register Here
2020/2021 8U Lady Admirals Select State Team 
2020/2021 10U Lady Admirals Select State Team 
2020/2021 12U Lady Admirals Select Team 
2020/2021 14U Lady Admirals Select Team 
2020/2021 19U Lady Admirals Select Team 


Practices to Games Ratio

The Lady Admirals program provides the USA Hockey recommended balance of practice time vs game time for the most optimal development of each individual player.  USA Hockey's American Development Model (ADM) recommends somewhere between a 3:1 and 2:1 on ice practices to games ratio.
"We see teams all the time following a 1:1 model of practices to games.  In extreme cases, we have seen local teams with a 1:3 model of practices to games.  This is way outside of USA hockey's American Development Model (ADM).  We understand clearly that only a small amount of players develop when the proper ratio is not followed and it is our mission to provide more practice time to our players, coaches, and families than games in an effort to develop all of our athletes into better hockey players."
Nick Fouts, Athletic Director of Seattle Junior

Read the following articles for an explanation on why players need to practice more than they play games: 
Why proper practice to games ratio's matter
Notre Dame's Jeff Jackson - Practice to Games Ratio
Hockey Practice versus Hockey Game

In the 2020-2021 season, Seattle Juniors Lady Admirals full time teams practice to games ratio will be between 3:1 and 2:1 for the hockey season. 

"If practice makes perfect you would think the top 5 tier 1 girls hockey teams in the nation would be practicing more than they are playing games.  However, if you do a little research you will discover that isn't the case.  Just because the top programs in the nation attract the top girls in the nation that doesn't mean they are developing the best players.  Seattle Junior is following the steps for developing players and because of that they are attracting players.  Seattle Junior is focused on the development of each individual athlete.  By increasing the amount of on ice practices per week in their girls program they will develop more hockey players. By being development focused the Lady Admirals will attract more players.  I will not be surprised if the Lady Admirals have a top ten Tier 1 team in the near future.  They are making their girls development a priority which is rare today."
- Jim O'Brien, Founder of the Girls Hockey Club

Video Review Sessions

On a weekly basis the Lady Admirals will conduct a video review session to discuss game footage of games played or to go over game tactics and strategy.  Coaches will focus on developing a better understanding of the game and educating players on how they can be better hockey players and what they can do to improve their game.

Program for Girls that are not selected

Seattle Junior has put together a track for Lady Admirals who tryout and don't make one of our three rep teams.  We are committed to providing a home for all girl's wanting to play hockey at any level within our association.  We will place each girl athlete at their appropriate skill level of play that will allow them to have an exciting season of hockey.  We will work closely with local associations to put together tournament teams whenever possible that will allow our girls to experience the all girls opportunities in our region.


The Registration "LADY ADMIRALS TIER 1" is not currently available.


The Registration "LADY ADMIRALS TIER 1" is not currently available.