The Langley Rivermen Hockey Club will be hosting two spring teams u16/u18 with the opportunity to play in the newly formed Prospects Spring League. This League will provide an opportunity to work with a team on off season development.
The Rivermen will host two teams, each of a different age group, to participate in the new Spring League:
- U18 2001-2002
- U16 2003-2004
The Spring League this runs through April-June 2018. This League will see competition from other teams across BC and Alberta in showcase style league play.
The Langley Rivermen U18 & U16 Spring League program includes the following:
- Being coached by the Langley Rivermen staff; gaining deeper understanding of the demands and expectations of a high-performance athlete
- Full length games. 12 games over 3 weekends from April and ending in early June
- Showcase weekends will be run across B.C. in 3 different cities
- 15 hours of development ice, including 5 video session
- Each player will receive a Rivermen Spring uniform jersey
- League Website with full stats, standings, and player profiles
- Cost $1650
This league’s intention is to create an environment where players of high caliber can develop and experience the type of league can offer to athletes with the dream of eventually playing NCAA and/or Pro Hockey.. This Prospects Spring League is designed to be a stepping stone for players
The Langley Rivermen will only be accepting applications. If you are interested please fill out our application form
Stefano Ruscitti (Head Coach U16, Assistant u18)-Langley Rivermen Assistant Coach
Stefano spent the last two seasons in the BC Major Midget League where he was an assistant coach with the North West Giants and a scout with the Langley Rivermen. He began his coaching career in 2011 at the Burnaby Winter Club before moving to the North Shore Winter Club in 2015. He comes to us with experience as not only a successful coach but also as a player.
Brad Bakken-(Head Coach u18, assistant u16)-Langley Trapper GM /Assoicate Head Coach
Brad had an extensive hockey background as he has played in all the junior leagues operational in Western Canada including the Kootney International Junior Hockey League (KIJHL), the British Columbia Hockey League (BCHL), and the Western Hockey League (WHL). Brad also went on to play in the Alberta Collages Athletic Conference (ACAC) winning a championship with the Mt Royal Cougars. He then played in the British Columbia Intercollegiate Hockey League (BCIHL) for three years as the team captain while obtaining a Corporate Communications degree (BACC) from Trinity Western University.
Interested players must fill out the application above before contacting our program. Unrelated to selection of player are encourage to email: [email protected]
*dates will not conflict Global Camps*