Tampa Bay Lightning Girls 16U Tournament Team
Register your daughter today for the Tampa Bay Lightning's 16U travel tournament team!
Try-outs will be Saturday, August 18th from 10:15-11:45am at Florida Hospital Center Ice. There will also be a parent meeting in the North Viewing Room from 12-12:30pm.
Practices will also be at Florida Hospital Center Ice on Tuesday evenings from 7:45-8:45pm starting August 22nd.
Membership will include weekly practices and games, TBL alumni appearances at practices and special opportunities throughout the season to play at Amalie Arena where their heroes play. They will have the opportunity to attend our Lightning Made Girl's Hockey Day and Holiday Camp at a discounted rate. Girls will receive game and practice jerseys as well as socks, along with the opportunity to purchase additional apparel.
The girls will compete against other 16U girls teams throughout the state of Florida and the US. The tournaments will include:
- Big Bear - Eye of the Storm - Tampa, FL - 10/5-7/2018
- CCM World Invite - Detroit, MI - 11/9-11/2018
- Wickfest - Tampa, FL - 12/28-30/2018
- Big Bear - Big Chill Grand Rapids, MI - 1/18-21/2018
- Big Bear- Dry Ice Raleigh, NC - 2/15-18/2018
- Sunshine Showcase - Tampa, FL - May, 2019
The cost of the season will be $1,500 which will not include airline travel or hotel stays.
The team will be coached by Jennifer Danowitz. Jennifer is a USFSA, ISI, ProSkaters, and USA Hockey member. She has 20 years of skating experience in both ice hockey and figure skating. She skated professionally with the internationally touring show Disney On Ice for four years, and she was also Captain of the University of Connecticut ACHA Division I/II ice hockey team. At UConn, Jennifer was nominated to the All-American Team (2010), and additionally received the ACHA National MVP Award (2010), UConn Outstanding Athlete Leader Award (2009), and Academic All-American Awards (2009, 2010). Previous to UConn, Jennifer played on the Chelmsford Girls hockey team in Massachusetts. Jennifer has coached figure skaters, as well as hockey players of all ages and abilities—from beginners to camps for high school and Junior’s level players. Jennifer has a Master’s in Education and Curriculum Design from Boston University, is a Teach for America alum, and is currently a high school English teacher in Hillsborough County. Jennifer also helped coach the Durant high school hockey team last season.
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