From reading the thread it doesn't sound like a Pics parent complaining but a parent from a team they played and was thinking of going there? If the optics looked bad than you are probably better off staying away. The Pics need Coach's Flagg and Smith back to put the best product on the ice which is not happening right now for whatever reason, weather its outside influence to play kids in spots or pressure of having the overseas players and billet parents to please, they need to get back to the Pics way of hockey which was having the best players in the best spots to develop.
2 months ago I helped a team local to me with the same situation (If the pics in fact are in a situation). Put the entire team in same color socks/jerseys with #'s on the back, run a true skating skill session with at least 5 coaches not familiar with your lineup to evaluate (U18 or Elite in this cases) the players who can skate are the ones you put on your top 6 and top 4..the others you work with with at practice to get there, then repeat again in 4 weeks. The U16 level is make or break from many of these kids and you owe it to them to give feedback.
If all else fails, bring back the Coyotes Jerseys.
^^^^^^^^This is great, will never happen, but would be an interesting exercise for any team to do, would be some humble pie going around.
Really good skills guy, why so jealous
Don't let 1 angry Chiefs parent smear the Pics name. Good organization, my son is very happy there.
Apple fritter with one regular and one hot chocolate
Great Read! Thanks for the entertainment.
The rumor about taking a Dunkin order is way off base and frankly insulting. The Olympia is situated near Donut Dip which is where all Coffee and apple fritters are bought and brought to the bench during any game at the Olympia.
Played them last night, I agree, stay away. If your not from another country or “boys” with coaches, you ain’t playing. Kid my son played with for years just sat and he’s a strong player so we offered him a spot with us.
Dirty is an understatement, at least 1 kid is a lunatic. Parents yelling at their kids after the game..no thanks.
Its Tier II hockey at best. Team is going away, better 02's and all 03's leaving.
Pics merging with Mass Conn United so who knows whats going to happen with either program. Announced today.
As I sit here at Olympia watching the Falcons vs the Lions I understand 2 things..IF your kid is going to play high school, go to Pope..If not, The Pics must be like the NHL compared to this.