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Re: East coast wizards

anon
Anon
anon
Anon
Bobo
Wizzards are a scam. Carry about 11-12 kids per year and bring in 4-5 alts consistantly. All Dad coaches. Horrible coaching and all about their own kids development. E9 is a complete farce anyway, Same 3 teams at the top every year, all the rest suck. It\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\'s a fake league.
First of all, what you just described is every league in MA. What team doesn\\\\\\\'t have all daddy coaches? Which daddy coach doesn\\\\\\\'t primarily care about his own kid\\\\\\\'s development? What league or division isn\\\\\\\'t usually dominated by the same 3 teams every year?

The E9 is what it is. Somewhere around the bottom of Fed elite and top of Tier 1. My kid moved from E9 to a top T1 team and it\\\\\\\'s been meh. Nice to not get rolled by the Railers anymore but if you think the E9 is a farce, you haven\\\\\\\'t seen the bottom of platinum.

Like the EHF doesn\\\'t have daddy coaches? What org doesn\\\'t have daddy coaches? Who the hell would want to coach kids if they don\\\'t have a kid on the team?
I\'m guessing the larger point here is daddy coaches that don\'t know how to coach. And, don\'t understand that by coaching the whole team, your kid develops in the best way. Don\'t know who the wizards are, but my kids have been in these bad coached situations before. And, we quickly moved on.
It can depend. Many of the dad coaches played high level hockey themselves and know the game well. in MA people who played high level hockey seem to be a dime a dozen.
I disagree. If by "High" you mean high school, then maybe. True high level? nope.

Re: East coast wizards

Anon
anon
Anon
anon
Anon
Bobo
Wizzards are a scam. Carry about 11-12 kids per year and bring in 4-5 alts consistantly. All Dad coaches. Horrible coaching and all about their own kids development. E9 is a complete farce anyway, Same 3 teams at the top every year, all the rest suck. It\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\'s a fake league.
First of all, what you just described is every league in MA. What team doesn\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\'t have all daddy coaches? Which daddy coach doesn\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\'t primarily care about his own kid\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\'s development? What league or division isn\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\'t usually dominated by the same 3 teams every year?

The E9 is what it is. Somewhere around the bottom of Fed elite and top of Tier 1. My kid moved from E9 to a top T1 team and it\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\'s been meh. Nice to not get rolled by the Railers anymore but if you think the E9 is a farce, you haven\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\'t seen the bottom of platinum.

Like the EHF doesn\\\\\\\'t have daddy coaches? What org doesn\\\\\\\'t have daddy coaches? Who the hell would want to coach kids if they don\\\\\\\'t have a kid on the team?
I\\\'m guessing the larger point here is daddy coaches that don\\\'t know how to coach. And, don\\\'t understand that by coaching the whole team, your kid develops in the best way. Don\\\'t know who the wizards are, but my kids have been in these bad coached situations before. And, we quickly moved on.
It can depend. Many of the dad coaches played high level hockey themselves and know the game well. in MA people who played high level hockey seem to be a dime a dozen.
I disagree. If by "High" you mean high school, then maybe. True high level? nope.
not sure what you're disagreeing with. That former high school dad coaches make better coaches than the the dads who played high level hockey?

Re: East coast wizards

anon
Anon
anon
Anon
anon
Anon
Bobo
Wizzards are a scam. Carry about 11-12 kids per year and bring in 4-5 alts consistantly. All Dad coaches. Horrible coaching and all about their own kids development. E9 is a complete farce anyway, Same 3 teams at the top every year, all the rest suck. It\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\'s a fake league.
First of all, what you just described is every league in MA. What team doesn\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\'t have all daddy coaches? Which daddy coach doesn\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\'t primarily care about his own kid\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\'s development? What league or division isn\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\'t usually dominated by the same 3 teams every year?

The E9 is what it is. Somewhere around the bottom of Fed elite and top of Tier 1. My kid moved from E9 to a top T1 team and it\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\'s been meh. Nice to not get rolled by the Railers anymore but if you think the E9 is a farce, you haven\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\'t seen the bottom of platinum.

Like the EHF doesn\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\'t have daddy coaches? What org doesn\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\'t have daddy coaches? Who the hell would want to coach kids if they don\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\'t have a kid on the team?
I\\\\\\\'m guessing the larger point here is daddy coaches that don\\\\\\\'t know how to coach. And, don\\\\\\\'t understand that by coaching the whole team, your kid develops in the best way. Don\\\\\\\'t know who the wizards are, but my kids have been in these bad coached situations before. And, we quickly moved on.
It can depend. Many of the dad coaches played high level hockey themselves and know the game well. in MA people who played high level hockey seem to be a dime a dozen.
I disagree. If by \"High\" you mean high school, then maybe. True high level? nope.
not sure what you're disagreeing with. That former high school dad coaches make better coaches than the the dads who played high level hockey?
I think it's pretty clear actually. I'm saying I disagree that many of the Dad coaches played high level hockey. Mostly high school best.

Re: East coast wizards

Anon
anon
Anon
anon
Anon
anon
Anon
Bobo
Wizzards are a scam. Carry about 11-12 kids per year and bring in 4-5 alts consistantly. All Dad coaches. Horrible coaching and all about their own kids development. E9 is a complete farce anyway, Same 3 teams at the top every year, all the rest suck. It\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\'s a fake league.
First of all, what you just described is every league in MA. What team doesn\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\'t have all daddy coaches? Which daddy coach doesn\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\'t primarily care about his own kid\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\'s development? What league or division isn\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\'t usually dominated by the same 3 teams every year?

The E9 is what it is. Somewhere around the bottom of Fed elite and top of Tier 1. My kid moved from E9 to a top T1 team and it\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\'s been meh. Nice to not get rolled by the Railers anymore but if you think the E9 is a farce, you haven\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\'t seen the bottom of platinum.

Like the EHF doesn\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\'t have daddy coaches? What org doesn\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\'t have daddy coaches? Who the hell would want to coach kids if they don\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\'t have a kid on the team?
I\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\'m guessing the larger point here is daddy coaches that don\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\'t know how to coach. And, don\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\'t understand that by coaching the whole team, your kid develops in the best way. Don\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\'t know who the wizards are, but my kids have been in these bad coached situations before. And, we quickly moved on.
It can depend. Many of the dad coaches played high level hockey themselves and know the game well. in MA people who played high level hockey seem to be a dime a dozen.
I disagree. If by \\\\\\\"High\\\\\\\" you mean high school, then maybe. True high level? nope.
not sure what you\\\'re disagreeing with. That former high school dad coaches make better coaches than the the dads who played high level hockey?
I think it\'s pretty clear actually. I\'m saying I disagree that many of the Dad coaches played high level hockey. Mostly high school best.
We've had different experiences.

Re: East coast wizards

2012 wizard coach played at BU and AHL. I would consider that fairly high level.

Re: East coast wizards

My kid has been in both EHF and E9 (yes, my kid got cut). EHF, for the most part, seems to be the most strict as far as bringing in outsiders. Each week you show up, you know who you’re playing. E9 is hilarious, especially the bottom half teams. When you add in those “independent” teams, you can forget about it. Any kid in New England that’s available on that given day could show up and play. Are there outlier’s to this statement? Absolutely. This is just my observation.

Re: East coast wizards

Anon
My kid has been in both EHF and E9 (yes, my kid got cut). EHF, for the most part, seems to be the most strict as far as bringing in outsiders. Each week you show up, you know who you’re playing. E9 is hilarious, especially the bottom half teams. When you add in those “independent” teams, you can forget about it. Any kid in New England that’s available on that given day could show up and play. Are there outlier’s to this statement? Absolutely. This is just my observation.
You are 1000% correct with your assessment.

Re: East coast wizards

Please both leagues have alternates showing up regularly.
Anyone that claims EHF does not do this and ahs strict rules in place is flat out lying or just trying to convince themselves.

Re: East coast wizards

and the best and most re****ble programs in either league don't do it.
but the weaker and/or unscrupulous programs do it to try and compete

Re: East coast wizards

anon
and the best and most re****ble programs in either league don't do it.
but the weaker and/or unscrupulous programs do it to try and compete
Ha. not true.

Re: East coast wizards

anon
anon
and the best and most re****ble programs in either league don\'t do it.
but the weaker and/or unscrupulous programs do it to try and compete
Ha. not true.
Ha, very true.

Re: East coast wizards

It all comes out in the wash. But yeah it happens with higher level teams who don't need to be bringing anyone else

Re: East coast wizards

Anon
It all comes out in the wash. But yeah it happens with higher level teams who don't need to be bringing anyone else
Pretty weak and desperate to try and get a W that way.

Re: East coast wizards

Anon
Anon
It all comes out in the wash. But yeah it happens with higher level teams who don\'t need to be bringing anyone else
Pretty weak and desperate to try and get a W that way.
you nailed the wizards play book. cheat to win is better than a loss. takes more than that to make the league more attractive fellas

Re: East coast wizards

Bobby
Anon
Anon
It all comes out in the wash. But yeah it happens with higher level teams who don\\\'t need to be bringing anyone else
Pretty weak and desperate to try and get a W that way.
you nailed the wizards play book. cheat to win is better than a loss. takes more than that to make the league more attractive fellas
It's not just the wizards doing it. Follow along.

Re: East coast wizards

thanks for hittin' me up with your knowledge. 3 kids that have played in every league combined. i'm well aware it's all over. this sh*t organization is just the worst I've seen. bottom line, the better teams don't do it. fact.

Re: East coast wizards

and i've seen some 'better teams' that do it

Re: East coast wizards

anon
and i've seen some 'better teams' that do it
not hard to be better than the wizards. even when they bring a full line of alts

Re: East coast wizards

you really seem to have an issue with this team

Re: East coast wizards

anon
you really seem to have an issue with this team
nope. no dog in the fight. just telling it like it is.

Re: East coast wizards

Bobby
anon
you really seem to have an issue with this team
nope. no dog in the fight. just telling it like it is.
Honestly I’d rather them bring in alternates to make the game competitive, they have been getting rolled why shouldn’t they go try to recruit kids.

Re: East coast wizards

Anon
Bobby
anon
you really seem to have an issue with this team
nope. no dog in the fight. just telling it like it is.
Honestly I’d rather them bring in alternates to make the game competitive, they have been getting rolled why shouldn’t they go try to recruit kids.
They bring in alts to make money. To attract full time kids to a weak team.

Re: East coast wizards

Donkeylips
What is going on with the East Coast wizards teams. It seems like they bring new kids to their games at every age group. I have never seen so many different colors, helmets and gloves on one team before in my life. Are they that desperate for a win?
Yes they are that desperate for a win.

Re: East coast wizards

Sorry your kid plays for one of the three teams they’ve beaten this year.

Re: East coast wizards

Anon
Sorry your kid plays for one of the three teams they’ve beaten this year.
Wrong. But, sorry this thread exposes how sh*tty your wizards org is.

Re: East coast wizards

If your bender is any good in hockey, you want him to play strong competitions. Consider yourself lucky that wizards coach tried to bring in alts to be competitive. Maybe focus more on your bender and help him move up a level, so that you don’t have to play wizards in the future.

Re: East coast wizards

Anon
If your bender is any good in hockey, you want him to play strong competitions. Consider yourself lucky that wizards coach tried to bring in alts to be competitive. Maybe focus more on your bender and help him move up a level, so that you don’t have to play wizards in the future.
Your bender? You are a tool. Straight up.

Re: East coast wizards

They’re all tools thinking their kids are going somewhere. The elite now are JV later.

Re: East coast wizards

Anon
They’re all tools thinking their kids are going somewhere. The elite now are JV later.
Truest statement on this board.

Re: East coast wizards

Anon
Anon
They’re all tools thinking their kids are going somewhere. The elite now are JV later.
Truest statement on this board.
+1

I’m seeing it now after reading it on here for years.

Re: East coast wizards

Donkeylips
What is going on with the East Coast wizards teams. It seems like they bring new kids to their games at every age group. I have never seen so many different colors, helmets and gloves on one team before in my life. Are they that desperate for a win?
You must be referring to Bobo the clown that coaches the 10's E9. Guys a poser and knows nothing about hockey.