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Re: Tryout Money Grab

Pickle Juice
I believe the OP was saying that his kid is not great however programs are desperate for try out numbers and money. My personal experience is that Express, Kings, Bandits, Boch, and any of the Lovell programs will do anything to drive revenue through tryouts. Shameless.

Here's an idea. Charge $25 per try out. If a kid has no shot at making it don't make him come back. If the team is already picked, don't have a tryout.


Yea, the Lovell's really advertise and push tryouts ?

Re: Tryout Money Grab

Anon
My kid is a high-level tier 1/low level elite player. It's amazing how many emails I received from programs and coaches asking him to come to tryouts. Won't guarantee a spot but they want me to come to tryouts, it's my check!


14 separate emails from the Vipers are still one invite !

Re: Tryout Money Grab

Anon
Anon
My kid is a high-level tier 1/low level elite player. It's amazing how many emails I received from programs and coaches asking him to come to tryouts. Won't guarantee a spot but they want me to come to tryouts, it's my check!


14 separate emails from the Vipers are still one invite !


Stop thinking you're special.

Pretty sure anyone in youth hockey is getting the Viper spam.

Re: Tryout Money Grab

Anon
Anon
Anon
My kid is a high-level tier 1/low level elite player. It's amazing how many emails I received from programs and coaches asking him to come to tryouts. Won't guarantee a spot but they want me to come to tryouts, it's my check!


14 separate emails from the Vipers are still one invite !


Stop thinking you're special.

Pretty sure anyone in youth hockey is getting the Viper spam.


That's my point

Re: Tryout Money Grab

If a kid is good enough and dedicated to hockey, $$ will not be the issue. We all know that some coaches and orgs would waive fees for a player of that talent. I know for a fact that a few coaches take $$ out of there own pockets to pay for kids who cant afford it. $$ is only an issue for mediocre players.