Read Stories of Professional Players

The website Dallas Stars Care (http://www.dallasstarscare.com) features stories of professional hockey players talking about their youth sports experiences including:

Steve Ott

Philippe Boucher

Marty Turco

Visit the Dallas Stars Care website to read about these players and more.

Advertisements

Probability of Competing in Athletics Beyond the High School

From the NCAA website:

Student-Athletes Men’s
Basketball
Women’s
Basketball
Football Baseball Men’s Ice Hockey Men’s Soccer
High School Student-Athletes 549,500 456,900 983,600 455,300 29,900 321,400
High School Senior Student-Athletes 157,000 130,500 281,000 130,100 8,500 91,800
NCAA Student-Athletes 15,700 14,400 56,500 25,700 3,700 18,200
NCAA Freshman Roster Positions 4,500 4,100 16,200 7,300 1,100 5,200
NCAA Senior Student-Athletes 3,500 3,200 12,600 5,700 800 4,100
NCAA Student-Athletes Drafted 44 32 250 600 33 76
Percent High School to NCAA 2.9 3.1 5.8 5.6 12.9 5.7
Percent NCAA to Professional 1.3 1.0 2.0 10.5 4.1 1.9
Percent High School to Professional 0.03 0.02 0.09 0.5 0.4 0.08

Note: These percentages are based on estimated data and should be considered approximations of the actual percentages. Click here to view the methodology used to arrive at these estimates.

Publications

Sports Esteem’s training manual Hockey Workbook for Mini-Mites, Mites and Squirts and its parent education book Building All-Star Kids have been released under the GNU Free Documentation License 1.2. In addition, the Hockey Workbook will eventually be placed into a Wiki so that others may offer their feedback and guidance to keep the Hockey Workbook up to date. To download the these publications, click on the page tabs at the top of this blog.