Evaluations

SWAT 2021 Player & Goaltender Evaluations

will revert to pre-COVID format

Hockey Edmonton, City of Edmonton and Alberta Health COVID protocols will apply

Evaluation Skates and Volunteer Opportunities

Links to Skate Schedules and Volunteer SIgn-Ups

If your player is not listed on the expected skate schedule, please contact your category director as soon as possible

U13, U11 and U9 evaluation skates are complete for the 2021/22 season.

Please scroll down for the U7 evaluation skate schedules.

U7 Volunteer Sign Up for Coaches, Evaluators and Off-Ice Positions 

U13 (Peewee / 2009 and 2010 birth years)

U13 players will be evaluated and tiered according to the Alberta One tiering model. The U13 evaluation process will include the following skates:

  • Evaluated skill skate (timed drills) on Saturday, September 11

Players will then be ranked and grouped based on skill skate results. Each player will participate in three evaluated scrimmages to allow for player movement up and down within the ranks, prior to team formation:

  • Scrimmage #1 on Sunday, September 12
  • Scrimmage #2 on Saturday, September 18
  • Scrimmage #3 on Sunday, September 19

U13 goaltenders will participate in two evaluated skill sessions, on Friday, September 10 and Saturday, September 11, to provide initial rankings. They will then participate in the three evaluated scrimmages to determine final rankings for team formation.

At the U13 category only, SWAT will receive player and goaltender cuts from the SSAC and CAC U13AA tryouts, during the evaluation process. These players will be integrated into the SWAT evaluation process at the earliest opportunity.

U11 (Atom / 2011 and 2012 birth years)

U11 players will be evaluated and tiered according to the Alberta One tiering model. The U11 evaluation process will include the following skates:

  • Evaluated skill skate (timed drills) on Saturday, September 11

Players will then be ranked and grouped based on skill skate results. Each player will participate in three evaluated scrimmages to allow for player movement up and down within the ranks, prior to team formation:

  • Scrimmage #1 on Sunday, September 12
  • Scrimmage #2 on Saturday, September 18
  • Scrimmage #3 on Sunday, September 19

U11 Goaltenders will participate in two evaluated skill sessions, on Friday, September 10 and Saturday, September 11, to provide initial rankings. They will then participate in the three evaluated scrimmages to determine final rankings for team formation.

U9 (Novice / 2013 and 2014 birth years)

U9 players will be evaluated and tiered according to the Alberta One tiering model. The U9 evaluation process will include the following skates:

  • Unevaluated skill skate (introduction to drills) on Saturday, September 11
  • Evaluated skill skate (timed drills) on Sunday, September 12

Players will then be ranked and grouped based on skill skate results. Each player will participate in two evaluated scrimmages to allow for player movement up and down within the ranks, prior to team formation:

  • Scrimmage #1 on Saturday, September 18
  • Scrimmage #2 on Sunday, September 19

U7 Sr. and Jr. Timbits (2015 and 2016 birth years)

Sr. and Jr. Timbits teams will be comprise a blend of skill levels. A single evaluation skate will be held for these categories:

U7 Discovery (2017 birth year) 

No evaluation skates will be held for this category.

Pre-evaluation Skate Opportunities

Pre-evaluation skates are now complete.

Skill Skate Information

► 2021 U7 (Senior Timbits) Skill Skate Rink Layout (2020 information applies)
► 2021 U9 (Novice) Skill Skate Rink Layout (updated 7-Sep-2020; 2020 information applies)
► 2021 U13 & U11 Skill Skate Rink Layout (updated 7-Sep-2020; 2020 information applies)
► 2021 U13 & U11 Goaltender Skill Skate Summary (updated 9-Sep-2021)

Other

► Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) for SWAT Evaluations (updated 18-Aug-2021)

► 2021 SWAT Tiering and Evaluation Policy

► SWAT Refund Policy