• A Tradition of Excellence

    The Central Penn Panthers have made four appearances (1996-97, 2008-09, 2009-10, 2011-12) at the USA Hockey Junior Nationals. Earning medals in both 1996-97 (Bronze), and 2008-09 (Silver).

  • A Tradition of Development

    The Central Penn Panthers Organization is committed to advancement of young athletes, and prides itself on its ability to deliver high quality players to the next level of competition.

  • Central Penn Panthers Junior Ice Hockey Club

    The Central Penn Panthers have been providing players 16 – 20 years of age with the highest level of amateur hockey available in Central PA since 1996; playing in the NA3AHL.

  • Central Penn Panthers Youth Ice Hockey Club

    Supporting Ice Hockey Players; ages 4 – 18


A Tradition Of Hockey Development And Excellence

The Central Penn Panthers Youth has avaialble spots for age groups 6u / 8u, and 10u — Please contact info@CentralPennPanthrers.com for more information.

The ADM Overview

What’s wrong with where we’re going? From www.admkids.com

For starters, many athletes spend too much time traveling, competing and recovering from competition and not enough time preparing for it. Second, there is too heavy a focus on the result rather than the performance. This attitude leads to long-term failure, as coaches forgo the development of skills to focus on specific game tactics. And third, too many athletes are specializing too early on. An early focus on just one or two sports often leads to injuries, burnout and capping athletic potential.

This way of thinking has led to 60% of players dropping out before PeeWees and 20% dropping out after only one season leading to an overall decline in retention since 2000.

Coach Herb Brooks was famous for saying that, “Great moments are born from great opportunities.” Well this is our opportunity. Our time to get it right.

The American Development Model is a nationwide model for successfully developing American hockey players. It is by no means a mandate sent from USA Hockey, but a tool that will ensure every kid will have the same chance to succeed.

By implementing ADM, associations will see an increase in player retention. Again, ADM is not a set of rules or mandates, but guidelines designed specifically to help kids reach their full potential.

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