Players on the 2020-21 13u AAA Independent team will have a complete travel hockey experience and compete against elite level competition. Our primary goal is to create a fun and competitive environment where every player can develop their skills and a passion for the game. Our programming this season is highly focused on player development so that each player is equipped with the skills necessary to advance and excel at the next level. Review the Program Overview to learn more about our development program.
Head Coach Matt Murley
Matt Murley joins Perinton Youth Hockey's AAA program following a successful professional playing career. A native of Troy, New York, Murley grew up playing youth hockey in upstate New York and continued on to play college hockey at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI). He was drafted 51st overall in the 1999 NHL entry draft, and played three seasons for the Pittsburgh Penguins and Phoenix Coyotes. He’s been playing professionally in Europe since 2008, most recently for the Nuremberg Thomas Sabo Ice Tigers of the Deutsche Eishockey League (DEL) in Germany.
Duration: August 1, 2020 - April 1, 2021
Three-day training camp in August
Two full-ice practices per week @ Rochester Ice Center
One advanced skills development sessions per week by RIC Academy @ Rochester Ice Center [watch video clip]
Monthly goaltender training sessions
Monthly off-ice training sessions at Next Level Strength & Conditioning [watch video clip]