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Introducing Mr. John Sclafini, Assistant Hockey Director

We are excited to announce the appointment of Mr. John Sclafini to Assistant Hockey Director over the Bantam and Midget levels.

John grew up in the Chicago area and attended Fenwick High School where he played three years of Varsity hockey. John went on to attend St. Norbert College as an NCAA Division III hockey player. After college, John began coaching youth hockey, which included many successful experiences at Fenwick HS, Fremd HS, and Deerfield HS. John has also coached youth hockey for the Carolina Jr Hurricanes, Flames CSDHL Bantams, and the Northbrook Bluehawks NIHL Elite PeeWees.

John is entering his 22nd season as a head coach and currently resides in Hoffman Estates with his wife Allison, and his three children Ava, Joey, and Vinny. Joey is entering the Squirt program and Vinny is entering the Mite program with the Chargers. Ava also skates but trades the hockey skates for her black belt in Taekwondo.

Northwest Chargers Spring Hockey

The Northwest Chargers are proud to announce the 2018 Spring and Summer programs.  The program will run from April 2nd through May 24th and include the following offerings:

  • Tryouts and Spring Teams for U10 Squirts (2009) through U14 Bantams (2004)
  • Spring Clinics - Power Skating, Shooting, and Defensive sessions for Squirts, Pee Wees and Bantams
  • Midget Showcase and Skills
  • 3 on 3 League in June for Squirts, Pee Wees, Bantam and Midget-aged players
  • Summer Camp for Squirts, Pee Wees and Bantams

Registration is now open. Sign up for Tryouts or the Midget Showcase by March 5th to be entered into a drawing to receive free Spring Fees.  One winner will be awarded per level (Squirt, Pee Wee, Bantam, Midget).  Drawing to be held on March 14th, and winners will be notified.

Please click on links below for program details:

Squirt-Bantam Programs

Spring Coaches

Spring Clinics

Midget Programs

3 on 3 League

Summer Camp


Northwest Chargers  2017-18 Sponsor Book

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The goal of this program is to educate the youth hockey community on concussion awareness, prevention and treatment as well as to provide FREE baseline neurocognitive testing to AHAI members.


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