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Welcome to the Northbrook Jr. Spartans!

The Northbrook Jr. Spartans is a youth ice hockey club for Mite-aged (8 and under) players offering House League and competitive Travel programs. The Jr. Spartans are affiliated with the Amateur Athletic Union (AAU) and AAU Hockey Illinois, and field teams in the Chicago United Hockey League (CUHL).

For additional information please contact the Jr. Spartans' Director of Hockey Development, Ken Johnson, at kbjis@yahoo.com.


WELCOME TO THE 2019-20 MITE HOUSE LEAGUE!

ALL Jr.  SPARTANS HOUSE PLAYERS PLEASE SEE THE HOUSE LEAGUE TAB ABOVE TO SEE  THE PRACTICE AND GAME SCHEDULE.


HOUSE PLUS REGISTRATION

HOUSE PLUS IS NOW OPEN! USE THE CODE NORTHBROOK TO GET THE DISCOUNTED PRICE!


AAU MEMBERSHIP

AAU is now open for registration! Click below to go to the AAU's site.



Thank you to the Northbrook American Legion. Every year they share their experiences with our young players. Thank you to all the Veterans for their service and sacrifice.


MARK YOUR CALENDARS

MITE NIGHT at the GBN vs YORK hockey game! Game starts at 4:20pm at the Northbrook Sports Center. More details to follow.


BOO HAWK SKATE

Thank you to all the volunteers and the skaters for making this a great event!

NEW DIRECTOR OF HOCKEY DEVELOPMENT: KEN JOHNSON

Ken Johnson

Ken Johnson grew up in Northbrook, played as a Spartan, and continued on to play Division 1 at Miami of Ohio.  Ken has had hockey in his blood ever since while working with the Falcons, Winnetka, Glacier and CYA among others, in addition to coaching and running numerous summer camps.   He has taught players from Pre-Mite through Professional and has been involved with all aspects of growing and running various hockey organizations. 

We look forward to Ken’s contributions to competitive youth hockey in Northbrook.   Please help welcome Ken when you see him around the rink!


RYAN MAKSIMOVIC- MITE 1 & 3 ASSISTANT COACH

Ryan Maksimovic played in Northbrook since he was five years old. He played on the Glenbrook North hockey team and was names All-State in 2013 as a GBN Varsity player. Ry also played in the North American Tier III Hockey League (NA3HL) for the Chicago Junior Bulldogs for two years.

Ryan is in his second year coaching for Northbrook and is currently pursuing trade school to be an electrician.


4th of July Parade

Thanks to all the parents and kids that came out to walk in the July 4th Parade! It was a hot one but luckily a friendly water fight kept them cool!

NBHL & Northbrook Park District Hockey Classes

The Northbrook Hockey League ("NBHL") and Northbrook Park District have joined forces to offer numerous hockey classes: Learn to Skate, Learn to Play, Intro to girls hockey, Pre Mites, and Powerskate classes. All classes will be taught by NBHL coaches! Registration for these classes is open and Classes begin on January 10. Check out the Park District Winter Guide pages 51-52.  Click on the link below for more information and to register.


HOUSE PLUS MEETING

Saturday, November 23rd at 11:00am House Plus Meeting in the stands with Coach Ken. For all major and minor mite parents.



MITE NIGHT

MITE NIGHT is December 14th at 4:20 pm to watch the GBN Varsity team take on York! More details to come.


NEXT BOARD MEETING

Monday, December 9th @ 6:30 pm is the next Jr. Spartans Board Meeting to be held in the Multi-Purpose Room at the Sports Center.


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Team Snap for Mites!

Team Snap invitations have been sent to the Jr Spartans travel teams. Check the email address(es) used to register your player, or log into Team Snap App if you used it previously. 


2019/2020 FALL COACHES

Mite 1
Head Coach: Ken Johnson
Asst. Coach: Ryan Maksimovic

Mite 2
Head Coach: Mike Noonan
Asst. Coach: Dave Pukszta

Mite 3 
Head Coach: Ken Johnson
Asst. Coach: Ryan Maksimovic

Skills Staff:
Ben Eager
Kevin Delaney
Zach Loesch
Ken Johnson
John Boultbee

Goalie Staff:
Will Dodge
Rob Schmidt
Louis Puig
Rich Blakey

Instructional Staff:
Bob Anderson
Steve Larsen
Phil Argyris
Rich Blakey
Ken Johnson


Girls Hockey

Hockey girls aged 6-16 wanting to play for the Warhawks,  please check out their webpage at www.warhawkshockey.com