NORTH JERSEY AVALANCHE
The North Jersey Avalanche is a nationally ranked hockey organization under the guidance of Dan May, Ice House Hockey Director, and recipient of the prestigious Dr. John J. McMullen Service Award, who has coached every level from Mite to semi pro over the past 40 years. Dan has managed programs that have developed thousands of players from the tri-state area; many of these players have gone on to successful college and professional careers. The Avalanche host close to 40 travel hockey teams at a variety of levels, both Tier I and Tier II.
14 AAA Bantam Minor | 16 AAA National | 16 AAA American
18 AAA National | 18 AAA Elite
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Avalanche Organization Staff
North Jersey Avalanche Club President
Phone: 201-487-8444 ext 201
Administrative Director, Avalanche Master Scheduler
Phone: 201-487-8444 ext 270
Phone: 201-487-8444 ext 216
HACKENSACK, N.J. (MAY 5, 2019) --- Today, a compilation of prominent youth hockey organizations that share a vision for player-focused development announce the formation of “The Northeast Pack.” The regional hockey league will bring some the Northeast’s highest-rated players and organizations together beginning with the 2019-2020 season.
The Northeast Pack will be comprised of the following organizations at the 14U, 15U, 16U & 18U levels:
North Jersey Avalanche
Dicks Sporting Goods Pittsburgh Pens Elite
Buffalo Jr. Sabres
South Kent School Selects Academy (15-18U Only)
Mount St. Charles Hockey Academy
Mid-Fairfield Rangers (14U Only)
Our Mission: To empower our players and teams to thrive; through focused development, consistent high-level competition and a dedication to education.
Our Vision: With a mindset of pushing standards to new heights, our league was created for the benefit of our athletes and families. Building, improving and sustaining a brand that will prepare our players on the ice, but as importantly, off the ice helped to outline our guiding principles:
Through open communication and collaboration, sharing best practices to further strengthen all league organizations.
Family and education conscious schedule
Providing a consistent, competitive environment which will provide ability to develop through failure
Fostering individual and team growth leading to upward trajectory
Recognizing and celebrating individual and team success
North Jersey Avalanche Fights Cancer
On Tuesday, December 10th at the Ice House, the North Jersey Avalanche is hosting a very special charity event in the spirit of "Hockey Fights Cancer". Our top three Midget AAA teams (15U, 16U, and 18U) as well as Bantam Major 14U, will play games against Mount St. Charles Hockey Academy from Rhode Island. Both programs will be bringing their top talent of college recruits to showcase their skills for the American Cancer Society.
In addition to the four elite hockey games, there will also be a silent auction, 50/50 raffle, and chuck-a-puck in between periods of each game.
Charity game times on Rink 1 and Rink 2 at the Ice House for December 10th:
2 Games @ 6:15pm
2 Games @ 8:15pm