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Jr Panthers Registration and Forms

Please complete the Registration Form and the Code of Conduct forms posted above, and email along with your USA Hockey IMR and copy of birth certificate (copy of birth certificate required for new players only)   to no later than 10/31/2018.  See registration requirements posted below. 

$50 deposit (or payment in full of $325) due by 10/31/2018. 



Franklin Regional Jr. Panthers

Franklin Regional Hockey Club invites you to participate in a developmental hockey program for all students (boys and girls) in grades K-8. As a part of FRHC, players will be learning the same skills that our Freshman, Junior Varsity and Varsity teams use. This will prepare them to make a seamless transition to the next level of play. The only requirements for participation are residence in the Franklin Regional School District and the ability to skate.

No prior hockey experience is necessary!!! The program Will Feature A Combination Of: On-Ice Practices at Center Ice in Delmont Games Against Area School Teams USA Hockey Certified Coaching Cost is $325 (with a Multi-Player discount of $50).

The Jr. Panther program typically runs November through February.  Our practices are generally one evening a week, normally on Sundays.  (It goes according to when we can schedule a regular ice slot time with the rink each season.)

This year's time slot will be on Sundays from 5:00 pm-6:00pm.

Games are with other school developmental teams which may be throughout the weekdays according to ice availability.  Players are placed on teams according to their skill level.  There are no ‘good or bad’ teams, our goal is to develop the kids.  We want them to improve from the beginning until the end of the season and to learn and love the game.  Our concern is not about winning or losing, it is all about development.   Junior Panthers is coached by USA Hockey Certified Coaches who are also dads of our players.   David Lavrich will be organizing the coaches/practices  for Junior Panthers.  He can be contacted at  There will be  student coaches from our school teams according to need, and the whole program is overseen by our Varsity Head Coach, Brian Kurtz.  The administrator for Junior Panthers is April Knizer. is her email address, should you have any additional questions.  

To Register, you will need:

• Completed Registration Form ( copy of Birth Certificate for new players)

• 2017-18 USA Hockey IMR

• Minimum Deposit of $50 (Remaining Balance due at the start of the Season

* FRHC's signed Code of Conduct ( Please discuss these rules with your player)