The Central States Development Hockey League (CSDHL) in the #1 Tier II youth hockey league in the United States. CSDHL is a competitive league organized for elite Tier II ice hockey teams within Illinois and the Central States regions. It is sanctioned by USA Hockey and is often referred to as the best AA league in North America. It offers competitive travel hockey at the Midget, Bantam, Pee Wee, and Squirt levels. Players can expect to travel anywhere from 3-6 times out of state for league games and playoffs. Our 18U,16U,16U Prospects, 15U, 14U Major, and 14U Prospects travel as a team for all out-of-state trips throughout the season. Our 12U CSDHL team travels with their family rather than team travel.
18U-2004 and 2005 Birth years
16U-2006 and 2007 Birth years
16U Prospects-2006 and 2007 Birth Years
15U-2007 Birth year
14U Major-2008 and 2009 Birth years
14U Prospects-2008 and 2009 Birth Years
12U-2010 and 2011 Birth Years
All CSDHL teams can expect to start playing league games as early as September.
CSDHL games will be played in Colorado, St. Louis, MO, and Chicago, Illinois.
CSDHL will practice 3 times a week unless traveling. CSDHL teams will also be doing off-ice training 2 times a week.
CSDHL teams can expect to play anywhere from 22-26 league games plus playoffs. CSDHL teams on average will end up playing roughly 60-75 games per year with CSDHL League games, CAHA league game, and any extra tournaments or showcases the coach decides to participate in.
Each CSDHL player will have 3 jerseys this year.
Each jersey will have a stitched on CSDHL patch on the left side of their jersey.
The costs are as follows:
These costs cover the following:
Apparel, Ice Time, Referee fees, League Fees, Off-Ice Training/Dryland, Jerseys, Socks, Practice jersey, Pant Covers, Player bag, Player travel bag, team gloves, and nameplates for the back of each player's jersey.
Team Fees include but are not limited to the following:
-Player Travel which includes airfare, transportation, and meals
-Coaches Travel which includes airfare, transportation, and meals
-Manager travel which includes airfare, transportation and meals
-Any extra apparel that the coach deems necessary. Could include a jacket or extra apparel
-Ice time that exceed the team's yearly budget