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8U Admirals Developmental Mite League (ADML)

ADML Program Overview

The Admirals Developmental Mite League (ADML) is an in-house program for Mite players at the 8U age level. This is a teaching program designed to assist our younger hockey players to develop their skills with players who are of similar age, size, and ability.  Fall and winter sessions lead to spring league teams. The spring and summer sessions leads to fall league teams.

ADML averages two ice slots per week for practices and cross-ice games. There will be additional game opportunities with other organizations for jamborees and practice games in the fall and winter sessions.

ADML is offered in fall, winter, spring, and summer each year.  All players must be registered online prior to the session evaluation, and all players who register will be placed on a team.  Mid-session registrations are allowed as space permits.  


Chad Green

Chad Green

Hockey Director

Phone: (630) 650-1202

Abbie McDonald

ADML Manager/Coordinator

Fall 2017

  • Open to birth years 2009-2013
  • Program includes 2 ice slots per week for practices, skill sessions, and small area games. Players also receive one numbered team jersey and one pair of hockey socks.
  • The Fall Session runs September 10 - December 17, 2017 for $650.
  • Evaluations are Sunday, September 10, at 9:00AM

Fall 2017 Teams

Team 1 (Coach Sam Thein): Calabrese, Kaiser, Lingunas, Pike, Thein, Torling, Wiley

Team 2 (Coach Abbie McDonald): Damitz, Gerardi, Herward, Karavas, Locke, McKenney, Schleinzer

Team 3 (Coach Chad Green): Belille, Deleon, Feinberg, C Greaves, E Greaves, Janda, Mauzer

Team 4 (Coach Doug Kachelmuss): Abata, Heimbecker, Kachelmuss, Notta, Remelius, Roberts, Rosato

Additional ADML Program Details

USA Hockey membership provides you with valuable information, a USA Hockey magazine subscription and, most importantly, additional insurance coverage at the rink.  Membership is free for players age 6 and under and $43 for players age 7 and older.  This is a one-time annual expense for all hockey players at all age levels, including coaches.  Membership is required for all Admirals players, including ADML players.  Register online at:  

What's the difference between ADML (Mighty Mites) and Pre-Hockey?

  • Pre-Hockey is for new players age 4-12 who have learned basic skating skills and passed Hockey Alpha 2 thru the Center Ice Skating Academy Hockey Development classes.  In Pre-Hockey, players learn advanced skating techniques, passing, stick handling, and shooting in order to prepare them for the game of hockey.  See the Pre-Hockey page for information.

  • ADML (formerly known as Mighty Mites) is for introductory hockey players aged 4-8. This is a teaching program designed to further develop the Admirals' younger mites toward league play. Players should have developed basic skating and hockey skills in the Center Ice Skating Academy and Pre-Hockey.  See the ADML page for information.