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U11: Program Information

The U11  team will continue the Elite Skill Development & Player Placement the Connecticut Chiefs are known for in the hockey community.The Connecticut Chiefs have advanced over 385 players to Prep School, Junior, & College Hockey.

The U11 program will deliver an exceedingly competitive schedule in NEPHL and in high profile Tournaments and Showcases. The Connecticut Chiefs extensive contacts throughout the Prep School, Junior, & NCAA will prove invaluable to each U11  player focused on advancing to NCAA Hockey.

  • 2009 Birth Year
  • Head Coach Dave Peltz
  • 50 Plus Games against Tier 1 Elite AAA Competition 
  • 3 Highly Scouted Showcases/Tournaments
  • On-Ice Team Practice 2x per Week 
  • On-Ice Skill Session 2x per month led by former NHLer Ike Corriveau
  • Off-Ice Training 1x per Week with PHG Training Center
  • Weekly Game Film Review using HUDL
  • ProCrease Goalie Training: 3 sessions per month
  • HUDL Video Highlight System for Coaches and Scouts
  • Billet Family Program
  • Clearly Defined Player Development Path

    Comprehensive Spring/Summer Program
  • The Tribe Spring Hockey​: 1 Tournament & Practices
  • Triple Threat Chiefs Camp: June 29-July 2
  • Individual Off-Ice Training Programs

Head Coach Dave Peltz Bio

Dave brings a wealth of hockey knowledge and experience to the CT Chiefs hockey program. Dave is a Level 4 coach (USA Hockey) and has 21 years coaching experience behind the bench at both the Junior and Tier 1 AAA youth hockey levels. Dave has had 3 Junior Hockey National appearances with several Regional and State championships. Through Dave’s coaching career, he has led his teams to the AYHL, EHF, MBHL, CHC, International & Regional Silver Sticks, Chicago Nike Bauer AAA, International Pee Wee Quebec Championships / appearances. Dave has coached Connecticut and Massachusetts area teams successfully earning him a loyal following among hockey families who has now seen numerous players matriculate to Professional, Division 1 and Division 3 college hockey programs and prep school. Dave lives in West Simsbury CT, with his wife and two children.

Hockey Experience:


  • Coaching Experience: 21 years
  • USA Hockey Advanced Coaching Certification (Level 4)
    • Head Coach CT Chiefs Elite Pee-Wee Major AAA (AYHL 2019-20)
    • Head Coach CT Chiefs Elite Pee-Wee Minor AAA (AYHL 2018-19)
    • Head Coach CT Northern Lights U10 Silver (2016-20)
    • Head Coach New England Freezers Elite AAA (2017)
    • Head Coach All Pro Hockey (New Brunswick, Canada (2016)
    • Head Coach Selects Hockey Elite (2015-1)
    • Head Coach N.E Junior Falcons Elite (EHF 2013-15)
    • Head Coach CT Wolves Tier 1 AAA (AYHL 2008-11)
    • Head Coach Mid-Fairfield Pee-Wee Major AAA (2007-08)
    • Head Coach Mid-Fairfield Pee-Wee Minor AAA (2006-07)   
    • Head Coach Mid-Fairfield U-14 Girls (2006-07)
    • Head Coach Mid -Fairfield Squirt Major (2004-05) 
    • Head Coach CT Yankees Select Pee-Wee Major / Bantam Minor (2004-06)
    • Head Coach Junior Tier 2 (2004-05)
    • Head Coach 95 Elites NAPS (2005)
    • Assistant Coach Junior Tier 2 (2001-03)
    • Head Coach Midget AAA CT Whalers (1998-2003)
    • Head Coach for Select Junior tournaments, showcases
      • New England College Developmental League
      • Hub City Cup
      • Toronto Prospects / Bell Cup / TOURNOI INTERNATIONAL PEE-WEE QUÉBEC
      • Chowder Cup Bean Pot
    • Assistant Coach Select 14/15 camp Burlington, VT (Team New England)
    • Honey-Baked / Compuware spring skills staff member (Oak Park, MI)
    • Pro Hockey Development Group (Toronto) clinic / skills staff member – Toronto, CAN
    • East Coast Selects / SHD New England Director




  • 2018 USA Hockey Squirt Major New England Regionals
  • 2018 USA Hockey Squirt Major State Finalists
  • 2017 USA Hockey Squirt Major New England Regional finalists
  • 2017 USA Hockey Squirt Major State Champions
  • 2016 Shamrock Elite Invite Squirt AAA Finalists
  • 2015 EHF Elite Mite Minor Finalists
  • 2014 CT Kings Invitational Champions
  • 2008 Tier 1 Connecticut State Champions
  • 2007 New England Regional Pee Wee Minor Tier I Finalists
  • 2006 New England Regional Squirt Major Tier I Finalists
  • 2006 CT Yankees Tournament Champions U-12
  • 2006 Top Gun Pee-Wee AAA Champions
  • 2005 Toronto Prospects Champions CT Yankees 14U Toronto, CAN
  • 2005 New England Regional Squirt Major Silver Stick Champions - Sarnia, Ontario
  • 2005 Tier 2 Junior C National Championship Philadelphia, PA
  • 2005 New England Junior regular season champions
  • 2004 Tier 2 Junior B National Championship Rochester, NY
  • 2003 Tier 2 Junior B National Championship Blaine, MN
  • 2003 Springfield Pics Fall Invitational Midget AAA Champions 
  • 2002, 2004 North York Toronto Midget SUPER AAA Champions 
  • 2001, 2002, 2003 league champions NEMHL