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2022/2023 Excellence Ringette Program

While Team BC finishes up their season at the 2022 Canadian Ringette Championships this weekend, it’s time to get ready for the 2022/2023 Excellence Ringette Program. Read the information below to learn about the Athlete Intake Process, Assessment Dates, and the tentative program calendar for the upcoming season.

Athlete Intake & Selection

For the 2022/2023 season, intake for the Excellence Ringette Program will consist of

  • Athlete Orientation (optional)

  • Application Package

  • On and Off Ice Assessments (see dates and details below)

  • Athlete Interview

Athlete applications for the 2022/2023 Excellence Ringette Program will be completed through RAMP, and will include registration for the on and off ice assessments.

  • Athlete Applications Open - April 15th, 2022

  • Applications will be accepted until May 1st, 2022

Athlete Orientations Ringette BC will be hosting three (3) Excellence Ringette Program Orientations in April for athletes and their families to learn more about the program and intake process.

  • Thursday, April 21st - 7:00 PM

  • Saturday, April 23rd - 10:00 AM

  • Monday, April 25th - 8:00PM

Fitness Program To support in your preparation for the assessments, Nicole Lark of Ringette Training Systems has provided the fitness program linked below. Excellence Assessment Prep Fitness Program If you were an athlete in the 2021/2022 Excellence Ringette Program, continue to follow your existing Fitness Program from Nicole L. Assessments Dates & Times

  • LMRL - May 6th (5PM - 8:30PM) and 7th (8AM-11AM) - Richmond, BC

  • Northern BC - May 14th (9AM - 1:30PM)- Prince George, BC

  • TORL - May 15th (9AM-1:15PM) - Kelowna, BC

If an athlete is unavailable for the testing date in their region, they must complete the Athlete Absence Form by April 22nd, 2022. Procedure for athletes who are unavailable will follow the Athlete Injury and Absence Policy.

Selection The number of athletes screened into the Excellence Ringette Program for the 2022/2023 season is not predetermined. The size of the 2022/2023 Excellence Ringette Program cohort will be dependent on the number of athletes that complete the assessments, and overall performance of the applicants in each age division. In order to host any division in the Excellence Ringette Program, a minimum of 10 athletes must be screened into the program in that division (ie U16 Female, U17 Male). Athletes will be ranked within each age division as follows

  • On Ice Assessments - 50%

  • Off Ice Assessments - 30%

  • Application Package & Interview - 20%

Athletes will be notified of their status in the Excellence Ringette Program no later than June 15th, 2022 via email. Please ensure that the email used upon registration is one that is actively monitored.

On and Off Ice Assessments The following tests are performed as part of the on and off ice assessments

  • On Ice Assessments

    • All athletes

      • 30M Forward Sprint with ring

      • 30M Backward Sprint (no ring)

    • Skaters Only

      • Weave Agility with ring

      • Transition Agility (no ring)

    • Goalies Only

      • Goalie Pro Agility

      • Goalie Crease Movement

  • Off Ice Assessments

    • All Athletes

      • Beep Test

      • Vertical Jump

      • Broad Jump

      • Push Ups

      • Plank

For more information on the standards for each of the tests, visit the Ringette BC website.

Application Package and Interview Application Package All athletes will have completed an application package at the time of registration for the Excellence Ringette Program Assessments. The questions in this application package will account for 10% of the athlete's score. Athlete Interview After the On and Off Ice Assessments have been completed, athletes will take part in a 10-15 minute athlete interview where they will be asked 4-5 questions by Excellence Coaches, High Performance Athletes, and Ringette BC staff, worth 10% of their overall score. Athletes will be provided with a set of 8-10 questions ahead of their interview to prepare.

To read more about the Excellence Intake and Application Procedure, click the link below

Coach Application & Selection

Applications to coach in the 2022/2023 Excellence Ringette program are OPEN.

Applications are OPEN and will be accepted until April 22, 2022 at 11:59PM To read more about the application process, click the link below.

To apply now, click the link below

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