Did you know that this year Muskego High School partnered with the Brookfield Glaciers Girls Hockey Team? If this is news to you, or even if you’ve heard of the team and want to learn more, here’s everything you need to know about the girls co-op ice hockey team.
MHS Sophomore Kelsey Hipenbecker playing for the Brookfield Glaciers
What other schools make up the team?
The team is made up of thirteen schools, but this year only eight schools have students actively playing for the team. The thirteen schools are Muskego, Brookfield Central, Brookfield East, Pewaukee, University Lake School, Wauwatosa East, Wauwatosa West, Mukwonago, New Berlin Eisenhower, Waukesha South, Waukesha West, Waukesha North, and Menomonee Falls.
Where and how often does the team practice?
The Glaciers practice at the Ponds of Brookfield Ice Arena Monday through Thursday. Practice is usually around two hours, with one hour spent on the ice practicing skating skills, and another hour spent off the ice working on other drills and stick work.
When are games and where are home games located?
Home games are on Fridays at the Ponds of Brookfield Ice Arena. Muskego High School students are admitted for FREE with their student ID, so go check out a game or two if you’re interested in playing or just want to show your support!
How can you join?
If you’re interested in playing for the Glaciers co-op team next year, Head Coach Jacob Haury shared that anyone can contact him directly through email (firstname.lastname@example.org) and he will answer any questions you have.
Kelsey is the first to represent MHS since our school has joined the team
Do you need experience to join the team?
Coach Haury stated, “No experience is too much and no experience is too little.” The team is always looking for more players and Coach Haury would love to welcome new players next year. So whether you’re looking for a new sport to try or you’ve been playing hockey for years, the Glaciers are willing to introduce more Muskego students to the thrilling sport of hockey and compete against other competitive teams in Wisconsin.