Midget Program

The St. Louis Rockets, the premier destination for midget aged players. The Rockets play in the Midget AA and Midget A1 Missouri Hockey League.

2024-2025 Teams

  • 18U AA - Goodman/Giessman
  • 16U AA - Iler
  • 16U A1 - David Brawley
  • 16U A1 -¬†Sean Rhode

16U AA and A1 Contracts

  • 6 forwards prior to tryouts
  • 3 defenseman prior to tryouts
  • 1 goalie prior to tryouts
  • Players will have 24 hours to accept the contract
  • Mike Richards will be notified if a contract is offered
  • ALL contracts will be turned into Mike Richards prior to tryouts
  • The rest of the contracts can be offered after the first tryout

16U AA/A1 Tryouts

  • Mid to Late July
  • 16U AA/A1 players will be divided into 4 teams like USA Hockey Central District Tryouts (**depending on numbers**)
  • Players will be assigned a jersey and number that they will keep
  • Teams will play each other once.
  • There will be an All Star Game followed by a skills session (**depending on numbers**)
  • Overseen by Mike Richards


  • Once a week prior to the start of high school.
  • Practices will mainly be on weekends
  • If there is 2, A1 teams, they will share the ice once high school season starts
  • Practice start time during the week, may be after 9pm

Teams - Regular Season

  • Jerseys and socks will be the responsibility of each individual team
  • Jersey and sock design must be approved by the Rockets Staff
  • Each team is responsible for non parent coaching expenses when traveling to, during and from, out of town games/tournaments
  • Non parent coaches will be paid by the Rockets Organization and will not incur and coaching fee

18U AA

The Rockets will not have a tryout for 18UAA. The Rockets will only field 1 - 18U AA team. This team will be run by Jim Goodman and Justin Giessman. If you are interested in playing, please contact Jim and Justin.

Jime Goodman

18U AA

Justin Giessman

18U AA

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