You have spent years training in ice hockey and contending for your high school. Now is the time to be sure all that hard work pays off. Last year over 145,000 student athletes received athletic scholarships that helped them finance their higher education. For some, it can mean the difference between obtaining a college degree and having to put that dream on hold.

If you intend to be a competitor for one of the numerous men's ice hockey scholarships available to student athletes you must know which schools to contact, who the coaches are and how to get in contact with them. In some cases, joining a network of student ice hockey athletes with pre-established access to college coaches can help considerably. AthleticScholarships.com was created to provide these student athletes with the information they need to improve their chances of being recruited and receiving a men's ice hockey scholarship.

Men's Ice Hockey Sports Program & Athletic Scholarship Statistics

Detailed Breakdown Nationwide for Ice Hockey
Average Number of Athletes 29
Total Number of Athletes 4,153
Average Operating Expenses Per Player $6,705
Average Operating Expenses Per Team $185,993
Total Full Time Head Coaches 97
Total Part Time Head Coaches 100
Total Full Time Assistant Coaches 126
Total Part Time Assistant Coaches 265
Average Total Revenue $774,266
Average Total Expenses $710,209

Use the men's ice hockey athletic scholarship information above to find out:

Total Number of Athletes and Average Athletes Per Team: This lets you know approximately how many male athletes are on men's ice hockey teams around the country, which will help you see how competitive the recruiting process is. The more positions there are the more opportunities you have for getting on a college ice hockey team.

Average Operating Expenses Per Player: This refers to the amount colleges are spending on average for each player on a men's ice hockey team for things which might be necessary for example uniforms and equipment. The amount a university invests in you as a player should help determine how important they feel you are to the ice hockey team and the overall sports program as well as the level of support they give each player.

Average Operating Expenses Per Team: This is exactly what it cost typically for a college to run the day-to-day operations that keep the ice hockey program up and running. This will give student athletes a good idea of the quality of men's ice hockey programs, facilities and training personnel at colleges across the nation. The more colleges invest the greater quality you may expect.

Total Full and Part Time Coaches: Coaches are essential to helping you develop your skills and help you remain track academically and athletically so you can keep your ice hockey scholarship year after year. The more men's ice hockey coaches there are, the more likely you are to get one-on-one training and attention that will help you reach your goal of graduating college.

Average Total Revenue: The more money colleges can make off their men's ice hockey programs the more likely they are to grow them. When men's ice hockey programs tend to be profitable and popular colleges will invest more in their existing programs and other colleges will create a new ice hockey teams to get in on the action. More ice hockey teams usually means more athletic scholarship opportunities.

Average Total Expenses: Is there a growing interest in encouraging and expanding men's ice hockey teams? Are colleges aggressively recruiting men's ice hockey players? The total expenses stat includes operating and recruiting expenses. This will give you a good idea of how much colleges around the nation are investing in men's ice hockey programs and recruiting players, thus whether or not ice hockey scholarship opportunities are likely to grow, keep pace or weaken.

Now that you are aware of the national statistics see how the different divisions compare. Pick a division below to get detailed sports program and athletic scholarship statistics.

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