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"The Jr. Sharks are thrilled to announce the addition of Dakota and Taylor as Ambassadors to our girls’ program! Their expertise and passion for the game will inspire and elevate our players across all age levels, creating an exciting and dynamic environment for everyone involved. Join us in welcoming them to the team and get ready for an incredible season ahead!” - Scott Hannan, Director of Jr. Sharks

Dakota Woodworth

Hockey Background

  • Boston University 2012 – 2016
    • 2013 – NCAA National Champion Runner-Up
    • 2013 – Hockey East Champion
    • 2014 – Hockey East Champion
    • 2015 – Hockey East Champion
  • Boston Pride 2016 – 2017
  • Calgary Inferno 2017 – 2019
  • PWHPA 2019 – 2020

Coaching Background

  • U12 AAA Jr. Sharks Assistant coach

"I’m so excited to join the Jr. Sharks as a Women’s Hockey Ambassadors for this coming season. Working to help grow the women’s game is something that has always been incredibly important to me, and being in a position to work with girls across all age groups makes the opportunity for impact that much bigger. I can’t wait to get started and continue to help grow the game in the Bay Area. " - Dakota Woodworth

Taylor Turnquist

Hockey Background

  • Clarkson University 2016 – 2020
    • 2017 – Division 1 National Champion
    • 2018 – Division 1 National Champion
  • Boston Pride 2020-2021
    • NWHL Isobel Cup Champion
  • Minnesota White Caps 2021-2022

Coaching Background

  • U14 AAA Jr. Sharks Head Coach

“I am excited to be an ambassador for the Junior Sharks program because looking back on my career, I know how important it was to have a female role model to look up to. I want to support young girls in hockey and continue growing the game in any way I can. I hope to instill confidence, build character, and improve individual skill sets so each player feels their goals are within reach and they have what it takes to make it to the next level.” - Taylor Turnquist

Mission Statement

The Jr. Sharks mission is to develop our players on and off the ice. Our membership benefits from knowledgeable coaches that train our players according to USA Hockey’s American Development Model and Long Term Athlete Development Principles. Each team’s program is tailored to the windows of trainability for their specific age and maturity. The Jr. Sharks experience includes off-ice skill, strength and conditioning, along with practice ice and classroom discussion.


Girls players are expected to attend all scheduled team events and activities.

Girls Hockey


  • Girls tryouts take place annually in early-June
  • Season runs August through April


  • Tier I teams practice three times a week (two weeknights)
  • Tier II and Travel teams practice two times a week (two weeknights)
  • Weekends as available around game schedule

Off-Ice Training

  • Tier I teams train two times a week
  • Tier II team train once a week
  • Travel teams perform off-ice training at coaches discretion


  • Teams have meetings at coaches discretion

League Games

  • Tier I participate in CAHA games and Tournaments
  • Tier II participate in PGHL and Tournaments
  • Travel teams participate in NORCAL and Tournaments
  • Exhibition games at coaches discretion


  • Tier I has 5 - 7 out of area trips
  • Tier II has 3 out of area trips
  • Travel has 1 - 2 out of area trips

Expected School Days Missed

  • 1 school day missed per event