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Petes Open Applications for Next Generation Game on November 28

November 22, 2021 - Ontario Hockey League (OHL) - Peterborough Petes News Release

(Peterborough, ON) - The Peterborough Petes are providing eight young fans the opportunity to join the Petes hockey operations and entertainment staff at this Sunday's game against the Ottawa 67's.

The Petes are looking for a top-notch squad of kids between the ages of 5-12 years old to shadow the following roles at this Sunday's game against the Ottawa 67's. The following positions are looking to be filled:

General Manager

Head Coach

Assistant Coach

Associate Coach

Public Address Announcer

In-Game Host

Two Scouts

Kids can apply for the various positions by completing the Next Gen application online form.

For the position of Head Coach, Assistant Coach or Associate Coach kids are asked to send in a video of a pre-game speech that they would deliver to the Petes ahead of a big game. The video must remain under two minutes and be filmed landscape (horizontal). For the position of Public Address or In-Game Host, children are asked to upload a video that includes them reading the following script: "Here is the starting line up for your Peterborough Petes presented by Chemong Home Building Centre! Starting in goal Tye Austin, on defence Donovan McCoy and Shawn Spearing, at forward: Joe Carroll, and Tucker Robertson, and J.R. Avon! And here are the remainder of your Peterborough Petes." For the position of General Manager or Scout, young Petes fans are asked to complete the Nex Gen scouting report for any current Peterborough Petes player.

The application to become a member of the Next Gen squad is due: Thursday, November 25 at 11:59 pm. All parents of the Next Gen applicants will be contacted Friday, November 26.

Those selected to be a part of the Petes Next Gen squad will have the opportunity to receive a behind the scenes tour of the Memorial Centre ahead of puck drop on Sunday afternoon, catch on-ice warm up from the Petes bench, enjoy a meal in the media/scout room and meet members of the Petes hockey operations staff.

The Petes Next Gen game will take place Sunday, November 28 against the Ottawa 67's, when the players will be wearing a specialty designed jersey by a local artist. For information on season tickets, private suites, or groups, please contact Eric Ebenbauer at

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