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Kirsten Simms selected for U18 USA Women's National Team

By TPH Staff, 11/08/19, 7:00AM CST

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Congratulations to Kirsten Simms for being selected to the U18 USA Women's National Team. In addition to this opportunity, Simms is also a 2022 commit to the University of Wisconsin.

“It is an incredible honor to be selected to this program.  I am very excited and humbled by the opportunity to represent USA as a member of the U18 Women's National Team.  I really appreciate the many coaches and people who continue to support and encourage me in this journey, and I look forward to keep working as hard as possible to improve as a player and teammate every day” -Kirsten Simms

Simms has always competed at the highest levels of hockey including seasons spent with Compuware, Little Caesars, and Selects Academy. Simms was awarded MVP and Rookie of the Year awards in her first season with Selects Academy.

Simms is a TPH Center of Excellence alum, attending 7th and 8th grade at the Detroit location.  Simms has participated regularly in the TPH 8 Week Progressional Program since its inception as well as other TPH training programs.

We are excited for the opportunities ahead for Kirsten and we will be cheering her on as she represents our country.

Get to Know Kirsten

Nickname:  Simmsy

Who are you inspired by?: Kedall Coyne-Schofield for how incredibly hard she works and for her dedication to the growing hockey as a sport.

Favorite Professional Team:  Tampa Bay Lightning, especially getting to watch how Kucherov plays

Favorite NHL Players: Nikita Kucherov and Artemi Panarin

Team History

YEARS TEAM
2019-20 Selects Academy Girls U19
2018-19 Selects Academy Girls U16
2017-18 Little Caesars Girls U16
2016-17 Compuware Pee Wee Major
2015-16 Compuware Pee Wee Minor
2014-15 Compuware Squirt Major
2013-14 Compuware Squirt Minor