2022 Tryout Schedules
PLEASE NOTE OUR SCHEDULES ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE
Still looking for a team as a full-time or alternate?
We are still looking for players for our 14U, 16U, and 18U Boys teams. The girls have openings at the 16U and 18U levels.
Join us for a free skate on May 1st in Somerville. Can't make the skate but still interested, please contact Eric Walsh for more information.
Here are some common questions to the tryout process.
What does Split Season mean?
Split season means fall team only. At the 15U, 16U, and 18U age group levels, the season starts in late August and finishes right before Thanksgiving because those players then go play for their High School teams.
Should I play 14U Split Season or 14U Full Season?
Good question. 14U Split Season is typically for 14U players (2008 birth year) who are 9th graders. These players will typically play Freshman or JV Hockey and be unavailable to play once High School season starts. Our 14U Full Season team will be made up of 2008 and 2009 8th grade players.
Do you have younger teams?
No. By design, our program only focuses in on the older and advanced players from 14U and above. This allows us to draw from a larger pool of players who graduate from youth hockey.
What is the objective of your program?
Our main goal is to make sure players are mentally and physically prepared for High School Hockey. We want them to go into tryouts full prepared and ready to perform at the highest level. We also pride ourselves on getting our players exposure to scouts and coaches and helping our players advance to higher levels of hockey if they choose. We are proud of our alumni who have gone on to successful Junior and College programs.
While yes, we strive to having winning teams, we put more emphasis on competitive teams and giving players a chance to grow as players and human beings.
What's Tier 1 vs. Tier 2?
Tier 2 is basically most of the kids who play High School hockey. Tier 1 is for the elite players who typically are recruited to play Prep School hockey or a High School player who has been playing Varsity since a freshman year.
Do I try out for Tier 1 or Tier 2?
During the tryout process, you tryout with your age group and then we will assign you a team.
How many teams are there?
We are having 2 teams at every age group level(14U, 15U,16U,18U), plus 3 girls teams (14U, 16U, 19U)
How many players make the team?
We try to have 16-20 rostered players for each age group because many players also play a fall sport for their school.
Do you take alternates?
If there is a roster spot we may consider alternates.
What's National Bound?
It's for qualified teams at both the Tier 1 and Tier 2 level that are determined by MyHockeyRankings to participate in the USA Hockey National Bound tournament. You start by competing in Massachusetts and the 1 winner per age group will advance to Nationals. We won't know who qualifies until September games are played.