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Tryout Questions?
Contact the below Tryout Coordinators (2022-23 Season)

Jessica Clermont 10u Tryout Coordinator

Katy Deutsch 12u Tryout Coordinator

Jack Cahill 14u Tryout Coordinator

Peter Coppola 16u/18u Tryout Coordinator

2022-23 Travel Team Tryouts
10u / 12u* / 14u* /  16u-wrap* / 18u-wrap*

*NYS Tournament Bound Teams

2022-23 Travel Hockey Tryout & Evaluation Dates (10u to 18u)

All Players Must Register for Tryouts:

New for 2022-23 Season:  All teams (TB, AA, A, B, C) for all divisions (10u, 12u, 14u, 16u, 18u) will be formed in Spring 2022 for the 2022-23 season.  All players need to attend these tryouts to be placed on a team for the 2022-23 season.  

Contact your Tryout Coordinator (see above) with any questions.

10u (2012 & 2013 birth years)
Thursday 3/24 - 6 pm (top team candidates only)
Friday 3/25 - 6:10 pm (call-backs for top team)
Monday 3/28 - 6:00 pm
(@ UNION COLLEGE) (All individuals not selected to top team)
Thursday 3/31 - 6 pm (All individuals not selected to top team)

12u (2010 & 2011 birth years)
Thursday 3/24 - 7:10 pm (top team candidates only)
Friday 3/25 - 7:20 pm (call-backs for top team)
Wednesday 3/30 - 7:50 pm (All individuals not selected to top team)
Thursday 3/31 - 7:10 pm (All individuals not selected to top team)

14u (2008 & 2009 birth years)
Thursday 4/7 - 6 pm
Monday 4/11 - 7:10 pm
Thursday 4/14 - 5:10 pm
(All players attend all sessions)

16u (2006 & 2007 birth years) / 18u (2004 & 2005 birth years)
Sunday 4/10 - 7:50am to 9:50am

We are expecting to form two 18u teams and one 16u team.
 The two 18u head coaches are Jim Archibald and Jim Buffoline.
The 16u head coach is DJ Cohen.

All 16u players (2007 & 2006) will be on the ice from 7:50 am - 8:50 am
Any 16u players wishing to be considered for an 18u team should stay for the 8:50 tryouts. 
All 18u players (2004 & 2005) will be on the ice from 8:50 am to 9:50 am

[Wrap teams play before high school season start (Late August through mid-November]

All sessions are at SCRF and 1 Hour
Cost is $45 (10u to 14u)
$20 (16u/18u)

SYHA fully supports multi-sport athletes.  Players are encouraged to play Fall sports with full support of head coaches (10u to 14u).

2022-23 Head Coaches

8u (2014-15)  - Dan Anderson
10u (2012-13) - Kyle Youlen
12u-TB (2010-11) - Colette Youlen
14u-TB (2008-09)  - Jason Darcy
14u-A (second team) (2008-09) - Mike Dombrowski
16-wrap (2006-07) - DJ Cohen
18u-Wrap (2004-05) - Jim Archibald
18u-Wrap (2004-05) - Jim Buffoline

***Head Coaches for the remaining teams are selected as players are selected for teams***

Tryout Requirements

1.  Candidates must register online and pay the $45 Tryout Fee: 


2.  Candidates must have a current USA Registration (2021-22 USA Hockey Registration expires on 8/1/22).  Players who did not play for Schenectady Youth Hockey last season (2021-22), MUST bring a copy of their current USA Hockey Registration.  Click HERE to request a copy of your current USA Hockey Registration.

Tryouts Policy & Procedures

The Tryout Policy is included in the SYHA Handbook.