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Tryouts

2021-22 Travel Team Tryouts

10u-AA / 12u-AA* /  18u Wrap*

14U - see below

*NYS Tournament Bound Teams

 

Spring tryouts are for our top team (typically our AA / Tournament Bound travel teams) in each division (10u / 12u / 14u / Wrap Teams).  We are requesting ALL 14U players try out during the Spring 2021 (early May) tryout session for the upcoming season (2021-2022). This will help us determine how many teams we can accommodate at the 14U level. Players at the 10U, 12U and Wrap Team Levels should only attend these tryouts if they wish to play on our top level travel team.  Players may be cut from tryouts at the end of each session. 


Tryouts/Evaluations for our remaining teams (e.g., A, B, C) at the 10U and 12U levels will occur when the season begins in September.

 

Questions?  Contact your Division Director


2021-22 Head Coaches

8u (2013-14)  - Dan Anderson
10u-AA (2011-12) - Joel Cahan
12u-AA (2009-10) - Ben Gruda
14u (2007-08)  - Jordan Beck
18u-Garnet (2003-05) - Jim Archibald / Wally Bzdell
18u-White (2003-05) - John Wilber

***Head Coaches for the remaining teams will be announced after top-team tryouts***


Tryout Requirements

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

Click Here to Register and Pay

2.  Candidates must have a current USA Registration (2020-21 USA Hockey Registration expires on 8/1/21).  Players who did not play for Schenectady Youth Hockey last season (2020-21), MUST bring a copy of their current USA Hockey Registration.  Click HERE to request a copy of your current USA Hockey Registration.

3.  Players who did not play for Schenectady Youth Hockey last season, MUST bring a signed player release form from their current ice hockey association.  No Release = No Tryout (No Exceptions).  


Tryout Dates and Location

2021-22 Tryouts
Schenectady County Recreation Facility (SCRF)

10u-AA (2011-12 birth years)
5/1 @ 12:30 pm
5/5 @ 6 pm
5/6 @ 6 pm

12u-AA (2009-10 birth years)
5/1 @ 1:45 pm
5/5 @ 7:15 pm
5/6 @ 7:15 pm
14u (2007-08 birth years) - Full-Year Team
We are requesting ALL 14U players try out during the Spring 2021 (early May) tryout session for the upcoming season (2021-2022).  This will help us determine how many teams we can accommodate at the 14U level.
5/5 @ 8:30 pm
5/7 @ 6 pm
5/8 @ 10 am

High School Friendly Wrap (2006-07 birth years) - Split-Year Team
Team and Tryouts Cancelled - 2006 and 2007 high school players should register for 18u tryouts.  Coach Archibald will schedule extra 16u games for 2005, 2006, and 2007 high school players players.  Those players will also be eligible to play in 18u games. 
 
18u Wrap (2003-05 birth years)
(Practices and games before and after HS season)
Week of 8/2/21


Tryouts Policy & Procedures

The Tryout Policy is included in the SYHA Handbook.  www.schenectadyyouthhockey.com/forms