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Tryout Format

Tryout Format:

Dean Christy Hockey Operations Manager will have overall coordination of the tryouts.  The on-ice portion (drills etc.) will be led by Jeff Markham, THA Skills Coordinator.  Jeff will be assisted by volunteers

Format (subject to change):

Format will change each session and shall consist of the following

  • Warm-up
  • Skating
  • Shooting
  • Passing
  • Stick Handling
  • Scrimmage Evaluation:
  • Each participant will be issued a jersey with assigned number. 
  • Each participant will be graded using a form that all evaluators will use.  The form will allow for a numerical grade and limited comments


Evaluators:  In order to maintain transparency in the process there will be three to five evaluators per age group with two- three independent evaluators and the team Head Coach.  THA Tryout Committee Members will also monitor the tryouts for additional input.

Selection Process:

  • Top six graded participants (skaters) and top graded goalie are automatic placements on the team. 
  • Remaining roster is selected utilizing input from player evaluations, tryout committee and head coach.    

Extension of Offers:  Offers for a position on a designated team will be extended no later than Friday May 24 and players shall have 48 hours from the time of notification to execute a player agreement.

Participants not extended an offer will be notified within seven days of last tryout date. 

Players will be provided a rating and recommendations on areas to improve their individual development. 


Team Meetings:

Head Coaches are asked to conduct an official team meeting following tryout selections.  Date, location etc. to be determined by the head coach


Tryout Cost:  ​​​​​​​

  • $75.00 Advance Registrations from May 5 to 5:00pm May 16. Registration closes at 11:59pm on May 16.
  • $90.00 Walk-Up Registration - Day of Tryouts.