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    Hockey Try Outs for the 2019-2020 season

    The Scarsdale Youth Hockey Association is holding tryouts for the 2019-20 fall/winter season.  We are looking forward to having your child join us for another fantastic season!


    Tryouts are open to all youth hockey players (both residents & non-residents of Scarsdale).   Please refer to the schedule below for the specific dates & times for your child's tryout.  


    2019-2010 Season Tryout Schedule
    Level Birth Years Dates & Times
    Travel Mites (8U) 2011 & Younger

    Mon: Apr 8th (5:00-6:00pm)

    Tue:  Apr 9th (5:00-6:00pm)

    Squirts (10U) 2009 & 2010

    Mon: Apr 8th (6:10-7:10pm)

    Tue:  Apr 9th (6:10-7:10pm)

    Pee Wee (12U) 2007 & 2008

    Mon: Apr 8th (7:20-8:20pm)

    Tue:  Apr 9th (7:20-8:20pm)

    Bantam (14U) 2005 & 2006

    Tue:  Apr 9th (8:30-9:30pm)

    Wed: Apr 10th (6:50-7:50pm)

    Midget (16U) 2003 & 2004

    Mon: Apr 8th (8:30-9:30pm)

    Wed: Apr 10th (8:00-9:00pm)


    Location:  Westchester Skating Academy (91 Fairview Park Drive, Elmsford, NY 10523)


    Cost:   $50  (Travel Mites - Mite Maroon & Mite White only)

                $150 (Squirts, Pee Wee, Bantam, Midget)

                Goalies Tryout for FREE

    A $25 fee will be charged for walk-ups (or anyone who does not register online)


    All Players tryout out MUST attend both sessions


    Additional information that will be helpful in explaining our tryout process and team formation for next season:

    • Skaters and goalies will be independently evaluated by the coaches from Erik Nates Euro Hockey and Sentinel Goalie Consultants
    • Players from other organizations (other than SYHA) attending tryouts must present a completed player release form at registration
    • Walk-ins accepted,  all checks must be made out to 'Scarsdale Youth Hockey Association'
    • Team Decisions will be announced on or around April 12th,  players will have 24 hours to accept (and secure their spot through a non-refundable deposit)
    • All fees and deposits are non-refundable
    • Full equipment required
    • Valid registration with USA Hockey is required
    • Please arrive at the rink at least 30-60 minutes early for check-in, pinnie & number assignment and dressing
    • Each player will be assigned a pinnie & number for the duration of the tryout process
    • Mites level players interested in our Learn-to-Play (Mite Black) program do not need to attend a tryout.




    For additional information, please inquire at

    Pre Tryout Practices - Run by Eric Nates

    Worried about a little "rust" setting in?  The SYHA Board and our coaching staff have put together a series of spring clinics to prepare your player for the upcoming tryouts in April.


    These tryout clinics will be run by the coaches at Erik Nates Euro Hockey and will focus on individual skills and skating to provide your player with the best possible opportunity succeed.



    • COST:  $150/player (for all five sessions)
    • Open to all players (birth years 2003 - 2010)
    • Current & Valid USA Hockey number required
    • Groups might be adjusted after final enrollment to allow for even numbers 


    Group A (2008 - 2010 Birth Years Only)

    3/21 Thursday 7:00-8:00pm

    3/26 Tuesday 6:40-7:40pm

    3/28 Thursday 5:50-6:50pm

    3/30 Saturday 9:00-10:00am

    3/31 Sunday 4:50-6:10pm


    Group B (2003 - 2007 Birth Years Only)

    3/21 Thursday 8:10-9:10pm

    3/26 Tuesday 7:50-8:50pm

    3/28 Thursday 7:00-8:00pm

    3/30 Saturday 10:20-11:40am

    3/31 Sunday 6:20-7:40pm


    2019-2020 Calling all Goalies!

    Scarsdale Youth Hockey is looking for enthusiastic Goalies for the upcoming 2019-2020 Hockey Season.  If your Skater is interested in becoming a full time goalie (optimal ice time) - please speak with your current coach.  With the dedicated goalie training through the partnership with Sentinel Goalie training - the sky is the limit!   

    2019 Mite A - St Patrick’s Day Slammer Tournament

    2019 Mite A - St Patrick’s Day Slammer Tournament

    Skills Competition Squirt A/B - 2019 Can/AM Challenge Cup Lake Placid

    Squirt A


    RELAY WINNER - Jack Reis, Victor Dyakin, Charlie Starr, Liam Gallante


    Squirt B


    SHOOTOUT GOALIE WINNER - Richie Sullivan

    RELAY WINNER - Nori Kakimi, Caden Mannering, Tate Grewal, Alexander Sharp



    2019 Squirt A - BRONZE MEDALIST - Can/Am Challenge Cup - Lake Placid

    2019 Bantam A - Boston March Classic - Finalist.

    2018 Pee Wee Mountain King - CHAMPIONS

    2018 Pee Wee Mountain King - CHAMPIONS

    2018 Mamaroneck Turkey Shootout Champions - Mite

    2018 Mamaroneck Turkey Shootout Mite - CHAMPIONS

    2018 Columbus Day Squirt A - CHAMPIONS

    2018 Liberty Cup Spring Classic Pee Wee A - CHAMPIONS

    2018 Big Bear Mountain King - Pee Wee A - CHAMPIONS

    2018 Big Bear Mountain King - Pee Wee A - CHAMPIONS

    2017 Niagara Falls Columbus Day PW 2- CHAMPIONS

    2017 Niagara Falls Columbus Day PW 2 - CHAMPIONS - final game was a 4-0 shutout

    2018 Big Bear Mountain King - Squirt A2 - FINALIST

    2018 Big Bear Mountain King - Squirt A2 - FINALIST

    2017 Squirt Maroon - Haunted Shootout Finalist

    Congrats to our PWA team for being Finalists in the 2016 NES Haunted Shootout.

    Congrats to our PW Maroon team for being 2016 - PWB Division Finalists in the NES Haunted Shootout.

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