It's that time of year again....
The 2018-2019 hockey season is quickly approaching and here is our
representative team tryout information.
Tryout fees: $15/tryout, payable before each tryout.
that ALL registration, fundraising and tryout fees must be paid prior
to a player stepping on the ice.
2018-2019 SMHA REP TRYOUT INFORMATION
o Tryouts will consist of 3 on ice sessions;
o No cuts will be made until after the second tryout;
o Team Selection will occur after the 3rd session
o Tryouts will consist of 1 Body Checking Clinic and 3 additional on-ice sessions;
o Body Checking Clinic (1st skate) is mandatory;
o No cuts will be made until after the Body Checking Clinic and first 2 tryouts;
o Team Selection will occur after the 4th session (body contact clinic and 3 tryouts).
All players must attend a minimum of one of the first two sessions (Novice-Peewee) and 2 of the first 3 sessions (Bantam/Midget)
**Except in the event of extenuating circumstances which must be approved by the Coach in Chief and SMHA Board of Directors.
**Should an AE (Additional Entry) Rep team be fielded in any division, a player must tryout and be released by the Rep team to be eligible to try out for AE.
Players will be evaluated by the team's Head Coach as well as 2 other non-parent/team affiliated evaluators (which can include: Coach in Chief and/or a third party selected by the Head Coach and approved by the Coach in Chief and/or SMHA Board of Directors).
Player selection will be based on (but not limited too):
- Player attitude, effort and commitment
- Past Performance/Experience
- Merit (skill & ability)
- Try-out evaluation
- Team Tactics
**Team selection will be made by the Head Coach (Co-Coach where applicable) and final selection must be approved by the Coach in Chief and/or the OMHA Director.
*upon completion of the third session (Novice to Peewee) or 4th session (Bantam & Midget), Head Coaches will notify all players with a meeting and offer letter if they are being chosen for a position on the Rep team.
*In the event that the Head Coach has not reached a decision at the conclusion of tryouts, the players will be notified by phone within 24 hours.
*Coaches shall submit their full roster to the OMHA Director within 48 hours of completion of the final session.
Players are eligible to try 2018-19 out for a Rep team that is 1 level higher than their current age group:
o Tyke aged (2011 birthday only) player can try out for Novice Rep
o Novice aged player can try out for Atom Rep
o Atom aged player can try out for Peewee Rep
o Peewee aged player can try out for Bantam Rep
o Bantam aged player can try out for Midget Rep
Please note any of the above items may waived by SMHA executive due to operational requirements in the best interests of the association.
PLEASE CLICK LINK BELOW TO VIEW REP TRYOUT SCHEDULE