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Girls 14U, 16U & 19U Tryouts!

St. Jude Knights Hockey Club will be hosting tryouts for our state and national eligible 14U, 16U & 19U Girls teams during the updated time frame on June 15th & 22nd. 

These teams will compete in the Northern Illinois Hockey League (NIHL) and will attend 2 high level tournaments to provide our players the highest level of competition and exposure.

Tryout Fee:

Non-Refundable 14U-16U-19U Tryout Fee -

$250 - per Skater

$150 - per Goalie

*All players must be registered in advance to participate in team tryouts.

Season Fee:

  • 14U - $4,415 per Skater/$2,870 per Goalie
  • 16U - $4,525 per Skater/$2,940 per Goalie
  • 19U - $4,525 per Skater/$2,940 per Goalie

Fall Coaches:

14U Head Coach:  Emily Urban
16U Head Coach:  Tom Stanislavski
19U Head Coach:  Tom Stanislavski
*Information is subject to change

Tryout Schedule - TIME ADJUSTMENT!!

Date DoW Time Age Level Rink
June 15th Wednesday 5:30pm 14U Girls Southwest Ice Arena
June 15th Wednesday 7:00pm 16U/19U Girls Southwest Ice Arena
June 22nd Wednesday 5:30pm 14U Girls Southwest Ice Arena
June 22nd Wednesday 7:00pm 16U/19U Girls Southwest Ice Arena

Our full 2022-2023 season information and tryout dates for our extended programs including our 12U Girls and additional 14U & 16U Girls teams will be available soon with the release of our full season packet.

Included in Program Fees:


Entry Fee 2 Tournaments

Ice Time (Games & Practice)

League & Referee Fees

Weekly Power Skate

Weekly Goalie Clinic

Planned Tournament Dates:

  1. October 28th-30th 
  2. November 11th-13th

Please note this rule change does not impact our 12U girls team.


Please find more information regarding the TIER II Girls’ Affiliate rule change here:

Questions for league, Contact League Rep…

Tom Stanislavski

Hockey Program Director

Dan Nelson

Girls Program Rep

Bob Vahl

NIHL Representative

St. Jude is committed to providing all players with opportunities to learn to play ice hockey, to develop and enhance their skills, and to reach their full potential both on and off of the ice.  St. Jude offers hockey opportunities for girls at all different levels.  All girl teams will participate in a competitive travel league which participates in the Northern Illinois Hockey League (NIHL) for 12U through 16/19U levels. The emphasis of Travel hockey is on individual player development and fielding competitive teams. Players are selected on a tryout basis. Time commitment is 3-5 hours per week. Home games are played at Southwest Ice Arena, Oak Lawn Ice Arena and at the Morgan Park Sports Center. Away games are played at other area rinks in the entire Chicagoland area.  All hockey placements will be made by St. Jude's Hockey Director and hockey staff. 

Travel Girls league cost includes the following:

  • NIHL games plus referees
  • 2 regional tournaments/showcases
  • Playoff tournament if eligible
  • Approximately of 3-5 hours of ice per week (power skate/practices/games)
  • Weekly Goalie instruction