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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 -

  • Skater - $275
  • Goalie - $140

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

Pre-Tryout Prep Camp (Tryout Fee Included)

  • Skater - $320
  • Goalie - $160

3 day high intensity pre-tryout camp in addition to our tryout sessions. This girls only try-out prep camp is designed to develop young women in a comfortable environment while using proven instruction from the collegiate and AAA levels.  Our prep camp will focus on:  endurance, speed, passing, puck control & protection and as well as situational awareness.  The focus is to ensure your daughter is prepared for the highest level of competition while building on skills through each drill.

Schedule

DATE START TIME AGE GROUP TITLE RINK
Tuesday, June 4th 6:40-7:40PM 14U Girls Try-Out Prep Camp SIA
Thursday, June 6th 7:10-8:10PM 14U Girls Try-Out Prep Camp SIA
Tuesday, June 11th 6:40-7:40PM 14U Girls Try-Out Prep Camp SIA
Tuesday, June 4th 7:50-8:50PM 16U/19U Girls Try-Out Prep Camp SIA
Thursday, June 6th 8:20-9:20PM 16U/19U Girls Try-Out Prep Camp SIA
Tuesday, June 11th 7:50-8:50PM 16U/19U Girls Try-Out Prep Camp SIA
Sunday, June 16th 10:30-11:30AM 14U Girls Try-Outs Day 1 SIA
Tuesday, June 18th 6:40-7:40pm 14U Girls Try-Outs Day 2 SIA
Saturday, June 22nd 10:00-11:00am 14U Girls Try-Outs Day 3 SIA
Sunday, June 16th 11:40-12:40pm 16U/19U Girls Try-Outs Day 1 SIA
Tuesday, June 18th 7:50-8:50pm 16U/19U Girls Try-Outs Day 2 SIA
Saturday, June 22nd 11:10-12:10pm 16U/19U Girls Try-Outs Day 3 SIA

Our full 2024-2025 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:

Coaches

Entry Fee 2 Tournaments

Ice Time (Games & Practice)

League & Referee Fees

Weekly Power Skate

Weekly Goalie Clinic

 

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: https://secure.ahai2.org/pdf/approved_tier_II_girls_early_tryouts_proposal_01042022.pdf

Questions for league, Contact League Rep…

Tom Stanislavski

Hockey Program Director

Nicole Hauser

President

Meaghan Hansen

NIHL Rep

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