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Tom Stanislavski

Travel Program Coordinator

Dennis O'Brien

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 10U 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
  • Playoff tournament if eligible
  • Approximately of 3-5 hours of ice per week (power skate/practices/games)
  • 2 tournaments included (additional paid by team families)
  • Weekly Goalie instruction

Here at St. Jude we LOVE having new people try hockey. We offer several Try Hockey for FREE days each year, one of which is dedicated to girls only. We also host several Free Girls Skates annually to get new girls involved in the sport. Check back often to learn of upcoming dates for your daughter to try hockey!