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Tryouts

Open Tryout Information

The Jersey Hitmen take pride in developing hard, thick-skinned, highly skilled student-athletes with extraordinary hockey IQ’s and compete levels.  This type of program is not for everyone.  Finding the right players not simply the best players has been at the cornerstone of our success.

Designed exclusively for the most highly motivated & passionate student-athletes in the NY metropolitan area, The Hitmen high performance program applies the same principals and establishes the same culture that has guided the organization to over 200 NCAA placements in the past decade.

By utilizing long term athlete development principals and establishing a practical 12 month double periodization training and competition calendar the Hitmen offer dedicated student-athletes both the training and exposure necessary to pursue college hockey opportunities while remaining high school friendly.  The Hitmen provide over 100 Hrs. of on-ice training with approximately half dedicated as full ice sessions and over 100 Hrs. of off-ice training, including a supervised strength program, speed, agility and quickness training and boxing instruction.  

With the USPHL Elite & Premier Junior programs serving as our direct college placement levels, the Hitmen incorporate a comprehensive training and competition calendar with the objective of preparing youth players for the demands of junior hockey.

In addition to Premier & Elite level Junior teams, for the 2021 -22 season the Jersey Hitmen will ice:

  • 10U (2011 & 2012)
  • 12U Minor (2010)
  • 12U Major (2009)
  • 14U Minor (2008)
  • 14U Major (2007)
  • 15 Pure (2006)
  • 16U (2005)
  • 18U (2003 & 2004)

All youth teams will be Tier I USA Hockey members eligible for National Championships


Contract Offering Information

The Jersey Hitmen will offer Player Contracts using DocuSign. Offers will be e-mailed to Players (18 & older) or to Parents/Guardians (any player under 18 or Youth contracts) to the e-mail address we have on file from your tryout application. Each contract will need to be completed by the Player/Parent within four hours of offering. Please be aware that the DocuSign e-mail may be placed in your Junk E-mail folder. The Jersey Hitmen are not responsible for contracts not completed due to misdirected e-mail.

Contract Offers will be made in accordance with USA Hockey and the Atlantic District for all Youth contracts or USPHL rules for all Junior contracts with regards to date and time.

Tryout Information by Level

Click below for dates and times by team/age level.