The Select A2 / A3 teams are the next level of hockey after the A1 teams.
The teams have practices two or three times a week. There is usually at least one session of dry-land training before or after those practices.
The teams typically play 2 games on the weekends.
They alternate between home and away weekends with two game slots allocated to the team on a "home" weekend.
These teams will either play in the Pacific Coast League (PCAHA) in the Vancouver, BC area or in the top division in the Metro Hockey League depending on the goals of the team.
for details on the league and the state's governing hockey body.
These teams compete in the State championships with the goal of going to USA Hockey Tier II Championships. (except 12U)
Tryouts are free for Sno-King registered players and all are encouraged to come out to see where they stack up to their peers.
How much does it cost to play on these teams?
In addition to association program fees and obligations team member families can anticipate to pay for the following:
Expenses include but are not limited to:
Transportation: Bus and Airfares
Additional practice ice
Team Apparel / Bags
Typically the coaches will have a rough budget available at the tryouts.
Tryouts are typically in late August/September.
A tryout schedule, cost and registration information will be posted on-line at www.SnoKinghockey.com
Players must be registered at Sno-King in order to tryout for these teams, unless posted otherwise.
Players are expected to wear equipment with the same color as their teammates.
Pants / Shells: Navy Blue
Helmet: Navy Blue
Gloves: Dark Blue or Black
These teams are typically coached by parent volunteers. We are always on the look out for coaches that have a decent understanding of the game and can help our players develop a passion for the game.
Please let our hockey director know if you or someone else is interested in helping coach a team.