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Since 1964, the Nashville Youth Hockey League (NYHL) is dedicated to growing youth hockey in the greater Nashville area.  As a member of  USA Hockey, we offer recreational house leagues and competitive travel hockey programs so boys and girls can experience the best that Nashville has to offer in youth hockey.

Get to Centennial Sportsplex

The NYHL operates out of Centennial Sportsplex located at 222 25th Ave N., Nashville, TN

Flyers 2022-2023 Tryout Information

Flyers Registration Link:

Flyers Projected 2022-2023 Teams:

Squirt 10U AA & A1 (2012 - 2013 birthyears)

Peewee 12U AA & A1 (2010 - 2011 birthyears)

Bantam 14U AA, A1 & A2 (2008 - 2009 birthyears)

U16 AA & A1 (2006 - 2007 birthyears)

U18 AA (2004 - 2005 birthyears)

More Info (Schedule, AA Coaching Assignments):

Flyers Travel Team Tryouts Registration (

Please Welcome Our New Hockey Director!

Dillon Caffrey, or "Coach Goose",  will be joining James Perkin in leading our organization. 

He is a Nashville native and has been playing hockey since 7 years old; growing up playing in the NYHL with the Ice Tigers and Southern Flyers. Coach Goose also played for Mt. Juliet High School, NA3 for the Glacier Nationals in Montana, and is currently an Emergency Backup Goalie (E.B.U.G.) for the Nashville Predators. Goose began coaching hockey at the age of fifteen, discovering a new love and appreciation for the game. He holds a USA Hockey level 4 coaching certification and a USA Hockey Goaltending silver. Goose also coaches in camps clinics all over the US and Canada, and continues his education with yearly conferences and seminars to stay on the cutting edge of youth development. He is passionate about coaching and bringing energy to the game. Goose's primary objectives are to incite passion, build ongoing knowledge of the game, educate athletes, and grow the game for the current and future generations of hockey players. 

The NYHL Board of Directors is now accepting applications!

The NYHL Board of Directors is now accepting applications. The NYHL Board is a volunteer board that provides oversight and guidance to the organization. Members serving on the board are working together to build and promote youth hockey and to grow the NYHL.  There is no individual benefit, monetarily or otherwise, for serving on the board.  Members are expected to attend monthly meetings, held on the second Monday of each month. In addition, board members volunteer during tryouts, fundraisers or other events that benefit and promote the NYHL.  If you have interest in serving on the board, please email your letter of interest and/or resume to Lori Smith at


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Hockey Director James Perkin, click pic for full bio

NYHL Hockey Director, James Perkin. Click pic for bio

James Perkin

Hockey Director, Nashville Youth Hockey League

Phone: 615-678-1639


Programs are available now at Centennial Sportsplex with the Nashville Skating Academy

Nashville Youth Hockey League
PMB 286  
2817 West End Ave., Suite 126  

Nashville, TN 37203