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Flyers Travel Team Tryouts Registration

Flyers 2022-2023 Tryout Registration, Schedule & AA Coaching Assignments!

The NYHL is excited to open Flyers tryout registration, announce projected 2022-2023 Flyers teams , AA coaching assignments & tryout schedule listed below.

Flyers Tryout Registration:

https://nyhl.sportngin.com/register/form/764987406

10U Squirt AA & Squirt A1 Flyers Schedule (2012-2013 Birthyears)

Monday, April 25th:

Rink B 5:10-6:00pm Squirt AA & Squirt A1 Tryout #1

Tuesday, April 26th:

Rink B 5:15-6:20pm Squirt AA & Squirt A1 Tryout #2

  • All Squirt players must attend both the Monday & Tuesday tryout.
  • Both the Squirt AA & Squirt A1 Flyers teams will be selected after the Tuesday tryout.

 

 

12U Peewee AA & Peewee A1 Flyers Tryout Schedule (2010-2011 Birthyears)

Monday, April 25th:

Rink B 6:10-7:00pm Peewee AA & Peewee A1 Tryout #1

  • All Peewee players need to plan to attend all three Peewee tryouts.
  • Cuts are possible after tryout #1. 
  • If a player is cut after the first tryout, the player would attend the Peewee A1 tryout on Wednesday.
  • Players do NOT need to reregister for the Peewee A1 tryout.
  • If no cuts after the Monday tryout, all players would attend the Tuesday tryout.

Tuesday, April 26th:

Rink B 6:30-7:35pm Peewee AA & Peewee A1 Tryout #2

  • Peewee AA Flyers team will be selected after the Tuesday tryout.
  • If a player does not make the Peewee AA team, they would attend the Wednesday Peewee A1 tryout.
  • Players do NOT need to reregister for the Peewee A1 tryout.
  • If there are no cuts after the Monday tryout, both the Peewee AA & Peewee A1 Flyers teams could be selected after the Tuesday tryout.

Wednesday, April 27th

Rink B 5:30-6:30pm Peewee A1 Tryout #3 (If needed)

  • Peewee A1 Flyers team will be selected (if not selected after Tuesday tryout)

 

 

14U Bantam AA Flyers Tryout Schedule (2008 & 2009 Birthyears)

Monday, April 25th:

Rink B 7:10-8:00pm Bantam AA Tryout #1

  • Cuts are possible after tryout #1. 
  • If a player is cut after the first tryout the player would attend the 14U Bantam A1 & A2 tryout on Wednesday, May 27th & Thursday, May 28th
  • Players do NOT need to reregister for the 14U Bantam A1 & A2 tryouts.

Tuesday, April 26th:

Rink B 7:45-8:50pm Bantam AA Tryout #2

  • Bantam AA team will be selected after the Tuesday tryout.
  • If a player does not make the Bantam AA team, they would then attend the Bantam A1 & Bantam A2 tryouts on Wednesday and Thursday.
  • Players do NOT need to reregister for the 14U Bantam A1 & A2 tryouts.

14U Bantam A1 & Bantam A2 Flyers Tryout Schedule (2008 & 2009 Birthyears)

Wednesday, April 27th

Rink B 6:30-7:40pm Bantam A1 & Bantam A2 Tryout #1

Thursday, April 28th

Rink B 6:00-7:15pm Bantam A1 & Bantam A2 Tryout #2

  • Bantam A1 & A2 teams will be selected after the Thursday tryout.

 

16U AA & A1 Flyers Tryout Schedule (2006-2007 Birthyears)

Monday, April 25th:

Rink B 8:10-9:00pm 16U AA & 16U A1 Tryout #1

  • All players need to plan to attend all three tryouts. 
  • Cuts are possible after tryout #1. 
  • If a player is cut after the first tryout, the player would attend the 16U A1 tryout on Wednesday, May 27th. 
  • Players do NOT need to reregister for the 16U A1 tryout.
  • If no cuts after the Monday tryout all players would attend the Tuesday tryout.

Tuesday, April 26th:

Rink B 9:00-10:05pm 16U AA & 16U A1 Tryout #2

  • 16U AA Flyers team will be selected after the Tuesday tryout. 
  • If a player does not make the AA team, they will need to attend the 16U A1 tryout on Wednesday, May 27th. 
  • Players do NOT need to reregister for the 16U A1.

Wednesday, April 27th

Rink B 7:50-9:00pm 16U A1 Tryout #3

  • 16U A1 Flyers team will be selected after the Wednesday tryout.

 

 

18U AA Flyers Tryout Schedule (2004-2005 Birthyears)

Monday, April 25th:

Rink B 9:10-10:00pm 18U AA Tryout #1

Tuesday, April 26th:

Rink A 8:30-9:35pm 18U AA Tryout #2

  • 18U AA Flyers team will be selected after the Tuesday tryout.

 

**All tryouts are at Centennial Sportsplex**

**Flyers tryout schedule is subject to change**

**There are NO make-up dates available**

 

 

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)

Flyers AA Coaching Assignments:

Flyers Goalie Coach – Dillon “Goose” Caffrey

  • 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.

 

Squirt 10U AA Flyers – Head Coach, James Perkin

 

  • Coach Perkin is heading into his 9th season as Hockey Director with the NYHL. James has Head Coached Mite to U16 Flyers teams at the A and AA level. Last season he coached the Squirt AA Flyers team. Originally from Calgary, Canada James played two seasons of Junior hockey- one with the Calgary Canucks in the Alberta Junior Hockey League (AJHL) and one with the Lincoln Stars in the United States Hockey League (USHL). After his Junior career, James played four years of NCAA Division I at Bowling Green State University, CCHA. Coach Perkin is USA Hockey level 4 certified. 

 

 

Peewee 12U AA Flyers – Head Coach, Greg Sauers

  • Coach Sauers grew up playing hockey in Florida before going on to play AAA hockey in Georgia. After finishing youth hockey, he moved on to play junior hockey in Texas (WSHL), New Hampshire (AJHL) and Wyoming (NA3HL). He played three years of NCAA DIII hockey at Aurora University (Aurora, IL). In his senior year, he played ACHA DII for Aurora University where he was named Player of the Year for the Central Region and was selected to the All-American 1st selection team at Nationals. Since moving to Nashville in 2018; Greg has been coaching youth hockey including our Peewee AA Flyers (2021-2022) & Bantam A1 Flyers (2020-2021), assisting Middle Tennessee State University (ACHA) and also serves as the Head Coach for the Varsity Summit High School Hockey Team. Coach Sauers is USA Hockey Level 4 certified.

 

Bantam 14U AA Flyers – Head Coach, Scott Gardner

                                         -  Assistant Coach, Cole Crocker

  • Coach Gardner is entering his 11th season coaching youth hockey in Nashville. Scott has coached at all different age groups from Termites to Midget and all levels from house league to AAA. He most recently coached the 2008/2009 age groups two seasons ago as the Flyers Peewee AA Head Coach. Originally from Toronto, Canada, Scott moved to Nashville in 1996 and played three seasons in the NYHL before playing one season of Junior Hockey in the Central States Hockey League. Coach Gardner is USA Hockey level 4 certified. 

 

U16 AA Flyers – Head Coach, Eddie Nolan

  • Coach Nolan is heading into his 2nd season of coaching with the Nashville Flyers. Last season, Eddie was assistant coach for the U16 AA Flyers team. Originally from Boston, Mass, Eddie played three seasons of Junior hockey with the South Shore Kings (EJHL). After his Junior career, Eddie played four years of NCAA Division 3 hockey at Elmira College and then went on to play Professional for the Huntsville Havoc of the SPHL. After his playing career, Eddie served in the US Army as an Infantry officer for four years. Coach Nolan is USA Hockey level 1 certified

U18 AA Flyers – Head Coach, Matt Neal

  • Coach Neal is going into his 6th year as a coach of the Nashville Flyers program. Matt has been the assistant coach for the U16AA flyers for two seasons, head coach of the U18AA for two seasons advancing to Nationals in 2021-2022, and the head coach for the U16A1 team last season.  Matt grew up in Nashville and played for the TPH Thunder program through 16U and the Nashville Jr. Predators at 18U. Matt is USA Hockey Level 4 certified.