2017 - 2018 Tryouts
(for Non-EHF current players)
UPDATE: SNOW STORM HAS RESCHEDULED SOME OF THE TRYOUTS. PLEASE SEE THE TRYOUT SCHEDULE LINK BELOW.
The Greater Boston Vipers will be holding tryouts for the 2017-18 season starting in March 2017. The Vipers will be offering both Tier 1 & AAA teams at each age level.
Each player will take part in two days of tryouts. Following the second tryout, the field of prospects will be reduced and those players will return for a third and final callback date. Callbacks are upon invitation only.
The Vipers program is designed to specialize on the development of players from Mites until they are ready to compete and succeed at the high school level. The Vipers program consists of weekly practices, league games, non-league games, tournament action throughout the season, weekly skills with Select Skills Hockey, private goalie skills with Stop-It Goaltending, & off-ice training at the older levels with Boyle's Strength & Conditioning.
Program Offerings for 2017-18:
- Mite Tryouts are FREE
- 2011-12 Mite Development Program
- 10 Mite Minors
- Summer Skills program included
- August Boot Camp included
- Tier 1 & AAA teams will be offered at all age levels.
- U16 & U18: Fall Preparation Program & USA Hockey National Tournament Eligible
Players may now pre-register for tryouts. The cost to register is $75. You may either register:
- online (BELOW) or
- By mail. Complete the tryout registration form. If registering by mail, please send the completed registration form & payment to: Vipers, PO Box 2043 , Peabody, MA 01960.
For additional tryout information, please contact: email@example.com
Frequently Asked Questions:
Q: What are the Vipers home rinks?
A: The Vipers home game rinks are in Saugus, Revere, Peabody, and Middleton. Practices are held in various rinks on the north shore including: Saugus, Peabody, Malden, Woburn, Revere, & Middleton.
Q: How many spots are open on the roster?
A: 17 players will be chosen from the tryouts to make a roster complete. Current Vipers must tryout and earn a spot for next season's roster.
Q: Do the Vipers have alternate spots open?
A: All teams roster alternates. If you would like to be an alternate, contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Q: My son can't make the scheduled tryout date. What should we do?
A: Send an email to email@example.com and we will determine whether your child can be evaluated at another time.
Q: Can my son skate with the team before tryouts?
A: We welcome parents and players to come and watch a practice prior to tryouts. Our coaches and practices are second to none. But the Vipers do not allow players to skate with our current teams as they prepare for playoff runs.
Q: Who do I contact if I would like to coach?
A: Send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org with your playing and/or coaching experience.
2016-17 Tryout Registration