The CCYHA Development Team program offers high caliber players in house programs and the Blue Jackets Hockey League additional opportunities to develop their skills as individual skaters and team players. Emphasis is on the supplemental and continued growth of the players in their skills and hockey knowledge under the guidance of CCYHA coaches.


Below is the tryout schedule. All participants should plan on attending both days of tryouts.

Wednesday 5/22/24 5:50 PM 6:50 PM Dublin 2
Thursday 5/23/24 6:45 PM 7:45 PM Dublin 2

The 8U All-Girls Development team registration and team selection are through Central Ohio Girls Hockey. Information and registration for their tryouts on May 16 at the Chiller north can be found HERE.



CCYHA may add or subtract to the number of teams above based upon the following:

  1. Number of qualified level players trying out
  2. Players accepting roster spots
  3. Ice availability
  4. Availability of qualified coaching

CCYHA anticipates rostering the following teas in the 2024-25 season:

Co-Ed Teams:

  • 8U (Mites) - 2016 & 2017
  • 2017. BLUE
  • 2016 BLUE
  • 10U (Squirts) - 2014 & 2015
  • 2015 BLUE
  • 2014 BLUE
  • 12U (Pee Wees) - 2012 & 2013
  • 2013 BLUE
  • 2012 BLUE
  • 14U (Bantam) - 2010 & 2011
  • 2010/11 BLUE

Girls Teams:

  • 8U (Mites) - 2016 & 2017
  • 2 teams - managed by COGH, rostered by CCYHA
  • 10U (Squirts) - 2014 & 2015
  • 10U BLUE
  • 12U (Pee Wees) - 2012 & 2013
  • 12U BLUE
  • 14U/16U - 2008 to 2011
  • 16U BLUE


8U Mites: registration will open shortly and times / dates will be available upon registration opening.

All other Teams: Tryouts for the 2024-25 Development teams will be the same tryout sessions as the CCYHA Travel teams


Costs for the Development Team are in addition to regular house fees. Players selected will incur an additional fee (approximately $750 - $850 for a standard rostered team; however, final fees will depend on number of rostered players as well as practice/training, ice, and tournament fees).

Upon making the team, each player will be asked to pay a $300 commitment deposit. Final payment will be due no later than July 31.

Fees include practice sessions (on ice and off ice), game ice / referees, and tournament registration fees.

Fees for 8U Mite DO include game jerseys and socks but DO NOT include equipment, or travel-related expenses such as gas, food, lodging, etc. which are paid separately by each player. Please note that most tournaments expect a two-night hotel stay minimum for players.

Fees for 10U and older teams do NOT include jerseys/socks (with the exception of 8U MITE), equipment, or travel-related expenses such as gas, food, lodging, etc. which are paid separately by each player. Please note that most tournaments expect a two-night hotel stay minimum for players.


All practices will be half-ice.

On Ice

Summer – Offseason: Due to ice limitations in central Ohio, Development teams will practice on ice once a week from the week of July 22nd through the end of August (August 28th) at the various OhioHealth Chillers.

Season: Due to ice limitations in central Ohio, players on development teams will practice on-ice with according to their house hockey team schedule. If ice becomes available, it will be offered to Development teams for practices. The goal is to have 8 on-ice development team practices throughout the season. This may or may not be a reality depending on ice availability.

Off Ice – During the season, Development teams will have weekly team off ice training sessions at The Spot Athletics ( in Dublin.


Games: Due to ice limitations at the Chiller, each team will have budget to schedule 2 home games.

Tournaments: Anticipated 4 – 5 tournaments will be scheduled for each team. Out of town travel will be required.

Exact Tournament Weekends are TBD and will be published once finalized.

Jerseys / Socks

8U Mite: Jerseys and Socks are included in the fees.

10U and older: Players in this program must purchase CCYHA home and away jerseys and socks from the CCYHA vendor. These costs are not included in the team fees and must be paid by each family upon ordering. Ordering is done immediately after tryouts in addition to other items such as warmups.


Tryouts for the 2024-25 8U (2016 and 2017) Development teams are schedule for May 22 and May 23.  

Registration Cost*: $50


You will need to enter a valid 2023-24 or 2024-25 USA Hockey Number in order to ATTEND TRYOUTS. If you accept an offer to be on a team, you will be required to update to a 2024-25 USA hockey number and pay a non-refunded $300 deposit which will be used towards your fees for the 2024-25 season.

On the following pages you will be able to complete the registration process. You will provide contact information, sign consents and submit payment.  

Please read through each page carefully to ensure that all information is provided accurately.  

To complete registration through our secure site, please have your credit card or checking account information available. 

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