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2019-2020 Troy-Albany Youth Hockey Association Tryouts

Please find the UPDATED (3/25/19 Girls 12u and 16u) tryout dates below for the 2019-2020 Season.

The On-Line Registration Link for Tryouts is HERE.

On-Line Registration Tryout fees will be $25.00 for Co-Ed and $25.00 for Girls.  Players who register in person will be charged $40.00.

Players who DID NOT participate in Troy Albany Youth Hockey for the 2018-2019 Season need a completed Player Release Form from their current ice hockey association before they will be allowed to try out.

March 29 - ACHF
5:40 PM All Squirts
7:20 PM 12U Titans
March 30 - ACHF
3:30 PM All Squirts
5:10 PM 12U Titans
March 31 - ACHF
12:45 PM 12U Engineers
April 7 - ACHF
11:50 AM All Squirts
1:00 PM 12U Engineers
April 13 - ACHF
3:30 PM 14U Titans 
4:40pm 15Y Wrap
April 16 - ACHF
6:10 PM 16U Wrap
April 20 - ACHF
4:00 PM 15Y Wrap
5:10 PM 18U Wrap & Pre-Season Team
May 4 - Clifton Park Ice Arena
2pm 16u Wrap
3:10 pm 14u Titans
4:20 pm  15Y Wrap
5:30 pm 18u Wrap & Pre-Season Team
May 11 - Clifton Park Ice Arena
9:30am 12u Ice Cats
10:40 am 14u Ice Cats
11:50 am 14u Engineers
1:00 pm 16/19u Ice Cats
May 12 - Clifton Park Ice Arena
11:30 am 14U Engineers
12:40 pm 14U Ice Cats
1:50 pm 12U Ice Cats
3:00 pm Midget Engineers
June 1 - ACHF
3:10 pm Midget Engineers
4:20 pm 16/19U Ice Cats

10U Titans Goalie Needed & 10U Jr Engineers Players Needed

The 10U Titans Team is looking for a goalie.

The 10U Jr. Engineers Teams are also looking for players to complete their rosters.

For more information, please contact Walt Peretti at (518) 281-7837 or

Coaches Announced for 2019-20 Season!

TAHA board of directors is pleased to announce coaching selections for the 2019-20 season!

10u Squirt Major - Jerry Sangiacomo

10 Squirt Development - Tyler VanEpps

10u Squirt C - Jason Leboeuf


12u PeeWee Major - Todd Nocera

12u PeeWee Minor - Tim See

12u Engineers A - John Brown

12u Engineers B - Michael Lashway


Bantam Major - Dan Cahill

Bantam Minor - TJ Culliton

Additional Bantam Engineer coaches will be announced after tryouts and player placements are completed.


15Y Wrap - John Wilber

16U Wrap - Steve Hudak

18U Wrap - PJ Niscevic

18U (Pre-Season, Non-Tournament Bound) - Clark Grabb

18U Engineers - Scott Campbell


12U Ice Cats - Jen Speck

14U Ice Cats - Bill Kennedy

16U Ice Cats - Bryan Murray

Any remaining coaches will be announced as players are placed on subsequent teams during tryouts.

For the 2019-20 season TAHA plans to host a new midget level pre-high school, non tournament bound team in addition to the tournament bound wrap teams and full season midget team(s). Interested players should attend the 18U tryout sessions.  The pre-season team (August - early November) will be identified at the conclusion of the wrap team tryouts.

2019-2020 TAHA Coaching Application

For those of you interested in applying for a Head Coaching Position in Troy Albany Youth Hockey Association,  please fill out the attached document and email a scanned copy to before January 31, 2019.

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8u Flyer

Please see our 8u flyer which contains information regarding our beginner programs.  We are currently accepting registrations for Learn to Skate, Learn to Play, and Advanced Cross Ice Mites.  

For more information please contact Walt Peretti, Director of Player Development, at


Below are the listed days & times for practice schedules associated with LTS, LTP, and ACIM:

LTS - Friday’s @ Frear Park  5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

LTP 1 - Monday’s @ Frear Park  5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

LTP 2 - Thursday’s @ ACHF 5:50 PM - 6:50 PM

*Children may register for both sessions


Monday’s @ Frear Park  5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Wednesday’s @ ACHF  5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Saturday’s @ ACHF  8:00 AM - 9:20 AM


Wednesday’s @ ACHF 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Thursday’s @ ACHF 5:50 PM - 6:50 PM

Saturday’s @ ACHF  8:00 AM - 9:20 AM

Contact Troy Albany Youth Hockey

Troy Albany Hockey Association
C/O Lori Peretti
2030 Fairlawn Parkway
Niskayuna, NY 12309

The Ride Home

We want our players to enjoy the sport of hockey with their family. Please remember some children are affected from "the ride home".

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We are always looking for volunteers.  Please complete and return the board member application if you are interested in a board position or volunteering with TAHA.

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