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If you are interested in playing for the Shamrocks, complete and submit the questionnaire under Recruitment above and we will let you know if you may have what it takes to be a Shamrock. 

The Boston Shamrocks Elite U19 Women's Hockey Team is a full season team formed to develop young women hockey players to the level and ability required to play college hockey. 

The Boston Shamrocks Elite U19 Women's Hockey Team is a USA Hockey registered U19/Canadian Intermediate AA team and play in the Junior Women’s Hockey League (JWHL) on college campuses against some of the best teams in North America.  The Shamrocks will also play in some of the top tournaments in the United States and Canada guaranteeing outstanding competition and maximum exposure to college and National team coaches.  Past tournaments have included Chowder Cup, NAHA Labor Day, Stoney Creek, Polar Bears, and the JWHL Challenge Cup.  

The Boston Shamrocks work hard in developing and promoting their student athletes. Nearly 100% of all Boston Shamrocks players go on to continue their growth and success at the collegiate level.

Boston Shamrocks student athletes have enrolled and played hockey at the following 46 institutes of higher learning:

       Amherst College                 Augsburg College
       Bemidji State University     Boston University
       Brown University                Chatham University
       Clarkson University            Connecticut College
       Holy Cross                          Cortland State Univ.
       Franklin Pierce                   Harvard University
       New England College        Nichols College
       Manhattanville College      Mercyhurst Univ.
       Middlebury College            Minnesota State Univ.
       Morrisville State College    Norwich University
       Penn State University         Plattsburg State Univ.
       Plymouth State Univ.          Providence College
       Rhode Island College        Sacred Heart University
       Saint Anselm College        Salve Regina University
       St. Mary's College              St. Michael's College
       Stevenson College            Syracuse University
       Union College                    Univ. of Southern Maine
       UMass. Boston                   University of Maine
       Univ. of New England        Univ. of New Hampshire
       Univ. of Notre Dame          Univ. of Connecticut
       University of Vermont        University of Wisconsin
       Utica College                     Wesleyan University
       Williams College               Yale University

The Boston Shamrocks provide: 

» Professional Coaching Staff
» 50-60 Game Schedule
» On The Ice Six Days A Week
» Approx. 125 Practices Mid Aug.-March
» Consistent Practice Times Throughout The Season
» Dedicated Team Locker Room w/Individual Stalls
» Twice Weekly One Hour Sessions at Mike Boyle’s S & C
» Tutoring and SAT/ACT Test Prep Sessions
» Supervised Team Housing Available
» Travel Via Team Coach Bus
» Equipment & Clothing Package Provided

 

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The Boston Shamrocks Organization

The Boston Shamrocks Ice Hockey Organization includes several different programs of varying skill levels and playing abilities. The Boston Shamrocks hockey family currently consists of:

 

Elite U19 Women's Hockey Team

The Boston Shamrocks Elite U19 Women's Hockey Team is a Full Season USA Hockey registered U19/Canadian Intermediate AA team and plays in the Junior Women’s Hockey League (JWHL) on college campuses against some of the best teams in North America. The Elite U19 Women's Hockey Team also plays in some of the top tournaments in the United States and Canada guaranteeing outstanding competition and maximum exposure to college and National team coaches. The Boston Shamrocks provide campus housing, with on-site supervision by two live-in assistant coaches, to out of town players or those looking for an academy experience.

The Boston Shamrocks Elite U19 Women's Hockey Team has a consistent schedule of late afternoon practices, four days a week on weeks with games, and six days a week when there are not any games. Along with the on ice practices, the team also utilizes classroom and video sessions to ensure a thorough understanding of positional and team tactics and the development of the "complete player." All home games and practices are held at Ristuccia Arena, the NHL Boston Bruins’ Practice and Training facility in Wilmington, Massachusetts.

 

Girls Youth Hockey Program

The Boston Shamrocks Girls Youth Hockey Program is a direct development program for the Boston Shamrocks Elite Women's Team and holds open tryouts in late March or early April prior to each season. The Girls Program consist of multiple Full and Half Season teams competing from the U10 through U19 levels. The Girls Teams are USA Hockey Registered and compete in the New England Girls Hockey League (NEGHL) and/or the JWHL. The NEGHL is USA Hockey Registered and plays its games pursuant to USA Hockey rules.

The Boston Shamrocks Girls Youth Hockey Program is based out of the Boston Bruins Practice and Training Facility, the Ristuccia Arena, in Wilmington, Massachusetts and offer an active practice schedule including: two set weekly prime-time practices; weekly shooting, stick handling & skating skills; off-ice training by Mike Boyle Strength & Conditioning and goalie specific skills & training.

 

Boys Youth Hockey Program

The Boston Shamrocks Boys Youth Hockey Program consist of National Bound eligible teams competing at the U14, U16 and U18 levels and holds open tryouts in late February or early March prior to each season.

The Boston Shamrocks Boys Teams are USA Hockey Registered and compete in the Premier Hockey League (PHL). The PHL is USA Hockey Registered and plays its games pursuant to USA Hockey rules. The Boston Shamrocks Boys Program is based out of the Allied Veterans Memorial Rink in Everett, Massachusetts.

 

Boys U16 Tier 1 AAA National Level Team

The Boston Shamrocks Boys U16 Tier 1 AAA National Level Team, in partnership with Pope John XXIII High School, is Boston’s premier, first and only FULL season prep school hockey program. It combines elite level hockey with a prestigious co-ed catholic prep school education at Pope John XXIII High School. This program offers a unique experience for all hockey players. It consists of 75+ practices, 60+ games, professional coaches, and weekly strength and conditioning sessions. While on campus at Pope John XXIII, the players will have access to tutors, PSAT, SAT and ACT classes and supervised study hall. On campus housing is also available.

The Boston Shamrocks Boys U16 Tier 1 AAA National Level Team will take part in numerous highly scouted showcases and tournaments across the country. The team will travel to all events via the Boston Shamrocks state of the art coach bus. All travel and meal expenses will be covered by the team. Players will be provided all necessary accommodations to maintain their academic standing while away from school.

 

Sled Hockey Program

The Boston Shamrocks Sled Hockey Program is a totally free program based out of the Allied Memorial Veterans Rink at 65 Elm Street in Everett, Massachusetts. The Boston Shamrocks Sled Hockey program is for both the experienced and novice sled hockey player. The Boston Shamrocks Sled Hockey Team plays in the Northeast Sled Hockey League (NESHL). The Boston Shamrocks also hold free sled hockey sessions for those who would like to put their disabilities on ice, grab a sled and a couple of sticks and experience sled hockey for either their first time or their hundredth time. Parents, kids, teenagers and their family members with and without disabilities are also welcome to try out sled hockey for free!