Ice Hockey Club Game

About the Ice Hockey Club

The ICE HOCKEY CLUB TEAM competes in the American Collegiate Hockey Association (ACHA) Division II. Regular season runs from September through March with approximately 35 games. The team welcomes individuals of all skills and is dedicated to developing players at a competitive level. Current students who meet the Aztec Recreation Sport Clubs and ACHA guidelines and eligibility requirements are encouraged to try out each Fall.

Q: DO I NEED TO BE ENROLLED AT SDSU TO PLAY ON THE HOCKEY TEAM?

A: You must be a regularly enrolled student at SDSU to be eligible to participate on the club ice hockey team. You also must carry a minimum of 6 units and maintain a minimum 2.0 GPA. Individuals enrolled through ALI (American Language Institute) or Open University are not eligible to participate.

Q: I WANT TO JOIN THE TEAM NEXT SEASON, WHEN ARE TRYOUTS HELD?

A: Tryouts are usually held during the first two weeks of school at the Joan Kroc Center. Time and dates are to be announced.

Q: ARE THERE SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITIES FOR THE CLUB ICE HOCKEY TEAM?

A: The ACHA does not permit scholarships to be awarded to club ice hockey players nor does SDSU offer scholarships for club ice hockey.

Q: ARE THERE SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITIES FOR THE CLUB ICE HOCKEY TEAM?

A: The ACHA does not permit scholarships to be awarded to club ice hockey players nor does SDSU offer scholarships for club ice hockey.

Q: HOW MUCH DOES IT COST TO PLAY A SEASON ON THE SDSU CLUB ICE HOCKEY TEAM?

A: Dues vary from season to season depending on the travel schedule. However, dues range from $1,500-$2,000 per player. The dues include jerseys, socks, bags, warm up shirt and shorts, and jacket. This may or may not include regional and/or national trips depending on the team finances.

Q: WHAT LEAGUE DOES THE SDSU TEAM PLAY IN?

A: SDSU plays in the ACHA Division 2 West Region.

Q: HOW MANY YEARS AM I ALLOWED TO PLAY ON THE TEAM?

A: Assuming you have not played on any other college hockey team, you are typically eligible to play 5 seasons on the club ice hockey team. However, there are some instances if you have played at a much higher level where you may be restricted in the amount of time you are permitted to play. Please check achahockey.org for eligibility requirements.

Q: HOW MANY GAMES DO YOU PLAY AND HOW OFTEN DO YOU PRACTICE?

A: The number of games played varies each season. The team practices two times a week (Tuesdays and Thursdays) from 6:30AM to 8:00 AM. There is a possibility of having a dry land session, time and day will be announced if applied.

Q: HOW LONG IS THE SEASON?

A: The season starts in September and ends in March. There are usually no games during most of winter break, with the exception of games the last week of break.

Q: HOW FAR DO WE TRAVEL?

A: Travel varies each season. Most away games are located in Los Angeles, Las Vegas, Arizona, and San Jose.