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Spring and Summer Info

Bay Area Jr. Seals

The San Jose Jr Sharks are proud to present the Bay Area Jr. Seals spring program. The Jr Seals offer 10 practices and a tournament for players at the Tier, Travel and Girls level. The goal of the Jr Seals is to give players an opportunity of more development time and preparation for tryouts in May and June. In the past, the Jr Seals have participated in tournaments in Chicago, Vancouver and Phoenix.

For 2018, the Bay Area Jr Seals program is expanding to offer teams boys and girls teams at AAA, AA, A/B and House skill levels. The Jr Seals AAA teams will be by invite only, while the AA and A/B teams will be chosen by evaluation sessions which are open to all current travel and tier players.

Teams & Skill Levels

The following is a list of teams that will be offered for 2018, what tournament each team is attending, the dates for the event and how the team will be picked.

Invite Only Teams
'09 Boys AAA - Pacific Spring Showcase - Vancouver, BC - 4/20-4/22 - Coach Jason Orach & Coach Matt Adams
'08 Boys AAA - Pacific Spring Showcase - Vancouver, BC - 4/20-4/22 - Coach Jon Gustafson
'07 Boys AAA - Pacific Spring Showcase - Vancouver, BC - 4/13-4/15 - Coach Curtis Brown
'06 Boys AAA - Pacific Spring Showcase - Vancouver, BC - 4/13-4/15 - Coach Brandon Hirschel and Coach Sal Barranco
'05 Boys AAA - Pacific Spring Showcase - Vancouver, BC - 4/20-4/22 - Coach Robert Savoie
Girls 8U - Valencia Memorial Day Hockey Challenge - Valencia, CA - May 25th-28th - Coach Jim Henderson
Girls 10U - Valencia Memorial Day Hockey Challenge - Valencia, CA - May 25th-28th - Coach Damien Grulick
Girls 12U - Valencia Memorial Day Hockey Challenge - Valencia, CA - May 25th-28th - Coach Amanda Long
Girls 14U - Minnesota Easton AAA Independent Classic - Minneapolis, MN - May 17th-20th - Coach Mike Rathje
Girls 16U - St Louis Invitational - St Louis, MO - April 27th-29th - Coach Scott Boyle
Girls 19U - Montreal Meltdown - Montreal, QC - May 4th-6th - Coach Bobby Long

Teams Picked By Evaluation Sessions
'08 Boys AA - Irish South Bend Cup - South Bend, IN - 4/20-4/22 - Coach Shane Galaviz
'07 Boys AA - Irish South Bend Cup - South Bend, IN - 4/20-4/22 - Coach Jimmy Reed
'06 Boys AA - Irish South Bend Cup - South Bend, IN - 4/20-4/22 - Coach Aaron McDougall
'04-'05 Boys AA - Irish South Bend Cup - South Bend, IN - 4/20-4/22 - Coach Kyle Richardson
'02-'03 Boys AA - Chi-Town Shuffle - Chicago, IL - 4/20-4/22 - Coach Mike Janda

'08-'09 Boys A/B - Memorial Day Shootout - Anaheim, CA - 5/25-5/28 - Coach Scott Podlesh
'06-'07 Boys A/B - Memorial Day Shootout - Anaheim, CA - 5/25-5/28 - Coach Shane Galaviz
'04-'05 Boys A/B - Memorial Day Shootout - Anaheim, CA - 5/25-5/28 - Coach Karl Schoech
'02-'03 Boys A - Irish South Bend Cup - South Bend, IN - 4/20-4/22 - Coach Jon Moore

Skills Teams
Girls 10U/12U - Head Coach Amanda Long
Girls 14U/16U - Head Coach Amanda Long

Tournament Information

Pacific Spring Showcase
Vancouver, British Columbia
April 13th-15th &
April 20th-22nd
http://www.psshockey.com/

Montreal Meltdown
Montreal, Quebec
May 4th-6th
https://kreezee.com/portal/montreal-meltdown/7452

Irish South Bend Cup Series
South Bend, Indiana
April 20th-22nd
https://www.itshockeytime.com/tournamentdetails3.asp?tournyid=954

Memorial Day Shootout
Anaheim, California
May 25th-28th
http://anaheimice.therinks.com/hockey/youth-hockey/tournaments/?

St Louis Invitational
St Louis, Missouri
April 27th-29th

Memorial Day Hockey Challenge
Valencia, California
May 24th-28th
http://www.caha.com/tournament_details.pl?id=229

Minnesota Independent AAA Hockey Classic
Minneapolis, Minnesota
May 17th-20th
https://www.eastonaaa.com/page/show/52320-minnesota-independent-aaa-hockey-classic-boys-and-girls

Team Fees & Registration

*Cost for 16U teams will be $250. 16U teams will include 3 practices, jersey, pant shells, socks, tournament entry fee and coaches stipend*

The team fee for all Jr Seals AA & A/B Boys teams is $495 which includes ten practices, tournament entry, coaches expenses, jersey, socks and pant shells.


Camps & Clinics

Sharks Ice and the Jr Sharks offer a variety of camps and clinics throughout the year. The goal of these programs is to give players of all skill levels the opportunity to improve their hockey abilities in a safe and fun environment.

For a complete listing of our camps and clinics, please click HERE.