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CCM Tier 1 & Prospects League Information

District 5 CCM High Performance Tier 1 Program - Fall 2022

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Minnesota Hockey is excited to invite you to join the CCM Minnesota Hockey High Performance Tier I Leagues for 2007 and 2008/2009 birth years for boys and 2008/2009 birth years for girls. The CCM HP Tier I League is designed to provide the best players in Minnesota with an opportunity to train with and against each other while preparing for their Peewee, 12U, Bantam, 15U, and High School seasons.

In addition, D5 offers a boys Prospects League (Tier II) League team for 14U players. All players who try-out for Tier I are eligible to play in the Prospects League. 

Registration Links:

Girls 14 (2008 & 2009)

Boys 14 (2008 & 2009)

Boys 15 (2007)


District 5 tryouts will be held at the St. Michael-Albertville Ice Arena for boys and girls on the following dates and times:

Pre-Tryout Skills Clinic

New in 2022: District 5 Fall League coaches will host a pre-tryout skills clinic open to ALL registered players to prepare for the upcoming evaluations. The clinic is included with registration and has NO ADDITIONAL COST. 

Date Day Team Rink Time Type
6/27 Mon. All STMA - New 6:00-7:30 pm Pre-Tryout Skills Clinic

Fall League Tryout Schedule

Date Day Team Rink Time Note
7/12 Tues. Boys 14 STMA Old 4:15-5:15pm 5:30-6:30pm Evaluations Groups 1 & 2
7/12 Tues. Girls 14 STMA New 5:00-7:15pm Evaluations
7/12 Tues. Boys 14 STMA Old 6:45-7:45pm 8:00-9:00pm Evaluations Groups 3 & 4
7/12 Tues. Boys 15 STMA New 7:30-9:45pm Evaluations
7/13 Wed. Girls 14 STMA Old 5:00-7:15pm Evaluations
7/14 Thurs. Boys 14 STMA Old 4:15-5:15pm 5:30-6:30pm Evaluations Groups 2 & 3
7/14 Thurs. Boys 14 STMA Old 6:45-7:45pm 8:00-9:00pm Evaluations Groups 1 & 4
7/14 Thurs. Boys 15 STMA New 5:45-8:00pm Evaluations
7/18 Mon. Goalies & MakeUp STMA 5:30-6:30pm Evaluations

Goalie only session (will be used if more than 4 goalies registered in an age group)
The goalies will also skate the regular tryout with their specific age group

The cost of the tryout will be $100. 

Additional schedule information and registration links can be found here.

2022 Fall Leagues Teams


Girls U14 Tier 1   Boys U14 Tier 1   Boys U14 Prospects   Boys U15 Tier 1  

Tryout rosters size for each age group will be determined by registration numbers and availability of ice.

Following tryouts, each Tier I team will be formed with 17 players (2 goalies, 6 defensemen, and 9 forwards). Girls 14s & Boys 15s may add 3 practice/game-substitute players. The teams will then have 20 hours of practice time from August 3 - September 30th. 

Games will also be played at various sites. Each weekend the team will play 3 (90 minute) games.

Boys' 2007 game sites

Boys' 2008/2009 game sites

Girls' 2008/2009 game sites

Cost for each player on the District 5 Tier 1 team will be $900*.

Cost for each practice player will be $300*.


Boys 2007 - Ryan Hacker, Jason Johnson, Thomas Johnson
Boys 2008/2009 Tier 1 - Eric Nelson
Boys 2008/2009 Tier 2 - Andrew Schouveller
Goalies - Cal Herold

Girls 2008/2009 - Ryan Huddy, Adam Dalum
Goalie - TBD

General Manager: Thomas Johnson (

*Cost may adjust slightly.


The Minnesota Hockey CCM High Performance Youth 14U Prospects League is designed to give hockey players born in 2007 & 2008 the opportunity to train and compete against players of similar age and ability. The Prospects League is built in conjunction with our HP Tier I League and possibly provide participants the opportunity to serve as alternates for the boys District 5 Tier I 14 team.** 

The Prospects League is focused on preparing players for their upcoming association season and future CCM High Performance through an emphasis on player development. Players will train and play games throughout August and September, including a league playoff with the chance of playing for a District Playoff and potential USA Hockey National Championship advancement.

The 2020 Prospects League will feature teams formed by Districts. In addition, teams from North Dakota and South Dakota will participate in the League Festivals.

*Due to COVID-19 concerns; team advancements have been suspended for the 2020 season.*

Registration Open for Tier I & Prospects League (Tier II) Teams


NOTE: This link will open after teams have been selected. This is NOT a tryout registration.


Up to Date Tier 1 & Prospects League Schedules

Click for a look at the schedule for: Girls Tier I 14s - Boys Tier I 14s - Boys 14s Prospects - Boys Tier I 15s

Congratulations Casy!

Casy Laylin of St. Michael wearing the USA sweater during the Hlinka-Gretzky Cup

A huge congratulations to D5 HP & Polars Tier 1 alumnus Casy Laylin for representing USA Hockey at the 2021 Hlinka-Gretzky Cup in the Czech Republic and Slovakia.

Casy played Tier 1 for the Polars as both a U14 & U15. He also participated in Minnesota Hockey's and District 5 High Performance Program, culminating in in CCM High Performance Boys 14 Development Camp in St. Cloud and USA Hockey Boys 15 Player Development Camps.  

Casy is a great example for long term player development and community-based hockey. Awesome work Casy!

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