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Team Carolina is a Tier 1 AAA hockey club currently offering programs for boys and girls in multiple age groups.  As a regionally based program, Team Carolina is able to draw top athletes from all over the Southeast, including North and South Carolina.

Our mission is to provide a competitive hockey environment for young athletes that supports their development as players and individuals.  And to continue the growth and popularity of youth hockey in the Southeast.

REGISTRATION NOW OPEN: Team Carolina Tryouts for 2018 - 2019 Season

Team Carolina is excited to announce tryout Registration for the 2018-2019 season is now open.


We will be fielding AAA teams for players in the 2004, 2005, 2006 and 2007 birth years. Tryouts will be held in Charlotte at the Extreme Ice Center April 14th and 15th. The registration fee for tryouts will be $100.

Tryout times, and information will be posted on this website. Please follow us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram or visit us here the most current program information and news.

2018-2019 Team Carolina Head Coaches

2004                Steve McKirdy

2005                Dennis Maxwell

2006                Jason Dawe

2007                TBD


Team Carolina Hockey Club Announces New Head Coach

Hockey Veteran Dennis Maxwell to Coach 2005 Tier 1 AAA Boys


Charlotte, NC (February 16, 2018) Team Carolina today announced that Dennis Maxwell has joined the organization as the Head Coach of the organization’s 2005 Tier 1 AAA boys team for the 2018 – 2019 season.

Dennis has extensive hockey experience as a player, a coach and in operations.  In addition to four years in the OHL, he has more than 15 years of playing experience at the professional level in the AHL, ECHL, CHL, IHL and Europe.  Dennis also previously served as the technical director for the Hamilton Huskies. 

In addition to his role with Team Carolina, Dennis is a full-time scout with the NHL’s New York Islanders and operates Maxwell Hockey, a development camp for players from Mite age to Pee Wee.

“Dennis is the total package – he’s played the game, he’s coached the game, and he’s been a part of the business of the game.  Bottom line? He knows hockey, “said Steve McKirdy, President of Team Carolina.  “In addition, Dennis shares TC’s philosophy around coaching and whole player development, and we’re excited to have him onboard.”

With the Dennis’ appointment as head coach of the 2005 team, Jason Dawe, Vice President of Team Carolina, will become the Head Coach of the 2006 Tier 1 AAA boys team.

“Having played against Dennis back in my pro days, I know the type of passion and grit he had as a player.  He's got a very smart hockey mind and will be fantastic resource for our players and our organization," said Jason. “And I am fortunate that I will have the opportunity to work with a talented new group of players coming in at the 2006 level.”

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