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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.

Tryout Date and Times for 2006/2007 AAA Boys

Tryouts for the 2006/2007 birth years for the upcoming season will be in Greensboro on Saturday, April 28th.  There will be two ice sessions.  


Greensboro Ice House, 6119 Landmark Center Blvd, Greensboro, NC 27407

  • Session #1: 12:00 - 1:00pm
  • Session #2:  4:30 – 5:30pm

If you have not yet had the opportunity to register for tryouts, please click HERE.  The registration fee for tryouts will be $70.00. If you previously registered and paid $100.00 for any of our teams you will be refunded $30.00 or given a credit should your player make one of our teams.

Times Added! Updates Regarding Tryouts and the Upcoming 2018 - 2019 Season

Times have been added for trouts for the 2018 – 2019 season.  Tryouts will be held at Extreme Ice in Indian Trail, North Carolina on April 14th.  Please note that tryouts for the 2006/2007 team will be held at a later date.

2004 Tryouts:

  • Session #1: 12:50 - 1:50, Main Rink
  • Session #2: 4:30 - 5:30, Main Rink

2005 Tryouts:

  • Session #1: 11:40 - 12:40, Main Rink
  • Session #2: 3:10 - 4:10, Training Rink

Some NEW news to share regarding next year’s program:

  • We are excited to announce that Team Carolina Weekday Skills will now be offered in Greenville, South Carolina (Bon Secours) and Raleigh, North Carolina (Rink TBD) in addition to Extreme Ice in Charlotte.  This offers great flexibility to players whose homes are further away from the Charlotte area.
  • At the Peewee 12U level, we are forming a single Major Peewee AAA team.  This team will be comprised of 2006 and 2007 birth year players.  This team will be coached by Tim Bagg.
  • Program details and specifics will be posted next week on the new and improved Team Carolina website – .

If you have not yet had the opportunity to register for tryouts, please click HERE.  The registration fee for tryouts will be $100.

2018-2019 Team Carolina Head Coaches

2004                     Steve McKirdy

2005                     Dennis Maxwell

2006/2007            Tim Bagg

For the most current program information and news, please follow us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram or visit us online.

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Thank you for your continued support of Team Carolina.

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.”