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Junior / Prospects - Middletown, NJ Middletown Sports Complex - Middletown, NJ April 23 - 25, 2021

Junior/Prospects Combine - Middletown, NJ

Junior/Prospects Combine


  • Junior Combine: $400 per player
  • Prospects combine: $325 per player
  • Players will receive an NAHL Combine jersey, hockey socks and NAHL gift.
  • Cancellations before March 15 will be assessed a $50.00 Administration Fee.
  • NO refunds will be provided after March 15
  • Refunds due to COVID-19 will be handled on a case by case by case basis


All spots are full. Please join the waitlist if you are a Forward, Defender, or Goalie looking to attend the Prospect or Junior Combine.

Travel Arrangements

  • Players are responsible for their own travel arrangements including "to and from" each day of the Combine.
  • Players needing hotel accommodations are required to stay at a NAHL partner hotel property. Note- hotel info will be posted 6 weeks prior to combine.

Schedule: Subject to Change

  • Participants will be emailed schedule and team assignment 24 hours prior to event
  • Check In 1 hour prior to first game to receive jersey and socks
  • Friday

    • Check In 1 hour prior to first game to receive jersey and socks
    • One Ice Session
    • Start Times
      • Junior 1st Game: TBD (Afternoon)
      • Prospect 1st Game: TBD (Afternoon)
      • NAHL Game 7:30 pm
  • Saturday

    • Two Ice Sessions
  • Sunday

    • One Ice Session
    • Event Ends
      • Junior Combine 3:00 pm
      • Prospect Combine: 3:00 pm
  • Virtual Education Seminar

    • Will be virtual due to COVID-19
    • Players will be emailed the seminar

USA Hockey Registration Number

  • EVERY player must be registered with USA Hockey. A USA Hockey Number is required to register for the combine.
  • You may retrieve or register for your USA Hockey Number at


Questions should be sent to

What Takes Place at the NAHL Combines

Players will be assigned to a team and receive a weekend schedule 24 hours prior to the combine. From there, each team will play four scrimmages as NAHL and NA3HL coaches work with the players behind the bench. The players' introduction to junior hockey will continue through educational seminars for both combine participants and their families.

  • Junior hockey experience through four scrimmage games with coaching from NAHL and NA3HL staff members
  • Evaluation from NAHL Central Scouting as well as NAHL & NA3HL teams as players meet and build relationships with junior teams and coaches
  • Virtual educational seminars about the junior hockey landscape, including:
    • USA Hockey/NAHL partnership and the path to college hockey in the U.S. along the NAHL Ladder of Development
    • Academic preparation and NCAA compliance seminars

Finding the Right NAHL Combine for You

The NAHL offers two different combines: Future Prospects Combine (2005-2007) for Prospects of the NAHL and a Junior Combine for junior-aged (2005-2001) players who are looking for scouting exposure to all NAHL and NA3HL teams.

Prospects (2005-2007)
Players that are 2+ years away from juniors

  • Educate players on USA Hockey's proven pathway to the NCAA through junior hockey path to junior and collegiate hockey as they enter high school
  • Exposure to scouts from all levels, while given the opportunity from feedback from bench coaches
  • Provide a realistic experience of a junior tryout
  • * All ages will be on the ice at the same time
  • 2005s: Register for the Prospect Combine to play against players your own age group

Junior (2001-2005)
Players looking to play juniors next season

  • Maximize scouting exposure to NAHL and NA3HL teams for players looking to play junior hockey in the near future
  • Continue education about proven pathway to NCAA hockey via the NAHL's Ladder of Development
  • Provide an experience that will help in the player's next steps in pursuit of playing junior hockey
  • Our analytic partner Instat will videotape and breakdown every combine scrimmage for distribution NAHL and NA3HL teams
  • 2005s: Register for the junior combine if you plan to play junior hockey within the next 2 seasons and want to play against older players
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