U8 Division

Tryout registration page for birth years 2016, 2017, and 2018.

Tryouts are open to skaters from any organization. No release is required to tryout.

A signed letter of commitment and non-refundable deposit will be required when accepting a position on the team.

Attendance at tryouts is expected. Players unable to make a tryout must contact Joe Giordano at jgiordano@noreasterhockey.com

Paolo Pantano

Mite Head Coach

Paolo Pantano comes to the CT Nor’Easter with extensive hockey experience. Having dedicated a lifetime to the sport, he progressed through youth hockey in Connecticut, followed by four years of varsity hockey at a distinguished Division 1 Founders League Prep school. His hockey journey further unfolded with four years of collegiate play at the NCAA Division III level where he served as captain his senior year. After college, he transitioned to a decade-long tenure within the professional echelons of hockey. He formerly held the role of Director of Game Operations for the AHL’s CT Wolfpack. His commitment to hockey extends beyond personal achievements, as he aspires to channel his extensive knowledge and proficiency of the game into mentoring and guiding emerging talents towards realizing their fullest potential.


2024-25 U8 Tryout Registration

Sunday, February 18th 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Friday, February 23rd 5:50 PM - 6:50 PM

International Skating Center of CT

Cost: $90

Walk in: $100 (cash or check only)

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