High School Hockey

Louisville Metro High School Hockey Team

The team will play in the Kentucky High School Hockey League (KHSHL) and is for 9th-12th graders located in the Louisville Metro area who do not attend St. X and Trinity High Schools. The league holds an end-of-season tournament and the champion has the opportunity to compete in the USA Hockey Youth National High School Division II tournament. 


Any player in 9th - 12th grade


High school hockey season runs from mid-August to mid-March


Practices are held at Iceland Sports Complex. League games will be played in KY and WV.


Practices are held twice a week.


Depending on the number of teams in the league there will be 12-20 games a season.


Louisville Metro team wears the Ice Cardinals travel jerseys. Players who do not play on a travel team will be able to purchase the jersey set separately.

Extra Costs

There are separate season fees for the Louisville Metro team. These fees vary from year to year depending on the number of players.

Frequently Asked Questions

Can my player play on an Ice Cardinals club team and the Louisville Metro Team in the same season?

Yes, USAH and KAIHA allow double rostering between Club and High School hockey teams.

Is there a separate tryout for the Louisville Metro team?

Yes, Metro typically holds tryouts shortly after the Travel team tryouts and if necessary a second tryout in early August.

Can I play on the Louisville Metro team if I attend St. Xavier or Trinity High Schools?

No, the KHSHL rules require players who attend St. Xavier or Trinity high schools to play for their respective teams.

Do I still have to pay the KAIHA season fee if my player only plays for the Louisville Metro team?

Yes, players rostered on any teams provided under the KAIHA program must register with KAIHA every season.


Tryout dates for Metro HS (JV and Varsity) are:  

Wed, 5/29 @ 7:00PM 
Sat, 6/1 @ 12:00 PM

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