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 About The Program:

Florida Eels have USPHL Premier and Elite Division Teams

The Premier Organization For College Placement

Eels Teams play in the USPHL: The United States Premier Hockey League has placed over 2,500 players into NCAA College Hockey There are currently over 1,100 USPHL alumni  playing college hockey. The Florida Eels have 233+ Alumni who advanced to college hockey. The Eels will advanced 12 players to college hockey this season.The Florida Eels have alumni who were drafted into NHL The Florida Eel share alumni who advanced to the USA NTPD The Florida Eels have numerous players who advanced to the USHL USPHL QMJHL OHL  BCHL NAHL and other Canadian Junior A Leagues.

The Eels have a direct Affiliation and relationship with the Islanders Hockey Club NCDC program. This emphasizes our player development advancement model.

During the season both teams compete in multiple USPHL Showcases throughout the season. ***NCAA College coaches in attendance Post season the Eels compete in 5 Spring and Summer Showcases: USPHL Spring, Pro Am NHL Pre Draft, USPHL Summer Showcase, Senior Chowder Cup and Junior Chowder Cup.

The Eels provide an unprecedented 600 Hours of training for our players during the season.We practice 5 days per week 40 weeks of the year Off ice training at the first class facility World Gym 44-55 game schedules

This season both our Eels Elite and Premier Teams advanced to Nationals. That is an incredible accomplishment. Eels have won numerous Florida Division and Southern Conference Titles. Professional and Nationally recognized Coaching and Administrative staff.

Florida Eels recognized as one of the top programs by NCAA college Coaches and admissions, NHL personnel and Minor Pro Leagues Outstanding Billet accommodations and families Over 4,000 fans at home games past 6 seasons. Family style cooking at all away games.

We have a few spots open for key players. If you are a dedicated and determined young man who is willing to sacrifice all vices, and give 100% of your time to being the top player possible then call us today to see what possibilities maybe available to you.




June 29th - 30th, 2019

Venue:  Fort Myers Skatium

              2250 Broadway

              Fort Myers, FL  33901


Saturday June 29th 12::45  - 1:45 pm Registration 

June 29th 1:45 pm - 2:15 Orientation  Parents and Players 

June 29th 3:00 -4:50 pm Ice Session

June 29th 5:30 pm Off Ice Testing 

Sunday June 30th 9:00 am - 10:50 am  Ice Session

12:15 pm Meeting with Coaches and Exit Interviews 

The cost of the tryouts is  $100.00  Please fill out registration form and return via email to  You will receive a confirmation email upon receipt of registration confirming your tryout spot.  Thank you!



The Eels coaches strongly feel that it is much better to evaluate a player’s skill set and hockey sense by seeing him compete in showcase settings against top players from the USA, Canada and Europe than having players perform perfunctory drills. So we encourage prospects to join us at these showcases.

Simply put we are looking for the best players and we want to see if you can play this game. We are not interested in how you look against who ever shows up to a tryout session. We want to see how you compete against the top players in the world. Keep in mind NCAA Div. 1 and 3 colleges do not do tryouts. Nor do the pros. They scout, recruit and evaluate the players in high-level competitive games.

Thus the Eels coaching staff will invite targeted players to one of its Spring/Summer showcase teams. The players and the coaches get to know a little about one another to ensure there is good chemistry.

This year the Eels will be hosting teams in the following off season Showcases and strongly encourages interested players to contact us to participate in one of these tryout showcase teams. Note that 4 of these forums are in Massachusetts.

The cost for each showcase is $325.00. Players are responsible for their own transportation, food and lodging.

To make application for a spot on one of the showcase teams you must contact Clare Scarpaci at 941-400-0712. If you have any questions please feel free to contact Frank Scarpaci Florida Eels Junior Program. 941-400-9023


Pro Am Pre-Draft Showcase  –  May 10th -  12th, 2019

(Men's tournament for players with birth years 2000-2003)

 USPHL Spring Showcase – May 10th -12th 2019

(Men's tournament for players with birth years 1999-2003)


Senior Chowder Cup – July 18th - 21st, 2019
(Men’s Tournament for players with Birth Years 2000-2003)


 USPHL Summer Showcase – July 12th- 14th ,  2019

(Men's tournament for players with Birth Years 1999-2003)

All fees paid for showcases are non-refundable.