Ice Hockey

The Carolina Tar Heels men’s ice hockey team is the college ice hockey team at the Chapel Hill campus of the University of North Carolina. They are members of the Atlantic Coast Collegiate Hockey League (ACCHL) and compete in the American Collegiate Hockey Association (ACHA) Division II ice hockey.

This year marks the 43rd season of Carolina Hockey since its inception in 1974. Led by Head Coach/GM Jeff Volkman, the Tar Heels won the ACCHL’s Admiral’s Cup in the Spring of 2015, and most recently took home bronze in 2016. Competing in the ACCHL has paved the way for many great rivalries like Duke and NC State.

Our high profile events are our rivalry games at PNC arena (Carolina Hurricanes home arena) vs. NC State and Duke with attendances over 5,000 fans.

How to Join: Tryouts at the end of August (exact date TBD); We accept members on tryout throughout the year with communication with leadership and coach.

Dues: $1,500 per year 

Sign-ups/Tryouts: Tryouts at the end of August-Date TBD

Practice Location: SportsPlex (Hillsborough, NC)

Competitive Season: Fall

Competition Level: National

National Governing Body: American Collegiate Hockey Association

Recent Accomplishments:

  • Over 5,000 in attendance for game at PNC Arena (Home of the Carolina Hurricanes) vs NC State

Contact: Alexei Kouminov koumi@live.unc.edu 910-317-1519

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