Auditions for the 2014-15 SJSHARKS ICE TEAM will be held Sunday August 3 at Sharks Ice at San Jose. Please click on each of the links below for important information on auditions and clinics.
The SJSHARKS ICE TEAM is the co-ed high-energy team that supports the SAN JOSE SHARKS at every home game. From the moment the puck drops until the final horn blows the SJSHARKS ICE TEAM members are devoted to maintaining excellent ice conditions and energizing the crowd.
The responsibilities will include fan entertainment, on-ice maintenance throughout the game, and assisting with on-ice tasks. The ICE TEAM will be representatives of the organization and may be asked to appear at community events, social outings and viewing parties.
Must be at least 18 years old
Physically fit/athletic appearance
Comfortable in front of large crowds
Flexible schedule-available to work nights, weekends and holidays as required
Passionate about San Jose SHARKS
Available to work 75% of SHARKS home games including Preseason and Playoff games
Qualities of an ICE TEAM member are:
Energetic and outgoing personality
Excellent Communication Skills
Skating Experience preferred
Promotional team, cheer experience a plus
Responsibilities of an ICE TEAM member include, but are not limited to:
Maintain Ice during television timeouts and intermissions
Assist in promotions and intermission activities
Interact with fans (autographs and take photos with fans when appropriate)
Assist with in-game video feature shoots as needed
Assist with special events/marketing promotions as needed
Participate in Ice Team photo opportunities and promotions.
WHAT TO EXPECT
Women’s auditions will take place on Sunday August 3 at 8:30AM at SHARKS ICE. Registration will begin promptly at 8:30AM on the Breezeway inside the connector to the right of the main doors. Be sure to RSVP.
Date and time for men’s auditions will be announced in mid-July.
During the registration process, you will be assigned a bib number that will be used through out the audition process. Please download registration forms from the “Applications” page. Print out and bring complete forms with you. You will also be photographed and video recorded for our application records.
On-ice auditions will begin following registration process. We will have skating and drill sessions on the ice, noting personality and skating ability. Selections for the ICE TEAM are based on multiple factors and not exclusively on skating ability.
During the registration process, you will be assigned a bib number that will be used through out the audition process. Please download registration forms from the “Applications” page. Print out and bring complete forms with you . You will also get your photo taken and be video recorded for our application records.
Following the registration process, the on-ice portion of the auditions will begin. We will have skating and drill sessions on the ice, noting personality and skating ability, Selections for the team are not based exclusively on skating ability.
After on-ice auditions we will take a short break and then post a list of candidates selected to advance in the audition process, Those candidates selected will stay and participate in a short panel interview, after the interview is complete, applicants can leave and will be contacted regarding their status. Some applicants will be contacted regarding a second more comprehensive interview.
No telephone calls, messaging, photos, or social media access throughout audition/interview process.
SHARKS Ice Team Clinics will take place Sunday July 20 at 3:45 to 5:15PM and Wednesday July 23 at 6:15 to 7:15PM. These clinics will have a slightly more casual atmosphere in which potential candidates can learn the primary tasks of the Ice Team and have opportunity for hands experience in advance of the audition. Bring your Hockey Skates (if you do not own hockey skates Sharks Ice will provide). Be sure to RSVP for the clinics if possible.
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