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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
  • Positive attitude
  • Team Player
  • 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
  • Greet Fans
  • Energize Crowd
  • 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.


Women's auditions will take place on Sunday August 3 at 8:30 a.m. 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.

Men's auditions will take place on Friday, July 25 at 3 p.m. at SHARKS ICE. Registration will begin promptly at 3 p.m. on the Breezeway inside the connector to the right of the main doors. Be sure to RSVP.

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.

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.

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What do I need to bring to the auditions?
  • Hockey Skates (if you do not own hockey skates Sharks Ice will provide)
  • Current Photo or head shot
  • Completed application and other documents that you printed from SHARKS website
What should I wear to the auditions?
  • Black workout pants
  • White or Black athletic top
  • Athletic shoes
  • A light sweater or jacket
How should I do my hair and makeup?

Women should wear hair down and not in a ponytail or up do. Men should wear hair above the shoulders.

Makeup should be tasteful and on-camera appropriate.

Do I need skating experience to audition?

Skating experience is not required but is greatly preferred.

Skating ability can increase your opportunity to be selected and scheduling as an ICE TEAM member. We hope that all candidates will have the drive and desire to learn to skate and, if needed, improve their skating ability by the end of the season.

Is there a height or weight requirement?

There are no specific height or weight requirements. However, please be aware that uniforms may be form fitting with some skin exposure.

Can I have tattoos?

Tattoos must not be visible while in any SHARKS Ice Team Member uniform or related working capacity. Keep in mind that our uniforms may vary in style.

Are SHARKS Ice Team members paid?

Yes, Ice Team members are paid for their work on an hourly basis.

Is Being an Ice Team member a full-time job?

No. Ice Team members will be hourly, part-time employees.

What are important dates for the Audition process?
  • Men's Audition Friday, July 25 3:00PM
  • Formal Audition and Interviews: Sunday August 3 8:30AM
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If you are interested in attending a SHARKS Ice Team Clinic or audition please RSVP below:

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Please fill out the following online application, and then print and complete the waiver and release agreement.  Be sure to bring the complete waiver and release document (and a photo) with you to the audition. Back To Top




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