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Recruitment

School Information

Enrollment Information - All University of Akron enrollment inquiries must be directed to the university directly. Akron is on the common application. The official website for The University of Akron is https://www.uakron.edu/

Greg Landis is our dedicated Admission's Rep.  You can contact him directly at: (330)-972-5827 and glandis@uakron.edu

Jennifer Dixon our dedicated International Admission's Rep.  You can contact her directly at:jkd15@uakron.edu

Scholarships - The University of Akron Hockey club does NOT offer Athletic scholarships. Academic scholarship are available through the University of Akron. (Click here for general scholarships) There are many department specific academic scholarship - be sure to check there as well.

Out of State Students - As of 2018 and later the University has significantly decreased out-of-state tuition.

Financial Responsibilities - Each player pays a yearly fee to contribute to our operating budget.  A yearly fee is common practice in club hockey and we make every effort to keep player costs as low as possible. Fundraising is player oriented and some players are able to pay for their fees with fundraising alone. 

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Recruiting Coordinator: Matt Maher

Matt attends the University of Akron where  he is currently pursing his degree in Sport Management.  He was born and raised in Akron and is very excited to be a part Zips ice hockey team. A lifelong fan of the game and a dedicated Columbus Blue Jackets fan.  While away from the rink Matt enjoys taking in a baseball game.

"I can’t wait to be YOUR recruiting coordinator and I am ready to answer any questions you  have about the program or the University.  GO ZIPS!!!!" - Matt Maher

Contact him: MTM147@Zips.UAkron.edu

RECRUITING COORDINATOR: BEN JOSIAH

Ben attends the Ohio State University studying Sports Industry and Business. He is an avid sports fan and especially enjoys Soccer and MMA in particular.  Ben is a hardworking person and we are excited to have him.

"I'm very excited to join the team. I'll do my best to be the go to resource for our prospective student-athletes.  Carpe diem! GO ZIPS!!"

Contact him: Josiah.6@osu.edu

Information on the upcoming Prospect Skate & Tour

Get Recruited:

The University of Akron Hockey team is a club sport, participating in the American Collegiate Hockey Association (ACHA) and the strong Tri-State Collegiate Hockey League (TSCHL). The program is all about fun, family, friendships, and playing high level hockey.

Players interested in playing hockey for The University of Akron should complete the Recruitment Form below. We encourage prospective players to come to a game during the season and attend a prospect skate so they can get a feel for the Akron family.

Prospect Day

The Zips hockey club hosts 2 prospect skates a year to allow prospective and incoming players a chance to get on the ice and check out what Akron hockey is all about.  

There are two separate sections:

(1) Campus tour with our Admission Rep, Greg Landis. 

(2) A prospect skate at our home rink, Center Ice Sports Complex in North Canton. Parents are welcomed to attend one or both. To sign up or address any questions, please contact Greg Revak (GregJRevak@gmail.com) with:  your name, cell phone number, and interested area(s) of study..

Alumni Profiles

Check out all of the Alumni profiles and understand past player's experiences through hockey and university.

Alumni Profiles

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