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Bauer Vapor - Braemar Arena/Edina Area

Bauer Vapor Tryout for 2016 season September 13th

Tryouts for Bauer Vapor are on September 13 at Braemar Arena.  Exact times are shown while registering.  These tryouts are for teams starting play in late March, 2016. 

New players must register for tryouts.

Returning players may attend for free.

Vapor Fever is Spreading!

Bauer Vapor AAA is expanding to 21+ Teams for the 2016 season and we’re looking for good people!

We want to continue the success of the Vapor program by adding good coaches, good parents and good players.  Please help us spread the word.

  • Tryouts are only needed for new players. 
  • Always looking for good coaches - email Tim to apply
  • Feel free to send referrals directly to coaches at any time.  If a coach is not listed at this time, please send them to TIM.
  • Complete list of coaches, emails and levels on our web site. 
  • Club site will have updates on coaches, format and new features throughout the year
  • Ice at Braemar, BIG, EP or SLP.  Exact dates and location are chosen by each coach.
  • Limited participants so we can focus our attention on a select group.

Vapor's Great Coaching Staff

Club Director; Tim Hawkinson -

2015 Coaches:

2008 - Adding for 2016
2007 Red - Adding for 2016
2007 Black  - Scott Nitti
2006 Black - Steve Salmon and Rolf Simonson
2006 Red - Jeff Lovell
2005 Black - Rob Mendel and Matt Russo
2005 Red - Jordan Sendar
2004 Black - Rolf Simonson
2004 Red - Mark Marshall and Liam McDonald
2003 Black -  Doug Wattson and Rick Stone
2003 Red - Troy Svenddal and Tom Best
2002 Team -  Chris Slater
2001 Black - Shawn Reid,Troy Svendaal, Tom Best
2001 Red - Tim Flaherty and Tom Illies
2000 Team - Jim Eha
U19 Girls - Tony Etienne
U16 Girls - Jeff Nelson
U14 Girls - Tim H and John
U12 Girls - E-Train Coaches
U10 Girls - Hewitt, Lawton and Theide
U8 Girls-  Tom Ewers, Jeff Bisson and Matt Russo

Choose the team page on the left for more information on your level/birth year.  Contact the coach for information on how to tryout for their team. 

Vapor adds 2007, U8, and U10 Teams for 2015 season

Email Tim to get in contact with the coaches or visit their team page for more information and coach contact.

Tournaments that United AAA will participate in for 2015

United AAA Local Tournaments

Ignite the Ice: April 11-13
Minnesota Meltdown:  April 24-27
Shock Doctor Shootout:  May 1-4
Independent Classic:  May 15-18
SD Girl’s Shootout:  June 13-15
Easton Cup Invite:  August 7-10
Easton Cup Open:  August 14-17
Summer Finale:  August 21-24

Open and Invite, Boy’s and Girl’s Levels

Each team will choose three, four or five from this list.  Check with your team.

Register for Vapor AAA Team

Choose either registration below if you have been asked back by your coach, invited to the team or invited from tryouts.

Tim Hawkinson

Tim Hawkinson


Phone: 9529208826

2001 Vapor Named LPH Dynamoo Team of the Month!

 2016 United AAA Offerings

All options include: 
  • 25 - 45 hours of practice ice time
  • TWO, THREE or FOUR Top Local AAA Tournaments
  • Home and Away Jerseys
  • Game Socks (one pair)
  • Practice Jersey
  • Player Gift
  • All-inclusive pricing
  • Boy’s Birth Years:  2008 – 2000
  • Girl’s U8, U10, U12, U14, U16 and U19  (U8 = 2007, 2006 birth years, U10 = 2005, 2004, etc)
  • Coaches that all PLAYED hockey and can also coach the game
Each individual coach chooses the # of hours of ice time for their team resulting in the amount owed.
Additional ice time, clinics and tournaments may be added on a case by case basis.

Great job to all Vapor teams this Spring!

The Vapor AAA Hockey Program participated in five different Spring AAA Tournaments.  We came away with three championships, four second place and three third place finishes.  Vapor teams had winning records for 12 of the 16 tournaments.  Great job and congratulations to all of you!