2008-09: Split time between U-18 and U-20 MsHK Zilina teams. In 21 U-18 games, Cingel scored 13 goals and added 12 assists for 25 points. In 36 U-20 games, he scored 7 goals and added 4 assists for 11 points.
2009-10: Played most of the year with Team Slovakia U20, which competes against men in the top Slovakian league. He scored 2 goals and added 4 assists for 6 points in 32 games. At the U-18 World Junior Championships, Cingel netted 2 goals and added 2 assists for 4 points in 6 games.