Last year's Player of the Season makes his first league start of the season this afternoon against Gillingham.
Hyam is one of two changes to the side and in the back four, with Sam McCallum also making his first league start of the season.
The duo come in for the suspended Fankaty Dabo and for Kyle McFadzean.
Elsewhere, Marko Marosi starts between the sticks and he has Brandon Mason and Michael Rose joining Hyam and McCallum.
In midfield it's the same trio who have started every game so far this season, with captain Liam Kelly, Jordan Shipley and Zain Westbrooke.
Up top, Wesley Jobello and Jordy Hiwula will occupy the flanks in support of Matty Godden.
Also, there is a place in the matchday squad for the first time this season for Morgan Williams, Charlie Wakefield and Callum O'Hare.
Sky Blues Xl: Marko Marosi (GK), Sam McCallum, Michael Rose, Dom Hyam, Brandon Mason, Liam Kelly (C), Jordan Shipley, Zain Westbrooke, Wesley Jobello, Jordy Hiwula, Matty Godden.
Subs: Ben Wilson (GK), Morgan Williams, Josh Eccles, Charlie Wakefield, Will Bapaga, Callum O'Hare, Amadou Bakayoko.