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Registration-Fees-Tryout INFORMATION

2015-2016 Travel Team INFORMATION
 

For more detailed information, please goto the TRAVEL TEAM REGISTRATION tab on the HYHA web site

HAMDEN YOUTH HOCKEY ASSOCIATION

  

2015-16 Season - Our 53rd year

REGISTRATION DATES FOR HYHA

TRAVEL TEAMS FOR THE 2015-16 SEASON

 

In-person registration sessions for all Girls, Mites, Squirts, PeeWee, Bantam and Midget players expecting to tryout for a travel team are listed below.

 

ALL registration sessions will take place at

the Lou Astorino Arena, 595 Mix Ave in Hamden.

 

Wednesday, March 25                   6:00 – 8:00pm

     

Saturday, March 28              11am – 100pm

 

Thursday, April 2                            6:00 – 8:00pm

 

You will need to pay your TRYOUT Fee of $75 at registration. If your child(ren) make a team, the $75 will be applied to your balance.

ANYONE INTERESTED IN PLAYING IN HAMDEN YOUTH HOCKEY FOR THE 2015-16 SEASON MUST REIGISTER BEFORE TRYOUTS. 

 

*Anyone wanting to walk up and register at the first tryout, will be assessed a $50 Late Fee. (this will also be applied to your balance)

REGISTRATION DATES FOR CLINIC and HOUSE PROGRAMS

We will also accept registration for in-house programs (CLINIC, HOUSE and LEARN TO PLAY HOCKEY) at the sessions listed above. Additional registration dates for these programs, which begin in October, will be announced toward the end of the summer.

Schedule of Fees

 
Mites $1,500
$75 due at registration
$925 due on or before Commitment Day, April 12
$500 due by September 15, 2015

Squirts $2,000

$75 due at registration
$925 due on or before Commitment Day, April 12
$500 due by September 15, 2015
$500 due by October 13, 2015
 
PeeWee & Girls U14 $2,200
$75 due at registration
$925 due on or before Commitment Day, April 12
$600 due by first ice September 15, 2015
$600 due by October 13, 2015

Bantam $2,400

$75 due at registration
$925 due on or before Commitment Day, April 12
$700 due by September 15, 2015
$700 due by October 15, 2015
 
Half-Year U-19 Girls $925
$75 due at registration
$425 due on or before Commitment Day, April 12
$425 due by September 15, 2015
 
 Goalies (ALL Levels) ½ cost of division*
$75 due at registration
$ ½ of remaining balance due on or before Commitment Day, April 12
$ ½ of remaining balance due by September 15, 2015

* There is NO DISCOUNT for MITE Goalies

 

HYHA TRYOUT SCHEDULE for 2015-16 TRAVEL TEAMS

Monday, April 6 = 530pm – 630pm   Mite Evaluation 1

                           645pm – 745pm   Squirt Evaluation 1

                           800pm – 900pm    Pee Wee Evaluation 1

                           915pm – 1015pm   Bantam Evaluation 1

 

Tuesday, April 7 = 530pm – 630pm   Mite Evaluation 2

                           645pm – 745pm   Squirt Evaluation 2

                           800pm – 900pm    Girls U14 Evaluation 1

                           915pm – 1015pm   Bantam Evaluation 2

 

Wednesday, April 8 = 530pm – 630pm   Squirt Evaluation 3

                                645pm – 745pm   Pee Wee Evaluation 2

                                800pm – 900pm    Girls U14 Evaluation 2

                                915pm – 1015pm   Girls U19 Evaluation 1

 

Thursday, April 9  =  600pm – 700pm    Pee Wee Evaluation 3

                               715pm – 815pm    Bantam Evaluation 3

                               830pm – 930pm    Girls U19 Evaluation 2

 

Friday, April 10 =    600pm – 700pm      Girls U14 Evaluation 3*

                              715pm – 815pm   

 

 

COMMITMENT DAY 

We will have COMMITMENT DAY for all teams on

Sunday, April 12, from 10am – 12pm, at the Hamden Rink. 

All players must come, sign the commitment letter and make first payment to secure their spot on a team.  If player does not sign and make payment on or before this date, spot on roster can and will be in jeopardy.

 

**** All times are subject to change based on registration numbers ****


posted 03/22/2015
Registration Dates

HAMDEN YOUTH HOCKEY ASSOCIATION

  

2015-16 Season - Our 53rd year

REGISTRATION DATES FOR HYHA

TRAVEL TEAMS FOR THE 2015-16 SEASON

 

In-person registration sessions for all Girls, Mites, Squirts, PeeWee, Bantam and Midget players expecting to tryout for a travel team are listed below.

 

ALL registration sessions will take place at

the Lou Astorino Arena, 595 Mix Ave in Hamden.

 

Wednesday, March 25                   6:00 – 8:00pm

 

Saturday, March 28               11am – 100pm

 

Thursday, April 2                            6:00 – 8:00pm

 

You will need to pay your TRYOUT Fee of $75 at registration.

If your child(ren) make a team, the $75 will be applied to your balance.

 

ANYONE INTERESTED IN PLAYING IN HAMDEN YOUTH HOCKEY FOR THE 2015-16 SEASON MUST REIGISTER BEFORE TRYOUTS. 

 

*Anyone wanting to walk up and register at the first tryout, will be assessed a $50 Late Fee. (this will also be applied to your balance)

 

 

REGISTRATION DATES FOR CLINIC and HOUSE PROGRAMS

 

We will also accept registration for in-house programs (CLINIC, HOUSE and LEARN TO PLAY HOCKEY) at the sessions listed above. Additional registration dates for these programs, which begin in October, will be announced toward the end of the summer.

 

FOR MORE INFORMATION AND TEAM FEES, PLEASE GOTO HYHA.ORG


posted 03/02/2015
Hamden Youth Hockey 2015-16 TRYOUT DATES

HAMDEN YOUTH HOCKEY ASSOCIATION

2015-16 Season - Our 53rd year

Hamden Youth Hockey is pleased to announce their TRYOUT schedule

for the upcoming 2015-16 season. 

 

Monday, April 6 = 530pm – 630pm   Mite Evaluation 1

                           645pm – 745pm   Squirt Evaluation 1

                           800pm – 900pm    Pee Wee Evaluation 1

                           915pm – 1015pm   Bantam Evaluation 1

 

Tuesday, April 7 = 530pm – 630pm   Mite Evaluation 2

                           645pm – 745pm   Squirt Evaluation 2

                           800pm – 900pm    Girls U14 Evaluation 1

                           915pm – 1015pm   Bantam Evaluation 2

 

Wednesday, April 8 = 530pm – 630pm   Squirt Evaluation 3

                                645pm – 745pm   Pee Wee Evaluation 2

                                800pm – 900pm    Girls U14 Evaluation 2

                                915pm – 1015pm   Girls U19 Evaluation 1

 

Thursday, April 9  =  600pm – 700pm    Pee Wee Evaluation 3

                               715pm – 815pm    Bantam Evaluation 3

                               830pm – 930pm    Girls U19 Evaluation 2

 

Friday, April 10 =    600pm – 700pm      Girls U14 Evaluation 3*

                              715pm – 815pm   

 

 

COMMITMENT DAY

We will have COMMITMENT DAY for all teams on

Sunday, April 12, from 10am – 12pm, at the Hamden Rink. 

All players must come, sign the commitment letter and make first payment to secure their spot on a team.  If player does not sign and make payment on or before this date, spot on roster can and will be in jeopardy.

 

**** All times are subject to change based on registration numbers ****

 

HAMDEN YOUTH HOCKEY WILL BE FIELDING THE FOLLOWING TEAMS;

MITE A & B

SQUIRT A & B

PEE WEE A & B

BANTAM A & B

GIRLS U14

GIRLS U19 A & B (1/2 YR TEAMS)

MIDGET MAJOR & MINOR (1/2 YR TEAMS)

 


posted 02/27/2015
Hamden Youth Hockey Coaches for 2015-16 Season

HAMDEN YOUTH HOCKEY ASSOCIATION

  

2015-16 Season - Our 53rd year

Hamden Youth Hockey is pleased to announce their Coaching staff for the upcoming 2015-16 season.  Once again Hamden Youth Hockey is providing top notch guidance to their players, by putting in place coaches who have years of coaching, as well as playing experience.

Thank you to all the coaches who volunteer their time with our players and kids.

 

Bantam A Head coach Richard Pognielski

 

Coach Pognielski played his entire youth hockey career as a Green Dragon for Hamden Youth Hockey and was a key member of many winning teams. As a standout four year member of the Hamden Varsity Hockey team he was captain his senior year and earned many honors including; two time unanimous All-SCC selection, two time All-State 1st team selection, Hartford County All-State MVP selection and New Haven Registry MVP selection. Upon graduation, Coach Pognielski played at the Gunnery Prep School, where he was selected captain and as an All-New England prep school All-Star. He continued his playing career for the Capital District Selects of the Eastern Junior Hockey League (EJHL), where he was selected as an EJHL All Star. He finished his playing career playing division one college hockey at Sacred Heart University. Coach Pognielski was recently an assistant coach for the HYHA Squirt A team and Peewee A team and has been a skills instructor at many levels.

 

 

 

Pee Wee A – Head Coach C.J. Carignan

C.J., a Hamden, CT native was a  4 year stand out at Hamden High School including playing a key role in winning back to back Div. I State Titles for Hamden High School during the years 2008 – 2009, 2009 – 2010.  Prior to his high school career CJ played for HYHA thru his first year of Pee Wee before making a switch to the CT Wolves Tier I program.  He was part of the 1993 Pee Wee team which in 2006 won the Quebec, Canada International  Pee Wee Tournament,  Mid-Atlantic League Champions, Boston- Metro League Champions and Tier I Regional Champions.   He played for Team CT thru his youth years as well as for Hockey Night in Boston.  In 2010 his junior year of high school he was the recipient of the Hockey Night in Boston All Scholastic Div. I Champions MVP award.

CJ began coaching this past season 2014 – 2015.  He was the Assistant Coach of the Hamden Bantam A team as well as Assistant Coach for Hamden High School JV team. 

 

 

Mite A and and Squirt A, Sean Donohue

 

Coach Donohue is a proud Hamden Youth Hockey Alumnae.  He was a four year varsity player at Norte Dame High School and was an important part of two state championships and one state final team. He was Captain and leading team scorer his sophomore, junior and senior year. To this day he is still the all-time leading scorer in goals, assists and total points. As an honored player he was selected All New England, Hockey Night In Boston New England Player of The Year and was member of The New England Super Series Championship Team. After high school he attended New Hampton Prep School, where he was captain and leading scorer. He was honored as a prep school All-American and chosen for prep school All-New England team. He played his college hockey on full scholarship at St. Anselm College. Professionally, he played for the Knoxville Cherokees of the East Coast Hockey League. In 50 games he amassed 28 goals and 25 assists for a total of 53 points and attended the New Haven Nighthawk Training camp (AHL). Coach Donohue has vast coaching experience. At the High school level he coached at Hamden High, North Haven High and Choate Rosemary Hall. He has coached at all levels of youth hockey and is founder of Donohue Hockey Skills and is considered a leader is teaching the fundamentals of hockey.

 

 

Squirt B,  George Sweeney

Hamden Youth Hockey Association  1973-1981

  • Hamden High School Hockey Team  1981-1984

    • Second Team All-State 1984 Hartford Courant

    • Connecticut Select Team 1984

  • Quinnipiac College  1984-1988

    • Defensive Player of the Year1986-1987

    • Defensive Player of the Year1987-1988

    • ECAC Second Team1988

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      Danville Fighting Saints1984

    • Hamden Mite Division – Coach2014-2015

    • 20+ years Local Senior Leagues

    • Quinnipiac University Athletic Advisory Board Member

    • Resides in Hamden, CT with wife Zandra and 4 daughters


posted 02/25/2015
Quick, the Cup and HYHA

THANK YOU TO JONATHAN QUICK FOR BRINGING THE CUP TO THE PLAYERS OF HAMDEN YOUTH HOCKEY.

 

If you were able to make it up to the rink on July 7th, you know what a great pleasure it was for the kids of Hamden Youth Hockey to have one of their own bring the Stanley Cup to Hamden,  and take the time share it.

 

You can find photos at http://studio27photo.smugmug.com/Quick-Stanley-Cup-2014/i-5GjfZMF

 

THANKS AGAIN TO JONATHAN AND EVERYONE WHO MADE THE DAY POSSIBLE ........

 

 

 


posted 07/07/2014
Quick, the Cup and HYHA II


by posted 07/07/2014
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