Registration open for the Beginner Program and there are a few openings left on the House U10/Squirt thru U14/Bantam teams, RWB/U8, & Pony/U6 Teams. The Fall Beginners Session starts on 10/4 and late signups are Welcome!
To register your child for a WYHA Program, please go to: www.wyha.com/registerplayer
Questions? Contact David Weiss, House Director, firstname.lastname@example.org or Registrar Jeanne Barreca at email@example.com
Go to www.wyha.com/beginner for info about our very popular Beginner Program!
Try Hockey for Free (THFF) Upcoming Date:
Sat, November 4 10 am (co-ed) Registration Link for 11/4: tryhockeyforfree.com/7839
We will have forms at the rink for parents to fill out for children who are not registered online.
We will have rental skates available for players without skates. Players must also bring a helmet of any kind (bike, hockey, or other sport), gloves (hockey or winter) and dress warmly (long pants and long sleeved shirt, preferably sweats, it's cold out there!).
USA Hockey 2+2 Challenge Gold Medal for U8 Participation
Page down & click on the links for more information on: (Note: links are underlined!)
Also find us on Facebook…“Official Webster Cyclones” – to get a feel for who we are through the many fun photos posted by our families.
Our Older Players helping New Skaters at Try Hockey for Free!
Sponsored by Webster Youth Hockey & USA Hockey
Try Hockey for Free Dates
Saturday September 23 9 AM (co-ed)
Saturday October 7 10 AM (girls only)
Saturday November 4 10 AM (co-ed)
All new skaters 3-10 interested in Trying Hockey are Welcome! Bring a bike or other sport helmet and winter gloves. Long pants and sleeves strongly suggested (it's cold on the ice!). Free skate rentals (if needed). Parent must fill out and sign the USA Hockey Waiver at the rink in order for child to skate.
NO PARENTS ON THE ICE - Webster Youth Hockey will have Coaches and older players on ice to help.
Information on the Webster Youth Hockey Beginner Program will be available at this session!
Questions? contact firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com
Become an Ice Hockey Official!
Minimum age is 14 in New York State.
Go to www.rihoa.com for more info - RIHOA is the local referee scheduling organization.
USA Hockey Requirements to become a Level 1 Officials are described here
For 2017-18, registration begins August 1. A mandatory seminar is required so officials should plan on attending one of the following:
Many of you have asked about WYHA gear as you plan for team expenses for next season. Well we have teamed up with 4A Sports, a Webster Youth Hockey coach's own business.
The merchandise is fresh, exciting and something the kids will be really excited about. It features brands such as CCM & Under Armour.
This online system will make it super easy for coaches & managers to place team orders. Parents will have the ability to order online and have the merchandise shipped directly to their home. Custom embroidery will be available.
In an effort to refresh the Webster Cyclones brand and keep the look consistent, we're requiring that teams select from the merchandise on this website only.
Please visit www.4asports.com and any questions can be directed to Sales@4asports.com
Custom sports apparel brought to you for a quality experience
USA Hockey 2 + 2 Challenge Award for 8 & Under Participation
Webster Youth Hockey is pleased to announce we have achieved USA Hockey GOLD status for our performance on the 2+2 Challenge for the second season in a row (only 5 orgs in NY achieved GOLD level for 2016-17). WYHA has chosen to focus on recruiting NEW players to hockey via our successful Beginner Program and putting development programs in place so we will continue to have competitive teams at the Tier II Travel, Girls and House levels for many years to come.
The USA Hockey 2+2 Challenge rewards organizations who grow their U8 enrollment, Girls programs and achieve retention goals. Participation in the USA Hockey Try Hockey for Free program, Beginner incentive efforts, Girls recruitment and our Welcome Back to Hockey retention program early in the season are all part of our successful efforts to grow WYHA along with our new off ice facility (page down for info) opening in the 2017-18 season!
ALL Empire House divisions (RWB/U8, Squirt/U10, Peewee/U12, Bantam/U14, Midget/U18), Pony/U6 and the Beginner Program are OPEN and accepting registrations! Our Empire House Programs are growing and we are already planning on more teams than last year! We strongly urge families to register your child as early as possible as the Beginner and Pony programs fill quickly.
Try Hockey for Free Dates (Sponsored by Webster Youth Hockey & USA Hockey)
Saturday September 23 9 AM (co-ed) Saturday October 7 10 AM (girls only)
Saturday November 4 10 AM (co-ed)
NOTE: A helmet (bike, hockey, or other sport), gloves (any kind) and warm clothing are REQUIRED! If needed, we will have free skate rentals. A parent must sign the USA Hockey Waiver for each child in order for the child to skate. Info on our very popular Beginner program will be available at every session!
Please visit the "CONTACT" link above to connect with any of the key program managers for your skater. You may also contact us for general questions or to get pointed in the right direction for your information.
Click on the Parent Info link to the left. More information added over time. Currently, a link to a Parent Guide for the Website and also quick instructions on how to update Account Settings (primary email, secondary email & mobile phone), link accounts and enabling receipt of emails & text messages. As questions are received, more content is added. Contact Jeanne at firstname.lastname@example.org
This Article was copied to all organizations in Western New York.
WYHA OFF-ICE FACILITY ANNOUNCEMENT
Hockey families – we are VERY EXCITED to announce that we will be opening an off-ice training facility at the Webster Ice Arena in September 2017. We have signed a lease for the space across the lobby from the snack bar at the Webster Ice Rink.
This facility will be designed to provide WYHA and community hockey players a place to sharpen their skills individually or as a team. We want to offer a place for players to get stronger and better while having fun!
Details are being solidified now. Stay tuned for more information in the coming weeks.
HELP US NAME THE FACILITY!
Submit your name idea for this facility. Winner of the contest earns TWO FREE MONTHS MEMBERSHIP to the facility!
Submit ideas to email@example.com no later than FRIDAY MAY 19, 2017.
Tryout (Travel & Girls) Info (coaches, tryout registration, etc.) at www.wyha.com/tryouts (Registration link at bottom of page).
4/27 Update: All Youth Travel tryouts completed & result links available on the tryouts page Girls 16U/19U additional tryout Wed 5/3 8-9 PM
*** ALL PLAYERS who do not make a travel team are invited to the House Evals on Friday 4/28. Travel Tryout deposits will automatically transfer. There is no fee for Evals.
*** Travel Teams looking for additional players will have a note posted on the Tryout Results page.
Empire House Evals info: Go to www.wyha.com/evalsinfo information on Empire House & Team Formation Timeline
NOTE: Players who were unable to attend the evaluations may pay the Empire House deposit (before June 1) by filling out the registration at www.wyha.com/evalsinfo
New for 2017-18: Squirt thru Midget Goalie Discount Program (20% off WYHA fees paid at registration in June or July). Available to House, Travel & Girls teams, max 2 per team, full time Goalies only. More details to come. USA Hockey does not encourage full time Goalies at the U8 level, therefore there is no Goalie discount at the U8 level. WYHA wants all players interested in trying Goalie at the U8 level to have this opportunity.
New for 2017-18: Girls U12 Supplemental Team - open to Girls rostered on U12 & U10/Squirt WYHA Travel & Empire House teams (birth years 2005-2008). No tryout fee! Tryouts Wed 4/12 & Fri 4/14 Tryout Registration is open! See Tryout link above for reg & more info
WYHA has a few openings for it's teams, in particular Goalies, Girls, Midgets and certain travel/girls teams. All teams with openings have the minimum number of players and Coaches. These openings will bring teams up to an optimum strength. Please check the following webpage for anticipated openings and who to contact if your child is interested. All players should have a release before contacting any of our coaches about openings.
House Clinic Registration for RWB thru Bantam: Cost $30 RWB Mondays 9/25 & 10/2 6-7 PM, Squirt 9/25 & 10/2 7-8 PM, PW & Bantam 9/27 & 10/4 7-8 PM Pre-registration REQUIRED! Go to www.wyha.com/wyhaclinics
to register your child & for further info!
Clinic Information for Goalies & Travel Players - Exciting new development opportunities offered by WEBSTER YOUTH HOCKEY Go to www.wyha.com/wyhaclinics for info on Instructors & Dates/Times