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Player Registration for 2017-18 is open! Go to www.wyha.com/registerplayer

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!

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!

WYHA Home Page Hi-Lights & 2017-18 Info


USA Hockey 2+2 Challenge Gold Medal for U8 Participation

Page down & click on the links for more information on:  (Note: links are underlined!)

  • Player Registration for the 2017-18 season will opened June 1.  A discount is available to those who register & pay by June 30.
  • WYHA is Growing! Page down for our announcement about the NEW off-ice facility.
  • WYHA Apparel Announcement:  See below.  More info coming!
  • House Info, Coaches & Timeline Posted: www.wyha.com/house-empire
    • WYHA is looking for Midget/U18 players as we are close to having enough for two reasonably sized teams.  See www.wyha.com/wanted for our Midget House Team Formation Plan.
    • We also have openings in our Beginner Program, U6/Pony, U8/Mite, U10/Squirt, U12/Peewee and U14/Bantam House programs.  Contact the House Director David Weiss at house@wyha.com
  • Travel & Girls Tryout Results: Go to the Tryouts link for Results, Info & Registration Links
  • Players and Volunteers Needed: see tab at left or click on link Players OR Volunteers  The Volunteers page includes WYHA Open Board, Officer & Committee member positions.
  • Release Request:  Located at the Bottom of the Contact Us page
  • Team Achievements: Webster Youth Hockey's 2016-17 Teams had a great season.  See www.wyha.com/teamachieve for details on our League & Tournament successes.
  • Camp, Clinic & Training Opportunities (See camps and training)
    • Bob Janosz Goalie Camp @ Webster Aug 21-24 10-2:30  Go to www.bobjanosz.com to sign up.  Shooters needed, no cost, contact Bob if interested.
  • WYHA Team Community Service Projects:  go to Community Service
  • Parent Information, FAQ's, General Questions/Contact Info: go to the Parent Info link

WYHA News & Updates:
News, updates, and more will be posted here.  Check in often.
Let us know what you think! 

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.

WYHA Apparel Vendor Announcement

As many of you know, Officials Wearhouse will be leaving the Webster rink and consolidating into one location. Many of you have asked about WYHA gear as you plan for team expenses for next season.

Very soon, there will be a link on the WYHA home page for WYHA house and travel gear. The merchandise is fresh, exciting and something the kids will be really excited about. It features brands such as CCM, Bauer & 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.

We will send you an email as soon as the website is up and running. We anticipate the website will be ready for order June 1st at www.4asports.com. Any questions before then can be directed to Sales@4asports.com

www.4asports.com
Custom sports apparel brought to you for a quality experience

Webster Youth Hockey is growing!

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.  WYHA players will get a membership discount.  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 secretary@wyha.com no later than FRIDAY MAY 19, 2017.

2017-18 Announcements/info/Links - Travel & Girls Tryouts, Empire House Evals

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

Become an Ice Hockey Official!

Become an Ice Hockey Official! 
Minimum age is 14.  Go to www.rihoa.com for more info.
For 2017-18, registration begins August 1.  A mandatory seminar is required and are scheduled in late August and September.

Go to www.wyha.com/beginner for info about our very popular Beginner Program!  Registration for 2017-18 season (ALL Programs) is open!


USA Hockey 2 + 2 Challenge Award for 8 & Under Participation

General Questions / Contact

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.

Jeanne Barreca       WYHA Registrar   registrar@wyha.com
Umbereen Mustafa  WYHA Secretary  secretary@wyha.com
 

Parent Information - Website/General Info

Parent 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 registrar@wyha.com

 

Players Wanted!

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.
    www.wyha.com/wanted