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2 + 2 Challenge 2015-16 Award for 8 & Under Participation from USA Hockey

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  • Amerks Free Ticket Offer on 2/24 for every USA Hockey Member!  Page down for details!
  • 2016-17 Player Registration is OPEN -  REGISTRATION & INFO at www.wyha.com/registerplayer
    • Beginner - Winter - 1/2 Price $100 for 1/2 Session Registration Now Open
  • Try Hockey for Free Session on Sat 2/25 10 am  Page down for more details.   Registration link hereBring a bike or other helmet and winter gloves.  Free rental skates available if needed!
  • 2016-17 Season & Coach Evaluation Link has been posted below.  Page down to find the link.  Due date: 3/1.
  • 2017-18 Season Info: Coaching Applications, Travel & Girls Tryouts Info (March & April) and Empire House Evals (mid April) Info coming soon!  See below for details!
    • Release Request:  Located at the Bottom of the Contact Us page
    • Registration will open June 1.
  • Webster Youth Hockey had a great MLK weekend on March 14-16 - FOUR Tournament WINS! & another on 1/20-22 for FIVE in January  See www.wyha.com/teamachieve for details.
  • Camp, Clinic & Training Opportunities (camps and training) including Strong Hockey Clinics (2/21 Breakaway clinic) and new Winter Opportunities from Evolve Hockey!! (TriFecta Training, The Forum & Clinics)
  • WYHA Open Board Positions - looking for volunteers.  See below for openings and more info.
  • Goalie Clinics with Bob Janosz Now Posted!  Open to all registered Goalies at ALL levels - cost included in registration fees.  See Goalie Clinics and your team calendar for dates/times.
  • Parent Information, General Questions/Contact Info
  • WYHA Team Community Service Projects:  go to Community Service

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.

2/24 Amerks ticket opportunity!

Go to https://onebuffalo.formstack.com/forms/2017_youth_hockey_night  to order tickets!

Note that every player at Webster Youth Hockey is a USA Hockey member!

Try Hockey for Free


Our Older Players helping New Skaters at Try Hockey for Free!

Sponsored by Webster Youth Hockey
         
Sat  2/25/17  10-11 am   Registration Try Hockey for Free Registration Link.

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 register OR 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!   For those interested, WYHA will have a short Beginner session  starting right after 2/25.  Ask us for details at this session!
Questions? contact registrar@wyha.com or operations@wyha.com


Cy at the Amerks Game for the Moose's Birthday on 2/19

2016-17 Season Evaluation - Due Date March 1st

Parents:

We want your feedback!  The good, the bad and the fair.  We have established an Anonymous Survey link below. 

Survey Link

For those of you who prefer filling out a paper copy, please print the following document, fill it out and submit to the Blue Mailbox at the top of stairs at the rink (by the mailboxes).

2017-18 Season Info

The Coaching application (required for Head Coaches to be considered for 2017-18) can be found at the Coach Application 2017-18 Tab on the left hand side of the Home Page or www.wyha.com/coachapp

Tryouts for Travel Squirt (U10 & U9) and Travel Peewee (U12 & U11) will begin on March 21.  March 21 is the first day allowed by NYSAHA rules.  Dates & times, process, and Head Coach selections will be posted as known here (coming in Feb).

Tryouts for Travel Bantam (U14 & U13), Travel Midget (U18 & U16) and Girls teams (U19, U16, U14, ...) may begin on April 12, the first day allowed under NYSAHA rules.

Empire House Evaluations will occur in April shortly after Travel Tryouts conclude.  Dates & more info TBD.  Evaluations are held for placement and all players planning on playing on a U8/RWB, U10/Squirt, U12/Peewee, U14/Bantam, and U18/Midget team for 2017-18 season should attend.  U6/Pony players are not required to attend evaluations.

OPEN POSITIONS

WYHA Open Positions
As a volunteer organization, Webster Youth Hockey is always looking for help.  During the Fall, we post the Board & Officer positions on their normal 3 year cycle.  During the rest of the year, we are always looking for anyone who is willing volunteer their time or talent/skills to serve as a Webster Committee person. We are grateful for the time and energy parents and families already contribute. 

Some of these opportunities include: people to help on the Communications committee, assistants to our Travel, Girls & Empire House VP's , reps to go to the Webster Sports Council meetings, WNY meetings, Empire Commissioners/Reps/Alternates, GLGHL Rep, ... to name a few.   If you have an idea, let us know!


Please email interest for committees to secretary@wyha.com and complete the Board Application located on the Contact Us page.
Looking forward to working with you!

CAMPS & Other Development Opportunities - See What's happening

Check out our CAMPS AND CLINICS link to the left!
        Evolve Hockey - Summer & In Season Opportunities for development  go to www.esgsports.com
        PCX Off Ice Performance Training for WYHA Teams/Players - see new Flyer!
        Janosz Goalie School
        Strong Skating Clinics:
Flyers located at : CAMPS AND CLINICS  or go to: www.StrongHockey.com
       

Become an Ice Hockey Official!

Become an Ice Hockey Official!  Last Level 1 Seminar for 2016-17 is October 8 and registration is required.  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.


2 + 2 Challenge 2015-16 Award for 8 & Under Participation from USA Hockey

Welcome to the HOME of Webster Youth Hockey!!

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.

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

 

2016-17 Player Registration Information & New Discounts/Payment Plan

WYHA is pleased to announce that Player Registration is open!

Go to www.wyha.com/registerplayer     for information on how to register plus detailed information on the Discounts, Program Registration Fees and on Payment Plans.

Brief info on the various options is below:

Family Discount: NEW for 2016-17    $50 Discount for 2nd, 3rd, 4th (etc.) child registered with WYHA

Payment Plan & Pay in Full Discount    NEW for 2016-17
WYHA has a payment plan where your credit card is charged monthly per a schedule shown on the Shopping Cart page.  The payment plan option has added costs for WYHA. Those families who elect to pay in full at registration will receive a "Pay in Full" discount equal to the payment plan cost ($25). Read the Payment Plan Information (includes an example!) carefully for details at www.wyha.com/paymentplan     Beginner Program includes the Pay in Full Discount by default and is not eligible for Payment Plans

Registration - Coaches & Managers

Coaches & Managers:          Registration is now OPEN!
go to Coach & Manager Registration  for full instructions & Link to Registration
Coaches and Managers should note all online training, screening and certifications MUST be completed by 8/1 or two weeks before your first practice.  Please work on completing these requirements this summer so your Division Director does not have to remove you from a practice.  These due dates are NEW NYSAHA requirements for 2016-17!!

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