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2020-21 COVID-19 Health Screening Google Form
Every person must entering SCRF or attending a SYHA/Team activity must completed this form no earlier than 2 hours before event.

2021-2022 Hockey Season
10u to 18u Early Bird Registration ends on June 15, 2021 ($200 savings)
8u Early Bird Bird Registration ends on August 31, 2021 ($200 savings)

Register Here

*****Hockey Team Update*****
10u & 12u Hockey Teams
Non-Top Team Spots Still Available (Top Team closed)
 Team placements in September (plenty of room for all interested players).  Check back here for registration information.  Email
Division Directors with any questions.

14u Hockey Teams
B-Team Spots Still Available (A-Team closed)
We have a rostered a team.   However, there are still a few remaining spots available on a first-come basis.
Bob Feranec for information.

18u -Wrap Hockey Team
Tryouts in August (see information below)
Division Director with any questions.

Head Coaches for the 2021-22 Season
8u (2013-14)  - Dan Anderson
10u-AA (2011-12) - Joel Cahan
12u-AA (2009-10) - Ben Gruda
14u (2007-08)  - Jordan Beck
18u-Garnet (2003-06) - Jim Archibald / Wally Bzdell
18u-White (2003-06) - John Wilber

***Head Coaches for the remaining teams will be announced after top-team tryouts***

2021-22 Coach Registration Form

As SYHA Coaches MUST complete the below registration:


2021-22 Tryouts ("A" Teams)
Location: Schenectady County Recreational Facility (SCRF)
Advance Registration Required
$45 Non-Refundable Fee

Click Here to Register for Tryouts

10u (2011-12 birth years)

12u (2009-10 birth years)

14u (2007-08 birth years)


18u Wrap (2003-06 birth years)
(Practices and games before and after HS season)

Two 18u Teams for 2021-22 Season
Plenty of Room for 2003 to 2006 birth year players

Week of 8/2/21
Email Peter Coppola, Division Director, for information

Additional Tryout Information Here

Complete Part 1 of the Player Release Form and email to


Entry Level Program Update!

Spring 8u/Mini-mites and Spring Rec Hockey for ages 9-13 are back!  Registration is now open!  This is an optional 6 week extension to our 2020-21 8U and Rec Hockey programs.  While this is not an introductory program, new players with requisite skating ability are welcome.  Full gear is required.  Cost is $95 and cannot be pro-rated.  Class will meet weekly for 6 weeks beginning on Saturday, March 27th  thru May 1st at the following times:
Spring 8U/Mini-mites - 10am -11am*  
Spring Rec Hockey -   11:15pm to 12:15pm* 
* times updated on 3/8/21
Skating Lessons -    Yahoo!!  We are hoping to resume our skating lesson program with the Summer session.   Typically, the summer program meets on Monday evenings from 6-7pm for 7 weeks in July and August, although there could be changes based on the rink's schedule.  We are looking forward to seeing kids on the ice again!!  Please check back for further updates.
Intro to Hockey  - we don't have a spring or summer introductory program, however be assured that we are planning to resume the Intro to Hockey program beginning in October or November 2021!
Do you have questions about these programs in general? Please click on the "New to Hockey" link for a brief description of our programs.  Please note: the details for these classes will be adjusted for the coming season as needed in response  to changes in safety protocols and ice time availability as a result of Covid-19.


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Board Meeting

Date: 6/27/21
Location:  Teleconfernce
Time: 7pm

(contact for conference call information)

Live Barn

Watch live and recorded games/practices at SCRF (and hundred of locations) via LiveBarn.  Use SYHA code eeac-87f8 for 10% discount.

SYHA is now part of Amazon Smile. Amazon donates 0.5% of the price of your purchases to SYHA when you shop at

Same products, prices and service - AmazonSmile is the same Amazon you know with the added benefit of supporting charitable organizations.

SYHA is one of twenty-one associations that have been designated a USA Hockey Model Association.

In 2017, SYHA rolled out Hockey Scholar™, a online STEM education course to our players that brings science, technology, engineering and math concepts to life using the fast-paced game of hockey.  We are the first youth hockey association in the nation to utilize Hockey Scholar demonstrating our commitment to player academic performance.