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Schenectady Youth Hockey is New York State Amateur Hockey Association (NYSAHA) / USA Hockey Registered (Association Code: NYH2012)


√  TEAMS CAN ONLY PLAY OTHER USA HOCKEY TEAMS - SYHA teams can only play games with other USA Hockey teams.  SYHA teams can only play in USA Hockey sanctioned tournaments.  Teams must make sure that tournaments are USA Hockey sanctioned.  Exception: Teams can play Hockey Canada teams after obtaining a USAH/Hockey Canada travel permit from the SYHA registrar.  Canadian tournaments must be Hockey Canada sanctioned tournaments.

​​​​​​​√  TRAVELING TO CANADA - Teams may travel to Canada to play in USA Hockey Canada sanctioned games and tournaments.  A USAH/Hockey Canada travel permit must be obtained from the SYHA registrar. The SYHA registrar will obtain a travel permit from the USAH District or Associate Registrar in our area.  Travel permits request should be made at minimum 14 days prior to travel, 30 – 40 days in advance is ideal.  Team cannot play any NON-Hockey Canada sanctioned games or tournaments.  Contact the SYHA registrar to obtain a USAH/Hockey Canada travel permit ( 



Team TVHL Division Head Coach Head Coach Email Game Scheduler Scheduler Email Team Manager
10u-AA Hudson Ben Gruda Sarah Meyers Kailyn Siebert
10u-A/B Mohawk Colette Youlen Deanna Bouton Brian Gregoire
10u-Garnet Heldeberg Matt Karpovich Mike Cognetti Heather Davis
10u-White Heldeberg Bob Feranec Deane Fox Katie Marcincuk
12u-AA (TB) NYS TB Chris Kenny Kelli Trippany Kelli Trippany / Lori Darcy
12u-B Heldeberg Mike Dombrowski Colleen Crumlish and Val Evans Lisa Yowell / Tina Kinowski
14u-AA (TB) NYS TB Brian Bliss Greg Marcincuk Deb Foley
14u-B Mohawk Lower Jordan Beck Scott Lobdell Jen Lobdell
16u (TB) NYS TB Ken Lancto Ken Lancto Ken Lancto
18u (TB)* NYS TB Jim Archibald Don Koszelak Karen Knutsen
18u (Non TB)* Hudson Jim Archibald Brian Cook Brian Cook

TB - NYS Tier 2 Youth Tournament Bound Team

* 18u (TB) and 18u (non-TB) are two different teams with different rosters.  Jim Archibald is Head Coach of both teams.  18u (non-TB) will be playing in the TVHL 18u Hudson Division.




General inquires regarding our entry level programs should be addressed to our Entry Level Programs Coordinator - Linda Zahnleuter 

Team Title Name Email Website
Entry Level Programs Administrator Linda Lahnleuter
Rec Hockey Head Coach Brianne Brinker
Intro to Hockey Head Coach Walt Peretti
Mini Mites Head Coach Walt Peretti
8u (Cross Ice) Head Coach Ben Stafford
Learn to Skate Lead Skating Instructor Patti Tashman
North American Hockey Systems Skating Coach Dave Randall
Mac Goaltending Goalie Coach Bryan McDonald