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BOD Meeting Tonight
09/11/2019
  Good Morning WYHA Families. We hope that you are...
Goaltending Coaching Clinic - Oct 13, 2019
09/06/2019
2019/20 Mini-Mite Registration Now Open!
08/26/2019
To the WYHA Community, Mini-Mites Registration is now open. ...
 
BOD Meeting Tonight

 

Good Morning WYHA Families.

We hope that you are all enjoying the start to our Season. It was a successful weekend of first games around the organization. We are so excited to be back on the ice and seeing the players come together, building through teamwork and forming friendships.

As an organization we will continue to communicate through your coaches, via email and on social media. If you have not visited our Wilmington Youth Hockey Facebook page - please do so and "like" our page. We will use social media for reminders, weather notifications and quick updates as needed throughout the season.

 

We have kicked off our Board of Director Meetings. The Board comes together to work on WYHA business and initiatives on the 2nd and 4th Wednesday of the month. Our meetings usually take place at the 4th of July Building in the Town Common. All are welcome to attend these meetings. We are entering a year that presents critical openings on the Board, as many have and will be concluding their terms. Your support is very much needed. If you are interested in supporting and or joining the Board - please attend our meeting tonight or an upcoming meeting.

 

Thank you for your suppport of Wilmington Youth Hockey! See you at the Rink.

 

AGENDA

Board of Directors

Wilmington Youth Hockey

September 11, 2019

4th of July Building

7:30 PM

 

  1. Moment of Silence in Recognition of 09/11
  2. Executive Board Remarks (Audette)
  3. Approval of Minutes--May 22, 2019
  4. Treasurer's Report (McDevitt)
  5. Report from Fundraising Committee (Sainato and Archer)
  6. Report on Stop-It Program Participation (Thompson)
  7. Discussion re: Interest to Serve on Board of Directors and Equipment Manager (Newhouse)
  8. Corporate Donations and Team Sponsorships: Update and Next Steps (McDevitt)
  9. Photos--Options and Process (Newhouse)
  10. Inquiry about Practice Jerseys
  11. Quick Change Goalie Equipment
  12. Old Jerseys and Socks
  13. Rink Bumpers
  14. Level Director Updates

by posted 09/11/2019
Goaltending Coaching Clinic - Oct 13, 2019


by posted 09/06/2019
2019/20 Mini-Mite Registration Now Open!

To the WYHA Community,

Mini-Mites Registration is now open.  The program will begin on September 28, 2019.  Full program details are below.

Please register at WYHA REGISTER NOW!!!

Thanks,

WYHA BOD

 

Mini-Mites - Birth Years 2011 and younger

Start Date:  September 28, 2019

All Skaters/players must be registered with USA Hockey, the cost is $48.00 per player (see website for updated costs), this is not refundable, please Click Here for registration information.

Projected Ice Time:  Twice a week (with some exceptions, please stay current with Schedule on Website)

Saturday 7:00am to 7:50am (subject to change prior to the start of the season)
Sunday 1:30pm to 2:30pm (subject to change prior to the start of the season)
exceptions include additional cross ice local games and tournaments

Location: Ristuccia Arena, 190 Main Street, Wilmington, MA 01887

This program is an in-house, fun introduction to the game of hockey with an emphasis on skills: stops & starts, edgework, and puck handling.  There are typically two practices a week and as the season progresses, Saturday is dedicated to skill building and Sunday is dedicated to cross ice 3v3 scrimmaging.  Other potential opportunities during the season, depending on timing and availability, include local tournaments and half ice scrimmaging with neighboring programs.  Possible call-ups to mite travel team when players are needed based on coach recommendations.

Goals of this level:

Develop skating and puck control skills of the individual player
Introduce basic shooting and passing skills
Introduce goalie position
Introduce basic game play

Throughout the year, players will participate in a goalie rotation with WYH providing the equipment for the players to try the goalie position. During the cross ice scrimmages, all emphasis is put on going after the puck and not positional play.  During half ice or full ice scrimmages more emphasis will be put on positional play. The primary goal is to develop a solid foundation of skating and puck handling skills to build on in the upper levels of Wilmington Youth Hockey.  

Participants should have skating experience
Ideally have completed a Learn to Skate and Learn to Play Program
Skaters are required to bring their own equipment:
Skates, Helmet, Stick, Elbow Pads, Shoulder Pads, Neck guard, Knee/Shin Pads, Pants, Socks, and Shirt


by posted 08/26/2019

 
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