Come Join us in the Carmel Fest Parade
We are happy to announce the IYHA will continue our proud tradition of walking and skating in the Carmel Fest Parade. All IYHA families are welcome to join us. Come participate in the parade and show Carmel what a great organization we have. To participate, bring a copy of a completed parade waiver which can be found here: 2014 Carmel Fest Parade Waiver. Candy donations will also be accepted even if you are unable to join us!
Coaching Applications Available
Anyone that wants to coach at any level in IYHA and Indianapolis Racers must complete a coaching application. Please be sure to fill out the form completely even if you have previously coached for IYHA or the Indianapolis Racers.
IYHA Racer Tryouts to take place August 2014
Please mark your calendars for Racer tryouts to take place August 16-18th at Carmel Ice Skadium. Specific tryout times per level will be announced at a later date. The Indianapolis Racers is an IYHA select program for IYHA house players at Squirt, PeeWee and Bantam levels that wish to play additional competitive games and tournaments.The Indianapolis Racers compete in the Buckeye Travel Hockey League.
RACERS COACHING APPLICATIONS SHOULD BE SUBMITTED BY JUNE 30, 2014.
Preregistration Open for IYHA Season 2014-2015
Players are now eligible to start registering for the 2014-2015 IYHA season. Space is limited so guarantee your spot by signing up today!
Click here for "Registration Form"
IYHA has determined at this point, its Bantam division is approximately 80% full, Pee Wee is 80% full, Squirt is 70% and Mites 75% full. THIS IS WELL AHEAD OF LAST YEAR'S PACE AT THIS SAME TIME. Don't be left out, pre-register today.
Goalie Clinics Available
Legace Hockey Academy Goalie Training Clinics
Manny Legace is a retired NHL goaltender, Stanley Cup winner, and Olympic Silver-medalist, and current Columbus Bluejackets minor-league goalie coach, Manny Legace, will be coming to Indianapolis to run a series of clinics for CIYHA and Indianapolis-area goalies. Widely respected as one of the top teachers of goaltenders in North America, the CIYHA is pleased and proud to offer these clinics to anyone in our community. We highly recommend that all of the goalies in our program enroll in these clinics.
By Tony Gurtowski
Sundays: June 22, 29, July 13, 20, 27 at the Fishers Forum
Time: 11:15am-1:30pm (on hour on ice, one hour off ice)
Age Levels: Mite, Squirt, Pee Wee, Bantam
Maximum of 12 goalies
Tony has coached at levels ranging from house through Triple A and H.S. throughout Indiana and Northern Illinois. Tony has offered and assisted with private lessons and goalie clinics throughout Northwest Indiana and Illinois. Tony currently resides in Noblesville and continues to coach goalies offering his knowledge and expertise to goalies of all ages in the Indy area. He was most recently the goalie coach for the Indianapolis Racers Peewee Gold A team in 2013-2014 and Bantam Fisher Falcons.
The IYHA is committed to the overall growth of youth hockey in central Indiana and has joined with all of our partners in youth hockey throughout the metro area to help lay out all of the options for youth hockey players in the upcoming year.
All of these organizations have been working together in the spirit of cooperation and are collectively issuing uniform information with the hope that it will assist you in making a fully informed decision regarding the best option for your child in the upcoming season. For more information:
Letter from Indianapolis Area Youth Hockey Organizations Outlining Hockey Options for the 2014-2015 Hockey Season