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    Springfield Youth Hockey Association


    This program is for boys and girls age 8 and under, and is designed to prepare kids for competitive travel hockey.  

    Equipment is available to borrow for free.

    Tue & Thu - 5:45pm-6:45pm

    SESSION 1 - 09/01/16-12/22/16

    SESSION 2 - 01/01/17-02/28/17

    Fees: $80/session

    Players are required to be registered with USA Hockey ($48 annual fee).

    To register or learn more, contact Jody Flaro, cell 417.712.1021,


    This program is for boys and girls age 18 and under.

    Want the hockey skills development without all of the games, travel and expense of full Spirit Competitive Travel Hockey?  

    Practice twice weekly with the Spirit Competitive Travel teams.  Teams practice on ice for 1.25hrs and have 30 minutes of Off-Ice Instruction on Tuesday and Thursday evenings.

    Play in a year end tournament in St Louis on March 10-12.

    Fees - $500/season

    To register or learn more, please contact Jody Flaro, cell 417.712.1021,


    This program is for boys and girls age 18 and under.

    This is competitive travel team hockey.  Teams play 35 games per season.  Team travel approximately one weekend per month to play 3-4 games.  Travel destinations include: St Louis, Kansas City, Columbia, NW Arkansas, and Tulsa.

    The season runs from Sep 1 until mid-March.

    Deadline to register is December 31.

    Fees: See Fee Schedule below

    Please contact Jody Flaro to register, schedule a player evaluation, or obtain additional information - cell 417.712.1021

    Thinking About Playing Hockey?

    If you would like to learn more about our Learn To Skate, Learn to Play Hockey, House League, or Competitive Spirit Travel Hockey, please feel free to contact:

    Jody Flaro

    Vice President, SYHA

    cel 417.712.1021


    Payment of Team Registration Fees

    Once you have been assigned to a team, you can pay your team dues by clicking on the Registration link below.  If you registered as a Member before July 31st, you should have received a Discount Code from our Treasurer, Jeff Kallenberger to receive $100 off of your team regsitration fees.  If you have not received this code, please contact Jeff at

    Registration Open for 2016-2017 Season

    It's never too late to join Spirit Hockey.  Whether you are new to the area, new to hockey, or simply just ready to play travel hockey, we would love to have you.  Players can join one of our Spirit Travel teams for the 2016-2017 season anytime prior December 31st.  After that, players can still join our Mite (8 and under) program, or Spirit Development (ages 9-18) program.  Register for all of our programs using the link below.  Please direct any questions to Jody Flaro cell 417.712.1021 or

    2016-2017 Spirit Travel Teams & Fees

    Mite (8U) - Paul Higdon - $80 per session

    Squirt B (10U) - Steve Wynn - $1,100

    PeeWee B (12U) - Jacob Keller - $1,300

    PeeWee A2 (12U) - Miguel Franco - $1,300

    Bantam B (14U) - Matt Gifford - $1,400

    Bantam A2 (14U) - Aaron Dannegger - $1,400

    Midget Minor / JV (16U) - Jody Flaro - $1,900

    JV (Only) - Jody Flaro - $1,600

    Varsity (Only) - Kris Boulton - $1,700

    * payment plans are available for all registration fees and SYHA has a couple of fundraising opportunities as well as financial aid for those in need.

    Goalies receive a 50% Discount off of team registration fees.

    2016-2017 Practice Schedule

    Teams will practice on Tuesday and Thursday evening.  Each practice will be 1.50 hrs in length and include: 15 mins of Off-Ice Instruction, 75 mins of On-ice practice.  JV/Varsity players will also have 30 minutes of Off-Ice Conditioning.

    * Please notify your coach is you will be unable to attend any practice.

    Practices - Practices are Tue & Thu evening starting Sep 1st - Below are the on-ice times *

    • Mite - 5:45pm-6:45pm
    • Squirt - 5:45pm-7:00pm
    • PeeWee - 6:15pm-7:30pm
    • Bantam B - 6:45pm or 7:00pm-8:30pm (includes 15mins Off Ice Instruction)
    • Bantam A - 7:30pm-9:00pm (includes 15mins Off Ice Instruction)
    • JV - 7:30pm-9:00pm (includes 15mins Off Ice Instruction)
    • Varsity - 7:30pm-9:00pm (includes 15mins Off Ice Instruction)

    * All players will also receive 15 minutes of Off-Ice Instruction each practice to be scheduled by the coach

    * Bantam, JV, and Varsity players will also receive 30 minutes of Off Ice Training each practices to be scheduled by the coach.

    There will be no practices on:  Nov 22-24, and Dec 27-29.

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    Drury Hotels is the preferred hotel of Spirit Hockey. 

    Please enter 302772 in the Corporate/BizTrip ID field.

    Locations included: St. Louis Southwest, Fenton, Creve Coeur, St. Peters, St. Louis Airport, Westport, Arnold, Springfield IL, Springfield MO, Kansas City Airport, Kansas City Independence, Kansas City Stadium, Shawnee Mission, and Overland Park.

    Springfield Youth Hockey Association

    Springfield Youth Hockey Association (SYHA) is a not-for profit organization founded in 2001 during a grass-roots effort to bring competitive youth hockey to the Springfield, Missouri area. SYHA is a member of Missouri Hockey Inc., the USA Hockey governing body for this area. If you're new to the area or if your child is interested in learning more about the SYHA program, please contact any one of the Board members by clicking on the SYHA Board link above.

    SYHA Mailing Address:
    2733 E. Battlefield, PO #221 • Springfield, MO 65804