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Springfield Youth Hockey Association

Bantam Jefferson City Games July 28-29

We have lined up 4 Bantam games in Jefferson City July 28-29.  Here is the schedule:

  • Sat, July 28, 11:45am vs NWA Ice Hogs
  • Sat, July 28, 2:15pm vs Mid-MO Tigers
  • Sat, July 28, 6:00pm vs Winterland
  • Sun, July 29, 9:15am vs Mid-MO Tigers

The cost is $100.  Here is the link to register

Please contact Jody if you have any questions 417.712.1021


Show-Me Games Springfield MO

The Show-Me Games will be held in Springfield, MO:

  • July 20-22 - Squirt (born 2009, 2008)
  • July 20-22 - PeeWee (born 2007, 2006)
  • August 10-12 - Bantam (born 2005, 2004)

Game times have not been established yet and will be posted as soon as they become available.

The cost is $75 and each team gets 3 games.  Here is the link to register

If you have any questions please contact Ryan Robb 417.839.3748

Spring/Summer Development

SYHA is pleased to offer the following Spring and Summer Development sessions that run May 9 through July 18.  The cost is $20/session.  This is open to all SYHA and non-SYHA players born 2001-2009 regardless of skill level.  You do not need to register.  You can drop in and you will be billed at the end of the summer for all sessions attended.  The sessions will be divided into two groups based on age and/or skill level.  These sessions will be intense and will be designed to help players take their game to a new level in the off-season.  Sessions will be led by Miguel Franco and Jacob Keller, with Mack Starr and Chase Dobler assisting as needed.  Sessions are Wednesday’s at 7:15pm and Friday’s at 5:45pm.  Below is a complete list of dates and times:

  • Wed, Jun 6, 7:15pm-8:15pm
  • Fri, Jun 8, 5:45pm-6:45pm
  • Wed, Jun 13, 7:15pm-8:15pm
  • Fri, Jun 15, 5:45pm-6:45pm
  • Wed, Jun 20, 7:15pm-8:15pm
  • Fri, Jun 22, 5:45pm-6:45pm
  • No Session June 27
  • No Session June 29
  • No Session July 4
  • No Session July 6
  • Wed, Jul 11, 7:15pm-8:15pm
  • Fri, Jul 13, 5:45pm-6:45pm
  • Wed, Jul 18, 7:15pm-8:15pm

While you do not need to register, I would ask that you shoot me a quick e-mail to let me know if you plan to participate so that we can develop appropriate practice plans for those players in attendance.

Please contact Jody Flaro cell 417.712.1021 with any questions.

Tryouts 2018-2019

Tryouts for the 2018-2019 season are as follows.  All players MUST be registered as Members of SYHA.  A link to register will be provided herein as soon as the annual budget is approved and the registration is built.  ALL players will be required to wear a neckguard in order to participate in tryouts.  Please direct any inquiries to Jody Flaro at

  • Varsity – Sun, Aug 12, 4:30-5:30pm
  • Varsity – Mon, Aug 13,  6:00-7:00pm
  • JV – Tue, Aug 14, 6:45-7:45pm
  • JV – Wed, Aug 15, 6:00-7:00pm
  • 14U – Thu, Aug 16, 6:45-7:45pm
  • 14U – Fri, Aug 17, 5:45-6:45pm
  • 12U – Sat, Aug 18, 4:30-5:30pm
  • 12U – Sun, Aug 19, 4:30-5:30pm




  • Thu, Jul 5, 5:45-6:45 p.m.
  • Sat, Jul 14, 4:30-5:30 p.m.


  • Sun, Jul 8, 4:30-5:30 p.m.
  • Sun, Jul 15, 4:30-5:30 p.m.



Monday *
12:00-2:45 p.m. *

Tuesday *
12:00-2:45 p.m. *

Wednesday *
12:00-2:45 p.m. *

Thursday *
12:00-2:45 p.m. *

1:45-3:15 p.m.
7:00-8:45 p.m.*

Saturday *
1:00-2:30 p.m.*
2:45-4:15 p.m.*
7:00-8:45 p.m.*

1:00-2:30 p.m.
2:45-4:15 p.m.

Canceled Sessions:
Jul 14, 7:00-8:45 p.m.
Jul 20, 7:00-8:45 p.m.
Jul 23-26, 12:00-2:45 p.m.
Jul 27, 7:00-8:45 p.m.
Jul 30-31, 12:00-2:45 p.m.

Added Sessions:
Jul 20, 12:00-2:00 p.m.
Jul 23-25, 1:00-2:45 p.m.


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


This program is for boys and girls ages 9-18.

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

Practice twice weekly with the age appropriate Spirit Travel team (ie Squirt, PeeWee, Bantam, Midget).  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 in March.

Fees - $500/season

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


This program is for boys and girls age 8 and under, and is designed to prepare kids for competitive travel hockey.  Optional games will be available in cities including Kansas City, Jefferson City, St Louis, Springdale AR, Tulsa OK.

Equipment is available to borrow for free.

Practices are twice weekly on Tuesday and Thursday from 5:45pm-6:45pm.  There will be cross-ice games for the last 15 minutes of every practice after the first 2 weeks of each session.

Session 1 - Sept 5-Oct 12, 2017
Session 2 - Oct 17-Nov 30, 2017
Session 3 - Dec 5-Jan 30, 2018
Session 4 - Feb 1-Mar 6, 2018

Fees: $125/session or $450 for all 4 sessions - You may join at any time and pay a prorated fee.

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

To register, click on the link below.  For questions, contact Jody Flaro, 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



The SYHA Board of Directors has decided to make neckguards REQUIRED for all SYHA activities in the 2017-2018 season.  This includes tryouts, practices and games.  Players will not be permitted to step on the ice for tryouts without a neckguard.

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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.

2017-2018 Spirit Travel Teams & Fees

Mite (8U) - $450 

Squirt (10U) - $1,100

PeeWee (12U) - $1,300

Bantam (14U) - $1,400

JV / Varsity - $1,900

Midget Major - $1,900

* 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.

Families with multiple players will receive 10% off of each players team registration fees.

2017-2018 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 5th - Below are the on-ice times *

  • Mite - 5:45pm-6:45pm
  • Squirt - 5:45pm-6:45pm
  • PeeWee - 6:45pm-8:00pm
  • Bantam B - 6:45pm-8:00pm
  • Bantam A - 8:00pm or 8:15pm  to 9:00pm or 9:15pm or 9:30pm
  • JV/VAR - 8:00pm or 8:15pm  to 9:00pm or 9:15pm or 9:30pm
  • Midget Major - 8:00pm or 8:15pm  to 9:00pm or 9:15pm or 9:30pm

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

* Bantam, JV/VAR, and Midget Major 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 23, Dec 26, Dec 28, Jan 2.

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