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Tryouts 2014-15 Mites and Squirts

Tryout Dates and Times

Please be sure to have all registration materials completed prior to the first tryout. Register online via the tab on the left hand side of the website. See the Registration Checklist on the Website. Mites and Squirts must register for Tryouts online. There is no fee, but we would like to have all players registered so Tryouts will go smoother. You must pay the City of Shaker Heights a $200 deposit for Squirts / $125 for Mites and the Shaker Youth Hockey Association Fee in order to Tryout. ($115).


MITE ADM (2006-2009)

We will field four Mites teams this season under the USA Hockey American Development Model (ADM). Please see the Mite ADM tab on the Website for an explanation of Mite ADM.

The four teams will be:

Mite ADM Red 1

Mite ADM Red 2

Mite ADM White

Mite ADM Blue

Mite Coaches: Tim Brokaw, Effrum Garnett, Rich Mears, Bob Shenk, Matt Shenk and Doug Slifko

SQUIRT (2004 and 2005)

We will likely field three Squirt teams this season.

Tuesday, August 26 7:15-8:15pm Group 2

Wednesday, August 27 7:45-8:45pm Group 1

Potential Squirt Coaches: Craig Hoberman, Rich Mears, Jon Rice, Jamie Stewart and Tim Wiebe

Any questions please contact Max Ortolani (max.ortolani@shakeronline.com)

Jerseys - Rube Adlers

SYHA members.
We have a new SYHA hockey apparel provider this year. Rube Adler Sports (RAS) of Solon will be handling all our ordering of game uniforms, game socks, warm-ups and spirit wear.
Ron Narolewski is our main contact but anyone at RAS can help you.   RAS is located at 34378 Aurora Rd, Solon, OH 44139.  (440-248-4668).
Shaker Youth Hockey players will be using the same uniform, socks and warm-up as last year.  No need to re-order unless a new uniform, socks or warm up is needed.
Call or visit RAS to place your order.  RAS has sample uniform sizes at their store and they will be available at Thornton Park during the Mite and Squirt tryouts on August 23rd from 9:00am-1:00pm.  
If you are new to the Shaker Youth Hockey program and need a uniform, please see Max Ortolani so he can assign a uniform number to your player.  RAS will add the player's number, last name and Shaker hockey logo to each uniform. 
New home and away uniforms.  $70.00+tax ea.
Call or visit RAS to place your order.  RAS will be available at Thornton Park during one of the Mite and Squirt tryouts at the end of August.  Exact date and time to come.  NOTE: RAS will not be carrying a inventory of game socks after the initial orders but will be able to order replacements if needed.
New home and away socks.    $12.00+tax ea.
Ordering dates for new game uniforms and socks is July 18th through August 30th.  RAS will place all orders with the manufacturer at the end of August for delivery by October.  Late orders will be subject to additional costs and delayed delivery.
There will two windows of opportunity to order Shaker youth hockey warm-ups, hoodies, hats, hockey bags and more.  There will be a dedicated Shaker Youth Hockey spirit wear web site and a link on the SYHA site.
Dates for ordering spirit wear are:
#1 September 15 - October 5 with delivery by October 31.
#2  November 1 - November 16 with delivery by Christmas.
More details to come.

Upcoming Events

August 23-28 - Mite and Squirt Tryouts / Peewee and Bantam Season Starts

September 13 - Preseaon Scheduling (Cleveland Heights)

September 18 - October 19 - Preseason

October 25 - Regular Season Scheduling (Cleveland Heights)

October 25 - Skate-a-Thon

January 16-19 (MLK) - Ann Arbor Tournament

February 13-15 (Presidents) - Killer-B Tournament

February 21/22 & March 1 - CSHL Playoffs

Registration Checklist

Registration/Tryout Checklist for 2014-15 for all teams:

Please make sure you have all of the following completed before the start of the season.

All forms are available on the website

1) SYHA Fee $115 check payable to Shaker Youth Hockey Association (SYHA) - one fee per family


2) Registration DUE 8/23 – online tryout registration filled out (already done for Peewees and Bantams) and fees paid to City of Shaker Heights each player needs a form. Minimum $200 deposit due by this date, City Fees must be paid to tryout.

a.Mites Resident $500 Non-Resident $625

b.Squirt, PeeWee, Bantam Resident $755 Non-Resident $1,050


3) Completed USA Hockey registration DUE 8/23 - $45 done at https://www.usahockeyregistration.com/login_input.action


4) Copy of Birth Certificate for all new players


5) Jerseys - All players from Mite ADM White through Bantam will be wearing the new Ottawa Senators style jerseys (White/Black). These are available at Rube Adler Sports. The Mite ADM Blue teams will be given jerseys that will be returned at the end of the season. All jersey number requests should be sent to Max Ortolani at max.ortolani@shakeronline.com. 



Golf Outing - Thank You

Thank you to all who played in and donated to the Golf Outing. The bad weather stayed away and we had a wonderful outing. We had 72 golfers, 14 hole sponsors and many raffle items donated by SYHA families. The Golf Outing is one of three major fundraisers for the SYHA.

CSHL Playoffs

Congrats to the Bantam 1 team on their 6-4 victory over CSC to complete the Regular Season and Playoff sweep of Bantam AA.

Congrats to the Bantam AA, PeeWee AA and Squirt AA teams on their division championships.


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