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Tryouts 2015-16 Mites and Squirts


Please register for tryouts online. This is separate from all other registrations. There is no fee, but we would like to have all players registered so Tryouts will go smoother.

Tryout Dates and Times

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). See all payment information below.

The SYHA Fees can be done online.

USA Hockey Registration $45 done at


MITE ADM (2007-2010)

We will field three or 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. If you played Mighty Mites last year you do not need to tryout and will be place at the Mite Blue level to start the season.

Saturday, August 22 6:00-7:00PM

Sunday, August 23 4:15-5:15PM

Mite Coaches: James Dougherty, Jon Rice, Bob Shenk, Matt Shenk, Zak Zuik and more to be announced.

SQUIRT (2005 and 2006)

We will likely field three Squirt teams this season.

Saturday, August 22 7:15-8:30PM

Sunday, August 23 5:30-6:45PM

Tuesday, August 25 7:15-8:30PM

Squirt Coaches: Jon Rice, Brad Wheeler and more to be announced

Any questions please contact Max Ortolani (

City Payment and SYHA Fees

Please review the below document to be aware of the dates for all payments.

There are two payments that need to be made.

City of Shaker Heights Fees
$200 Deposit Due for PeeWees and Bantams Due 5/29 to reserve you spot on a team. Squirts $200 Deposit and Mites $125 Deposit are Due before tryouts.

All City Fees must be paid at Thornton Park.

$115 for PeeWees and Bantams Due by 6/15 (we have extended the date because online registration delays)
$115 for Squirts and Mites Due by 7/15

The SYHA Fees can be done online.


Upcoming Events

August 10-14 - Conditioning Clinics

August 17-21 - Raider Hockey Camp

August 20 - Board Meeting

August 22, 23 & 25 - Mite and Squirt tryouts.

September 21 - Rescheduled SYHA golf outing at SHCC

Raider Summer Hockey Camp

Dates: August 17-21


Max Ortolani, Shaker Youth Hockey Coordinator
Matt Bartley, Shaker High School Varsity Coach
Jared Lavender, Cleveland Heights Bantam Coach

Counselors: Shaker Heights High School Varsity Players

Mite / Squirt: 8:00am-5:00pm

Peewee / Bantam: 5:30-9:00pm

See Document for additional details and registration.

Any questions contact Max Ortolani. 216-491-2581

Summer Ice

Now - August 9th

Saturdays 2:45-4:45pm (Stick and Puck Mites and Squirts)

Sundays 3:00-4:00pm (Mites and Squirts)
Sundays 4:00-5:00pm (Peewees and Bantams)

Preseason Conditioning Clinic (August 10-14)

4:30-5:30pm (Mites and Squirts)
5:45-6:45pm (Peewees and Bantams)

All Sessions $10 Drop-In Fee

Golf Outing - NEW DATE!!

Sign up as a single, two or foursome!!!

Date: Rescheduled -September 21

Location: Shaker Country Club

Cost: $130

10:30am - Registration and Driving Range
11:00-12:00 - Lunch
12:30pm Golf with Cart
5:30pm Cocktails and Awards

Registration Due by 9/10/15

Sponsorships are needed:
Hole Sponsors, Course Beverage, Donations to Raffle (Browns, Indians Tickets, Gift Certificates, Gift Baskets, etc.)

Any questions contact - Mike Faremouth or Doug Hubbard

See below registration for more details.

CSHL Playoffs - Bantam 1 Back to Back Champs!!!

Congrat to the Bantam 1 team as they won the CSHL Finals vs Kent. They won 3-2 in 2OT vs Elyria in the Semi-Finals.

Congrats to the two other Shaker teams to make the playoffs - Peewee 3 and Squirt 3. Both teams lost close Semi-Final games in overtime.

Peewee 3 lost 2-1 to Winterhurst in OT
Squirt 3 lost 3-2 to Canton-Akron in OT