Although success at the team and individual level is important, SYHA places significant emphasis on the development of student -athletes of all level of abilities. SYHA promotes long-term athlete and child development by providing on-ice and off-ice training opportunities that allow each player to maximize his or her potential in a competitive learning environment, while providing lessons that allow them to excel in life. We believe very strongly in citizenship, sense of community and sportsmanship.
Need a new uniform? Fan gear? Hockey bag? You can find it all and more at the Shaker Youth Hockey Store. The store will be open until Sunday, September 5th.
Register now with the City of Shaker Heights online (look for Fall Hockey) or in person at Thornton Park. City Registration and Fees are due by Friday, July 30!
Information for this year's Registration Forms and City hockey fees can be found here. You must also complete the Lindsay's Law Form and Concussion papers and email them to Rachel Wooten at the City of Shaker Heights.
SYHA Family Registration Fee. The SYHA Registration fee of $125 can be paid online. This fee supports tournament entry fees, equipment, additional ice time at local rinks, family activities, coaches, and scholarships. This is a PER-FAMILY fee, so if you have multiple players in SYHA, you only need to register your oldest player.
Team placements will be announced in August. Evaluations for those who did not skate last season, or those new to the program will take place throughout July. If you have any questions regarding team placements or would like to request an evaluation, please contact Michael Berg, Youth Hockey Coordinator.
Register now for week-long Hockey Camps at Thornton Park!
These camps will focus on Power Skating, Shooting, Puck Control, and skills for Mites, Squirts, Peewees, and Bantams. Players will receive 3 hours of ice per day, 1 hour per day dryland training as well as participate in recreation games throughout the week helping increase their agility, balance, and overall coordination. For more information regarding Hockey Camp contact Michael Berg Youth Hockey Coordinator at firstname.lastname@example.org
Week-long camps will be held August 9-13 and August 16-20
You can register online (click on catalog / summer camps / sports / hockey), in-person or by phone (216-491-1295).
Drop-in Spring clinics will focus on skill development, power skating, puck control skills, 3 on 3 small area games to provide players an opportunity to enhance their fundamental skills in a positive and fun learning environment.
Registration is available online via Shaker Recreation.
New Clinic Times:
All Mites (2013s and Younger):
Wednesday 5:30-6:30pm & Saturdays 4:30-5:30 pm
Squirts (2011s & 2012s):
Wednesday 7:00-8:00pm & Saturdays 5:45-6:45pm
Peewees and Bantams (2007s, 2008s, 2009s & 2010s)
Tuesdays 7:15 -8:30pm & Saturdays 7:00-8:15pm
New Stick & Puck Times for All Ages:
Please contact Michael Berg with questions.
The annual Always a Raider Award is a very special award in Shaker because it recognizes first year Varsity players who played their entire youth hockey career in Shaker Heights. We have a wonderful community with a long legacy of great hockey players and families.
In picture left to right: Hockey Director Michael Berg, Noam Greenberg, Isaac Miller, Jack Camp, Sammy Gerber, Cooper Mears
From the Director of the Recreation Department for the City of Shaker Heights:
Throughout the pandemic, we have been monitoring guidance from multiple professional organizations, including the CDC, Ohio Department of Health, and the Cuyahoga County Board of Health in an effort to ensure a safe atmosphere for program participants, coaches and staff. Following recent declines in virus spread, along with increased vaccinations in the community, we are relaxing some of the COVID-related protocols that pertain to participation in youth sports as outlined below. These changes are effective March 15.
Masks will no longer be required for players actively participating in hockey skills clinics while on the ice. Masks are required at all times while off the ice, but inside Thornton Park Ice Rink.
The spectator limit will be relaxed to allow parents, siblings and friends of hockey clinic participants (no matter the age) to observe the practice. Parents are asked to social distance in the bleachers and chairs throughout the facility.
December 3rd, this week, 50 years ago in 1970, marks the 50th Anniversary of the very first SHHS Hockey game. Follow our high school team on Facebook for photos and highlights. ENJOY! https://www.facebook.com/ShakerVarsityHockey
The 1970-71 Red Raiders—Shaker’s first high hockey team in modern history—pictured here at Thornton Park—prior to its first game at Garfield Heights on December 3, 1970. Note the Boston Bruin jerseys—the same jerseys worn during the inaugural game. The familiar red and white uniforms were not ready until later in the season.
Photo by Marvin “Dutch” Schultz, (Shaker class of 1938) who would have celebrated his 100th birthday this coming Christmas day. Picture provided by his son, D.J. Schultz (Shaker class of 1973)—kneeling in front row, second from the left.
If you have registered for hockey, please remember that each participating family must join SYHA and pay the annual fee. Pay the annual SYHA family fee here: SYHA Fee Thanks for supporting and being a part of Shaker Youth Hockey.
A big round of applause for our PeeWee 1 Team who brought home the CSHL Division Championship with a 4-0 victory over Winterhurst yesterday. Congratulations for your hard work this season. Well done Raiders!
Our youngest teams are bringing home championship trophies too! Congratulations to Mite 2 on their 4-0 win over Johnston PA in the Youngstown Phantoms ADM Phantasic Finale !!!
Congratulations to our PeeWee 1's for being runner ups in the Pittsburgh President Cup Tournament this past weekend. Final score was 3-2 with OT against the Long Island Sharks.
From left to right : Coach Berg, Max Benincasa, Kevin Gillooly, James Kennedy, Ezaiyah Jolly, Teddy Morgan. Congratulations to these players for receiving their Always a Raider Award this year. This is a special community award that recognizes first year varsity players who played their entire hockey career in Shaker. Thank you for all you have done on the ice in Shaker over the years!
Congratulations to Shaker Heights PeeWee 1 Team for bringing home a Championship from the Big Bear Tournament 2020 in Detroit. Way to go Raiders!
Mite Reds took the Silver Stick Championship 2019 !
A great time was had by all at the SYHA Annual Skate-A-Thon. The kids skated a whole lot of laps , while the bantams and coaches showed off their skills. Thanks to all who came out to support our program and cheer on the kids.
Shaker Squirt 1 team defeated Allegheny Badgers 09 AA team 3-0 to win the Squirt AA Rock’N Roll Cup Championship on October 27th. You guys rock!
Celebrating a milestone of 50 years of SHHS hockey. Below is a write-up David Udelf did about the very first game.
Below find a PDF outlining the services offered by the UH Sports Medicine practice. UH Sports Medicine partners with Shaker Youth Hockey to provide baseline concussion testing and provides sponsorship for our teams. Thanks to UH Sports Medicine.
Parents, Coaches & Athletes:
As part of SYHA's medical partnership with University Hospitals, we would like to inform you of the UH Orthopedic Injury Clinic . The injury clinic is located at Ahuja Medical Center in Beachwood, right off of I-271.
The Ortho Injury Clinic provides immediate, same-day access to orthopedic providers for sports-related injuries, broken bones and more. Hours are Monday – Friday, 8:30am – 4pm. Closed weekends.
For more information, please click on the flyer below: