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Letter of Introduction from Frank M. Ovitt, Incoming President

Saratoga Youth Hockey Members and Families,

I am incredibly excited to officially announce and begin my first term as President of SYHI, replacing the leadership of our amazing outgoing President, Jeff Yule. I would like to take this opportunity to thank Jeff for all of his hard work and dedication to the organization these past years.  I will continue to utilize his knowledge generously passed down to me in order to successfully transition into our next great 2017-2018 season. As incoming President, my goal is to promote the value of our community-based hockey program, which is dedicated to providing all ages of youth participants with the opportunity to experience the great game of hockey while continuing to strengthen skill, development, teamwork, sportsmanship and FUN!  Assisting me in achieving this goal is a Board powered 100% by volunteer SYHI members. Each board member brings a diversity of thought, talent and passion to the organization (http://www.syhi.org/page/show/522193-syhi-board-of-directors). I am honored to lead and work with such an amazing team. Nothing we do would be possible without a strong community of people passionate enough to volunteer for SYHI, especially our dedicated and enthusiastic Coaches who offer up their time and talents benefitting the youth of SYHI.

There are so many who have helped make SYHI what it is today and, for that, I thank you. I hope we can continue to carry that torch and serve the evolving needs of our youth into the next exciting 2017-2018 season. I look forward to serving as your new SYHI President.

Best Regards,

Frank


Registration for 2017-18 Season is now OPEN

Please follow this link to register your player(s) for this upcoming season.

http://www.syhi.org/page/show/1232864-2016-2017-season-registration-forms


First Annual - SYHI Golf Tournament

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 17, 2017

All proceeds to benefit the Saratoga Youth Hockey League

4 PERSON SCRAMBLE

7:30AM REGISTRATION
8:30 SHOTGUN START

$125 a player / $500 per team

Lunch on Course

Barbecue following golf

Food & Beverages Provided

Numerous Door Prizes, 50/50 raffle and much more

 

AIRWAY MEADOWS GOLF CLUB
262 BROWNVILLE ROAD, GANSEVOORT, NY 12831


VOLUNTEERS NEEDED

SPONSORSHIPS AVAILABLE

See attached flyer for more information on sponsorships and for registration form.

ANY QUESTIONS, CONTACT CHARLES AMODIO
(518) 469‐3536 OR CAMODIOCPA@GMAIL.COM


2017 SYHI Summer Hockey

We are pleased to announce SYHI Summer Knights is back!  The cost and format of the program remains the same this summer.  We are hoping to get the kids back on the ice to have some fun.

The session will be light skills and pond hockey.  Level coaches will be on the ice as well.  

The cost will be $125 per player for an eight week session.  Exact nights and times are listed in the registration.

Another great opportunity we have via this link is: 

Skidmore Youth Development Camp.  This includes two on-ice sessions per day, a video, off ice instruction, a jersey and socks.  This will be located at the Weibel Arena. 

Link to Registration:

https://saratogahockey.sportngin.com/register/form/642312302


2017 Election Information

SYHI Announces New Board Members:

On Tuesday, March 21st the SYHI Board of Directors affirmed 2017 Board Election results and are pleased to announce the board class of 2017-18:

Rodney Eddy, Melinda Guyette, Paul Levin, Michael Montelone, John Phillips, Charles Usas and Steven Welch

Thanks to these members for their willingness to serve the 300 families of SYHI!



2017-18 Coaching Applications Now Being Accepted

Friends,

Applications to become a coach during the 2017-18 season are now being accepted.  The online application can be found by clicking here:

2017-18 Coaching Application

Please note, applications are closed for the following teams:

Pee Wee (12U) A and Bantam (14U) A.


Helpful Info - For our youngest and oldest players and all in between!

Here are a couple of helpful documents to review and share with your player(s).

The first, provided by renown local skating expert Dave Randall, is a series of off ice exercises that can and should be done at home.  This form also contains info on skate sharpening and what skates/blades he recommends.

The second document is provided by Tim Grande who is currently serving as assistant coach to our 16U Elite Wrap team.  This document provides info on what to eat and drink after competition.  This info is especially helpful for tournaments or days with multiple games.