Onondaga Youth Hockey Association: Welcome


Join the hockey organization that won USA Hockey 2014-2015 Sectionals -- for all youth levels in which OYHA participated. And for the Pee Wees... This amazing group of athletes continued on to represent as New York State Champions!

2015-16 Squirt Travel Tryouts

  • Monday, September 14th at 5:45 PM
  • Wednesday, September 16th at 5:45 PM

Returning OYHA players please bring your white and black jersey with player name on back. All athletes new to OYHA must have a signed player release. Tryout fee is $30.00. Address any questions to Roger Wagner at CoachRWagner@gmail.com.

2015-16 Bantam Travel Tryouts

  • Monday, September 14th at 7:00 PM
  • Wednesday, September 16th at 7:00 PM

Returning OYHA players please bring your white and black jersey with player name on back. All athletes new to OYHA must have a signed player release. Tryout fee is $30.00. You may address any questions to Bill Blanchard at wblanchard@vipstructures.com.



June Spring Clinic Postponed

For reasons beyond our control, the June pond hockey clinic has been canceled. Please check back as the sessions will be rescheduled for August. Enjoy your summer everyone!

OYHA Board Nominations

The OYHA board is defined in the by-laws to contain President, Vice-President, Registrar, Treasurer, Secretary, and 7 At-large positions. The board also includes the original 3 founding members of the orgainzationa and the Past-President. All board positions are held for two-year terms with the 12-core members defined through a general membership vote. After the general election, executive positions (President, Vice-President, Registrar, Treasurer, and Secretary) are placed by the sitting board of directors.

OYHA is calling for membership participation in this process during the June meeting, with a vote scheduled for the July board of directors meeting. The June meeting is open to all OYHA members registered during the 2014-2015 season, and will be held on June 23, 2015 at 7 PM at 6060 Court Street Road, Syracuse, NY 13206.

The three founder members of OYHA are Kerry Hopkins, Bob Pendergast, and Jerry Carges.

Positions that have one more term-year remaining are:

  • Dan Aird – President
  • Pat Mahar - Treasurer
  • Roger Wagner – At-large
  • Kelly Grooms – At-large
  • Tim Quinn – At-large
  • Pat Griffin – At-large

 This leaves six remaining seats to be voted in at the July board of directors meeting. Current nominations are:

  • Greg Burns
  • Mary Gaspirini
  • John Weston
  • Marty Sicilia
  • Kevin Cooke

If you or someone you know is interested in joining the board, please attend the June 23 meeting to nominate their candidacy; with voting taking place during the July board of directors meeting. Please be sure to attend and ensure help define OYHA board leadership.



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