Southern Tier Hockey Association: Welcome

Last Updated:  29 September 2014 @ 8:26 PM

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The Southern Tier Hockey Association is a Youth Hockey Organization located in the Southern Tier of New York State.  We offer both House and Competitive Tier II Travel Programs ranging from Mini-Mites through Midgets, ages 4 to 18. 

STHA Address:  P.O. Box 2765, Binghamton, NY 13902

 

USA Hockey





Tuesday, July 1


REGISTRATION FOR THE 2014-2015 SEASON IS NOW OPEN!

 

Player age groups and fees have been posted.  Financial assistance is available to qualified applicants via the Between the Pipes fund, which is open to ALL STHA players.

      

All general registration questions should be directed to the Registrar, Kirk Avery.

 

Registration is a 2-Phase Process.

   1) USA Hockey Registration

   2) STHA Registration

To register for USA Hockey and STHA click here and follow both steps.

 

For registration instructions click here.

    

Payments can be made Online using a Credit/Debit Card

(VISA, MasterCard, Discover) or with a Electronic Check Payment,

or by mailing a Personal Check or Money Order to

STHA, PO Box 2765, Binghamton, NY 13902.

 

Please ensure all base house payments are made

by August 31st, 2014 (No invoices will be provided).

 




Thursday, September 18
Select Tryouts

Select Tryouts

 

 

Select tryouts for the 2014-2015 STHA House Program will be held at CIR at the following times:
 
Dyno-Mite Select- Thursday, October 9, 2014 @ CIR - 5:30-6:30PM
Peewee Select- Thursday, October 9, 2014 @ CIR - 6:45-7:45PM
Squirt Select- Friday, October 10, 2014 @ CIR - 5:30-6:30PM
Bantam Select- Friday, October 10, 2014 @ CIR - 6:45-7:45PM


The cost for each player to tryout will be ten dollars.  The Peewee Select Team and Bantam Select Team will be playing Snowbelt Hockey for the 2014-2015 season. If you have any question please contact Patrick Basile.

  

 



Wednesday, August 13


USA Hockey Coaching Clinics,  Safesport Training, Online Modules Training and Screening

COACHING CLINICS are available.  USA Hockey has begun advertising 

           coaching clinics for their Coaching Education Program (CEP).  You                                         can only take one clinic per year.

 

All clinics are scheduled between 8:30am to 4:30pm. 

The following dates and locations are listed below:

 - 9/6 at Cicero, NY for Level 1, 2 and 3

9/6 and 9/7 at Cicero, NY for Level 4

           - 10/25 at Skaneateles, NY for Level 2 and 3

      - 11/15 at Clinton, NY for Level 1, 2 and 3

- 12/20 at Binghamton, NY for Level 1

 

To register for these upcoming clinics, please click here.      

 

Per NYSAHA, if a coach cannot fulfill their obligation in attaining their proper CEP certification level prior to Jan, 1st, 2015, there will zero excuses accepted.  

 

       

REGISTRATION for coaches can be done with USA Hockey,

please click here to register.

 

 

 SAFESPORT TRAINING is available online and must be completed by all coaches prior to October 14th, 2014.  Please click here to register for training.  It should take up to 90 minutes.

 

 

ONLINE MODULES are offered to all coaches to complete all applicable age appropriate modules prior to January 1st, 2015 for every level they coach.  Please click here to register for these modules.

 

 

SCREENING must be completed by all coaches.  A valid and current background screening number is needed prior to having any interaction with the team on or off the ice.  The screening is good for 2 years.   Please click here to register for these modules.

 

 

 Contact Jeffrey Espe with any questions. 

 

 




Sunday, September 28
Pee Wee Body Contact Clinic

Pee Wee Body Contact Clinic

The STHA is hosting a body contact clinic for Pee Wee players on Sunday, October 12, 2014 at the Chenango Ice Rink. The clinic starts     at 3:30PM.  The cost of the clinic is $10.  This clinic is strongly recommended for all Pee Wee players .

Contact Pat Basile with any questions

     






PARENT EDUCATION CLASSES

 

Each member of a NYSHA affiliated organization is mandated to participate in Parent Education each year.  Only a single family member must attend the class.   This training is mandatory and if training is not completed through one of the training classes listed below then that member will not be allowed to participate in the STHA.

 

This year the STHA, the Blizzard and High School Hockey Organizations have decided to work together on helping their members receive this training.   A member may take Parent Education from any of these organization’s training sessions to receive credit across all three.

 

The following are the dates and times for Parent Education classes held by the respective organizations.  Classes are about 30 minutes in duration.

 

Please watch this site as future dates and times may be added or changed.

 

The current schedule for classes are listed:  

 

Date Time Location
Saturday - 10/04/2014 9:15 AM Chenango Ice Rink - Bar Area
Sunday - 10/05/2014 11:00 AM Chenango Ice Rink - Bar Area
Tuesday- 10/07/2014 6:30 PM Chenango Ice Rink - Bar Area
Wednesday- 10/08/2014 6:30 PM SUNY Broome Ice Rink - Party Room
Wednesday- 10/15/2014 6:30 PM SUNY Broome Ice Rink - Party Room



Sunday, September 28


STHA SCHEDULE

   

The Sep schedule was updated on 9/22 @ 5:15PM.  

The Oct schedule was updated on 9/28 @ 7:33PM.

Google Calendar is up-to-date

  

To view the schedule in PDF, Excel or Google Calendar format, please click

 

 




Monday, September 15


BINGHAMTON SENATORS INTERMISSION SKATE SCHEDULE

Date Time Team
Friday - 10/17/2014 7:05 PM Squirt #1
Saturday - 10/25/2014 7:05 PM Squirt #2
Saturday - 11/1/2014 7:05 PM Squirt #3 
Saturday - 11/8/2014 7:05 PM Squirt #4
Saturday - 11/22/2014 7:05 PM Dyno #1
Saturday- 11/29/2014 7:05 PM Dyno #2
Friday- 12/12/2014 7:05 PM Dyno #3
Friday - 12/19/2014 7:05 PM Dyno #4
Saturday- 12/20/2014 7:05 PM Dyno #5
Saturday- 1/3/2015 7:05 PM PW #1/2
Friday - 1/16/2015 7:05 PM Dyno #6
Friday- 1/23/2015 7:05 PM Mini #1
Friday - 1/30/2015 7:05 PM Mini #2
Friday - 2/6/2015 7:05 PM PW #3/4
Friday - 2/20/2015 7:05 PM Mini #3
Friday- 2/27/2015 7:05 PM Mini #4
Sunday- 3/8/2015 3:05 PM Mini #5
Friday- 3/13/2015 7:05 PM Mini #6



Tuesday, September 16


   BINGHAMTON SENATORS HOUSE JAM TOURNAMENTS


Binghamton Senators House JAM Tournaments will be held on the following dates:

SQUIRT - December 20th, 2014

DYNO - January 3rd, 2015

PEE WEE - January 31st, 2015

MINI - February 7th, 2015

Details will follow on the times for each event.




Monday, September 15
Hockey 4 Hope (H4H)

Hockey 4 Hope (H4H)

 

Registration for 2015 Hockey 4 Hope will be held on Sunday,  November 2nd at 2pm.

 

Regarding the registration process, the first 34 skaters and 4 goalies who register and pay will be guaranteed roster spots.  If you do not register/pay at the same time, your spot will be given to the next person in line who has.  The remainder will be added to the sub list, first come, first serve.  New rules/regulations pertaining to 2015 will be posted to the website soon.

 

 



Saturday, September 13
YMCA After School Floor Hockey Program

YMCA After School Floor Hockey Program

 

The YMCA has teamed up with the Binghamton Senators with an after 
school floor hockey program.  
 
This program is for kids from 7 to 13 years old and occurs every Tuesday,
from 4:45 pm to 6:00 pm.
 
 Starting Date: October 14th
End Date: December 9th
 
Cost is $46.00 per YMCA members, $92.00 for non-members.
After Sept 30th, cost is $53.00 per YMCA members, $99.00 for non-members

The Binghamton Senators will assist in coaching the kids throughout the program.  

For more information or to sign up, please contact the following people listed
below or click on the attached form.
 
James Corse, Youth Sports, (607) 770-9622 ext. 414
 Dan Smith,  Sports and Leagues,  (607) 770-9622 ext. 407

     




Thursday, September 25


VETERANS DAY TOURNAMENT

The STHA and Binghamton Jr. Senators will be hosting a Veterans Day Tournament from November 7th-9th for all Pee Wee A and Bantam A level travel teams.  If there is enough interest in a 16U A division, the tournament will include 16U A.  Tournament fee is $900.  

 

Current and Active Duty Military members are welcomed at the champion tournament game on November 9th.  The time is TBD.

 

Please follow the links below for detailed information: 

Tournament Flyer

Tournament Application

Tournament Rules  

Tournament Info with Sanctioning Number 

   

 

Please contact the tournament director Sara Cohen with any questions.




Thursday, September 25
STHA Board Meeting

STHA BOARD MEETING

The Regular Meeting of the STHA Board of Directors will be held on Monday October 20th at 7:00pm at the Relief Pitcher Binghamton, NY.  

 

Please attend and support youth hockey in the Southern Tier. 




Wednesday, September 3
Get a Free Custom-Fitted Mouthguard for the Hockey Season

    Get a Free Custom-Fitted Mouthguard for the Hockey Season     


Giordano Family Dental is offering Free custom-fitted mouthguards for the 2014 STHA Hockey Participants!
 
If you are interested, call Giordano Family Dental at 607-748-4151 to schedule an appointment for a fitting.
 
Please click on this link to see the flyer.  You must bring this flyer along with your scheduled appointment.
 
This free offer expires October 15th, 2014. 



Wednesday, July 23
Pre-Season Hockey Camp at the JMM Sports Complex

    Pre-Season Hockey Camp at the JMM Sports Complex

 

The 10th Annual Pre-Season Hockey Camp is being offered at the JM McDonald (JMM) Sports Complex in Cortland, NY for Mite, Squirt, Pee Wee and Bantam players. 

The instructor is Don Armstrong, Former Cortland-Homer Golden Eagles high school hockey coach with over 35 years of coaching experience!

The cost per player is $100, siblings are $85 and goalies are $60.

The camp starts on September 8th and ends on September 20th.  For the full schedule and more information, please click this link.
                       To register, please visit www.jmmcomplex.com.

   

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

      




Tuesday, October 23

BINGHAMTON JR SENATORS APPAREL

Interested in purchasing Jr. Senators apparel?  

 

The Binghamton Senators have recently added new Jr. Sens items to their on-line store, some of which can be customized with your favorate players name and number.  Click here to view a list of current items available for purchase.

 

 




Monday, July 22

BINGHAMTON SENATORS LICENSE REMINDER

 

PLEASE NOTE!!

 

Any member wishing to purchase customized warm up suits, sweatshirts, shirts or other items that contain the Binghamton Senator Branding shall obtain approval from the STHA Equipment Director prior to placing any orders to ensure appropriate license requirements are met.  Binghamton Senators merchandise, including Binghamton Jr. Senators merchandise, is only available through authorized dealers.  The STHA Equipment Director shall seek approval of the Binghamton Senators if their branding is being requested.

 

For more information, please contact Randy Hamilton.