Southern Tier Hockey Association: Welcome

Last Updated:  10 February 2016 @ 01:44 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

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Sunday, November 29

    TRY HOCKEY FOR FREE DAY 


As part of Hockey Weekend Across America, the STHA will be hosting a  free "Try Hockey Day" for children ages 4 to 11.

Date: Saturday, February 20th, 2016 

 Time: 1:00pm-4:00pm

Where: The Ice House Sports Complex, 614 River Road,

Binghamton, NY 13901

 

      You can pre-register for the event by clicking here.

 

Equipment will be provided, please come out and join us and see how much fun hockey can be! 

 

If you have any questions, please contact Jeff Espe

 




Wednesday, February 10


STHA SCHEDULE

   

  Release C of the February ice schedule was released on 02/10 @ 01:44 PM.

 

Changes include:

 

 

- Saturday, 2/13 - SQB game added at SUNY Cortland 2:45
- Thursday, 2/18 - BTA added to PWA practice 6:45-7:45 due to lost ice slot at SBIC on Wednesday, 2/17
- Sunday, 2/21 - 16U2/16U4 practice changed to 1:00 to de-conflict with off-ice scheduled earlier in the day
- Saturday, 2/27 - 16U2 off-ice practice at 11:00 rescheduled from 2/21 due to practice conflict on 2/21
- Saturday, 2/27 - SQA game added at JMM 3:15-4:30

 

    

Reminder, Chenango Ice Rink is now known as the Ice House Sports Complex (IHSC).

 

UPDATED!! Schedule Acronym Definitions

  


   February Schedule  

To view the schedule in PDF format, please click below

   

To view the schedule in Excel format, please click below

 

   

   




Monday, February 8
Mite B 2016 New Hartford Mite Meltdown Champs

CONGRATULATIONS

MITE B JR. SENATORS!

 
The Binghamton Jr. Senators Mite B team won the A/Red Division Championship in the New Hartford Mite Meltdown tournament held February 5-8th, 2016 in New Hartford, NY!
 
The Jr. Sens went 6-0 on the weekend, outscoring their opponents 73-19.  A 7-4 win over New Hartford in the championship game gave the Jr. Sens the title, in their 6th game played in just 27 hours!
 
 
         WAY TO GO MITE B!!  

 

 

 

 

Kneeling (L to R): Bauer Maus, Jacob Conti, Dom Deluca, Adam Spisak, Max Lisio

Standing (L to R): Asst Coach Eric Kelly, Cadence Kelly, Danica Kelly, Alex Burpee, Cammi Behonick, Camden Adams, Head Coach Dave Adams, Asst Coach Jeremy Maus

(Not pictured: Asst Coach Mike Kelly, Asst Coach Piero Lisio)

 




Monday, February 8
18U Jr. Sens Heading to States

CONGRATULATIONS

18U AA JR. SENATORS!

 
The Binghamton Jr. Senators 18U AA team has advanced to the New York State Tournament as the second seed from Central Section!  States will be held March 18-20th, 2016 at SUNY Canton.  
 
Congratulations to the 18U AA players, coaches, team manager, and parents on a job well done, and best of luck in the State tournament!
 
         WAY TO GO 18 UAA!!  

 

 

 

 

The Jr. Senators 18U AA team consists of (not as pictured):  Jordan Campbell, Ben Coscia, Dan Espe, Tysen Gates, NIck Giordano, Hunter Gorick, Carter Gray, Jeff Hlastrom, Cody Kiscak, Joe Jarrett, Sean Marean, Chris McVannan. Zach Miles, Luke Miller, Andrew Palmiter, , Dylan Pavlovich, Connor Schutt, Logan Ulmer, Andrew Wagner, Colin Wenzel, Noah Woodsinger

Head Coach Al Gorick, Asst Coach Dave Schoonover, Asst Coach Christian Gray, Asst Coach Craig Coscia, Team Manager Joanne McVannan


 




Tuesday, February 9
STHA ANNUAL COACHES AND SPONSORS APPRECIATION DINNER

STHA ANNUAL COACHES AND SPONSORS APPRECIATION DINNER

  Please join us for the STHA Annual Coaches and Sponsors Appreciation Dinner.

 

When: Wednesday March 16th, 2016 

Time: Hor D'oeuvres/Reception at 6:00pm; Dinner at 7:00pm 

Where: The Relief Pitcher 

 

     Please RSVP by March 5th to Beth Patrick.

 




Tuesday, February 2
Fastrac 2016 Summer Hockey Schools

FASTRAC

2016 SUMMER HOCKEY SCHOOLS

 

 

 

 

 

FASTRAC

2016 SUMMER HOCKEY SCHOOLS

July 18-22, 2016

August 29 – September 2, 2016

Open to all age groups and skill levels, players will be grouped according to their ability.

Hockey schools will include on-ice training at Ice House Sports Complex, off-ice training at FasTrac Hockey Training Center, videos (analysis and training) and outdoor hockey activities (weather permitting).

OFF-ICE at FasTrac includes:

- State of the art skating treadmill

- Hockey specific plyometrics and strength training (“dryland”)

- Skating stride and Russian Box for explosiveness

- Skills training (shooting, passing, shot accuracy) using synthetic ice

Head Instructors: Rich Laganiere and Pierre Laganiere (former Broome Duster and coach of STHA and Junior teams for over 25 years)

Special instruction for goalies with goalie coach

First come-first serve, limited spots available (Each day is ~8 hours, drop-off at ~8am)

*Registration requires $100 deposit;  Full payment required by 4/1 for discounts to apply.

$350 for each week (lunch each day is included in cost)

15% discount for players who register* for both schools by Feb 15 - $595

10% discount for players who register* for one (1) school by Feb 15 - $315

15% discount for siblings who register* by Feb 15 - 2 siblings - $595, 3 siblings - $890, 4 siblings - $1,190

 

Please see the flyer for more info.

 

Registration form

 




Wednesday, January 20

STHA 2015/2016 AWARD NOMINATIONS

The STHA is now accepting nominations for the following awards:

  • Don Franck Award

Awarded to an individual that has served for ten or more years in the STHA as a board member, coach, sponsor, etc. Don Franck is one of the original founders of the STHA, which started at Quaker Lake. He played and coached in the STHA and also served on the Board.

  • Ramo Folli Award

Awarded to an individual that has served for five or more years in the STHA as a board member, coach, sponsor, etc. Ramo Folli was also instrumental in forming the STHA and worked in many capacities for the organization.

  • Cliff Hunter Award 

Awarded to the Coach of the Year. This goes to a coach who exemplifies the true meaning of coaching in all aspects of the game. Coaching ability, team spirit, leadership, rapport with parents and players are all qualities of this recipient. Cliff Hunter was an exceptional coach in the STHA who exhibited all of the mentioned qualities of a coach for years in the STHA.

  • Special Service Awards - Awards for individuals that have provided contributions to the STHA during the season.

Please submit nomination letters to Beth Patrick by February 15th, 2016.



Thursday, January 14
Pictures for Awards Banquet

Pictures Needed for Awards Banquet

 

During the upcoming 2015-2016 awards banquet, there will be a slide show of our players through out the season.  Coaches, managers, and parents, if you have taken pictures of your House/Select/Travel team(s) throughout the 2015-2016 season, please send them to Chris Behonick by February 8, 2016 so that they can be included in the slide show.  At this time, we have very few pictures, so please send what you may have.  Thank You!!

 STHA Web Administrator: Chris Behonick



Monday, February 1

REALITY CHECK MOVIE NIGHT AT THE B-SENS

 

Join Reality Check to help stop smoking in youth rated movies at the B-Sens game on Friday, February 19th at the Floyd L Maines Veterans Memorial Arena as they take on the St. John’s Ice Caps!
 
Special discounted ticket cost is $14 and includes your ticket to that evening’s game and a viewing of the movie GOOSEBUMPS immediately following the game on the Arena video scoreboard.
 
All ages welcome!
 
Check out the linked flyer or: 
 
FOR TICKETS USE LINK: bsens.formstack.com/forms/teennight
 
OR CONTACT: MICHAEL KARPOWICH AT 607-722-7367
 
OR mention Reality Check at BSens office on 3rd Floor

 




Monday, February 1
STHA Board Meeting

STHA BOARD MEETING

 

 

The next Regular Meeting of the STHA Board of Directors will be held on Monday February 22nd, at 7:00pm at the The Relief Pitcher in Binghamton, NY.     

 

Please attend and support youth hockey in the Southern Tier.

 




Friday, January 8
STHA Travel Policy Update

STHA Travel Policy Update  

 

 

The STHA Travel Policy has been updated.  The revised policy can be found by visiting the "Handouts & Forms" section of the website and looking under "Policies and Rules", or by clicking the below links:
 




Tuesday, February 9


BINGHAMTON SENATORS 2015-2016 INTERMISSION SKATE SCHEDULE

DATE TIME HOUSE TEAM
Friday 10/30/15 7:05 PM Dyno #1
Friday 11/20/15
7:05 PM Dyno #2
Saturday 11/28/15
7:05 PM Dyno #3
Saturday 12/19/15
7:05 PM Squirt #1
Saturday 12/26/15 TBD TBD
Tuesday 12/29/15 7:05 PM Squirt #3
Friday 1/8/16 7:05 PM Dyno #4
Wednesday 1/13/16 7:05 PM Squirt #2
Friday 1/22/16 7:05 PM Mini #1
Friday 2/5/16 7:05 PM Dyno #5
Saturday 2/6/16 7:05 PM Dyno #6
Friday 2/19/16 7:05 PM Mini #4
Saturday 2/20/16
7:05 PM Mini #3
Sunday 2/28/16 5:05 PM Mini #2
Friday 3/4/16 7:05 PM Mini #6
Saturday 3/5/16
7:05 PM Mini #5
Friday 3/11/2016 7:05 PM Peewee #2
Friday 3/18/16 7:05 PM Squirt #4
Friday- 3/25/2016 7:05 PM Peewee #1
Saturday 3/26/15 7:05 PM Peewee #3



Wednesday, September 9


   BINGHAMTON SENATORS HOUSE JAM TOURNAMENTS


Binghamton Senators House JAM Tournaments for the 2015-2016 season will be held on the following dates:

DYNO - December 19th, 2015

PEE WEE - January 9th, 2016

SQUIRT - January 23, 2016

MINI - February 6th, 2016

Details will follow on the times for each event.




Wednesday, October 14
SIHA Summer 2016 Clinic

SIHA 2016 SUMMER CLINICS

 The Sport International Hockey Academy will be returning to the Ice House Sports Complex July 25 – 29 & August 22 - 26, 2016 for two exciting 40 hour summer hockey camps (ages 6 – 17 yrs; all players grouped by age and ability).  SIHA is entering their 27th year of hockey instruction, conducting summer camps in 33 locations. 

 

Online registration for the SIHA 2016 Summer Clinics is available here, with a 7% discount being offered until December 31, 2015.  

 

For additional information about the SIHA Summer 2016 Instructional Tour, please visit the SIHA Website or call 1-800-724-6658.

 

You can also email local representative and Regional Director Eric Kretzmer with any questions.




Wednesday, July 1


REGISTRATION FOR THE 2015-2016 SEASON IS NOW OPEN!

 

Player age groups and fees have been posted.  

      

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.

 

House registration costs will increase by $25 after September 13th, 2015.  

 

Please ensure all base house payments are made

by August 31st, 2015 (No invoices will be provided).

 




Tuesday, September 8
STHA Equipment Rental

EQUIPMENT RENTAL

 

 

New to the STHA? In need of equipment?
The STHA has a rental program that you can take advantage of. Email Equipment Director, Piero Lisio for more information.
 
The rental equipment form can be found under the Handouts/Forms section of the website, or by clicking here

 

 

 


 



Monday, June 29
FOLLOW THE STHA ON FACEBOOK

   FOLLOW THE STHA ON FACEBOOK

   Stay up-to-date with all things STHA by following us on Facebook:  

 

https://www.facebook.com/pages/Southern-Tier-Hockey-Association-STHA/224994987538497?ref=hl 

 




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 Piero Lisio.

 




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.

 

 




Sunday, May 3

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