Fulton Youth Hockey
September 13, 2009
Introduction of FYHA Board Members
R.J. DeLisle President firstname.lastname@example.org 592-4835
Rick Shaw Vice President email@example.com 569-1163
Diane Treasurer firstname.lastname@example.org 592-4041
Missy Rowlee Secretary/Registrar email@example.com 592-4450
Carrie Coant Scheduler firstname.lastname@example.org 592-1005
Bill Beckwith Officials/Snowbelt Billbeckw@gmail.com 593-7987
Wendy Fundraising/Publicity email@example.com 676-2803
Lori Grow Snackbar firstname.lastname@example.org 598-2218
Paul Clarke Tournaments email@example.com 598-6977
Introduction to FYHA
Goals and Philosophy of FYHA
1. To provide an opportunity for every youth in the greater Fulton area to play organized hockey,
according to the established rules and regulations.
2. To impress upon the youth of the organization the high ideals of sportsmanship
and fair play under all circumstances and conditions.
3. To instill a sense of honesty, loyalty, courage, and respect so that they will be finer,
stronger, and happier youths who will grow up to be good, clean, healthy adults.
The supervisors of this program shall bare in mind, at all times,
that the attainment of exceptional athletic skill and the winning of
games is secondary and that the molding of future citizens is of
a. 2008 – 09 Budget Review and Audit Report
b. 2009 – 10 Budget Overview
c. Payment Due Dates
Status of Rink / Zamboni
a. High School Locker room girls’ area
b. Office area off limits to equipment bag storage
c. Need drivers at all levels!
a. Teams – Snowbelt – Travel
b. New jerseys
c. On-line USA Hockey
FYHA Code of Conduct,
Rules, & Policy
b. Program Objectives
c. Code of Conduct
d. Code of Conduct for the Player:
e. Code of Conduct for the Coaching Staff:
f. Code of Conduct for the Parent/Spectator:
g. Disciplinary Action
i. Substance Abuse
k. Offensive gestures or language
l. Unexcused absence or tardiness
m. General Misconduct
n. FYHA Incident Documentation & Implementation
FYHA Code of Conduct,
Rules, & Policy
• PLAYER RULES & Policy
• PARENT RULES & Policy
• COACH & OFF-ICE OFFICIAL RULES & Policy
• ADDITIONAL RULES & POLICY
• GRIEVANCE (APPEAL) PROCEDURE
• FYHA DISCIPLINE COMMITTEE
• FYHA Locker Room Rules – Home & Away
FYHA ACE Program Overview
1. Plan, organize and execute periodic skills workshops for coaches, players and
2. Evaluate practice sessions and provide feedback to coaches to improve the coaching
capability of local association coaches.
3. Establish and maintain a resource center for coaches, players and parents that
includes USA Hockey materials.
4. Communicate certification requirements to local association coaches and ensure
compliance with USA Hockey and affiliate certification levels.
5. Communicate with the District ACE Director, their Affiliate ACE Coordinator, and USA
Hockey on all issues related to coaching at the local association level.
6. Encourage local association to implement the USA Hockey skill development and
cross-ice programs. Ensure that the local association is promoting age-specific skill
development in all of their programs.
7. Communicate USA Hockey’s player development opportunities to players, parents
8. Deliver parent education programs to the local association.
2009 - 10 Team / Level Coaches
Learn to Skate - A bunch of people…
Initiation Program - 8U - Jeff Schremp, Joe White, Matt Cole…
Squirts - 10U - Taber Rowlee & TBD
Peewees - 12U - Tony Forte
Bantams - 14U - Derek Croteau
Midget - 18U - Rick Kesterke & TBD
Learn to Skate Overview
For ages 3 to 10 years old - for those individuals that have never skated
before, or who are struggling and need guidance and encouragement. The USA
Hockey Initiation Program – Fun and Skills – is the foundation for the
program. Volunteer Helpers will receive instruction and mentoring via the
(USA Hockey) FYH Association Coaching Education program.
The program consists of 2 - ten week sessions, with 2 - one hour time slots per
week at a cost of $60 per ten week session.
Participants may be registered with USA Hockey (no additional cost).
Hockey skates ONLY.
USA Hockey approved hockey helmet and face shield / cage is required.
Gloves, kneepads, and elbow pads are HIGHLY recommended, in-line / street
hockey equipment is ok.
Hockey stick is NOT NEEDED and not allowed.
Used equipment available to loan.
1st session - October 12th through December 19th.
2nd session - January 5th through March 15th.
Participants, upon evaluation and recommendation by registered FYHA
Coaches, may elect to join the FYHA Tyke / Mite program at some additional
38 kids in last years program
NYSAHA Parent Education
Key goals -
To create an awareness among parents of the importance of
their positive involvement in the game
To provide parents a better understanding of sportsmanship,
growth and development, fun & enjoyment and a safe
environment for all
Positive involvement in this program by everyone will have
a profound effect on the game
To inform all that good communication goes along way
To help keep youth hockey a safe, pleasant and positive
experience for the kids and parents
Fundraising & Publicity
a. Practices, Games
b. Open Skate Overview
c. Ice Rental
State Midget Tournament Hosted at Fulton
Friday March 19th - Sunday March 21st
Mite, Squirt, Pee Wee
Fulton Spook-tacular Invitational
Early Bird Tournament
CNY Triple Crown Tournament Series
Same teams three locations per year
Questions - Answers