Youth Hockey Programs

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Hockey Institute of Allen (HIA)


This year the Allen Community Ice Rink (ACIR) will be offering a Mini Mite Development Program and a Mite Program. Both program's will incorporate USA Hockey's American Development Model (ADM).

Hockey Institute of Allen League Format

Mini Mite Program


The objectives of the Mini Mite Program are:
  •  To teach the fundamentals of skating, balance, agility, and puck control
  • Provide an enjoyable introduction to hockey for players of all abilities 
  • Stress participation, fun and individual skill development 
  • Provide a healthy environment for fun and learning
The class will be a 16 week session on Saturday's from 2:00P.M. - 3:00P.M. To Register contact the ACIR. 

Mite Program

  • All games played at the ACIR or AEC
  • 24 Team Practices
  • 21 ADM Practices
  • 20 game season (half ice)
  • Team and individual photo day
  • $1,100 individual registration (payment plan available)

Applicable League Discounts


  • 1st Sibling Discount - $50 off
  • 2nd Sibling Discount - $100 off
Parent Code of Conduct
Player Code of Conduct

Registration opens June 13, 2016 for returning customers.
Registration opens July 1, 2016 for new customers.

Jr. Americans Youth Hockey Program (JAYHP)


By incorporating USA Hockey’s American Development Model (ADM), we can raise the level of creativity among players, increase player participation, and create a positive environment for kids to play, love and excel. The Jr. Americans Youth Hockey Program provides players an age-appropriate environment in which they can reach their potential and most importantly have FUN. On- and off-the-ice practice sessions will be structured, utilizing USA Hockey guidelines, with a high expectation for fair play and sportsmanship. Mite (8U), Squirt (10U), Peewee (12U), Bantam (14U), and Midget (18U) games will be played in the Dallas Stars Metro Hockey League (DSMHL). DSMHL format will include leveling games and a tiered schedule ensuring Jr. Americans teams will play comparably skilled teams throughout the season and playoffs. 

Jr. Americans League Format


Mite, Squirt, Pee Wee, Bantam, Midget Divisions


  • 20 age-appropriate practices (once per week)
  • 20 full-ice games
  • 20 cross-ice games (Mite league only)
  • Team and individual photo day
  • $999 individual registration (payment plan available)

Applicable League Discounts


  • 1st Sibling Discount - $50 off
  • 2nd Sibling Discount - $100 off
  • Those participating in the summer session of Next Level will receive $20 off
Registration
7 Stars of Success
Season Outline
Parent Code of Conduct
Player Code of Conduct

Registration opens June 13, 2016 for returning customers.
Registration opens July 1, 2016 for new customers.

Hockey 1 Skating

A semester course within the Allen Academy of Skating. Learn to Skate program that expands on the basic hockey skating skills that are learned in Intro to Hockey Skating: hockey stance, glide hop 1 foot, tight turn, forward c-cuts, forward crossovers, c-cuts, swizzles backwards, backwards c-cuts, backwards crossovers, control stop, hockey stop, v-starts, side v-starts, double leg backward stop. 

Stick Time (All Ages) 

Stick-time is designed to give players the chance to practice what they learned in their hockey classes or just play around in their hockey gear and equipment. Stick-time also provides an opportunity for players to practice their skills one-on-one with a coach. Sessions are limited to 25 skaters on a “first-come, first-serve” basis. Open to all ages unless otherwise indicated as below.

12 & Under


12 and Under Stick-time is designated only for participants that are 12 years of age and younger. One coach, parent or guardian (age 18 years and older) may accompany a youth player on-ice during a “12 and Under Stick Time” session, as long as the focus is providing individual skill instruction to the youth. 

13 & Older


13 and Older Stick-time is designated only for participants who are 13 years of age and older.

Parent-Child


Parent-Child Stick Ttmes are designated to be a fun stick time for parents and children to enjoy hockey together. This stick time does not allow coaches on the ice, and all children must have a parent or guardian on the ice with them. 

(Registration Closed) Jr. American's Youth Spring League

The Jr. Americans Youth Spring League provides players an age-appropriate environment in which they can continue to play hockey throughout the year. The League will be 3 on 3 games for Mites (8U), Squirt (10U), PeeWee (12U), and High School (16U).