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COVID Protocol

Remember when visiting Keene Ice we have a strict 1 Spectator per player rule.  1 sibling is allowed however the sibling must remain with their guardian.

Ww have a QR Tracking survey with temp checks to complete when entering.  Save time and get your QR code ahead of the game:  https://keeneice.icovidscreen.com/visitor

See you at the rink!

Coaches Wanted

INTERESTED IN COACHING? Did you know that the majority of our coaching staff are parents. Why not dust off those skates and join us next season with the latest contingent of Cobras? We will engage you with online training modules, on-ice and off-ice instructional classes, and the camaraderie that comes from this awesome sport. Please inform any coaching staff or board member of your interest, or email our coaching director, Kyle Macie at coaching@keenehockey.org

USA Hockey Registration

Per USA Hockey, all players must be registered through USA Hockey.

Additionally , all coaches and volunteers must be USA Hockey Certified.

Here's the link to register today!  https://www.usahockeyregistration.com/register_form_input.action

 

 

What is ADM?

The American Development Model is a nationwide model for successfully developing American hockey players. It is a tool that will ensure every kid will have a great chance to succeed.
 
By implementing USA Hockey's ADM, associations deliver more efficient skill development, will produce more skilled players and experience an increase in player retention. The ADM is a nationwide blueprint designed specifically to help kids reach their full potential.

Our club will do our best to incorporate the ADM model into our program.

To learn more about ADM, please visit the website, https://www.admkids.com/page/show/910488-what-is-the-american-development-model-

USA Hockey and Concussion Protocols

Just an FYI that the USA Hockey Website has an incredible amount of information for parents and players. Below is the link specifically for Concussions but there is information about many other topics on their website....

https://www.usahockey.com/safety-concussions

KYHC Voting Outcome

We are excited to share our 2020-2021 Board Members and positions with you!

President – Ron Clace
Vice President – Ryan Hadley
Co-Treasurers – Mary Francis and Don Lafontaine
Secretary – April Reynolds
Referee in Chief – Mike Romeo
Coaching Director – Kyle Macie
Registrar – Tate Erickson
Scheduler – Abbie Ladzinski
Media Relations Manager – SandieRose Wallis
Safe Sport Monitor (compliance with NHAHA and USA hockey) – Rebecca Podniesinski
NHAHA Rep – Kirk Barrett
Tournament Director (in house) – Nick Garon
Team Tournament Coordinator – outside games – Nat Lacey and Nick Garon
Girls Coaching Director – Jodie Ballaro
Bantam Level Rep – April Reynolds
PeeWee Level Rep – Dan Nowill
Squirt Level Rep – Mary Francis
Equipment Manager – Kyle Macie

Let's welcome our members new to our board, Mary, Kirk, Nat and Dan for volunteering their time!

We thank every Board Member for their time and dedication to this organization and are looking forward to an exciting upcoming season!!

Noah King Scholarship

The Noah King Scholarship was created by the King family in memory of their son Noah, who grew up playing hockey in our area. The goal of scholarship is to remove financial barriers for a child who loves to play hockey. In making its decision, the Board of Keene Ice will consider the child’s personal statement as expressed in their application letter, the supporting letter of recommendation from their coach/teacher/mentor, and financial need. As volunteers who actively support youth hockey in our region, I want you to be aware of this scholarship and hope that you would be willing to encourage any eligible child in the program who might benefit from the award to apply. The application instructions can be found at: http://keeneice.com/noah-king-ice-hockey-scholarship/

Noah King Ice Hockey Scholarship

 

Noah King developed his love for skating on the local ponds and outdoor rinks throughout the Monadnock Region.  At the age of 11 or 12, Noah became a youth hockey player in Keene, and later skated for Keene High School.  Like many New Englanders, hockey remained a passion for Noah into adulthood, and he played in leagues in Boston in the years following high school.  While Noah had a love for all sports, hockey was his favorite, and his love for skating never ceased.  Whether watching a game, playing in high school, or just skating on the pond, he found great joy, and created great memories, from skating.

Tragically, Noah lost his life much too early, and left behind a loving family and many friends.  The Noah King Scholarship was created by Noah’s family and friends, in tribute to Noah, to provide financial support, in the form of a $500 scholarship (awarded annually), for a child who is interested in playing youth hockey in the Keene Youth Hockey organization.  The goal is to create an opportunity, which might not otherwise exist, for a child to participate in the Keene programs and, like Noah, develop a lifelong love of the game.

 

Noah King Scholarship Application

 

Requirements:

  • Applicant must play for a Keene Youth Hockey Club.  All funds will be distributed directly to the club.
  • TO PARENTS/GUARDIANS:  The intention is to have the applicant do as much of the work as is possible.  We want to hear their words.  Helping young kids write and type responses is expected, but using their words is critical.  There are no limits to your response so please feel free to use additional paper if required.
  • Recipient will send a thank you note to Noah’s mother Mrs. Penny King upon being awarded the scholarship
  • Deadline for submission is November 15th.

Recommended but not required:

  • Mite/Squirt/Peewee age category
  • Indicate financial need
  • Indicate any special circumstances or life challenges that may be relevant to your application
  • Recommendation from Coach (any sport), Teacher, Peer or Mentor

Please fill out the following

Applicant Name:

Parent/Guardian Name:

Applicant Age:

Address:

Best contact person and phone #:

Intended hockey club:

Please explain to us why you are applying for this scholarship.  It is important for us to understand why hockey is important to you and why you like playing it. 

Please share a situation in your life that was extremely challenging.  Explain how you handled that situation and what the experience taught you.

*Applications can be submitted directly at info@keeneice.com. Or drop off at the front desk at the rink and tell the attendant it is for the Noah King Scholarship.

INFORMATION ON KEENE ICE and BRUINS LEARN TO PLAY

Make sure to check in with Keene Ice on their Learn To Play programs.

Become a Board Member!

LOOKING FOR NEW BOARD MEMBERS: It's that time of year again where we are looking to add to our board of directors. We are blessed with so many fantastic hockey families who have great ideas that could benefit the club. If you have a desire to share those ideas and want to have a voice in conversations that contribute to the direction of our club, please send your name and email address to president@keenehockey.org