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Registration is NOW OPEN

Click to register for the season or tryouts/evaluations at each level. Learn-to-Play, House, Mites, Squirts, Peewees, Bantams, High School.

Sunday July 31 AMHA Board Meeting

This months board meeting will be at 6 PM on Sunday, July 31st at Guadalajara Mexican Restaurant in Ankeny.

Congratulations Wyatt Pink & Reid Jones

The Ames HS Cyclones are proud to announce that 2 of its players have been selected to the U18 Team Midwest hockey team. (Wyatt Pink - So & Reid Jones - Jr)

U18 Team Midwest is a Tier II “preseason team” made up of high school players from the HS League (MHSHL). It is designed to keep players on their high school teams during the regular season while gaining additional competition against other Tier I and Tier II teams. Games will be played in August through October. Games will be played vs USPHL Premier Jr teams from MN (Blue Ox, Moose, Mullets, Outlaws), Shattuck-St. Mary’s, Chesterfield (St. Louis) MO, the Chicago Pre-Season Showcase, & the prestigious Silver Sticks tournament in Denver, CO.

2022 AMHA Summer Session

July hockey for AMHA is here!

When:  July 5 - July 28

Who: AMHA skaters + NEW to AMHA skaters

What: On-Ice Skate + Skill time

Schedule by age level - SEE SCHEDULE

Next Steps - LEARN MORE & REGISTER NOW

COST:

  1. Learn-to-Play & House League - $85  (AMHA - this was not included in your 2021-2022 fees)
  2. AMHA Mites - High School - FREE (This was included in your regular season fee)
  3. New to AMHA

    • LTP-HOUSE - $85
    • Mite/8U -  $130
    • Squirt/10U - $130
    • Peewee/12U - $150
    • Bantam/14U - $195
    • High School - $210

 


Get SafeSport & Background Checks

Who within AMHA needs SafeSport:

  • Skater's with 2004 or earlier birth year
  • Any Coach
  • Board Members
  • Volunteers who interact with players (i.e., locker room, penalty box, etc.) 

AMHA Secretary & Registrar's easy-to-follow guide to help you through the SafeSport process. 

AMHA USA Hockey Registration & SafeSport Guide>>

See SafeSport link on this page, bottom>>

21-22 Coaches and Coordinators Announcement

AMHA is excited to announce the 21-22 hockey season lead coaches and coordinators. No association can be successful without the dedication and commitment from our volunteers, especially at the coaching and coordinator level. On behalf of the AMHA Board and association thank you one and all for stepping up to lead our teams!

Lead Coaches:

High School – Dave Elliston
Bantam – Rick Baker
Peewee – Matt Paulsen
Squirt – Andrew Murdoch
Mites- Jamie Surovy & Mike Paulsen

Lead Coordinators:

High School – Rod Jones, Mary Pink – Co – Coordinator, Ryan Kinart, Michelle Wilson as Assistant Coordinators
Bantam – Tami Woehl & Margie Braun
PeeWee – Erikka Bouska & Julia Mason
Squirts – Kristine Loes
Mites – Michele Eaton & Kelli Downing
LTP / House League – Julie Gould

Tryouts/ evaluations determine which team skaters are assigned within each level.  All skaters are encouraged to attend all 3 tryout times for their level.

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What AMHA Has to Offer

We at Ames Minor Hockey Association (AMHA) pride ourselves on our motto of "Raising the Bar". This year is no different, and we are excited to announce several new opportunities within the AMHA community, while also reminding you of the already existing programs we provide our players.

The following are included in annual registration fees:

  • AMHA summer hockey program
  • AMHA weekly specific goalie practice called "Behind the Mask"
  • Team tournament fees
  • A highly trained and experienced coaching staff
  • All volunteers directly interacting with youth receive background checks and are Safe Sport certified
  • House leagues and travel opportunities
  • Up to three (3) practices a week with additional game time opportunities on the weekends
  • AMHA incorporates both the USA Hockey ADM model and the Power Edge Pro (PEP) development system for practices.

AMHA also supports our coaching staff in providing additional training and practice opportunities for optional purchase:

  • Stickhandling sessions by our Bantams coach
  • Dryland strength, endurance, and conditioning for Squirts-High School offered by our High School coach
  • On ice skating and goalie camps offered throughout the year by Top Shelf Hockey Academy
  • Summer travel teams offered by Top Shelf Hockey Academy
  • Power Edge Pro (PEP) camps offered throughout the year
  • Additional technical skills through the Learn to Skate (Hockey) sessions offered by the Ames Figure Skating Club

Women's Hockey is strong in AMHA

In honor of Athena and the many strong female hockey players that have played with AMHA, we are proud of the growth within the association related to female players. This past season AMHA had more female participants throughout the association than has been seen in years past.

Play Like a Girl!

Play Like a Girl!