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3v3 & 4v4 Summer Hockey Development Program

3 x 3 Cross-Ice Development League for Mites - Bantams
4 x 4 Whole-Ice Development League for High School Eligible Players


When: Sessions will go Tuesday & Thursday from May 25th - July 1st with High School getting 60 minutes of ice. Youth levels Mite - Bantam will each get 45 minutes. 

Register today for this unique opportunity hosted by AMHA! Click here for more information!

AMHA – Girls Clinic

Development Hockey in partnership with JT’s Slapshot

Description: Over the course of 5 weeks, you’ll have the opportunity to get 2 touches/week for a total of 10 on-ice sessions.

  • Sessions will be 45 minutes and capped at 40 Female Players
  • Every session will begin with a brief dynamic warm-up, followed by 30 minutes of drills, small area games, then closing out with some scrimmages
  • Female Players of all skills are welcomed to join in.
  • New to hockey families reach out to David Letcher at daletcher@gmail.com for additional details on equipment.

REGISTRATION DEADLINE FOR THOSE NEW TO HOCKEY PLAYERS WHO NEED EQUIPMENT:  For new hockey players who need equipment the deadline is April 26, 2021.

REGISTRATION DEADLINE: For all returning and new players is May 23, 2021

Format: Players will be expected to bring a dark and light jersey each session. Players will be given instruction on skating both with and without the puck, stickhandling, positioning, and working together as a team. However most importantly having fun! Players will get the opportunity to meet with and play against and with other female players at their age level.

Cost: Each player will cost $75.00  

COVID-19: City of Ames and AMHA COVID-19 mitigation and protocols apply.

When: Sessions are spread out from May 25th through June 28th

Date

Time

Location

25 May 2021

8:15-9:00 PM

Ames/ISU Arena

28 May 2021

8:15-9:00 PM

Ames/ISU Arena

2 June 2021

5:45-6:30 PM

Ames/ISU Arena

5 June 2021

10:45-11:30 AM

Ames/ISU Arena

7 June 2021

5:45-6:30 PM

Ames/ISU Arena

9 June 2021

5:45-6:30 PM

Ames/ISU Arena

19 June 2021

10:45-11:30 AM

Ames/ISU Arena

21 June 2021

7:00-7:45 PM

Ames/ISU Arena

26 June 2021

10:45-11:30 AM

Ames/ISU Arena

28 June 2021

7:00-7:45 PM

Ames/ISU Arena

AMHA Player Spotlight

Congratulations to Lucie Van Bergen and Evie Letcher for being selected to skate with the MWAHA 10U select team this summer.  Lucie and Evie were among 41 skaters who tired out. Big shoutout to these wonderful and talented AMHA skaters. Way to represent yourself and AMHA. We are very proud!

AMHA Announces New High School Head Coach

AMHA is happy to officially announce Coach Dave Elliston will be taking over as Ames High School Head Coach!! 

Coach Dave grew up playing hockey in Omaha.  First, in Omaha's youth program and then he moved on playing for the Omaha AAA program for u16 and u18. 

Dave also played for the ISU Cyclones 2009-2013.

Most recently Dave has been coaching at the bantam level for AMHA for the past 4 seasons. In the last 2 seasons, he has been head coach. During this time Coach Dave has shown his commitment to AMHA and skater development.

Again we are excited to have Coach Dave on board as High School Head Coach, please join us in giving him a warm AMHA welcome!!

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AMHA Player Spotlight

Congratulations Noah Davies (F) (07) for being selected to attend the USAH 2021 Central District Bantam Camp. Additionally, congratulations to Oliver Giles (D) (07) for being selected as an alternate to attend the USAH 2021 Central District Bantam Camp.

Congratulations to Ethan Wilke (D) (06) for being selected to attend the USAH Central District Boys Player Development Camp Tryouts.

All players proudly represented themselves and AMHA while continuing to "Raise the Bar" for AMHA Hockey.

Alumni Spotlight - Evan Foglesong

Congratulations to Evan Foglesong on his commtiment to continue his hockey career at Trine University. Evan is a great example of where hard work and dedication can lead! We are so proud of Evan and wish him the best of luck! Go Flyers and Go Thunder!

Evan Foglesong
AMHA 8U Mites Black - 2021 Iowa City Tournament Champions

MItes 8U Black - 2021 Iowa City Tournament Champions

Congratulations to the 2021 Iowa City Tournament Champions Mites 8U Black team. Way to represent yoursleves, your team and AMHA. The future is bright for AMHA!

Bantam Orange - La Crosse Bantam Tourament - Consolation Winners

Bantam Orange - 2021 La Crosse, WI Bantam B Tournament - Consolation Champions

Congratulations to the Bantan Orange Team for their Consolation win at the 2021 La Crosse, WI Bantam B Tournament. The team went 2 - 3 to finish their season strong. Way to represent yourselves, your team, and AMHA!

Bantam 2021 J2K Tournament Champions

Bantam Black 2021 J2K Bantam A Tournament Champions

Congratulations to the Bantam Black team for their Championship win at the 2021 J2K Bantam A Tournament in Mason City.

Bantam Black - 2021 Capitol City Clash Tournament Champions

Bantam Black - 2021 Capitol City Clash Tournament Champions

Congratulations to the Bantam Black team for their Championship win at the 2021 Capitol City Clash Tournament. The team went 5 - 0 with a 2-1 victory over Sioux Falls in the championship game. During the semi-finals game the team went into the 3rd period down 2-0. With just 2+ minutes remaining the team scored 4 goals to win the game. The team showed grit and determination while never giving up!

PPE Ames Camp

Registration Link for the AMHA PEP Camp

The Ames, Iowa Power Edge Pro Camp in August is up and open for sign up. We will have the PEP staff on site to coordinate and head this hockey camp. Please see following link to sign up for this unique and growing training tool being used in the NHL, NCAA and also the Ames Flyers & Little Cyclones. We hope to see a great turn out the weekend of August 20-22.

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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.

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