2017-2018 Youth Program Update - Registration OpenUpdated Tuesday August 22, 2017 by Daniel Goggiano.
We are pleased to announce that our web portal is NOW open for registration (http://www.sierrainlinehockey.com). There are several changes that are happening this year and some news that we want to share along the way as well so please take a look at the information below and let me know if you have any questions at all. I apologize for the lengthy email but wanted to share as much information as possible.
Changes and Survey Results
Thanks to all of you who took the time to complete our survey during the summer. The survey is intended to highlight areas whereis doing well as an organization as well as to identify issues that could potentially be alleviated through small changes. To that end, there are a few things that we are changing.
Season Information – TENTATIVE Dates
8/16/2017 – Registration Open
Mid/Late-September – AND Open Skate Dates AnnouncedCalendar Released
9/30/2017 – Last Day for Early Registration Discount
10/1/2017 – 10/7/2017 – Rink and Flooring Setup
10/15/2017 – Last Day for Regular Youth Registration
10/16/2017 – Late Registration Period Opens for Youth (additional cost and unknown jersey arrival dates)
Early November – Practices Begin
December – Games Begin for Ages 9+
As you are all aware, our flooring is in need of repair. We have made progress towardin the off season but will have additional activity during the season. This will include nights at various venues, etc. In addition, we will be holding a clothing drive. All of that said, our goal is to be able to replace our flooring in time for the 2018-2019 season (next year). In order to accomplish this, we still need your help. I’d ask you to please refer to the email I sent out several months ago.
Player (youth) Access to
firstname.lastname@example.org), click save and they will receive information in their email. They can then download the app from the Apple App Store or from Google Play and . This will allow them to access team specific information and to interact with their peers on the , a feature which we haven’t used in the past but allows for secured sharing of information and things like photos from games. This also allows for them to be held accountable for making it to practices/games and being aware of changes!is our registration and website platform. It was new last year and has worked well and cut expenses for the league. There is an optional feature to allow your children access to the environment which I personally recommend, especially for those kids who have their own smart phone. If you simply go into your account, click on your child from the main screen, select edit (on the right side) and then scroll down to “Child Email” you can simply add their personal email address (ie.
Play It Again Sports
Joe Stein at Play It Again has continuously partnered with. Right now, there is a 20% off sale going on for all hockey stuff. If you say you are from I think you’ll get another 10% added to the discount. They don’t have much in the way of elbow pads right now but there is a good selection of sticks, some helmets and other padding. Also, he has plenty of the consumables- tape and pucks should need some!
For those youth that want some practice outside of the typical practice, I’ve found a decent application that is available on bothand has a progression of skills that you can practice at home with a little bit of space. The app is called Skills and it is free.
Call to Action
As a community youth league we understand that there are many commitments in life and that your time is extremely valuable. The bottom line for the, however, is that 90% of the work is all volunteer based. We need your help to make things successful. Specifically, we need the following:
The only way we will be able to continue to improve this program is with your help. There will be more information sent out as the season gets underway but if you have any time to invest, please let me know. You can also proceed with registering as a volunteer within the web portal. I am sure we can find some work for you and it will be greatly appreciated by us all!
I am looking forward to getting things going! Please don’t hesitate to reach out if you have any questions!
Sierra Inline Hockey League