BYH is looking to fill the position of ACE Coordinator. The candidate is approved by the Board of Directors to a two year term however this is not a Board position. If you are interested in filling this vital role within BYHA please send your name and contact information to Brian Gregg (President BYHA) @
. Deadline for notification of interest is May 1, 2015
A full job description can be found on the BYH website or by clicking here.
The Association Coaching and Education (ACE) Coordinator is an experienced individual with a strong coaching background who serves as the administrative link to USA Hockey and its Coaching Education Program (CEP). In their role, the ACE Coordinator will organize and manage many CEP requirements, assist BYHA in the development of a well-trained coaching staff, promote parent education and provide clear goals and objectives for player skill development.
This person should possess strong communication skills, be able to create goals and objectives, and affirm that the coaches within the association clearly understand their responsibilities. Furthermore, this person should be able to communicate a long-term vision of these goals and objectives and be able to sell these to the association. As part of the communication skills needed, the ACE Coordinator must be comfortable teaching coaches, players, parents and association board members. The teaching environment is in the meeting room as well as on the ice. Effective administrative skills are important to ensure that the association coaches meet the CEP certification requirements and, if necessary, will attend the CEP Clinics to obtain the proper certification. This person should have a strong inclination toward skill development of players in the association and exhibit a love of the game.
Coaching experience and current USA Hockey CEP Level 3 or 4 certification
Strong communication skills.
Effective organizational, planning and implementation skills.
BYHA is please to announce the Head Coaches for our A teams next season. B/C team Head Coaches later in the season. Congratulations to all of our Head Coaches and best of luck for a great upcoming season.
BYH Hockey Scholarship Program - - - Deadline 9/10/15
Dear BYH Community;
The BYH Board has established a scholarship program to ease the financial burden of youth hockey for deserving families. This year BYH is again promoting its scholarship program. If you have any interest in completing an application for a reduced registration rate. Award announcements will be made around September 15th, 2015.
No applications received or post marked after September 10, 2015 will be considered.
Anyone attending that did not last play for BYHA will need to bring a signed NYSHA Player Financial Release from their current organization before being allowed to participate.
Midget U18 Before/After
The U18 Midget team will be a Before and After team that will be primarily designed for those athletes that play for a high school hockey program. The season will run from the beginning of September until November 7th, then resume from the conclusion of the high school season (end of February) to approximately mid-March.
There will be practices 2-3 times per week and a total of 20 games including Sectionals/States and may include one tournament. There will be no practices or games during the highs chool season. The Head Coach will be Daniel Harder (
Midget U16 Full Season
The U16 Midget Team will be a full season team. In order to accommodate the Midget schedule of other organizations, we are anticipating that the team will begin its season at the beginning of September and conclude at the end of February. This will be a full season team with 2 practices per week and up to 20 home + 20 away games plus additional tournament games. The Head Coach will be John Kurdziolek (