Learn to Skate/Learn to Play Information

4 Individual Sessions running In October, November, January, and February

Registration Now Open

Xcel Hockey Development Camp

XCEL Hockey Development is the Premier hockey development program in Northern Wisconsin and UP of Michigan. We are excited to bring XCEL down to Stoughton for our players to jumpstart their season right before games start. 

Get Ref Certified for Free



SYHA Board has approved to Reimburse current and former SYHA Skaters for Certification. Link the Ref Image for more details.

Stoughton Youth Hockey Golf Tournament

Join us September 30th for the inaugural SYHA Golf Tournament. Stay for Alumni Weekend with on ice festivities the 1st of October.

Registration Now Open

16 Sep

Here Comes the Season

The rink is looking pretty sweet. All of the rusting steel has received a fresh coat of paint, the new glass has arrived and been installed and the compressors have been turned on.

The official start to our 2022-2023 season will be Alumni Weekend. Starting with the golf outing in the afternoon of September 30th at Coachman's.

Saturday October 1st will see the start of Practices in the morning with U6 at 8:00 AM and U8 following at 9:15.

That afternoon is our alumni even with activities for the kids and also adult slow or fast paced hockey games for former SYHA players, current parents of SYHA skaters and coaches.

For the Month of October teams will follow the following general schedule:

U6: Saturdays 8:00 AM, Mondays and Wednesdays at 5:45 PM

U8: Saturdays 9:15 AM, Tuesdays 5:45 PM, Wednesdays 7:00 PM

Squirts: Sundays 8:00 AM, Mondays 7:00 pm Fridays 5:45 PM

Peewees: Sundays 9:15 AM, Tuesdays and Fridays 7:00 pm

Once teams are set times and days of week may change.

Please Check the Crossbar App regularly for any changes in the schedule. Please also watch your emails for updates from your ALDs.

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17 Jun

Registration Now Open

Winter Hockey - Multiple teams at each level from U6 to Peewees. Skater numbers continue to increase year after year. Start date late September.

Majority of all practices during the week start between 5:30 and 7:00 pm for all levels

Only $100 deposit due at registration. 

If you have a release from another club, we are accepting up to our limit on a first come first serve basis until we are at the limit or August 15.

Learn to Skate/Learn to Play - The first of the 4 planned month long Learn to Skate and Learn to Play sessions will start in Early October.

Planned sessions will be October, November, January and February

Never Too Late - FREE PROGRAM. The 2022 sessions will be held starting in Early October and can be done concurrently with winter hockey to give a brand new skater additional ice time over the first month of the season.

Typically the 4 sessions are held either Saturday or Sunday mornings. This program is offered free of charge.

Hockey Registration

Never Too Late Registration

Learn to Skate Learn to Play Registration


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14 Jul

Taylor Shaffer Named 2022-2023 Hockey Development Coordinator

The SYHA Board is pleased to announce Taylor Shaffer as the Stoughton Youth Hockey Association's  2022-2023 Hockey Development Coordinator.

Coach Shaffer is a Stoughton Youth Hockey and Stoughton High School Hockey alum. He currently work as an Educational Assistant at River Bluff Middle School.

Last season Taylor coached the Peewee Team to a Consolation Championship at the State. During this Offseason Taylor assisted in the running of the Hockey Factory AAA program out of McFarland.

In this role Taylor will work with all age level skaters or coaches a minimum of 3 times each per month on the ice. He will work in conjunction with the Director of Hockey Operations and High School coaches to execute a mutually agreed upon skating/skills plan along with a “Hockey Strategy” plan. Taylor will review and assist coaches in creating (when requested) and executing practice plans. Working with the coaches at all levels will help Taylor  evaluate skaters at all age levels and benchmark the skaters strengths and weaknesses. 

For a more detailed Bio on Taylor and more information on the role please visit the Hockey Development Coordinator page under the about us tab or link the link below. 

Hockey Development Coordinator

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17 Jun

Alumni Day Festivities Return September 30th- October 1st

Alumni Day from last year is turning into Alumni weekend. 

After last year's 50th anniversary alumni day was a big success and a great deal of fun we are running it back again this year with a few additions like the first Annual Golf Outing.

The first annual Stoughton Hockey Golf Outing will kick off the weekend on Friday September 30th at 12 PM at Coachman's Golf Resort with the Shotgun start at 1 PM followed by dinner. If you want to sponsor a hole or donate to the silent auction please contact communications@stoughtonhockey.com 

On Saturday October 1st at 2 PM everything starts at the rink starting with a slow paced game followed by kids scrimmages and skill challenges. The last game of the day will be after paced game at 5:15pm. Hope to see everyone back this year for another fun for the whole family event.   

For more information or to register for the golf outing please visit our golf outing page .

For more information or to register for the golf outing please visit our Alumni Fun Day Page .

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27 May

Welcome New Board Members

Welcome to all the new board members of SYHA. 

New to the board are Heather Ace, Jillian Marabelli, and Matt Hanson.

Returning board memebrs are Erick Veenhuis, Stephanie Boness, Nick Steffel, Jon Gould, Matthew Veenhuis, Doug Ihlenfeldt and Timothy Weber. 

On behalf of the SYHA Board and members we would like to thank outgoing board members Kelsey Dybevik, Andrea Klein and Kristin Tilleson for time and work during their board tenures.  

This upcoming 22-23 SYHA season is sure to be a season of continued growth.

The roles for this season as voted on by the board are:

President- Matthew Veenhuis

Director of Hockey- Doug Ihlenfeldt

Director of Fundraising- Jon Gould

Treasurer- Matt Hanson

Secretary- Lee Esser

Girls ALD- Jillian Marabelli

LTS/U6 ALD- Stephanie Boness

U8 ALD- Heather Ace

Squirts ALD- Tim Weber

Peewees ALD- Erick Veenhuis

Bantam ALD/Web Communications- Nick Steffel

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7 Feb

HOCKEY ROCKS TOURNAMENT U8 White Champions

The U8 White team won the Hockey Rocks Tournament in Janesville this past weekend defeating Beaver Dam 2 in the Championship game. 

They advanced to the championship game after defeating Waunakee 11-4, Ozaukee 11-1 and Beaver Dam 1 by the score of 5-1

Great work.

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7 Feb

State Bound 2022

Congrats to our three teams headed to state.

Peewee A and Squirts B won their region 4 championship games over the weekend while Squirts A earned a Wildcard berth.

The last State Tournament Berth was 2017 and the last region 4 championship was 2015.

Now all three teams look to bring home our first State Championship since 2009.

Good luck next month at State. 

Stoughton State Tournament History

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