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Calling all TRAVEL Coaches!!!

PYHA is now accepting Head Coaching applications for our Travel teams for the 2015/16 season! For all those coaches who have already coached in the past, to all our new coaches who want to coach in the future, now is the time to submit your application!! In 2015/16, the PYHA organization expects to field AA and A travel teams at the Mite, Squirt, PeeWee, Bantam and Midget Minor levels and one team at the Midget Major level. 

The submission deadline for consideration for a Head Coaching position during the 2015/16 season will be Sunday April 19th, 2015. Get your applications in early!!!

Applications from interested parties are to be submitted via email to me at Len_Fitzpatrick@hotmail.com and I will forward all emails I receive to the new Travel VP that will be nominated by newly appointed President at the April 16th Board meeting. Please be sure to include your name, travel team level(s) you are interested in coaching, past hockey experience (coaching and playing), and a short position statement as to why you should be entrusted with coaching a team of our young student athletes!!

To all PYHA members, I have thoroughly enjoyed my time as your Travel VP during 4 out of the past 6 years and as an at-large volunteer taking care of compliance issues 3 and 4 years ago. PYHA is Central Illinois' premier youth hockey organization and I look forward to the new direction and desire to improve our organization that our new Travel VP will bring with them to the Owens Center rink.

All the very best,

Len FitzPatrick 

PYHA Spring Development

March 23 – May 22, 2015

No Spring League the week of April 20 - April 25th

Owens Center Peoria, IL.

  • 8 high tempo games or practices. (Coaches and Referees provided)
  • Each player will receive a PYHA Spring Jersey
  • Cost: Players $135.00      Goalies $60.00        


The first week of PYHA will be skills work. All players of a particular age group are to report to their assigned time. No jerseys will be provided until after the first week of skills work. Teams and schedules will be posted on Saturday March 28th by 5pm. Below you will find the day and time of your first clinic.

Monday Mites - 6:15 PM (All Players)
Tuesday Bantam/Midget - 6:00 PM (All Players)
Wednesday Squirts - 6:00 PM (All Players)
Thursday PeeWee - 6:00 PM (All Players)


  • Travel Coaches

  • 03/24/2015, 10:15pm CDT, By PYHA
  • Calling all TRAVEL Coaches!!! PYHA is now accepting Head Coaching applications for our Travel teams for the 2015/16 season!
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  • President's Letter to the Membership

  • 02/12/2015, 7:45am CST, By PYHA
  • Dear PYHA Members, as most of you know, with the exception of a few on-ice hockey director positions, PYHA is a completely volunteer run organization. In other words, the entity known as Peoria Youth Hockey Association is simply us - the members!
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  • PYHA Concussion Testing

  • 11/11/2014, 9:45pm CST, By PYHA
  • Concussion testing will be during the the week of November 17 at the Peoria Owens Center rink prior to team practices.
  • Read More

PYHA Upcoming Events

  • Mar
  • 30
Spring League Mite Practice
  • Mar
  • 31
Spring League Bantam/Midget Practice
  • Apr
  • 1
Spring League Squirt Practice
  • Apr
  • 2
Spring League PeeWee Practice
  • Apr
  • 6
Spring League Mite Practice

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