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Try Hockey for Free, 2024 Summer Sessions

Registration for the Summer Try Hockey for Free sessions are now open! Interested in playing hockey? This is a great opportunity to get on skates and have fun for FREE! Registration can be completed HERE. 

The Try Hockey for Free flyers will be coming home in Shakopee student's take-home folders in the next couple weeks!

We are also looking for volunteers for these events as well, so please fill out the Google Form HERE if you would like to sign up to help on or off the ice and receive DIBS credits towards your 2024-25 season. 

SAVE THE DATE for the SYHA Spring Social

The Spring Social will be held this year at Turtle's Banquet Hall in Shakopee on March 22nd. 

Please ensure to save the date for this event. We will be revealing the 2024-25 season jerseys, voting for 3 new Board Members, and summarizing this season's achievements!

More details to follow in the first week of March. 

2024-27 Board Applications NOW OPEN!

Shakopee Youth Hockey Association (SYHA) strives to promote and maintain an amateur youth hockey association that delivers a positive, safe, fun and competitive youth hockey experience for all youth that reside in the SYHA boundaries.  The SYHA Board of Directors are responsible for managing and administering all hockey operations, financial decisions, and communications including but not limited too; fundraising, tryouts, volunteer program (DIBS), jerseys and apparel, web site, etc.  As a SYHA Board member, you will help administer the programs and initiatives in a specific area that ensure we have a strong hockey association for our SYHA membership.  Board of Director members serve a three-year term starting immediately following the election.

Are you passionate about hockey and looking for an opportunity to make a positive impact in your community? The Shakopee Hockey Board of Directors is currently seeking 3 dedicated individuals to join our team. If you have strong organizational skills, a deep passion for the hockey community, and desire to make a difference, we want to hear from you! 

We value teamwork and welcome fresh ideas to help shape the future of our organization.


  • Collaborate with board members to develop and implement strategic plans for the organization 
  • Assist in organizing and managing hockey events, tournaments, and programs
  • Help create and maintain contracts and agreements with vendors, partners, and sponsors
  • Contribute to the development of policies and procedures to ensure the smooth operation of the organization
  •  Act as a liaison between the board and various stakeholders, including coaches, players, parents, and community members
  •  Attend board meetings and actively participate in discussions and decision-making processes
  •  Support fundraising efforts and assist in securing sponsorships


  • Strong organizational skills, with the ability to handle multiple tasks and prioritize effectively.
  • Deep passion for the hockey community, with a desire to contribute to its growth and development.
  • Experience with contract writing (we could use you.) 
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to work collaboratively in a team environment.
  • Proactive and innovative mindset, with a willingness to bring fresh ideas to the table.
  • Commitment to attending board meetings and participating in board activities.
  • Previous experience in a leadership or board position (a plus).

Join us in shaping the future of the Shakopee hockey community! If you meet the above requirements and are ready to make a difference, please submit your information <here>. We look forward to hearing from you and working together to take our SYHA to new heights. 

If you are interested in running for the Board of Directors, please submit the following information via this form (Preferred) or to Danni Anker, SYHA President, via email at

Application can be completed HERE

Jr. Gold Biscuit Battle - Tournament Results!

Congrats to the Biscuit Battle Winners!


Champions: Sioux Falls

  • Runner-Up: Minnetonka
  • 3rd Place: Shakopee JGB Red
  • 4th Place: Shakopee JGB Black

Thank you all for participating in this year's tournament! We hope to make next year's tournament bigger and better! Please reach out if you wish to hold your spot in our tournament!

Thanks to all for coming out!


Sticks out for Mikayla

Shakopee Hockey mourns the loss of one of our own, Mikayla McCarvel, a talented hockey player and bright light in our community. Shakopee Youth Hockey is dedicated to honoring Mikayla's memory and supporting her family, players, and friends.

More details will be shared as soon as they are available. Please reach out to the Board if you or anyone needs additional support at this time. 

#sticksoutforMikayla #findthatnewadventure

Shakopee Hockey @ Minnesota's PWHL Game

Since the PWHL started, we’ve had our Sabers featured on camera each home game! It’s great to see the support for this new league and the help to grow the game.

Veil & Wild Orthodontics is a proud sponsor of Shakopee Hockey and has graciously donated mouth guards to all of our Shakopee Hockey families. We will provide these to you at the Parent Meetings for Mite and Travel hockey players. Mouth guards are available in Adult & Youth sizes, and also for those with braces/orthodontics. 

Coaching Applications - 2023-2024 Season

Hello Shakopee Families!

Please fill out the Coaching Application via the link below if you are interested. If you know of anyone that would like to join our coaching staff, please let us know that as well. We are always looking to add talented individuals to our program.

Remember....."It's for the kids!"

Contact the Board SYHA Board

Registration Questions: 

Registration Coordinator: Kristine McGuire

Mite questions: 

Christie Schmelz & Steph Kneissel

Board Meeting Dates - Open to Public

6pm on Wednesday, March 6th, Location: Tin Shed

Topics on Agenda: EOY Social, Pahl's Plants Fundraiser, Season Recap, Board Duties, Future Coordinator Positions, Banners.


Donation/Sponsorship Payment Portal

Are you interested in supporting and helping Shakopee Hockey or helping to fund scholarships to allow all youth able to play hockey?  Please consider donating using the link below.

Have A Great Season!

Recreational Hockey League

Looking for a hockey league that is less intense, not as much of a time commitment, and less cost involved?  Maybe the Minnesota Hockey Recreational Hockey League is for you.

Dakotah! Offer

SYHA families can receive a Dakotah! membership at a discounted rate.

Mouth Guard Sponsor

Donated mouth guards for all SYHA players for the 23-24 season!! Get them at the parent meeting! 

Tin Shed Pizza Gift Cards Available