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Dear Southtowns Stars Families,

August is here and the Midget season will begin in just a few weeks. Our younger players will begin their initial practices and conditioning too. There are a few items that are very important to consider to ensure you and/or your child are ready to hit the ice when the time comes. 

Registration is still open and will remain open through the middle of August. If you haven't already done so, please register yourself and/or your child. You will need your new USA Hockey Membership number to be able to register.  Our head coaches and managers are busy preparing for the season behind the scenes.  Look for their communication and respond accordingly to time sensitive requests. This will avoid delays with rostering and a possible delay being able to get on ice and play in games. 

Your Southtowns Board of Directors continues to stay busy working to prepare and plan for this upcoming season. As there are each year, the beginning of the year can often be a bit bumpy.  We ask for your patience and understanding as we have many new board members this year and learning the ropes of each position is no easy task.  The Board of Directors is here to represent our Southtowns families.  If at any time you have concerns, questions or would like to offer feedback, please reach out to any of these dedicated members.  They work tirelessly to ensure our season is successful each and every year.  Continue to enjoy the remainder of the summer months and remain healthy because regular season hockey  action is just around the corner.  Go Stars!

All My Best,

 

 

Rich Vittoria, President & Chief Operations Officer
Southtowns Star Amateur Hockey Association
Email: president@southtownsstars.com

Updated: 8/1/22


RISING STARS 6U/8U MITE DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM

The Southtowns Stars Board of Directors is excited to begin our new Rising Stars Beginner Program for 6U (Mini Mite) and 8U (Mite) early hockey development program in a just a few weeks.   Click here to visit our Rising Stars Mite information page.

REGISTRATION IS OPEN: Click Below


Seeking Players for 18U NTB Travel Team

Southtowns Stars 18U Non-Tournament Bound Travel Team is looking for two more skilled players - a  Defensive and a Forward skater - to add to their 2022-23 team.

Try out date is Sunday, August 21st from 4:45-5:45 pm at Leisure Rinks and is FREE. Please contact head coach Jay Carney at 716-868-7680 for more info.


Travel Team Contacts 2022-23

Team Coach Phone
Girls 10U Jay Spoto 561-706-8062
Girls 12U Chris Costanzo 716-380-9700
Girls 14U TB Jay Ciamaga 716-523-9119
Girls 19U TB Greg Catlin 716-998-7444
10U Squirt Major Brandon Evancho 716-984-5410
12U PW Major Donny Benker 716-510-8587
14U Bantam Major Danny Reardon 716-912-6331
15U Midget Dave Procknal 716-713-7204
16U TB Midget Dave Huttenlocker 716-846-4783
16U NTB Midget Kyle Dominczak 716-380-0718
18U TB Midget Chris Stec/Kevin King 716-698-3748/425-5376
18U NTB Midget Jay Carney 716-868-7680

2022-2023 MOHL Coaches Contact Info

Team Coach Name Phone Email
6U/8U Rising Stars Kevin Lufkin rwb@southtownsstars.com
10U Squirt TBA
12U PeeWee TBA
14U Bantam Jim Chase 716-341-1971 jimchase50@gmail.com
16U Midget Kevin Oczek 716-698-7282 kevinoczek@yahoo.com
16U Midget Doug Hayden 716-602-9264 scat1221@verizon.net
18U Midget Dave Scheffler 716-449-4597 davidscheffler10@gmail.com

Southtowns Stars 2022-2023 League Goals

The  Southtowns Stars Board of Directors works to ensure our organization continues to be a family friendly, youth hockey experience where healthy competition, learning and community involvement are a part of every teams experience.  Below are our our league goals for the upcoming season.  We thank you for choosing Southtowns Stars for your youth hockey experience. 


STS Sponsored Goalie & Skating Clinicians

Our goalie & skating clinics were a huge success! We are excited to announce that they will once again return mid September. Check back here for additional information coming soon.  This year we will once again require skaters to register here for each clinic. 

Tom Iafallo will continue to lead Skating Clinics and Bob Janosz will continue to lead our Goalie Clinics. There is a maximum of 35 registrants/skaters per session.

SKATING CLINICS ONLY: The cost of the skating clinics will be announced shortly and must be paid following registration via VENMO to @beverly-kirkpatrick-2.  A Southtowns Stars Logo will appear above her name on Venmo.  At this time the only form of payment accepted will be VENMO. In order to be on the ice you must register using the form below and submit payment of $10. Click the date below to register your child.

Goalie Clinics will cost $100 per team which will be drafted October 1, 2022 from your team bank account.  We are asking that our head coaches require Goalie Clinics 1X each month when it does not conflict with a team hockey event.  

REGISTRATION DATES & TIMES

(Program Begins September 2022)

Next Goalie Clinic - TBA

Next Skating Clinic - TBA

Want to Share Positive News?

Send Us Your Photos!

If you have current photos from STS events, tournaments, games and other celebrations, please text them to Jennifer Spoto, Coordinator of Social Media Relations @ 716-395-3865. Include the date/s, coach's name, level and a brief description of the photo. Look for them on our website, Instagram, Facebook and Twitter. Help us celebrate you! You can also send your photos and descriptions to socialmedia@southtownsstars.com.

Support Girls Hockey: Recycle!

When returning bottles and cans to Consumers Beverages you can request the proceeds be applied to the G14U account. This is applicable at all 18 WNY stores. Thank you for supporting girl's hockey!

THE PARENT'S CORNER

Do you have questions about registration, upcoming important dates, documents you will need for the upcoming 2022-2023 hockey season?  The Parent's Corner is your one stop shop providing you with all the information you need to be ready for the new season.

Visit The Parent's Corner

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