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Dear Southtowns Stars Families,

September is here and the Midget season is fully underway. Our younger players have begun their practices and early scrimmages 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. 

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

Updated: 9/4/22

STS Sponsored Skating & Goalie Clinics

We are excited to announce that our Skating & Goalie clinics are back.  

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: 

For Teams 
To reserve a clinic for your team, please contact John Franke at in advance. The cost per team is $150 and can be sent via Venmo to Bev Kirkpatrick: @beverly-kirkpatrick-2.

For Individual Players
For future clinics that don't have a team already booked, they're open to registered STS players. Each player must register in advance via an online form (which will be posted below within a week of the clinic date). The cost of the skating clinics for individual players is $15 and must be paid via VENMO to @beverly-kirkpatrick-2 after you register.  You'll see a Southtowns Stars Logo next to her name. 

 VENMO is the only payment accepted at this time. In order to be on the ice, you must register and submit payment. 


Upcoming Skating Clinics for registered
STSAHA MOHL & Travel  players
All sessions at Leisure Rinks from 7-8 p.m.

Date Status
November 30

Closed - 10U Girls Spoto / 12U Girls Costanzo

December 14

Closed - Rising Stars

January 11

Closed - 14U/16U Girls

January 25

Closed - 10U Girls Spoto / 12U Girls Costanzo

February 1

Closed - Rising Stars

February 15 Open to teams
February 22 Open to teams

Goalie Clinics will cost about $125 per team which will be drafted in late November/early December 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.  Therefore, no signups will be needed and there's no direct cost for each individual player.


Upcoming Goalie Clinics for registered
STSAHA MOHL & Travel  Goalies only
All sessions at Leisure Rinks from 7-8 p.m.

December 7 
January 18
February 8


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


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
10U Squirt TBA
12U PeeWee TBA
14U Bantam Jim Chase 716-341-1971
16U Midget Kevin Oczek 716-698-7282
16U Midget Doug Hayden 716-602-9264
18U Midget Dave Scheffler 716-449-4597

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. 

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

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!


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

Visit The Parents Corner

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