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House League Information

We are excited to announce the details of the upcoming 2017-18 Fall/Winter Season! As soon as it is open we will send out a link to registration. We anticipate registration opening August 1st.

 

HOUSE GAME SCHEDULE

With the exception of 8U, this season will consist of 16 games per age division. 8U will play eleven jamborees. All games are planned to start the weekend of October 14-15 with the end of the season tournament planned for weekend February 23rd.

 

HOUSE PRACTICE SCHEDULE

Regular Practice Schedule Starting September 6th

Squirt – Wednesdays 6:00 – 7:00pm

PeeWee – Wednesdays 7:10 – 8:10pm

Bantam – Wednesdays 8:20 - 9:20pm

8U – Thursdays 7:00-7:40pm and Sundays 5:00-6:00pm

Weekly Goalie Clinic – Sundays 5:00-6:00pm

Extra Practice Schedule From September 9th through October 77h

Squirts – Saturdays 9:20-10:20am

PeeWees – Saturdays 10:30am – 11:30am

Bantams – Saturdays 11:40am – 12:40pm

League games will start the weekend of October 14th

 

HOUSE FEE SCHEDULE

We are happy to announce there will be no increase to the Fall Season fees this year. When you register your child, the option of enrolling in a payment plan divided into 5 installments will again be available to you.

U8 Division - $725

Squirt - $850

PeeWee - $850

Bantam - $850

*If jerseys are needed those are an additional cost.

**Players that are brand new to the sport of hockey or are participating in their first fall season will be eligible for a one-time 50% discount.**

The Kansas City Fighting Saints Board values each and every one of our players and families. We look forward to growing our organization while maintaining our family atmosphere. If you are interested in becoming more involved, we have many volunteer opportunities available throughout the year. For more information or questions, please contact Angie Cunningham, Administrator at 816-914-0568 or acunningham70@yahoo.com.

High School Information

Information will be posted soon!

Riverking Select Information

Information will be posted soon!

Saints Fall Hockey Season Update

The KC Fighting Saints Board hopes you are having a fun-filled summer! It’s hard to believe but fall/winter hockey season will be here before we know it. We have a few exciting updates we would like to share with our families for the upcoming year.

NEW FACES AT KCFS

Director of Hockey

First, please welcome Jeff Madill. Jeff has accepted the position of Director of Hockey for the Saints organization. Jeff's 16 years of experience as a youth hockey coach began in 2001 with the KC Saints. Utilizing innovative training strategies he led the 2005/2006 Saints Mite team to a city championship, the 2015/2016 Bantam AA team to a state championship and multi-season teams to USA Hockey Tier I and II National Championships during his coaching career. Prior to coaching, Jeff spent several years playing hockey at the Division I, Junior, AHL, IHL and NHL levels. His extensive experience as both player and coach have prepared him to serve as a knowledgeable resource for Saints coaches as they optimize skill development for players at every level. Please welcome Jeff back to the Saints organization!

Administrator

The Board is happy to welcome Angie Cunningham to the Administrator role for the organization. Angie is actively learning her new role and will be the point person for continuous communication between the KCFS Board, Director of Hockey, coaches and players/families. She will also be responsible for keeping the websites and Facebook page up to date with pertinent information for your family. The Board has been bringing her up to speed on all things Saints Hockey so she can answer your questions in a timely fashion. With her two boys, Brody (Squirt) and Cooper (PeeWee) playing for the Saints she should be easy to find around the rink on most evenings come September. Please feel free to reach out to her by email or phone with any questions that may arise. You can reach her at acunningham70@yahoo.com, kcfsgeneral@gmail.com or 816-914-0568.

Board Members

There are some new faces on the KCFS Board this year as well. Please take a minute to congratulate Amie Elliott, Director-Treasurer; Paul Luster, Member and Matt Johnson, Member on their election to the Board! Amie, Paul and Matt will be working alongside current board members Hector Luevano, President; Jon Schneider, Vice-President; Dan Carier, Director-Secretary; Walter Woolley, Member and Amber Goodwin, Member. The Board has been meeting regularly and is hard at work gearing up for fall.

Spiritwear

Sharyn Luevano has graciously agreed to take on the role of Spiritwear Coordinator for the upcoming year. She will also be responsible for helping anyone who needs a new or replacement jersey.

MARK YOUR CALENDARS

Wednesday, August 23rd will be our Saints Back to Hockey Open House from 6:00-8:00pm at Line Creek. Please plan to stop by! Sharyn will be here with Spiritwear samples and order information. It’s a great time for the kids to get back out on the ice and reconnect with hockey friends.

House registration will begin August 1st. We are very excited to announce fall season fees will not be increasing this year! Please see the Fall Registration  flyer below for season details as they stand now. As soon as registration is open we will send the link out to all families as well as post it on both the KCYHA and Saints websites along with any changes if necessary. Practices will begin September 6th and 7th with games starting October 14th. High School Registration Information will be sent out within the next two weeks.

Wednesday, September 6th will be Select Parent Meeting. We encourage parents to come and learn about the Riverkings Select Program.

Wednesday, September 13th will be the House Parent Meeting for Squirts, PeeWees and Bantams.

Thursday, September 14th will be the House Parent Meeting for 8U.

Saturday, September 16th will be the 2nd Annual Poker Night Fundraiser benefiting the Saints. Additional information will be coming to you soon! Again this year we will be asking for help from our players and families in obtaining donations for the silent auction and raffle as well as pre-selling tickets for the event.

September 29th- October 1st will be House Gold/Silver Declaration Games at KCIC (all but 8U). Times to be determined.

CHECK US OUT ON THE WEB

We are working on updating our website and Facebook pages with current information. Angie would love to start a gallery of photos from the 2016-2017 fall and spring seasons so please send her any photos of those seasons you or Grandma and Grandpa might have! Be sure to “Like” our Facebook page at www.facebook.com/KCFightingSaintsHockey. Most information can also be found on www.kcyha.com- select KC Saints under Member Clubs to see our page. Please share information freely as we try to grow the game in KC North!

Please do not hesitate to contact Angie or any member of the Board if you have any questions. We hope everyone has a fantastic summer break and can't wait to see the kids back out on the ice!

 

Kyle Liezer

In Loving Memory - Kyle Liezer

KC Saints Announce New Director of Hockey


Jeff Madill named Director of Hockey

The KC Saints are excited to announce Jeff Madill as the new Director of Hockey. Jeff's 16 years of experience as a youth hockey coach began in 2001 with the KC Saints. Utilizing innovative training strategies he led the 2005/2006 Saints Mite team to a city championship, the 2015/2016 Bantam AA team to a state championship and multi-season teams to USA Hockey Tier I and II National Championships during his coaching career. Prior to coaching, Jeff spent several years playing hockey at the Division I, Junior, AHL, IHL and NHL levels. His extensive experience as both player and coach have prepared him to serve as a knowledgable resource for Saints coaches a they optimize skill development for players at every level.

Please welcome Jeff back to the Saints organization!

We are always in need of qualified coaches so if you are interested in coaching please e-mail Jeff Madill at cardog12@yahoo.com.

The Kansas City Fighting Saints are excited to offer the following summer program for Squirt and High School players (open to birth years '99 to '07). The cost is $60.00 per session, or if you sign up for both your cost is only $100.00. The first session will start 7/8.

If you are interested in participating please register by sending and e-mail to Hector Luevano at kcfsgeneral@gmail.com. In your e-mail please provide the following:

  • Player Name

  • Birth Year

  • What sessions will you participate? (#1, #2 or Both)

Payment will be due in full at your first lesson. Please keep in mind that this will be limited to 24 skaters plus goalies so please send me an e-mail if you plan on participating.

Thanks,

Hector

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