Indian Hill Winter Club Youth Hockey Director, Andy Pokupec “Coach Poke” or “Poke” as he is known is a pillar of the Cincinnati and Southwest Ohio Hockey community for the last 23+ years. He has coached and taught at Miami University and Moeller High School where he is currently a PE & Health Teacher. He is also an instructor at the Columbus Blue Jackets Hockey School in Columbus. In addition to his many teaching and coaching roles in the past he is also the current President of The Buckeye Travel Hockey League. In his youth and in college he was a member of many prestigious teams in Canada. In 1992 he was a part of the Canadian Senior AAA National Championship Team. Contact Coach Poke at APokupec@ihwinterclub.com. 513-324-0065
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To promote a “fun and learning” environment for the growth of youth hockey and all its participants and enthusiasts by encouraging, educating, developing, and administering all aspects of the sport.
Values…we are guided by:
- Provide our Youth Membership the opportunity to play hockey at variety of skill levels from Mites through High School.
- Families must be Members of the Indian Hill Winter Club in order to participate in IHWC Youth Hockey Programming
- Our Players and Coaches are led by Danny Wood Director of Player and Coach Development
- All Coaches are certified through USA Hockey.
- All teams practice twice a week and play games on most weekends
- Travel Season is September – Early March
- House Season is October – Early March
- Concussion testing is required for all of our players who are of Bantam age and above.
Please contact Andy "Coach Poke" Pokupec at APokupec@ihwinterclub.com.
Another great reason to join the club - get your kids "boys and girls" involved in our dynamic youth hockey program!
The Indian Hill Winter Club Youth Hockey Program has programs for all ages and ability levels. This includes House, Select & Travel Teams.
House - we encourage anyone to join this level which is geared toward beginner / intermediate players looking for a fun hockey experience in a relaxed environment.
Select - for House players looking for an additional set of games through tournaments.
Travel - for those players looking for a more competitive, higher level of play. Tryouts for travel team happen in late April for the next season.
Mites 8 and under
Squirts 10 and under
Pee Wee 12 and under
Bantam 14 and under
Midgets 18 and under
To see what age classification your child fits in, please click here
Spring Hockey PODS Please log in to begin registration
Sqt Trav / PW House/Trav Mondays 6:00 - 7:20 starting March 6th click here to register
PW Trav / Bantam / HS Thursdays 6:00 - 7:20 starting March 9th click here to register
Mite/Sqt House 6-7 pm Friday's starting March 10th click here to register
Pre-Tryout Skills Clinics for the "17-"18 season All Cinics $ 30.00
April 17th: Squirts 6-7:20 pm Squirts Registration Link
April 20th: Bantams 6-7:20 pm Bantams Registration Link
April 21st: Pee-Wees 6-7:30 pm Pee-Wees Registration Link
2017 - 2018 Travel Tryouts
Squirts: Monday April 24th 6:00 - 7:20 pm Callback Friday April 28th 6:00 - 6:50
Pee Wees; Tuesday April 25th 6:00 - 7:20 pm Callback Friday April 28 7:-7:50
Bantams: Thursday April 27th 6:00 - 7:20 pm Callback Friday April 28 8:00 - 8:50
Tryout Format Video:
Click here to watch tryout video
$ 100.00 fee for guests
Pre-Tryout Clincis will be offered the week prior to tryouts
No make-up tryout dates
Adult Hockey League Mission Statement
The Indian Hill Winter Club is dedicated to providing opportunities for adults to play hockey in a safe and controlled environment. This is achieved through the enforcement of league rules and stressing the importance of good sportsmanship at all times toward their opponents and officials. IHWC will provide every player the avenue to learn, develop, and enjoy the sport of Ice Hockey. Players must be at least 18years old to play in IHWC Adult League NO EXCEPTIONS. Guests may participate for one season before joining the club. Guest rates apply for league fees.
Adult Hockey Schedule