• Kick-Off 2018-19 Rangers Season!
    • Kick-Off Rangers 2018-19 Season!

      20 Days and Counting: IHWC Rangers 2018-19 Season Kick-Off!   ARE…..YOU…..READY?!?!?!  
      Are you ready for the inaugural season of the IHWC Rangers?  We are pretty excited for the new Rangers brand and uniforms, but even more excited to see all of the returning and new players and families to take the ice at IHWC.  
      Mark your calendars!  First day of IHWC Ice is September 6, 2018.  Join us for the 1st ADM skate on Friday, September 7, 6pm.   
      *Be sure to bookmark this page for future youth hockey information and updates

      YH Rangers Kick-off Key Dates:    
      August 20                      High School Parent Meeting  
      September 4                  Kick-off Volunteer Session (Squirt & Peewee -details below)
      September 5                  Kick-off Volunteer Session (Bantam & HS- details below)
      September 6                  1st Day of Ice!    
      September 6                  Mite All Stars, Youth Makeup Tryouts, & High School ( HS Also September 10) 
      September 7                  1st Friday Night ADM Skate (Mite to Bantam Invited)    
      September 8-9               Opening Weekend - A Team Skates and/or Scrimmages
      September 9                  GOALIE Clinic 
      September 15-16           A Teams Buckeye Seeding Tournament (9/15 hosted at IHWC)
      October 15                     Rec/B Teams Season Starts
      October 16                     First Indian Hill Mite League (IHML) practice

      Fall Tryouts  - REGISTER HERE
      September 6, 6pm                          Mite/8U All-Stars
      September 6, 7:15pm                     10U/12U/14U A Team Make-Up
      September 6 & 10 8:15pm               High School Tryouts

      Discounted Hockey Gear @ Sports Plus Pro Shop August 20-23:
      The ProShop at Sports Plus is offering a discount to IHWC members/players (flier attached) for Aug 20-23.  Great way to get players to try on gear/skates and make sure everything fits before they take this ice.  CLICK HERE

      IHWC Rangers Company Store – OPEN August 20-27:
      The IHWC Rangers store will be re-opened from August 20-27.  You can order any Rangers gear and spirit-wear during this time. The store will be open for specified dates each season, so please make sure to make orders Aug 20-27.  The next store opening will be in December.

      TeamSnap Invitations:
      Each player has received an invite to join their TeamSnap team.  If you have not received your invitation, click here to request.

      Kick-Off Week Volunteer Sessions - September 4&5:
      Squirt to HS players to volunteer 1 hour to help with the club opening.  We have the following time blocks for teams scheduled – please let me know if this time does not work for your team.  Project at the club will be a team project. 
      September 4
      6:00 to 7:00pm  10U/Squirts
      7:15 to 8:15pm  12U/Peewees
      September 5
      6:00 to 7:00pm  14U/Bantams
      7:15 to 8:15pm  High School
      NEW Rangers Uniforms will be distributed at the volunteer sessions. 

      First ADM Session – Friday, September 7, 6pm:
      Our first ADM session is scheduled for Friday, September 7, 6pm.  Fall ADM sessions are for MITE to Bantam players, led by Coach Poke. 

      First All Goalie Clinic Sunday, September 9, 9:20am:
      Please invite your team goalie(s) to the first goalie clinic on Sunday, September 9 at 9:20am (1/2 ice clinic).  Goalie Coach, Lee Lansdowne will be running this 60 minute goalie training session. RSVP HERE 

      IHWC Ice Schedules:
      FALL 2018-19 SCHEDULE (Sept 6 to Oct 14) 
      WINTER 2018-19 SCHEDULE (Oct 15 to March 10)

      Looking forward to an awesome Rangers Season!

      IHWC Rangers Youth Hockey
      #IHRangersHockey
      Website:  Everything IHWC Rangers 

      Questions?  Rangers@IHWinterclub.com.


  • 2018-19 Rangers Season Youth Hockey Registration
  • FALL 2018 Tryout Registration
    • 2018-19 RANGERS TRYOUT REGISTRATION


      Mite All-Stars - September 6, 6pm
      A Level Teams Make-Up - September 6, 7pm
      High School Tryouts - September 6 & 10, 8:15pm
      Tryout Registration

      CLICK HERE  


  • Rangers Online Store


    • NEW! Online IHWC Rangers STORE
      ENTER STORE 
      *****STORE WILL BE REOPENED AUGUST 20 to AUGUST 27******
      Discounted Hockey Gear - The ProShop at Sports Plus is offering a discount to IHWC members/players (flier attached) for Aug 20-23.  
      CLICK HERE


      IHWC RANGERS
      Uniform, Apparel & Equipment Store
      Orders MUST be completed by May 18, 2018
      CLICK HERE - RANGERS ONLINE STORE

      We are excited to announce the new IHWC RANGERS custom team uniforms, equipment and apparel in partnership
      with Bauer Hockey and Team Performance Sportswear.

      As you are ordering for your Rangers player:
      *Each IHWC player (Squirt to HS) is REQUIRED to purchase the "RANGERS UNIFORM PACKAGE" for the upcoming season. 
      The required RANGERS UNIFORM PACKAGE includes:
      Home & Away Game Jerseys 
      Home & Away Game Socks
      Custom Pant Shell
      Practice Jersey
      *IHWC Coaches may request additional apparel for their respective teams and this will be communicated from coaches in early May. 
      *RANGERS Uniforms and initial apparel orders will be delivered to IHWC and will be received by players at a Fall 2018 Team Signing Day.
      *The IHWC Rangers online store will CLOSE for orders of the UNIFORM PACKAGE at 8pm on Friday, May 18.
      *Additional UNIFORM PACKAGES ordered after May 18 will have a delayed ship date.
      *IHWC Rangers online store will remain open for apparel orders throughout the season with a mail to home option.
      *Size charts are available on each store item for sizing and measurements.
      *IHWC Rangers sizing sessions and samples sizes will be offered at IHWC during Team Tryouts and Exhibition Games.
      *If purchasing a new helmet and/or gloves for the 2018-19 Rangers season, please purchase 
      black helmet and black gloves or the Rangers team gloves in the store.

      *IMPO:  Player Jersey numbers:  Your player’s top 5 Jersey number selections for the 2018-19 season are selected in the season registration form.  Jersey number selection process is based on the following in order:  Tenure of the player at IHWC, seniority and ensuring we do not have duplication of jersey numbers in a three year playing block of birth years.      

      CLICK HERE - RANGERS ONLINE STORE

      Questions?
      Rangers@IHWinterClub.com

      We look forward to an awesome Rangers 2018-19 season!

  • IHWC Ice Schedule - 2018-19 Season
  • Youth Hockey Program Description & Age Classifications
    • ANOTHER GREAT REASON TO JOIN THE IHWC:

      Meet New friends and involve your children IN OUR DYNAMIC YOUTH HOCKEY PROGRAM.  Ihwc Rangers YOUTH HOCKEY PROGRAM HAS PROGRAMS FOR ALL AGE and skill LEVELS.  Our program includes learn to Skate, learn to play, and youth teams that offer recreational hockey.  We also roster Competitive youth teams that play at A and AA levels. 
      Learn to Skate & Learn to Play: Never skated or played hockey?  Come try it out.  We believe it is one of the best sports a child or adult can play.  but we may be partial!
      Indian Hill Mite League: Our youngest Skaters (8 years and under) enjoying twice weekly practices and in house league games every Saturday morning.
      Recreational Teams: WE ENCOURAGE ANY youth player TO JOIN at THIS LEVEL WHICH IS GEARED TO any player at any age and skill level.  Have A FUN HOCKEY EXPERIENCE IN A RELAXED ENVIRONMENT.  
      A Level Teams: PLAYERS LOOKING FOR A MORE COMPETITIVE and skilled LEVEL OF PLAY.  TRYOUTS FOR “A” level competitive TEAMs HAPPEN IN LATE APRIL FOR THE NEXT SEASON.


      USA hockey AGe classifications:

      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

  • 2018-19 IHWC Mite Hockey Program

    • IHML 2018-19 Mite Overview

      IHWC MITE 2018-19 Season Registration is Open.  REGISTER HERE
      CLICK HERE for Mite Overview

      The IHWC Mite Program is the result of a commitment to our youngest group of hockey players.  It is an alignment between the "Mite Experience" and the IHWC's Mission, Vision and Values.  Our goal is to have IHWC offer the best Mite Hockey experience in the Region, a program promoting well-rounded skill development and fun for our 8U hockey players.  The IHWC Mite teams comprise the Indian Hill Mite League (IHML).

      VISION:  To be the premier Mite Hockey experience in the Mid-West by promoting well-rounded skill development and fun for youth hockey players and their families.

      CORE VALUES:   Respect, Integrity, Teamwork, Coachability, Accountability, Determination, Courage, Humility, Sportsmanship, Transparency & High Character

      Mite IHML Season:

      The Mite season will start with taking the ice for a first practice on Tuesday, October 15, 2018 and conclude on March 1, 2019 with the hoisting of the O’Brien Cup by the IHML champions.

      IHML Season:
      FALL ADM Sessions:  Mite Skaters are invited to participate in the Fall Ice Schedule (9/6 to 10/14) Friday evening ADM sessions 6-7:20pm.
      Practices:  Mite season will start with taking the ice for a first practice on Tuesday, October 15, 2018 and conclude on March 1, 2019 with the hoisting of the O’Brien Cup by the IHML champions.
      IHML Games:  Games will begin Saturday, October 20, 2018 and be held on Saturday’s at 9:15am and occasionally on Friday evenings.

      Practice Overview:  

      The IHML will host 30-32 Mite ADM formatted practices for 70-80 minutes per practice. First practice to be held on Tuesday, October 15, 2018. Practice times will remain at 5:10pm on Tuesday and 6:00pm on Friday.

      What Is a Typical Mite Practice?

      The first fifteen (15) minutes is spent on power skating followed by 50 minutes of skill development at rotating six stations. The players will be segmented by ability to create a competitive environment. Furthermore, the coaches will customize their station drills based on the skill level rotating to the station. 

      The goal of the ADM practices is to improve the player’s respective skating and hockey skills in small groups to maximize player engagement. And have FUN with friends!

      IHML season overview:

      The IHML will host 52-60 IHML games on Saturday mornings and occasionally on Friday evenings at 6:00pm. Games will begin Saturday, October 20, 2018 and be held on Saturday’s at 9:15am.


      Team Composition Overview:

      The IHML will consist of 5-6 Mite teams with no more than 10 players.  Each team will play four-five games against other IHML teams.  The season concludes with multiple rounds of IHML playoffs and a chance to hoist the O’Brien Cup.

      2018 O’Brien Cup Champs – The Redhawks

      The goal of the IHML is to have players utilize their hockey skills within a half ice game, be part of a team, and learn how to compete while having fun with teammates.

      Cost for 2018-19 Season:

      The Mite program cost is estimated to be in line with the 2017-18 season at $900.00. This programming also includes an IHML game jersey, practice jersey and game socks.

      IHWC MITE 2018-19 Season Registration is Open.  REGISTER HERE

      IHML All-Stars:

      The Mite All-Stars is a team comprised of 8 positional players and a goalie along with a select number of alternates. This team is formed through a tryout and will consist of players who have demonstrated above average hockey skills, along with leadership skills by attending ADM practices and IHML games. 

      IHWC Mite All-Stars Team 2017-18 Season

      Mite All-Stars Tryout

      Tryouts are being held on September 6 - registration is open on IHWC site.  8 players and a goalie will be selected. Alternate players may be selected for the All Star Roster.  Independent evaluators will be utilized in the team selection process.

      Mite All-Star Practices:

      The All-Star players will practice twice a week in the 70 minute ADM sessions. These ADM practices will be complemented with 10+ dedicated team practices.  Date and time TBD of when this will commence. 

      Games & Tournaments:

      The All-Star team will participate in the MYHL League.  The schedule will consist of approximately 12+ games. Most games will be played on Sunday with home game on Saturday's. Two to three tournaments will be added to the schedule that will provide the Mite players an opportunity to compete against the competitive Mite programs in the Midwest. 

      Mite Coaches:

      The Mite coaching staff will be selected once the team is formed after tryouts. The Mite commissioner and Youth Hockey will oversee this selection process.   

      Cost:

      There will be an additional cost for a player on the Mite All-Star team. This cost has yet to be determined for the 2018-19 season.

      IHWC MITE 2018-2019 Season Registration is Open.  REGISTER HERE

      Looking forward to seeing your player on the ice!

      Mike Coburn

      Mite IHML Commissioner 

      Indian Hill WinterClub

      513-304-4050 or mcoburn3@gmail.com

  • 2018-19 IHWC Rangers Youth Program
    • IHWC Rangers 2018-19 Season
      Overview & Past Communications


      August 18 Rangers Kick-Off Youth Hockey Message:
      CLICK HERE

      June 28
      Rangers Summer Youth Hockey Message:
      CLICK HERE
      May 31 Rangers End of Season Youth Hockey Message:

      CLICK HERE 

      2018-19 Tryout and Team Formation Info:

       This overview is to provide information on the IHWC youth hockey team composition for the upcoming season and explain the evaluation/tryout process.  Our program is always working to improve the youth hockey experience and this overview includes changes being introduced for the 2018-19 season.  The goal of any youth evaluation or tryout is to find the best team for each player to develop, and more importantly, have fun!  CLICK HERE 
      *2008-2009 Birth years 10U/Squirt INFO Sheet
      *2006-2007 Birth years 12U/Peewee INFO Sheet
      *2004-2005 Birth years 14U/Bantam INFO Sheet
      *Varsity/JV  High School INFO Sheet  


  • Coaches Corner
    • Past Coach Correspondence:
      JUNE 5 Head Coach Memo CLICK HERE

      IHWC Rangers - COACH Requirements

      IHWC requires all coaches to be certified and screened in accordance with USA Hockey, Mid-American District, State, and local rules and regulations. All coach requirements need to be completed by September 10, 2018.  **Please submit all certificate requirements to Kevin Lord, IHWC Rangers Registrar.**


      Required Training for Coaches:  10U/Squirt to High School:

      1.
       Register with USA Hockey by August 1. Annual registration process. Once complete, the confirmation number must be submitted to Kevin Lord, Registrar (klord@ihwinterclub.com).
      CLICK HERE: 
      USA HOCKEY REGISTRATION


      2.
        Mid-Am Background Screening. Once complete, the approval letter must be submitted to the Registrar. Background screens must be completed every two seasons. You must have a current season USA Hockey confirmation number to apply for a background screen. Note: Background checks take 2-3 weeks to complete and must be completed before the coach can be added to the USA Hockey roster.
      CLICK HERE
      MID-AM BACKGROUND SCREENING


      3.
        Coaching Education Program (CEP) registration. These are USA Hockey Level 1, 2, 3 or 4 clinics youth coaches have to attend.
      CLICK HERE:    
      CEP TRAINING


      4.
        USA Hockey Online Age Specific Module(s). Once an age specific module has been completed, it does not have to be repeated. If you will be coaching a different (or multiple) age level, an age specific module will need to be completed for each of the age divisions. Most online Modules take 8 hours so please plan accordingly.
      CLICK HERE:
      USA HOCKEY AGE SPECIFIC MODULES


      5.
        NFHS Concussion Course and submit the completion certificate to Kevin Lord, Registrar. The Concussion Course must be completed every three years.
      CLICK HERE
      NFHS CONCUSSION COURSE


      6.
        USA Hockey Safe Sport Program.  The SafeSport Training and Refresher Training are each valid for two (2) seasons.  Thus, if you took the training during the 2017-18 season, it is valid for the 2017-18 and 2018-19 seasons.  Safe Sport must be renewed every two seasons by either re-taking the entire Safe Sport Program or by participating in a 30 minute, online renewal course.  Login for the 2018 season and confirm if your SafeSport is current, if it is not, please complete.  No certificate needed to be sent as the Registrar can view online.  **As of January 1, 2018, all relevant individuals who need to be SafeSport certified or are seeking recertification will need to complete the new three-course SafeSport training, which features updated content.**
      CLICK HERE: 
      USA HOCKEY SAFE SPORT TRAINING


      7. 
      Lindsay's Law training completion.  This is an annual training requiring a signed certificate for each athlete each school year. 
      CLICK HERE:  
      LINDSAY'S LAW


      USA HOCKEY TRAINING GUIDES:

      Download the USA Hockey Mobile Coaches app for practices plans, drills and more. 
      https://www.usahockey.com/mobilecoach
      USA Hockey Coaches Manuals & Guides

      https://www.usahockey.com/manualsandguides


      If you have any additional questions on coaching requirements,
      please contact IHWC Registrar, Kevin Lord (klord@ihwinterclub.com).

      Thank you for volunteering to be an IHWC coach and looking forward to an awesome Rangers season!

  • Team Managers
    • IHWC Rangers - TEAM MANAGER Requirements

      IHWC requires all Team Managers to be certified and screened in accordance with USA Hockey, Mid-American District, State, and local rules and regulations. All team manager/volunteers requirements need to be completed by September 10, 2018.  **Please submit all certificate requirements to Kevin Lord, IHWC Rangers Registrar.**

      Required Training for Team Managers:  10U/Squirt to High School:

      1.
       Register with USA Hockey by September 1 as a VOLUNTEER. Annual registration process. Once complete, the confirmation number must be submitted to Kevin Lord, Registrar (klord@ihwinterclub.com).
      CLICK HERE: 
      USA HOCKEY REGISTRATION


      2.
        Mid-Am Background Screening. Once complete, the approval letter must be submitted to the Registrar. Background screens must be completed every two seasons. You must have a current season USA Hockey confirmation number to apply for a background screen. Note: Background checks take 2-3 weeks to complete and must be completed before the coach can be added to the USA Hockey roster.
      CLICK HERE
      MID-AM BACKGROUND SCREENING


      3.
        NFHS Concussion Course and submit the completion certificate to Kevin Lord, Registrar. The Concussion Course must be completed every three years.
      CLICK HERE
      NFHS CONCUSSION COURSE


      4.
        USA Hockey Safe Sport Program.  The SafeSport Training and Refresher Training are each valid for two (2) seasons.  Thus, if you took the training during the 2017-18 season, it is valid for the 2017-18 and 2018-19 seasons.  Safe Sport must be renewed every two seasons by either re-taking the entire Safe Sport Program or by participating in a 30 minute, online renewal course.  Login for the 2018 season and confirm if your SafeSport is current, if it is not, please complete.  No certificate needed to be sent as the Registrar can view online.  **As of January 1, 2018, all relevant individuals who need to be SafeSport certified or are seeking recertification will need to complete the new three-course SafeSport training, which features updated content.**
      CLICK HERE: 
      USA HOCKEY SAFE SPORT TRAINING


      5. 
      Lindsay's Law training completion.  This is an annual training requiring a signed certificate for each athlete each school year. 
      CLICK HERE:  
      LINDSAY'S LAW


      What is a Team Manager role?
      Team managers are important for a successful season and to support the team.  Team Managers provide a support role for the coaching team and while specific duties may be different based on the coaches, the following is a list of general responsibilities: 
      *Maintain your team summary (with the Head Coach direction)
      *Official team roster and any supplemental rosters
      *Team schedule for games and practices
      *Team contact list with mobile phone numbers for all parents and coaches
      *Game score sheets (blank and for the games already played) – submitted to Buckeye following each game
      *Score Sheet Team Stickers (template provided)
      *Team communications:  These emails should serves as reminders for upcoming practices and games for that week. They can include directions to new rinks and details on any other team events for that week.
      *Plan and coordinate social events for the team at tournaments or other times.

      Thank you for supporting your player’s team and the IHWC Rangers youth hockey program.

      If you have any additional questions on team management requirements,
      please contact IHWC Registrar, Kevin Lord (klord@ihwinterclub.com).

  • IHWC Rangers Documents
  • Contact IHWC Youth Hockey

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