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2018 Pre-Tryout Camp Registration Information
02/22/2018
GNH Warriors is excited to announce the 2018 Pre-Tryout Camp Schedule! 3...
2018-19 Tryout Registration Information
02/21/2018
  2018-2019 Travel Tryout Registration OPEN Players...
2018-19 Travel Hockey Coaches
02/19/2018
Greater New Haven Warriors are Proud to Announce Next Season’s...
2018-19 Travel Hockey Age Classifications
02/13/2018
Greater New Haven Warriors Youth Hockey Association 2018-2019...
Peewee As Win Silver at the 2018 Can/Am Tournament!
01/18/2018
Squirt As Win Gold at the 2018 Can/Am Tournament!
01/18/2018
Squirt Bs are Two Time Clipper Classic Champs!
01/18/2018
Peewee A2s are Simsbury Holiday Tournament Champs!
01/04/2018
Squirt As are Simsbury Holiday Tournament Champs!
01/04/2018
Peewee A2s are Avon Thanksgiving Tournament Champs!
11/26/2017
Congratulations to the Peewee A2 team who captured the championships...
Mite A1s are Warwick Wave Thanksgiving Tournament Champs!
11/26/2017
Congratulations to the Mite A1 team for holding an undefeated record...
Squirt As are Columbus Day Tournament Champs!
10/23/2017
Congratulations Squirt A team for winning the Squirt A division of...
Bantam A1s are Columbus Day Tournament Champs!
10/23/2017
Congratulations to the Bantam A1 team for winning the Bantam division...
Warriors Earn Player Awards
09/26/2017
Congratulations - Warriors earn player awards!    Players...
2018/2019 Player Age & Level Guide
01/27/2015
Here are the player age and level guidelines for the 2018/2019 season: Bantams...
 
2018 Pre-Tryout Camp Registration Information

GNH Warriors is excited to announce the 2018 Pre-Tryout Camp Schedule!

3 one-hour sessions for Mites, Squirts, and Peewees

 

Pre-Tryout camp is run by the Warriors coaches from each level in conjunction with Coach Bryan Leitch.

 

March 12, 13, and March 15

Mites - 5:20 pm

Squirts - 6:30 pm

PeeWee - 7:40 pm

 

All sessions will be held at Northford Ice Pavilion

Fee $100 for three one-hour training sessions

 

REGISTER TODAY!

 

Information for Bantam Checking Camp Coming Soon!

 

by posted 02/22/2018
2018-19 Tryout Registration Information

 

2018-2019 Travel Tryout Registration OPEN

Players trying out for Mite-Squirt-PeeWee

March 19, 20, and 22

Mites - 5:20 pm

Squirts - 6:30 pm

Peewees - 7:40 pm

At Northford Ice Pavilion

Commitment day will be Friday, March 23rd.

Current Warriors Fee: $100.00

New to the Warriors Fee: $150.00

Tryouts for Bantams will be held the week of April 11th

** Information about Bantam tryouts will be at a later date.

 

by posted 02/21/2018
2018-19 Travel Hockey Coaches

Greater New Haven Warriors are Proud to Announce Next Season’s Coaches

2018-19 Travel Hockey Coaches

Bantam A Head Coach Bryan Leitch –

Prior to joining the Warriors, Bryan played 8 years of competitive hockey following his youth hockey career, beginning with three years in the British Columbia Hockey League Merritt Centennials before moving on to Quinnipiac University where he played under Coach Rand Pecknold.  Bryan was nominated a Hobey Baker finalist while at QU.  After a four-year career at Quinnipiac, he played one season of professional hockey in the Nashville Predators organization.

Coach Bryan is in his seventh year with the Warriors. He began his coaching career with the Warriors’ Mite B team and has coached at every level from Mites through Midgets. In the past few seasons, he has lead the GNH Warriors Squirt A and PW A teams to the Tier 2 State Championships. In addition to coaching, he has been the Director of Hockey Operations for the Warriors for the past five seasons.

Bantam A1 Head Coach Nick Sczerbinski-

Nick Sczerbinski is in his second year with the Warriors organization. Following high school, Nick attended Quinnipiac University and currently works for the Athletic Department as the Director of Marketing and Fan Engagement. Born in Cranston, Rhode Island, Nick began his youth hockey career with the Edgewood Hawks in the Rhode Island State League. Nick also competed in the prestigious Metro Boston Hockey League before moving on to Cranston High School and winning a State Championship in 2009.

Prior to his work with the Warriors, Nick coached youth teams for the Providence Capitals and has experience at the high school level at his Alma Mater Cranston High.

Peewee A Head Coach Bill Sweet-

Coach Bill was born into a hockey family and was skating by the age of two.  As a Mite with Hamden Youth Hockey, he was a state champion and finished 2nd in the New England Regionals as a Squirt.  Bill joined the CT Wolves Tier 1 organization for his Peewee through Bantam seasons allowing him to experience strong competition from Maine to Washington D.C.  Bill then played 3 seasons at Fairfield Prep for his high school career, leaving to re-join CT Wolves at the Junior level from age 17 – 20.  Bill experienced a high caliber and extremely competitive brand of NHL style hockey.  Coach Sweet then went on to play in college at Western New England College.

Through his playing career Bill was a team captain, leader, high scorer, but most importantly a team player.  His years of playing have produced a love for the sport and a desire to give back to others the same passion has for the game. He began his coaching career with the Warriors in 2014 and has since coached at the Mite A, Squirt A and Pewee A levels. He has had great success with his teams over the years and always goes above and beyond to ensure his team’s success. Bill most recently joined the Daniel Hand High School Men’s Hockey coaching staff for the 2017-2018 season as Assistant Coach.

Peewee A1 Head Coach Bryan Leitch-

Prior to joining the Warriors, Bryan played 8 years of competitive hockey following his youth hockey career, beginning with three years in the British Columbia Hockey League Merritt Centennials before moving on to Quinnipiac University where he played under Coach Rand Pecknold.  Bryan was nominated a Hobey Baker finalist while at QU.  After a four-year career at Quinnipiac, he played one season of professional hockey in the Nashville Predators organization.

Coach Bryan is in his seventh year with the Warriors. He began his coaching career with the Warriors’ Mite B team and has coached at every level from Mites through Midgets. In the past few seasons, he has lead the GNH Warriors Squirt A and PW A teams to the Tier 2 State Championships. In addition to coaching, he has been the Director of Hockey Operations for the Warriors for the past five seasons.

Peewee B Head Coach Mike DeFelice-

Coach Mike has been playing hockey since he was 5 years old in the Hamden Youth Hockey organization and varsity hockey at Hamden High School.  Since 2009, Mike has been a youth hockey coach. He gained experience as a coach from the Peewee, Bantam and HS Junior Varsity levels.  Coach Mike believes in players setting individual and team goals.  As coach, Mike will use practices and games to help support his players as they achieve their goals.  

Mike has extensive experience working with youth.  He is currently a K-8 physical education teacher in New Haven.  His training and experience as a teacher has given him a deeper understanding of how to relate to and coach kids of all ages.  Coach Mike looks forward to the 2018-19 season as one in which he can help to grow the sport of hockey and help players reach their fullest potential.

Squirt A Head Coach John Castiline-

Coach John has been with the Warriors for the past six seasons. He takes over as the Squirt A Head coach after multiple years as a Mite and Squirt assistant coach with the Warriors. He has also coached at the high school level with the Division 1 Hamden High School Dragons.

His youth hockey playing career began in Hamden with their youth hockey program before moving on to the CT Flames. John was the captain and All-State Selection his senior year Hamden High. Following youth hockey, John played Juniors with the Valley Junior Warriors while he attended Merrimack College. Following Merrimack, John transferred to and played hockey for four years at Quinnipiac University.

Squirt A1 Head Coach Jon Faitsch-

Development of players’ individual skills and game is just part of Coach Jon’s philosophy.  Coach Jon has two years of experience as a Mite coach.  He has also been a high school cross-country and track coach for 20 years in Amity and Guilford.  Jon was twice named the New Haven Register Coach of the Year-Cross-Country in 2004 and 2010.  His coaching led his team to many state and tournament conference championships.  He also coached 2 time All American runners and many other athletes that went on to participate at the NCAA Division 1 level. Coach Jon looks forward to emphasizing skating fundamentals, game sense, and overall enjoyment of hockey in the 2018-19 season.

Squirt Coaching Pool Jason Hooper, Bill Conlan, and Matt Wellins

Our Squirt coaching pool includes three coaches who have been both head and assistant coaches in the Warriors organization. After tryouts coaches will be assigned to teams.  

Mite A Head Coach Jesse Hoffman-

Jesse has been with the Warriors for four seasons. He began coaching in Mite Development and has moved on to be both an assistant and a head coach at the Mite travel level. This past season Jesse was the head coach of the Mite A1 team with the Warriors. Jesse grew up locally playing for area youth programs before moving onto Amity High School. Jesse made the Varsity team as a Freshman and went on to letter all four years at Amity High.

Mite Coaching Pool Jimmy O’Brien, Dan Montabana, and Shawn DeRosa

Our Mite coaching pool includes three coaches who have been both head and assistant coaches in the Warriors organization. After tryouts coaches will be assigned to teams.  

 

by posted 02/19/2018
2018-19 Travel Hockey Age Classifications

Greater New Haven Warriors Youth Hockey Association

2018-2019 Hockey Season

 

GNH Warriors plans to offer the following teams:  

Bantam A and A1 Birth years '04 and '05

Peewee A, A1, B, B1 Birth years '06 and '07

Squirt A, A1, B, B1 Birth years '08 and '09

Mite A, A1, B Birth years '10 and younger

 

 


by posted 02/13/2018
Peewee As Win Silver at the 2018 Can/Am Tournament!


by posted 01/18/2018
Squirt As Win Gold at the 2018 Can/Am Tournament!


by posted 01/18/2018
Squirt Bs are Two Time Clipper Classic Champs!


by posted 01/18/2018
Peewee A2s are Simsbury Holiday Tournament Champs!

The Peewee A2 won the Simsbury Christmas tournament 4-2 against Westfield after winning all 3 of their other games in the tournament!

by posted 01/04/2018
Squirt As are Simsbury Holiday Tournament Champs!

Squirt A are Champions of the Simsbury Holiday Tournament with a 4-2 Win over Simsbury!

by posted 01/04/2018
Peewee A2s are Avon Thanksgiving Tournament Champs!

Congratulations to the Peewee A2 team who captured the championships title after a 5 game winning streak at the Avon Thanksgiving Tournament!


by posted 11/26/2017
Mite A1s are Warwick Wave Thanksgiving Tournament Champs!

Congratulations to the Mite A1 team for holding an undefeated record and capturing the Warwick Wave Thanksgiving Tournament Championship title!


by posted 11/26/2017
Squirt As are Columbus Day Tournament Champs!

Congratulations Squirt A team for winning the Squirt A division of the Wallingford Hawks Columbus Day Tournament. The team went 3-0 in pool play!  Then played the Riverhawks in the championship and won 8-1!


by posted 10/23/2017
Bantam A1s are Columbus Day Tournament Champs!

Congratulations to the Bantam A1 team for winning the Bantam division championship in the Wallingford Hawks Columbus Day Tournament! The team went undefeated in their first three games and took first place against West Hartford B in the finals, winning 12-0! 


by posted 10/23/2017
Warriors Earn Player Awards

Congratulations - Warriors earn player awards!

  

Players can earn an award for the following:

  • Hat Trick Award - a player scoring 3 goals in one game

  • Playmaker Award - a player with 3 assists in one game

  • Zero Award - a goalie allowing 0 goals, playing a complete game

 

  • Cooper Savoy (PeeWee A1) - Hat Trick

  • Alex Khacherian (Squirt B) - Playmaker

  • Mason Bussman (PeeWee A1) - Hat Trick

  • Jack Keaney (PeeWee A) - Zero Award

  • Bryce Montabana (Squirt A) - Hat Trick

  • Danny Vining (PeeWee A2) - Hat Trick

  • Andrew Baker (PeeWee A2) - Playmaker

  • Danny Vining (PeeWee A1) - Playmaker

  • Alex Schiano (PeeWee A2) - Hat Trick

  • Dominick Acquarulo (Squirt B) - Hat Trick

  • Nico Ciardiello (Squirt A) - Hat Trick

  • Billy Mascari (Squirt A) - Playmaker

  • Andrew Beauton (Squirt A) - Playmaker

  • Tanner Walsh (Squirt A) - Hat Trick

  • Noah Indes (Squirt A1) - Hat Trick

  • Luke Diana (Squirt A1) - Hat Trick

  • Mark Guidone (Squirt A1) - Hat Trick

  • Nani Keyes (Squirt A1) - Playmaker

  • Owen Lelko (PeeWee A) - Hat Trick

  • Jack Ouellette (PeeWee A2) - Playmaker

  • Brady Martinik (PeeWee A1) - Playmaker

  • Michael Savo (PeeWee A1) - Hat Trick
  • Collin Augur (PeeWee A) - Playmaker

  • Michael Matteo (PeeWee A) - Playmaker
  • Jack Maley (PeeWee A) - Playmaker

  • John Montesanto (PeeWee A) - Hat Trick

  • Owen Lelko (PeeWee A) - Playmaker

  • Griffin Geist (Bantam A1) - Hat Trick

  • Nico Ciardiello (Squirt A) - Playmaker

  • Dante DiLegge (Squirt A) - Zero Award

  • Liam Kelly (PeeWee A1) - Zero Award

  • Kevin Rich (PeeWee A) - Hat Trick

  • Jake Pederson (PeeWee A) - Playmaker

  • Michael Matteo (PeeWee A) - Hat Trick

  • Charlie Wood (PeeWee A2) - Playmaker

  • Alex Schiano (PeeWee A2) - Zero Award

  • Cam Green (PeeWee A2) - Playmaker

  • Kellen Grehl (PeeWee A2) - Hat Trick

  • Ken Kaminsky (PeeWee A2) - Playmaker

  • Avery Solan (PeeWee A2) - Hat Trick

  • Dallas Potter (Squirt A) - Playmaker

  • Bryce Mastriano (Squirt A) - Hat Trick

  • Jason Taylor (Squirt B) - Hat Trick

  • Alex Kacherian (Squirt B) - Hat Trick

  • Anthony Albino (Squirt B) - Playmaker

  • Dakota Cooper (Bantam A1) - Hat Trick

  • Ben Amarone (PeeWee A1) - Zero Award

  • Ben Gilbert (PeeWee A2) - Hat Trick

  • Jaxon O'Brien (PeeWee A2) - Playmaker

  • Andrew Beauton (Squirt A) - Hat Trick

  • Jacob Janosko (Squirt A) - Zero Award

  • Andrew Baker (PeeWee A2) - Hat Trick

  • Dallas Potter (Squirt A) - Hat Trick

  • William Diana (Squirt A1) - Zero Award

  • Anthony Albino (Squirt B) - Hat Trick

  • Nani Keyes (Squirt A1) - Hat Trick

  • Ken Kaminsky Jr (PeeWee A2) - Hat Trick

  • Cole Hitchcock (Squirt B) - Zero Award

  • Ben Bielen (Bantam A1) - Zero Award

  • Matthew Gervais (PeeWee A1) - Hat Trick

  • Mason Bussman (PeeWee A1) - Playmaker


by posted 09/26/2017
2018/2019 Player Age & Level Guide

Here are the player age and level guidelines for the 2018/2019 season:

Bantams 14U - Birth years 2004 & 2005

PeeWees 12U - Birth years 2006 & 2007

Squirts 10U - Birth years 2008 & 2009

Mites 8U - Birth years 2010 & 2011 

 


by posted 01/27/2015
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