More Information will be coming out soon for all age groups in regards to tryouts for the 2020/2021 Hockey Season- please be patient! All options and details will be covered for all players. In the meantime, please save these dates and times on your calendars!
Try-out Dates & Times:
Thurs. 5/7/20 Sat. 5/9/20
8U 6:15 p.m. 4:15 p.m.
10U 6:30 p.m. 2:15 p.m.
12U 7:15 p.m. 2:30 p.m.
14U 7:30 p.m. 3:15 p.m.
16/18/HS 8:15 p.m. 3:30 p.m.
KAIHA is pleased to announce the 2020/2021 Season Head Coaches for all age groups. If any age group has sufficient numbers remaining after tryouts to sustain a 2nd Travel Team, an additional announcement will be made to name the head coach.
More information will be announced soon for all age groups in regards to Spring League Skates and Tryouts for all age groups for the 2020/2021 season that will take place May 7th - May 9th this year.
House/House Select Head Coaches:
8U Travel Head Coach:
10U Travel Head Coach:
12U Travel Head Coach:
14U Travel Head Coach:
16U/JV Travel Head Coach:
18U/Varsity Head Coach:
Dear KAIHA Community -
Pursuant to our email last month, Head Coach applications for the 2020-2021 season are due by January 30th for all programs. If you are interested, please submit a completed application (form attached below) to KAIHAboard@gmail.com by the deadline. You may also contact KAIHA Secretary, Wendy Grant, at email@example.com if you need additional information on completing the application or a different means of delivering the application by the deadline. Head Coaching applications can also be found on the homepage of our website www.louisvilleicecardinals.com.
Applications will be reviewed and Head Coach determinations will be made and communicated by the Age Group Representative for the respective age group coach following the KAIHA Board Meeting on February 3rd.
As a reminder, the attached Calendar of Events and current 2019-2020 Program Contact list is available for any questions. Please ask any questions to the Age Group Representative for your aged player or coach position.
Dear Louisville Ice Cardinal (LIC) Parents,
Welcome to the 2019/2020 hockey season! KAIHA & Louisville Ice Cardinals are starting their 6th season as a hockey association within Louisville. Our teams have experienced both success on and off the ice- with league and tournament championships, new friendships and volunteering as a group and giving back to our community. Our overall numbers continue to grow, especially in our youngest age groups. KAIHA is also excited to have secured its fourth straight Roger Sharrer award through USA Mid Am hockey. Funds from this award will go towards growing hockey in Louisville. Heck, we even have a new spirit wear provider! Shop away and show your fandom @ https://louisville-ice.itemorder.com/sale The future looks bright for the red, white and black!
Also, KAIHA formed a partnership with the Nashville Predators to establish Lil Preds in the Louisville market. Wow. Our two-year partnership has been a huge success, selling out each of its programs! You can find more info at https://learntoplay.nhl.com/predators
KAIHA continues to maintain Kentucky Amateur Ice Hockey Association (KAIHA) as a true 501C3 with the Louisville Ice Cardinals Hockey Club playing underneath the guidance, bylaws, rules & regulations of KAIHA. Please take the time to review our bylaws, rules & regulations @ http://www.louisvilleicecardinals.com/page/show/1320369-kaiha-assocOur association allows us to be a better organized group striving to grow the game of ice hockey, in a safe environment, in and around the greater Louisville area.
Within our association, we have some financial responsibilities that must be paid for by our membership. Things like our website, www.louisvilleicecardinals.com, sports engine app, association insurance, USA Hockey required coaching certifications for all coaches, all coaches/managers background screens, 501C3 tax filings, practice equipment and other related board/association expenses.
If your child plays hockey under one of the following KAIHA/LIC association teams:
House, 8U, Travel 8U, Travel 10U, Travel 12U, Travel 14U, Travel 16U, Travel 18U, Louisville Metro High School JV and Varsity teams -we are requiring a nominal fee of $25/per player that will be required to be paid during the new online registration found at the below link and on the home page of the website:
As part of the KAIHA online registration process, you will be required to pre-register your player with USA Hockey for the 2019/2020 season before completing your KAIHA registration.
The following link https://www.usahockeyregistration.com/login_input.action will take you to USA Hockey’s 2019/2020 registration page. Save your new 2019/2020 USA Hockey confirmation number as you will be asked for this during the KAIHA registration process.
Secondly, you will be asked to sign up or reaffirm for a Sports Engine (manager of our website) account prior to getting into our registration form. This will allow for ease of use in future registrations and allow for dynamic communication between you and your team via the app and website.
Finally, during the KAIHA registration process, we will be asking for basic medical information such as health insurance, preferred doctor and such for your player. We hope to never need this information, but want to be prepared for both you and your child in any event.
In conclusion, we will also be gathering basic personal information regarding you and your child during your KAIHA registration; this information will onlybe used for better internal communication between the KAIHA board and its association members.
All TRAVEL teams must have ALL rostered players registered with KAIHA by no later than midnight on Wednesday, August 21st for roster submission to USA Hockey!
Have a great 2019/2020 hockey season!
KAIHA Board of Directors
Questions or comments should be directed to: KAIHAboard@gmail.com
KAIHA and the Louisville Ice Cardinals program are excited to share the Head Coaches for our travel programs for the 2019/2020 season-
18U/Varsity High School: Mark Spelder
16U/JV High School: JR Wier
14U: Don Burton
12U: Andrew Dow
10U: Jason Kempf
8U: Jamie Lyczak
Head Coaches will be assembling their coaching staffs and team support in the next few weeks. Additional information concerning tryouts and player evaluations will be shared with everyone as its scheduled by each team.