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Stamford Youth Hockey is run by a team of volunteers. Your involvement in any capacity is vital to the operation of SYHA.  If you have an interest in assisting with any of the areas below please reach out by clicking below.  If you only have a little time to spare or can help in areas not listed below we can use that too!  Just let us know!  We have many small, quick jobs during tryouts, the Golf Tournament, events, fundraisers and at other times during the year.
 


Operations Manager: OPEN

  • To negotiate and purchase all ice for SYHA 
  • To appoint and supervise the Scheduling Coordinator subject to approval by the Board who shall be responsible for allocating and communicating assigned ice time for games and practices in conjunction with the Hockey Director and Head Coaches; SYHA Bylaws – February 15, 2012 
  • To appoint and supervise the Referee Coordinator subject to approval by the Board who shall secure and schedule certified game referees
  • To appoint and supervise the Timekeeper Coordinator subject to approval by the Board who shall secure, train and schedule game timekeepers 
  • To assist with Travel and House team tryouts in conjunction with the Hockey Director and the Registrar
  • To maintain policies and procedures regarding officiating and timekeeping 
  • To distribute written guidelines of conduct to officials and timekeepers 
  • To present a report of the conduct of his/her office at each Regular Board meeting. 

​Contact the if interested.

 

House Coordinators: OPEN
Oversees entire house program - registration, coaches, team placement, playoffs, scheduling, equipment - in coordination with other volunteers. Oversees any conflict resolution. Contact the

House Coaches OPEN
If you are interested in being a coach, or assistant coach please contact the House Coordinators or .
 
House/Travel Team Managers OPEN
Team managers coordinate schedule, assist coaches in communications, organize after game snacks, ensure all documentation is in order, etc.  If you are interested in being a team manager please contact your team's coach.
 
CHC Representative: CLOSED
Attends all CHC Meetings and reports back to the organization. Contact the .
 
Equipment Manager:  CLOSED - Christa Tancs
Responsible for organizing and maintaining all SYHA owned equipment such as travel team jerseys, goalie equipment and other donated equipment. Contact the .
 

Sponsorship Coordinator: CLOSED - Chris Fry
It is important that each team has a sponsor to provide uniforms for each House team.  The Individual/Committee is responsible for finding sponsors for each team before the season begins.  The sponsors should also be recognized  for their contribution. Contact the .
 
Golf Tournament Coordinator: CLOSED - Chris Berlingo and Chris Fry
The golf outing is a great opportunity to socialize with family and friends of SYHA.  There is much that goes into putting together a successful event to good planning skills are important.  Contacting sponsors, advertisers and competitors is the main responsibility.  Coordination with the Golf Course and caterers will insure a great time.  There are also additional items such as T-shirts, golf balls and other handouts associated with this event.  Helpers for registration and hole monitors must also be coordinated. Contact the
 
Elementary School Promotion:  OPEN
This person is in charge of promoting our Tiger Shark and House programs.  Contact with Stamford and area schools to distribute flyers, advertisements in the Advocate and Norwalk Hour, etc… and other activities designed to promote SYHA to our area youngsters. Contact the .
 
Publicity Coordinator: OPEN
All SYHA players want to see their name in the Stamford Advocate. This Committee must gather the results posted from the website and coordinate getting this information to the Advocate sports editor. Coordinate with the team coaches and managers to get this information submitted on a timely basis.
 
Travel Scheduling Coordinator:  OPEN
Handles the scheduling regular season travel games as well as the post season.  Requires communication with SYHA team schedulers and other CHC program schedulers. Must always be ready to adjust for unplanned events such as rink ice or electricity changes and any weather-related conditions that may cause cancellations. Contact the .
 
House Referee Coordinator: CLOSED - Lee Bowbeer
Requires communication with the person in charge of referees, all teams and tournament groups as well as Terry Conners rink.  Must be able to make adjustments due to schedule changes and communicate these changes to be sure referees are at each game. Contact
 
Timekeeper Coordinator:  CLOSED- Jennifer Noonan
Timekeepers are essential to every game at all levels.  The scheduler is responsible for finding people to do the timekeeping, training them and scheduling all games both at TCR and at all out of town rinks where SYHA is the home team.  This requires communication with all teams as well as Terry Conners rink and the scheduler must be available and ready to make adjustments due to schedule changes. Contact .
 
Website AdministratorCLOSED - Chuck Stietzel
The website is SYHA's main line of communication.  It provides not only an overall description of SYHA, registration information, and member information but also the most up-to-date schedules and game results.  Responsible for managing and updating the Association website, providing access and training as needed. Contact the
 
Bulletin Board Administrator: CLOSED - Chris Fry
There is a bulletin board at TCR that is available for posting information about the teams and the organization. This person should gather relevant information and display this information creatively. Contact the
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