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 2015-16 Tryout Dates Announced
& Registration now OPEN!

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For information on girls team & tryouts click here.
 

For more information on dates and times for free skates, click here.


Esmark Stars Tier I AAA "Free Skates"

Due to demand, the Esmark Stars AAA Tier I program will be holding free skates during the following dates and times:

(Note:  All skates will be held at the Pittsburgh Ice Arena in New Kensington, PA.  There are no fees for participation and participation is not mandatory.)

Wednesday, March 25, 8:10 - 9:30 p.m., 2000 and 2001 birth year players

Friday, March 27, 6:50 - 8:10 p.m., 2002 and 2003 birth year players

Saturday, March 28, 11:00 a.m. - 1:50 p.m., upcoming midgets (1997, 1998, 1999, 2000 birth year players)

Skates are designed to help players prepare for upcoming tryouts and meet and talk with some of our Esmark coaching staff.

For more information, please contact Dave at (dwk@thekmagroup.com).


SUMMER HOCKEY

“Just For Girls” Hockey Program

“Just For Girls” Hockey Program

Pittsburgh Viper Hockey is proud to offer a "A JUST FOR GIRLS" summer program.

The goal of the program will be to improve all aspects of a player's game through practice and skill development sessions.  The program is open to girls of ALL ages, from those who will be playing ADM next season through those who will be playing U19.

The program is open to girls who played for the Pittsburgh Vipers during the 2014-2015 season, as well as girls who played for other organizations and girls who are new to hockey (but know how to skate).

The program, which will be offered each Monday, May 18 - June 29 (excluding Memorial Day), 6: 00 - 7:00 p.m., will be run by the certified coaches who have been working with the Vipers Girls Program.

The cost of the program is $100.  Full equipment is required.

For more information, please contact Tricia at: triciaKreitzer@comcast.net

Click the icon below to download a registration form....

What Can Little Pens or ADM Players Do Now?

                     

This eight-session camp will provide instruction for 4-8 year old players (boys & girls) including those just graduating from Little Penguins or Learn to Skate programs, and will focus on skating, hockey skills, & enjoying the great game of hockey!

Camp Schedule:  

Tuesdays at 6:00 – 7:00 p.m. 
May 5 – June 23, 2015

Camp Fee: only $100

Fee includes jersey and eight one-hour on-ice sessions and jersey. 

Full hockey equipment is required.

 

PITTSBURGH VIPERS SUMMER LEAGUE

The North Hills Amateur Hockey Association will once again be hosting the Pittsburgh Vipers Summer League. Divisions will include Squirt - Midget. 

The program will run May 18 -  July 31, 2015.

For more information, please visit the Summer League page by clicking on the tab to the left or contact Dave Schueler at 724.337.9141 or schueler209@comcast.net.

PLEASE DO NOT PUT PAYMENTS OR REGISTRATIONS FOR SUMMER LEAGUE IN PAYMENT BOX.

SPRING LEAGUES

NHAHA will not be fielding spring teams or leagues for this upcoming Spring.  Instead, Spring ice time will be used to provide camps and clinics.


PAHL PLAYOFFS


Midget U16 AA PAHL Champions

CONGRATULATIONS

PAHL Champions - Midget U16 AA (Kingerski)

Congratulations to all 5 of our teams
(Midget U16 AA, Midget U16 A Minor, Bantam AA, and Peewee A Minor Gold & the Girls U19) 
that made the PAHL Playoffs this season, & to the 
Peewee A Minor Gold team for winning the season banner.
  


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    Pittsburgh Viper Hockey Names Si Bishop as Developmental Coordinator

    ​Pittsburgh Viper Hockey is please to announce the addition of Si Bishop as Developmental Coordinator for the 2015-2016 season.

    As Developmental Coordinator, Si will work with the organization's Head of Coaches, Tim Kingerski, and Tier I Coordinator, Dave Kosick, and will assist Viper coaches in improving practice sessions, consult on off-ice training, direct camps/clinics, and work with players, at a coach's request, on the ice during team practices.

    In addition, Si will be responsible for helping coordinating a skills development curriculum.  This effort will range from ADM program members through the U18 level.  Si will start with the skills taught through USA Hockey’s ADM program to our youngest players and build a curriculum from that level through to the U18 level … making sure the coaches at each level know what skills they are responsible to develop.  The skills curriculum will be formed with the help of Vipers coaches at each level as they work with SI to determine what is appropriate through a series of informal discussions/meetings.

    Si brings an outstanding resume to this newly created position. His understanding of the game has been honed by his years of playing Tier I hockey for the Viper Stars, Duquesne University, and in the CHL.  He has served as a coach with the Esmark Stars / Pittsburgh Viper Stars for the past five seasons and spent one season previous to that as a coach with the Pittsburgh Penguins Elite Girls Program.  In addition, he has offered training and instruction on hockey through Bad Boy Hockey, Inc., Peak Performance Hockey, and through private lessons.  He has also conducted several hockey camps and clinics, including participating as an instructor in camps operated by both Yuri Krivokhija and Alain Lemieux. 

    The NHAHA Board is looking forward to enjoying the increased enthusiasm, energy and expertise Si will be bringing to all of our programs during the coming season.  We feel that this unique position will enhance all of our programs and benefit every one of our players.


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