2018-2019 Registration is Open
About Tacoma Junior Hockey Association TJHA
TJHA offers programs for ages 4–18 at all skill levels. We have learn to skate programs, hockey fundamentals programs, and competitive hockey teams at the 8U, 10U, 12U, 14U, and 18U levels.
The mission of TJHA is to teach the members of the community the sport of ice hockey, developing team play and individual skills through clinics and team competition by emphasizing sportsmanship, cooperation, fun, self-discipline, self-confidence, and respect for others. TJHA also will strive for the highest level of customer service to the membership to maintain and insure growth of hockey in the Tacoma area.
Try Hockey For Free
We will be hosting a USA Hockey Try Hockey For Free event on November 10th at 1:00pm-2:30pm at Tacoma Twin Rinks. More info to register to come. For more info, call the rink at 253-272-PUCK.
In House Play
This program is for the player that is ready to graduate from lessons and is ready to commit to 2 times a week for hockey. Players will have one practice and one game a week. All games will be played at Tacoma Twin Rinks. There will be 2 “seasons” for this program. The first will be September 15, 2018-November 17, 2018 and then the second will start January 7, 2019 – March 11, 2019. The cost of this program per “season” is $299.00. Each player will also get a team jersey.
Learn To Play for ages 4+– This program will focus on skating skills used for hockey. Skaters will learn a variety of skills ranging from forward skating to backward skating on one and two feet, stick handling, and some game instruction. This will be a 12 week session, costing $99/session. We will offer 3 sessions throughout the year. The Fall Session will begin Saturday, October 6 at 9:10am. Rental gear is available upon request.
Tacoma Junior Hockey Association (TJHA) fields teams in accordance with USA Hockey guidelines. Teams are structured according to the players’ age. For the 2018–2019 season, the calendar year in which the player was born will determine which level they will skate. As a general guide, the teams are structured by the following age groups: We will offer both Recreational and Travel level teams in these divisions if the number of players registered allows.
8U (Mini Mites) – 8 & under, as of December 31st (Birth years 2010 and younger)
8U (Mites) – 8 & under, as of December 31st (Birth years 2010 and younger)
10U (Squirts) – 10 & under, as of December 31st (Birth years 09–08)
12U (Peewees) – 12 & under, as of December 31st, (Birth years 07–06)
14U (Bantams) – 14 & under, as of December 31st, (Birth years 05–04)
16U (Midgets) – 16 & under, as of December 31st, (Birth years 03–02)
18U (Midgets) – 18 & under, as of December 31st, (Birth years 03–00)
2018-2019 Registration is Open
First of all, thank you to all the coaches, managers, and parents for your support during the 2018–2019 hockey season. To our players, we had a great time watching you grow, not only in your hockey skills, but also as young people we are proud to have as Tacoma Rockets.
Registration for the 2018–19 season is now open. Make sure you register with USA Hockey at usahockey.com prior to registering under the Youth Hockey tab on psaha.com. You will need the 2018–2019 USA Hockey membership number during the youth registration process.
Fees for the 2018-19 Season are as follows:
U8 Program – Learn to Play– Each Session $99.00 – Equipment Rental $50.00/sessions with $100.00 equipment deposit. Ice time will be Saturday mornings at Tacoma Twin Rinks. Starts October 6th at 9:10am
In House 10U – Each Session $299.00 – Equipment Rental $50.00/sessions with $100.00 equipment deposit. Ice time will be a practice during the week and games on Saturday mornings at Tacoma Twin Rinks
8U Rec Team Membership fee $1548 (monthly $135*)
10U Rec Team Membership fee $1608 (monthly $140*)
10U B Team Membership fee $1968 (monthly $170*)
12U Rec Team Membership fee $1668 (monthly $145*)
12U B Team Membership fee $2328 (monthly $200*)
14U Rec Team Membership fee $1668 (monthly $145*)
14U Tier II Team Membership fee $2748 (monthly $235*)
16U Tier II Team Membership fee $2748 (monthly $235*)
18U Rec Team Membership fee $1668 (monthly $145*)
18U Tier II Team Membership fee $2748 (monthly $235*)
All Team Memberships: Non-refundable registration fee $225.00.
*If installment payment plan is chosen, there is a $72.00 annual fee/$6 monthly.
Late payment fee $35.00
Those who register in the month of June and select to make monthly installment payments will pay the non-refundable registration fee of $225.00 and monthly payments shall begin on July 1st. Those waiting to register until after July 1st will pay the non-refundable registration fee of $225.00 plus first month’s payment; after August 1st, you will pay the non-refundable registration fee of $225.00 plus 2 months payment, etc.
Please register as early as possible. For those of you who take advantage of the monthly plan, early registration prevents you from being in financial catch up mode.
2018/2019 Head Coaches
8U Program Director – Chris Weaver
8U WHITE – Philp Hourihan
8U BLUE – Brian Barrett
8U BLACK – Kevin Williams
8U GRAY – Stuart Zimmerman
10U WHITE – Andy Carlson
10U BLUE – Andy Zilka
10U B – Mat Foster and Karl Peltram
12U REC – Greg Gicewicz
12U B – Rob Kaufman
14U REC – Eddie Toy
14U T2 – Rob Cummings
18U REC – Andrew Hay
18U T2 – Yoshi Kawai and Keith Schnug
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