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Rome Youth Hockey Association


Rome Youth Hockey Association Our Mission is to provide our youth with the best possible opportunity to HAVE FUN while playing the sport of Ice Hockey.


NYSAHA Announcement

Rome Youth Hockey Association is looking to field tournament/state bound teams at the following levels:

16-18U Co-Ed

14U Co-Ed

12U Co-Ed

Girls 16U-Head Coach Steve Zizzo

Girls 14U-Head Coach Steve Zizzo

Girls 12U-Head Coach Nick Mendiola


Tryouts TBD due to COVID-19


We are still accepting Head Coach applications for the 12U, 14U, 16-18U Co-Ed teams,  Please fill out a RYHA coaching application by clicking on the link below.

To demonstrate how a full sheet of ice looks to a child, USA Hockey put adult players on an extra large rink with giant nets to simulate what a child sees. The players found the games tiring, difficult and said they would lose interest quickly in the sport if that was what they faced. See how adult players opened their eyes to what is being taught by the American Development Model of cross-ice hockey and small-area games. Learn more at