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DYHA ADDS GOALTENDING SPECIALISTS TO SKILLS STAFF
01/15/2019
DYHA ADDS GOALTENDING SPECIALISTS TO SKILLS STAFF DYHA is...
DYHA ANNOUNCES TRYOUT DATES FOR THE 2019-2020 SEASON!
01/08/2019
WAITLIST INFORMATION FOR 2019-2020 SEASON
12/31/2018
DYHA 2019-2020 WAITLIST REGISTRATION IS OPEN   The DYHA...
DYHA ANNOUNCES PLAYER SAFETY & ATHLETIC DEVELOPMENT SPONSORS
12/29/2018
December 29, 2018 Dear DYHA Family, We are excited to announce...
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12/19/2018
“Shots today, memories tomorrow!” Smiling hockey players? You...
 
DYHA ADDS GOALTENDING SPECIALISTS TO SKILLS STAFF

DYHA ADDS GOALTENDING SPECIALISTS TO SKILLS STAFF

DYHA is pleased to announce that Peter Alfano and Kyle MacDonald have joined the Skills Development staff as travel goaltender coaches. Peter and Kyle will provide in-practice goaltender instruction over the next two months as a complement to our weekly ProCrease goalie clinics.  Working with DYHA goalies in live drills and game-like situations, as well as one on one, will help to further refine movement, technique and tactics that are critical for the development of our goalies.  Skills Coach Brett Farson noted, "We are excited to have Peter and Kyle leading instruction for our goalies and believe that in-practice instruction allows for another level of goaltender engagement.  DYHA continues to invest in goaltender development as it is critical to train and retain our existing goalies and to attract new goalies to our program."

PETER ALFANO
Peter Alfano is a product of West Haven, CT where he played youth travel hockey in the local program.  He played three years of varsity hockey for Notre Dame - West Haven and then played at Canisius College.  He has worked as a goaltending instructor for All-East Goaltending School, West Haven Youth Hockey, Connecticut Riverhawks, and DYHA.  Peter has been a USA Hockey Official for 27 years including 10 years at the High School and collegiate (ECAC) level. His son Peter is on the DYHA Bantam A team.


KYLE MACDONALD
Kyle MacDonald is a native of Hanover, MA where he was a Boston Herald Goalie of the Year and three-time Catholic Conference All-Star playing at Xaverian Brothers High School.  He  attended St. Lawrence University, graduating in 2016, where he was a four year member of the Skating Saints hockey team earning ECAC All-Academic honors two seasons.  Kyle is currently the Assistant Athletic Director at Darien High School after spending last year as the goaltending/assistant coach for both the men's and women's Division 1 hockey teams at Penn State University.  Kyle has been active with USA Hockey where he has been a speaker at a number of Level 1, 2 and 3 clinics on goaltender development and goaltender practice planning.


by Master Admin posted 01/15/2019
DYHA ANNOUNCES TRYOUT DATES FOR THE 2019-2020 SEASON!


by Master Admin posted 01/08/2019
WAITLIST INFORMATION FOR 2019-2020 SEASON
DYHA 2019-2020 WAITLIST REGISTRATION
IS OPEN
 
The DYHA Waitlist Registration is open for 2001 - 2012 birth years.
 
Submit this form ONLY if your child did not play in the DYHA hockey program for the 2018 - 2019 season.
 
If you are interested in joining the DYHA hockey program for the 2019 - 2020  season:
 
 
GOALIES:
 
Submitting this form is not a guarantee of a position in the DYHA hockey program, but it will place your son/daughter on our waitlist for the 2019 - 2020 hockey season. 
 
Please note that the waitlist is cleared at the end of each season, and as such, if you were on the waitlist last season and wish to remain in consideration for a spot in the DYHA you must re-apply using the link above on/after January 1st or by using the “Register Online” tab in drop-down menu under Association.

by posted 12/31/2018
DYHA ANNOUNCES PLAYER SAFETY & ATHLETIC DEVELOPMENT SPONSORS

December 29, 2018

Dear DYHA Family,

We are excited to announce two new sponsors providing services to DYHA members!  We believe these services advance the DYHA Board’s objective of promoting players’ safety and athletic development.*

Performance Physical Therapy** – Concussion Baseline Testing

DYHA is pleased to announce that Performance Physical Therapy (Performance-PT) has agreed to be DYHA’s Official Concussion Services Sponsor.  It will offer complimentary concussion baseline testing and musculoskeletal baseline screening for DYHA players ages 8 and older.  To register, call the location you desire to visit:

  • 800 Post Road, 3rd Floor, Darien; Phone: (203) 202-2703
  • Twin Rinks, 1063 Hope Street, Stamford; Phone: (203) 324-2878 

DYHA believes that having a current concussion baseline test on file for a player is an important precaution that will enhance the effectiveness of any post-trauma examination for symptoms of concussion. You can learn more about Performance-PT by visiting its website at https://performance-pt.com

 

Performance 20/20** – Sports Vision Training

DYHA is also excited to join forces with Performance 20/20, which offers innovative sports vision training designed to improve eye-hand-body reaction time. All DYHA athletes will receive 50% off their initial evaluation and 20% off the first purchase of training sessions. Members are encouraged to learn more about Performance 20/20's services and resources by visiting its website at https://perform2020.com/about.

To register your player for an initial evaluation, call:

  • Twin Rinks, 1063 Hope Street, Stamford; Phone: (203) 900-7494

Pat Mullin, President of DYHA, noted, “We are extremely pleased to add both Performance Physical Therapy and Performance 20/20 to our roster of sponsors and believe they both offer tremendous services for our DYHA members.  Performance P-T’s offer of free concussion and musculoskeletal baseline testing is extremely generous, and I encourage members to take advantage of their services.  Likewise, the discounts offered by Performance 20/20 will allow more DYHA players to experience cutting edge sports vision training which can help players react faster, see more, and improve overall awareness. And, all this can be accomplished at the home of DYHA, the Twin Rinks of Stamford!  I’d like to thank Kevin Cota and Julie Flakstad of Performance Physical Therapy and Jen Stewart from Performance 20/20, as well as Michelle Woodward from DYHA, for bringing these deals to fruition and we look forward to a strong relationship with both providers in the future.”   

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 * DYHA’s players are not required to utilize either sponsor’s services before or after an injury has occurred; DYHA is not responsible for the services provided by either sponsor; and in the event of an injury a DYHA player should seek advice and treatment from his or her physician or other medical care provider.

**The two sponsors are not affiliated with each other or with DYHA.


by Master Admin posted 12/29/2018
ORDER YOUR PLAYER AND TEAM PICTURES

“Shots today, memories tomorrow!”

Smiling hockey players?

You bet!

 

FCSP has uploaded your DYHA individual/team photos to this direct link:

 

https://fairfieldcountysportsphotography.zenfolio.com/f237232373

 

Click on your squad and enjoy!

 

Like last year, we took 2 individual shots-the second being a little more of the player’s personality…we hope you enjoy the results!

Happy Holidays & Kind Regards,

Greg Raymond

Fairfield County Sports Photography

 

http://www.fairfieldcountysportsphotography.com


by Master Admin posted 12/19/2018
45TH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION
DYNAMITES!

  THE DARIEN DYNAMITES

    ARE NOW SKATING! 

LEARN TO PLAY

           FOR 3-5 YEAR OLDS!           

IT'S NEVER TOO EARLY TO LEARN

  THE GREATEST GAME!

Thank you to our Sponsors!
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