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2022-2023 Fall/Winter KC Stars Hockey Information

2022-2023 Stars Gold+ and Jets Travel Hockey Information

For planning purposes here are the upcoming dates for KC Stars Gold+ and KC Jets 2022-2023 fall/winter travel tryouts.

KC Stars Gold+ 10U, 12U, 14U Travel Hockey Dates:
August 11-18, 2022 Gold+ Conditioning skates
August 19-26, 2022 Gold+ Tryouts

KC Jets High School Hockey Tryout Dates:
Monday August 29th through Wednesday August 31st

Please direct any questions on the Stars Gold+ program to:
Dean Nelson
Shjon Podein

For Jets questions please contact:
Gary Scibona

Have a great spring and summer, we look forward to seeing you soon!
Dean Nelson
Shjon Podein
Gary Scibona
Gary Emmons

**Register by August 1, 2022 Stars Gold+ Tryouts and Conditioning.
**Register by August 22, 2022 for Jets Hockey Tryouts.

Stars Open House and Used Equipment Sale Saturday August 27th, 2022

Saturday August 27, 2022 - Save the Date!

Fall/Winter Registration for House League and High School JV/Varsity will open up late July and be available through late August.

Summer 2022 Hockey Camp Information

Stars/Jets Fundraising Golf Tournament Fundraising Committee

If you are interested in helping the Stars/Jets organize a Golf Tournament please contact Amy at or 913-660-2100.

Stars/Jets Golf Tournament Saturday Sept 17th, 2022 - Registration Info

General Information About KC Stars/Jets

HOUSE LEAGUE HOCKEY: KC Stars offers house/rec hockey for 6U/8U, 10U Squirt, 12U Peewee, 14U Bantam & High School JV/Varsity players. Our home rink is KC Ice Center in Shawnee, KS.  Fall/Winter hockey registration is in August.  Fall/winter practices are held during the week and run from September through February with games on the weekends starting mid October and running through February. Stars Fall/Winter house teams play in the Kansas City Youth Hockey League against teams from Line Creek, Independence, Carriage Club, & St Joseph.  The Stars also host Spring Xtreme hockey which runs from late March thru late May.

TRAVEL HOCKEY: KC Stars Gold+ Travel Teams are formed in the 10U Squirt, 12U Peewee, and 14U Bantam divisions. Teams play in the Midwest Hockey League against teams from Iowa and Nebraska and also attend invitational tournaments in the mid-west and central part of the US. Travel Tryout Evaluations are in August.

STARS HIGH SCHOOL JV/VARSITY: KC Stars JV and Varsity teams play in the Mid America High School Hockey League (MAHSHL). Registration is in August, teams start practicing in September, games start late October and run through mid February.

KC JETS HIGH SCHOOL JV/VARSITY AA HOCKEY: The KC Jets are Kansas City's top high school AA travel teams that play in the Midwest High School Hockey League against teams from Iowa and Nebraska.  Tryouts are in August, practices start early September, games start in October, season finals are in early March. For more information on KC Jets JV/Varsity travel please visit their team page at

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Home Rink:
KC Ice Center
19900 Johnson Drive
Shawnee, KS 66218
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KC Stars Contacts

Mary Helmick

Program Director

Phone: 913-851-7768

Dean Nelson

Hockey Director

Phone: 507-990-3745

Shjon Podein

Assistant Hockey Director


Ed Pepe

Goalie Development Director

Phone: 913-620-7131

Jennifer Reynolds

House League Coordinator & Scheduler

Phone: 913-708-1347

Gary Scibona

KC Jets Team Manager

Phone: 816-982-4402

Interested in Coaching? We'd love to have you! Please email Dean at and register yourself using the below link.

KC Stars Custom Mouthguards

KCYHA is excited to announce our new Partnership with GuardLab.  We have worked with GuardLab to develop three customized mouth guards for each of our Clubs. You have the opportunity to pick your own design and add your name and number on the mouth guard to make it your very own. 15% of all proceeds from these premium mouth guards will be given back to KCYHA.