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Fayette Area Youth Hockey Association

Welcome to the Fayette Area Youth Hockey Association (FAYHA) Ice Miners web site. 



Online Registration for The Ice Miners Fayette Area Youth Hockey Association 2016 - 2017 Season is NOW OPEN. Click the REGISTER NOW button or the link below to register.

Uniform - Apparel Information

The site is open for ordering uniforms and apparel.... GAME ON, GEAR ON. Check with your teammates and make sure they've received the notice to see which products are HOT.

Goalie orders will need to be called in at 800-8751-883 x124

Tuition for the 2016 - 2017 Season

Tuition cost for the 2016-2017 season is as follows:

Tuition cost for 2016-2017 Season is as follows:

$875.00 per player until 12:01 am May 1, 2016

$900.00 per player after 12:01 am May 1, 2016

$50.00 sibling discount.

Price includes 1 weekday practice and 2 weekend practices/games.

Once tryouts are complete and you have been placed on a team, you will have until Tuesday April 19, 2016 to accept or decline the placement by responding with an email to the FAYHA President. Players that accept a position will have until May 1, 2016 at 12:01 am to register and pay their $200 commitment fee. If you do not register by May 1st 2016 we will assume that you are not accepting the placement and your roster spot will be forfeited. ONLINE REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN,

Player number selection and Jersey sizing for the 2016-17 season will take place on April 9th & April 10th. All Jerseys must be purchased by June 15th for the 2016-17 season. Ordering information will be posted soon.

Please send any questions to Jeff Fleck or Jen O'Hern by clicking on the email icon below.

Jeff Fleck


Jen O'Hern

Vice President

Tryouts - Fayette Area Youth Hockey Association

Tryouts for The Ice Miners 2016 - 2017 season  were be held on April 4th, 6th, 9th, and 10th. Thank you to all players that participated. Please check back soon for results. 

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Welcome New Board Members

The Ice Miners would like to welcome new board members, Lynn Bell (Fundraiser Coordinator), Jess Sphar (Tournament, Coal Cup Coordinator), and Jason Boone (ADM Coordinator). We are excited to have Lynn and Jess back on the board and we welcome Jason as  a first time board member.

We would like to thank outgoing board members, Carmen Galderesi, Donna Galderesi, and Vanessa Breakiron for their dedicated service and support. Their time and effort is greatly appreciated in keeping youth hockey alive and well in Fayette County!

Ice Miner Banquet

Our annual Ice Miners Banquet was recently held on Sunday April 3, 2016 at the Ice Mine. The Menu consisted of Chicken, Rigs, Cheesy Potatoes, Salad, Roll and Butter, and dessert. Dinner was followed by team presentation of gifts. All players enjoyed an open skate until 8:00 pm. Several new board members were announced and will be posted soon. Thank you to all who attended this years banquet! A great time was had by all. 

2016 Laurel Tournament Champs

2016 Laurel Tournament Champions

Congratulations to the Squirt - Hodge Ice Miners for winning the 2016 Laurel Tournament sponsored by the Westmoreland Hockey Association. The Ice Miners were undefeated in the tournament and finished with a victory over the Westmoreland Eagles.

First Row L to R: Geno Valenti, Jonathan Holland, Carmen Galderisi, Lucas Wilson, Jesse Hodge

Second Row L to R: Dylan Brooks, Ian Zerecheck, Ben Shal, Selby Bell, Titan Beckerleg

Coaches L to R: Fred Bell, Carmen Galderisi, Jerry Valenti, Mike Hodge


NHL Analytics Tracking of 8U Hockey Players

A cutting-edge NHL analytics team puts the test to youth hockey for the first time ever. Watch this video and see what you think.