Welcome to the SDIA Ice Hockey Program.
We offer a house league program for all youth ages, as well as tournament and travel team options for you and your favorite hockey player(s) to choose from. We also offer many adult league options too.
Navigate our wide variety of programs for youth and adult players and if you have questions please contact our devoted hockey director, Craig Sterling; email@example.com or phone +1 (858) 602-6401.
The SDIA hockey program is always looking for highly motivated hockey coaches, please contact Craig Sterling if interested.
If you have a new player that is 4-9 years old and would like to try hockey for free for 6 weeks email firstname.lastname@example.org we provide all the equipment, you will just need a stick and jersey.
This is the best program for any new players that want to try hockey, the class is Saturday Mornings
10:45-11:40 AM. Register for the 6 week learn to play hockey
THIS IS WHAT HOCKEY GEAR YOU NEED TO BE FULLY EQUIPPED TO PLAY HOCKEY AND HOW TO PUT IT ON.
San Diego Ice Arena’s
Youth House League
Register now for the SDIA Fall/Winter Youth Hockey League. Season starts September 4th, 2019 through March 31st, 2020. Practices will be held on Mondays, Thursdays, or Sundays. All players must have a the 2019 jersey, available in
Sign up now online at sdice.com or in the SDIA Pro Shop.
Code of Conduct
(1)Code of Conduct Coaches Code of Conduct
- Be a positive role model
- Be consistent, honest, fair and just
- Encourage all players to be team players
- It’s called coaching but it really is teaching. Don’t just tell them, show them the reasons
- Maximize skill, respect, and love of the game of hockey Players Code of Conduct
- Be a good sport
- Be on time for practices and games
- Be a team player
- Respect your coaches, teammates, parents, opponents and officials
- Time together for team unity and friendships. HAVE FUN Parents Code of Conduct
- Bring your athlete to practices and games on time
- No parents at or around the bench please
- Avoid the temptation to bombard your child with advice on the drive to the rink. Emphasize focus, maximum effort and fun
- Do not offer your child money or similar incentives for goals or wins. It teaches individualism over team play
- Never criticize officials, coaches or other players in front of your child
- Always find something positive to say to your child after a game or practice
- Be a role model. Avoid criticisms and negative talk in the stands.
- Approach coaches with concerns calmly and rationally and you will always be heard
Players play. Coaches coach. Parents encourage, cheer and support.
(1)Classes (2)Mini Mite Skills
Best Hockey Class in the City for young ones! Sign up for the season which goes from Sept to End of March or the summer session which is April to end of August. In the winter holiday season you will play mini games at Rady Children’s Ice Rink in Point Loma on the outdoor ice arena. You will also get unlimited public skating and you can join anytime and the cost will be pro-rated. Walk-on for $17 or sign up for either 6 or 12 weeks. If this class is taken with the beginning hockey class, it will be offered as a two for one. The mini mite class requires full equipment and the ability to skate independently. It is offered from 10:45 – 11:40 AM. This class is offered to the beginning skater who is mastering skating with the puck and is geared to teach skaters the beginning rules and applications of hockey. Also, this class builds on the lessons learned in the beginning Learn to Play hockey classes. You can sign up in the SDIA Pro Shop anytime! With enrollment in this class you receive a card which allows you to practice at ANY public session, three times a week for the number of weeks you register. You can register for as few as 6 weeks or the entire 12 week session. If you prefer, you can pay a walk-on fee each week, the cost is $17.00 per class. If you choose this walk on option you will be given a pink slip each week, which you should give to the instructor. This option does NOT include any public session practice.
(2)Youth Beginning Hockey
Saturdays at 10:45am – 11:15am – $17 walk-on or sign up for either 6 or 12 weeks. This class is offered through the Skating School but it is a hockey class. It is offered on Saturday mornings from 10:45 – 11:15 AM. This class is geared for the pure beginner. The age varies from 6 – 12 years old in this class. The class focus is basic skating, stopping, and simple drills to improve and teach the beginner all about hockey skating. All skaters are requird to have a stick and jersey and should wear a minimum of hockey skates. This is a great way to try hockey skating without the cost of purchasing the gear. With enrollment in this class you receive a card which allows you to practice at ANY public session, three times a week for the number of weeks you register. You can register for as few as 6 weeks or the entire 12 week session. If you prefer, you can pay a walk-on fee which is $17.00 per class, each week. If you choose this walk on option you will be given a pink slip each week, which you should give to the instructor. The walk-on option does NOT include any public session practice.
MUST HAVE OWN STICK AND JERSEY
A 30 minute power skating class offered through the Skating School. It is offered on Fridays from 5:40 – 6:10 PM. It is designed to improve speed and agility. This is a class offered to intermediate level hockey players. All skaters who take this class should wear full hockey gear and bring a stick. Pucks are NOT used during this class. To participate you can sign up in the skate shop. With enrollment in this class you receive a card which allows you to practice at ANY public session, three times a week for each week you are registered. You can register for as few as 4 weeks or the entire 12 week session. If you prefer, you can pay a walk in fee each week. The cost is $17.00 per class. If you choose this walk on option you will be given a pink slip each week. Give the slip to the instructor. This option does NOT include any public session practice option. . These classes are open to intermediate level skaters and above. All ages are welcome. Skaters are encouraged to set a pace for themselves to get the most out of the class. To sign up for the class follow the link on the web page. This is a brief overview of our classes offered at our arena. Please do not hesitate to ask questions of any member of the SDIA staff. We strongly believe that these classes help build each individual player and program. Please take part in the many opportunities offered here. CLICK HERE TO SEE VIDEO
Fridays 6:10 pm – 6:55PM (Admission $15 for walk on or 4 weeks for $40) This is a 45 minute class and players should wear Full equipment. You will work on speed, puck control, stick handling, shooting. To participate in this class each skater has two payment options. The first option is Swipe cards. The cards are available in the Pro Shop. The swipe card can be loaded with 4 sessions at a cost of $40.00. These sessions do not expire. Each skater is responsible for handing the card to the cashier at the skate shop window to have the card swiped prior to entering the arena. If you are not interested in the swipe card, you can pay a walk-on fee prior to entering the ice. The cost is $15.00 per session. Please retain your receipt and have your hand stamped for either payment option. Please show your receipt and hand stamp to the door monitor prior to entering the ice. Contact Craig Sterling with any questions.
Private Lessons Your Player has great potential Maximize it with Personalized Private Instruction Learn from Players That Have Been There! Learn fundamentals and strengthen your hockey skills:
- Skating (balance, speed, agility, backward, forward)
- Shooting (accuracy and power on wrist, snap, backhand, snapshots)
- Stick Handling and Puck Control ( playmaking, passing)
- Speed of Execution (anticipation, reaction, quickness)
- Face Offs, Checking, and Tie-ups
- Defensive and Offensive Positioning (blocking, angling, deeking)
- On-Ice Communication and Leadership
Individualized training for all ages and levels:
- Beginners In-House league to Travel B, A, AA, AAA, Juniors
- For specialized goaltending training,
- please contact Craig Sterling
To get Private lessons with Coach Brad or Coach Craig Email email@example.com
Goalie Club For goalie training and one on one lessons contact firstname.lastname@example.org We do training Fridays 6:25 pm SDIA TV Goalie Clinic
- Consider your stance the foundation of your goaltending abilities, as your speed and power begin here. InGoal Magazine recommends that you have a comfortable stance while bending your knees significantly, rather than your back. Bent knees allow you to generate power as you push off the ice, which allows you to follow the puck while keeping you close enough to the ice to stop lower shots.
- Maintain a commitment to controlling your rebounds, as rebound control can make your life as a goalie much easier. Former NHL goalie Kevin Weekes believes that equipment, skating ability, and technique all contribute to rebound control ability, as they determine the angle at which the puck will hit you. Watch how professional goalies keep the puck close to them or direct them into the corner, as they work hard to eliminate rebound scoring chances.
Work on Positioning
- Keep yourself in good position at all times. According to InGoal Magazine, you should keep yourself square to the shooter and make small movements to adjust to any movements that the puck makes. Make sure that your head remains aligned with the puck because this ensures that your body stays in the proper position.
- Practice your skating often–some goaltenders neglect this important skill and pay for it in the long run. Hockey Canada teaches all of its goalies to work on their control and mobility, as goalies must start, stop, and push off to stay in position. Work on changing directions while skating, since most shooters will attempt to shoot the puck away from your body, forcing you to move quickly to make the save.
- Work on your puck handling regularly, as it gives your team a distinct advantage. InGoal Magazine reports that a goalie skilled in puck-handling can prevent the opposing team from gaining control of the puck in the offensive zone. Practice your puck handling frequently, as leads to fewer scoring chances for the opposing team and, therefore, fewer saves for you to make.
GOALIE CLUB IS FRIDAYS 610 PM TO 655 PM SIGN UP IN SPORT SHOP
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MITE METRO LEAGUE TEAMS
MITE 1 PRACTICE - THURSDAYS 420 PM
Head Coach: Steve Lyons
MITE 2 PRACTICE - THURSDAYS 420 PM
MITE 3 PRACTICE - SUNDAYS 315 PM
MITE 4 PRACTICE - SUNDAYS 315 PM
SQUIRT METRO LEAGUE TEAMS
SQUIRT 1 PRACTICE - MONDAYS 4:20 PM
Squirt 1 (Monday 4:20pm)
|Monday 4:20 Dan Arel email@example.com|
SQUIRT 2 PRACTICE - MONDAYS 420 PM
SQUIRT 4 PRACTICE - SUNDAYS 3:15 PM
SQUIRT 3 PRACTICE - THURSDAYS 4:20 PM
Peewee Metro League Teams
SDIA PEEWEE 1 METRO PRACTICE 735 pm WEDNESDAY
WEDNESDAY 735 pm
Peewee 2 530 PM THURSDAY
Bantam Metro League Teams
SDIA BANTAM 1 METRO PRACTICE 7:35 PM WEDNESDAY
Coach: Bob Green
SDIA BANTAM 2 METRO PRACTICE 735 PM WEDNESDAY
Coach: Myles Kaplan