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Kansas City Stars

2022-2023 Fall Hockey Information

For planning purposes here are the upcoming dates for KC Stars and KC Jets 2022-2023 fall/winter hockey programs.

KC Stars Gold+ 10U, 12U, 14U Travel Hockey Dates:
August 15-18, 2022 Gold+ Conditioning skates
August 19-26, 2022 Gold+ Tryouts

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

Registration for Stars/Jets Travel tryouts will open up July 1, 2022.

Saturday August 27, 2022

Fall/Winter Registration will open up late July and be available through late August.

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

Stars Spring Xtreme Hockey

April 5 thru May 22, 2022

This Registration is for:
-Stars HOUSE/REC Players
-All practices and games at KC Ice Center in Shawnee, KS

-6U/8U $270
-10U Squirt, 12U Peewee, 14U Bantam $320
-Goalies $50
-Fee can be divided into two payments

Age Divisions:
6U/8U Birth years 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017
10U Squirt Birth years 2012-2013
12U Peewee Birth years 2010-2011
14U Bantam Birth years 2008-2009

-Register online by March 15, 2022 to avoid $25 late fee
-More information and schedule on below flier

Spring High School Practices

Spring High School practices with Gary Emmons and Jets coaching staff
Tuesdays April 12-May 24, 2022
8:10-9:10pm at KCIC

For: Stars and Jets players with birth years 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007 who will be in High School this fall.

$180 for skaters
$90 for goalies
Register online by April 1st


Stars Spring Travel/Select Hockey

March 31 thru May 26, 2022

This Registration is for:
-Stars TRAVEL/SELECT Players
-All practices at KC Ice Center in Shawnee, KS

-Skaters $275
-Goalies $137.50

Age Divisions:
10U Squirt Birth years 2012-2013
12U Peewee Birth years 2010-2011
14U Bantam Birth years 2008-2009 Bantam Division FULL
Contact Dean with questions

-First 30 skaters and 4 goalies accepted per group
-More information and schedule on below flier

Spring High School 4 on 4 League

April 4 - May 16, 2022

This Registration is for:
-High School players who attend a Kansas public or private high school this upcoming fall/winter season or play for the Stars/Jets high school teams. 
-All games Monday nights at KC Ice Center in Shawnee, KS. Looking to field 6 teams.

-Skaters $180
-Goalies FREE
-More information on below flier
-Register by March 15th so we can order the jerseys

Stars Night at the Mavericks Game

Sunday March 6th 4:05pm
KC Mavericks vs Wichita
Ticket Link:

Join KC Stars for a fun night out at the Mavericks! Every ticket sold through this online offer will donate $5 back to the club.

How it Works: 
Choose your seating location, and quantity.
Complete the easy purchase process.
Share your personal link with family and friends, invite them to join you, and grow your group!

How You Get Your Tickets:
An email from Fevo with instructions will be sent to you with access to your tickets through the My Kansas City Mavericks Account Manager.

For Questions Call/Text the Mavericks at (816) 252-7825 or visit

Good for Terrace price levels. Based on availability. Only available through this link:

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.