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Dates & Events

Select Tryouts Reminder Dates!
10U A  & 12U A3 begin Aug 27
Rec Players: Pre-Season Skates and Mandatory Evaluations
Schedule is posted for 8U, 10U, 12U, 14U and 18U Rec players which includes optional warm up skates and mandatory evaluation sessions. Click here for details
Practice Schedules for Rec & Select Teams
Staff is actively building the new fall schedule. We are aiming to release preliminary details by August 31. Division coordinators will be communicating accordingly.
WA State Indoor Mask Mandate effective Monday, August 23
We are required to have all customers and staff ages 5 and older wear masks while in our facilities, regardless of vaccination status. Click here for details
SKAHA Annual Meeting
Mark your calendars! The SKAHA annual meeting will be 11:00am ET, September 25 at Sno-King Snoqualmie Ice Arena.
Click for Rec Player Pre-Season and Evaluation sessions

Hockey News

The 2021-22 season is fast approaching! If last season taught us anything it is never give up in the face of adversity. We are hockey players and have more mental toughness than most!
Tryouts are always a stressful time, but the life lessons are immeasurable, as John Wooden says: “Success comes from knowing that you did your best to become the best that you are capable of becoming.” The coaching staffs and evaluators are there to access your ability and to make sure that you play on the appropriate team where you have the best chance to be the most successful. We want players to have a rewarding season, learn life lessons, be a good teammate, work hard, score goals, make saves and use hockey as a way to build self confidence and motivation.
Here are some highlights to look forward to this season:
  • Experienced coaching staff & supportive volunteers
  • Expanded Girls Program including teams from 8U-16U
  • Sno-King Facilities (5 Ice sheets to work on your game)
  • USA Hockey new coaching curriculum that focuses on live action competitive drills
  • Seattle Thunderbirds Events at Accesso ShoWare
  • Holiday Clinics & Tournaments
  • NHL Seattle Kraken inaugural season!
  • And many more…
We want to wish you the best of luck this season and thank all of the coaches, players, managers, volunteers in advance for their continuing support, it takes a village! A recent study pointed out that the number one fun factor for kids was trying hard and doing your best. Make it a great year!
Go Sno-King, T-Birds and Kraken!

Hockey Director, Doug Kirton
Spotlight: Pacific District High Performance Goalie Camp

Sno-King Snoqualmie was pleased to host this goalie camp Aug 6-8. This was a high level camp for 06 and 07 goalies. Typically there is only one age group but the 06s missed out last year. There were 53 goalies and 15 coaches from CA, WA, OR, NV and AK. One of the coaches was Molly Schaus, a two time Olympic silver medalist with the women’s national team. Sno-King goalies coaches Sam Bloomberg, Julia Takatsuka and Darin Campbell were all involved. The weekend featured 4 ice times, yoga, fitness testing, dryland. Classroom topics involved, nutrition, mental strength and different pathways to college and pro levels. Thanks to all volunteers, coaches and goalies for a great weekend!

Safety & Training

SafeSport Training
One parent/guardian per player is required to complete the SafeSport training.
Coaches & Managers Certification
Please submit your USA Hockey number and completed coaching level.
USA Hockey Online Coaches Training
Click for more info about coaching certification and upcoming clinics.
Team Manager Training Resources
The role of Team Manager is the link between the parents and the coaches and responsible for keeping the team organized, informed and running smoothly. 
Manager/Coach Welcome Training
Coming Soon! Dates and details will be announced shortly. Visit website for resources to get started.
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People Spotlight

Larry Mana'o - Executive Director

Welcome to our new Executive Director! Larry brings a unique blend of management, marketing, technology, world-class sports, non-profits, and youth recreational programs' experience. "I firmly believe we need to provide a great sports experience from coaching, facilities, operations, and support. I will always strive to provide excellence in my efforts to achieve a positive environment for all our families and staff." View BIO.
Chris Longfellow - Youth Beginner Hockey Director
Welcome to the team! Chris is responsible for the coordination and management of Sno-King’s beginner hockey experience including Try Hockey Free, and the Learn to Play (LTP) programs of Hockey 1, Hockey 2, and Late Start. She is passionate about teaching people at all ages and fitness levels about the benefits of staying active and helping them to create a healthy lifestyle for themselves. View BIO
Hiron Redman - Snoqualmie Ice Arena General Manager
Welcome to the team! Hiron will be leading and managing staff and facility operations for our newest twin sheet arena in Snoqualmie. Hiron has been playing hockey since he was 6 years old. He joined Sno-King in 2004 as a goalie playing to 16U then played juniors in the WSHL. Hiron graduated from Washington State, where he competed in Track & Field for the Cougars. 

Summer Highlights

New Fall Programs

September 12 at Sno-King Renton

Help us find the next generation!

This event is designed to provide kids between the ages of 4 and 16 a free opportunity to have an on-ice hockey experience in a fun environment. (*Sno-King Learn to Play Hockey 1/2 and Late Start participants not eligible
Dates & registration HERE.

New 4 week series starts September 11/12

Hockey 1 is for ages 5 to 9 years old to learn the skills of a great sport in a fun environment. Players will learn the fundamental skills of how to skate, handle a puck with a stick, and many other valuable life skills. No prior skating or hockey experience is required. Dates & registration HERE.

NEW Fall/Winter 16 week series starts October 9/10

Hockey 2 is for players ages 5-9 who have basic skating skills and are ready for more hockey. Players are in full hockey gear in small groups with similar skill levels. This program follows the American Development Model which promote high activity through fun, station based practices and games. Dates & registration HERE.

NEW 10 week series starts October 9

Late Start is for players ages 10-16 who want to learn the fundamentals of hockey. Players are in full hockey gear in small groups with similar skill levels. The classes will focus on skill acquisition for the first half, and then move into half skills/half games for the second half of the session. Dates & registration HERE.

NEW Fall series offered at all 3 locations

If it’s your first time or you are ready to get back into skates, we have the right class for you, Beginner to Advanced! Ages 4 and up! Adults too! You or your skater will learn skills according to the National Learn-To-Skate USA curriculum. Our fabulous coaches will teach the FUNdamentals of ice skating in a cool and exciting atmosphere. This is a great way for new skaters to learn the fundamentals of skating before putting on hockey gear. Dates & registration HERE.


NEW 10 week series starts September 12

Have you always wanted to try playing hockey but never had the chance? Grab a friend and check it out! Adult Learn to Play Hockey is for those women and men who have never played hockey before or for those who have very little experience. Dates & registration HERE.

Fall/Winter Registration is NOW OPEN 

We are now accepting new individual players and/or teams to join the Fall/Winter 29-game season (5 games added from the 2019 COVID-shortened season). Beginning September 12 and ending April 17. Games will be played Sunday through Thursday across all Sno-King Ice Arenas in Renton, Kirkland, and Snoqualmie. Dates & registration HERE or email for info.

It's time to celebrate!

With new party packages available at all locations, we'd love to host your special event. Dates & details HERE.

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Partner Announcements

Our Pro Shop partner Elevate Sporting is here for you this fall!  Be sure to stop by for skate sharpening or any equipment you might need. 

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