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Welcome to the Ann Arbor Amateur Hockey Association

AAAHA has operated youth hockey programs since its founding in 1951 and is committed to providing instructional and competitive hockey opportunities, for all players without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, or national origin. AAAHA seeks to develop character, sportsmanship, and physical fitness among the youth in the local community by providing an environment that fosters a positive learning experience, teamwork, and friendship. AAAHA affiliates with USA Hockey, MAHA and other ice hockey associations to promote, encourage and improve the standard of hockey. 

Spring Hockey!

Spring plans are being made now!

AAAHA will have Spring hockey for the following groups:





Watch for spring hockey information to be posted HERE!



Meet Some of Our Specialty Coaches!

Peter Ward, Hockey-Intelligence, The Hockey Garage

Peter is a former NHL scout with over three decades of playing, coaching, developing, and scouting experience. The rest of our team is comprised of professional youth coaches, former professional hockey players, current collegiate and junior players

Currently, Peter is the senior advisor to the coaching staff for Michigan State University Spartans (BIG10) hockey team. Peter is also a part of USA Hockey serving as a special assignment scout. Ward spent 2016- 2019 as the Head U.S. Scout for the Vegas Golden Knights in the NHL. Before his time in Vegas, Peter spent the previous year working as an NHL Agent/Advisor for Newport Sports Management, Inc. (One of the largest and most successful agencies in professional sports.) Prior to working as an agent, Ward spent 8 years working for the U.S. National Team Development Program, serving as the Assistant Director of Player Personnel for 3 years and the Director of Player Personnel for 5 years. During his time with the NTDP, Peter helped the U.S. capture gold 6 times at the IIHF Under-18 Championships. He also identified and recruited over 150 NHL Draft picks including; Auston Matthews, Jack Eichel, Matt & Brady Tkachuk, Quinn Hughes, Dylan Larkin, Zach Werenski, Charlie McAvoy, etc...

Peter works with our house and girls program for on ice development sessions. Our travel teams also work out of the "Hockey Garage" and use Peter's expertise with training our players.

Jeff Lerg- Future Pro Goalie School

Jeff is a former four year starter at Michigan State University (2005 – 2009) and has been coaching goaltenders for over 14 years. Some of his career highlights include USHL Player of the Year, NCAA National Champion, French League Goalie of the Year, and ECHL All Star. Jeff still plays professionally in the minor leagues and coaches primarily in his off-season. He uses innovative techniques and preaches hard work and dedication to his students in order to help them accomplish their goals.

Jeff and Future Pro instructors lead 6 different on ice Goalie Clinics per season open to all registered AAAHA net minders. Clinics are held on weekends throughout each season.

Link to Covid-19 testing sites.

2021 Board of Directors Election

AAAHA Membership:


Congratulations to our new, and re-elected board members!

The four people listed below received the most votes in the 2021 BOD election.

Adam Winters

Dan Joffe

Rhonda Ford

John Teeter

AAAHA Covid Response Committee

AAAHA's Covid Response Committee is here to help the local authorities and rink staff with any contact tracing or information they may need from our Association.

If any coach/parent/player has reason to believe they have been exposed, or has received a positive test, please reach out to us or your head coach immediately.

Peggy Costello   

Audrey McHugh

Chris Andrianopoulos

Washtenaw County Health Department 

If you have health-related questions, talk to your health care provider, or call the Michigan coronavirus hotline at 1-888-535-6136. The hotline is open seven days a week from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm.



Helpful CDC Website

Below is a link to the CDC website with some helpful information.



Click here to read the MAHA Covid updates:


We must follow all of the rinks protocols while attending hockey events. If we do not follow the new rules, we are putting the rinks at risk of being shut down.

AAAHA Programs

Find more information on these programs on the following website pages:

Learn to Play Hockey - Go to the "Instructional" page.

Timbit Hockey (beginners ages 4-6) Go to the Instructional page.

Mini Mites (ages 4-7) Go to the Instructional page.

Mite (8 and under)  Go to the "House" hockey page.

House Squirt teams (10 and under)  Go to the "House" hockey page.

House Pee Wee teams (12 and under) Go to the "House" hockey page.

House Bantam teams (14 and under) Go to the "House" hockey page.

Girls hockey, ages 10U and 12U, 14U and High School Hockey, go to the "Girls" page.

For all travel teams, go to the "Travel" pages.

Travel 2011

Travel 2010

Travel 2009 (2 teams)

Travel 2008 

Travel 2007 (2 teams)

16U Midget A Hockey


Get the most information from our website!

Don't forget to scroll all the way to the bottom of each page! 

Utilize the blue tabs at the top of this page, and to the left!

Each page has information to "click" on at the left column!

Each AAAHA "Program" has its own page!

There are "links" to click on for more information!

The "calendar" page has all team schedules available, just "tag" your team for details! Instructions are on the calendar page.

New Hockey parents and players, check out the "Instructional" page!

David DeYoung

President- 3 Year Term Expiring 2022

Phil Miller

Vice President

John Teeter


Adam Winters

Secretary/Goalie Development

Chrystal Stancil

Ice Scheduler-

David Ford

Coaching Director- 3 year term expiring 2022

Sean Edwards

Board Member- 3 year term-expiring 2023

Rhonda Ford

House Jerseys and Apparel Director-3 year term expiring 2023

Andy Paterson

Board Member- 3 year term-expiring 2023

Mike Ford

Board Member- 3 year term-expiring 2023

Chris Andrianopoulos

Board Member 3 year term-expiring 2023

Dan Joffe

Board Member- 1 year term expiring 2021

New to Ice Hockey?

If you are a new parent checking out our options for beginning hockey, please proceed to our Instructional page for more information.

Questions about our programs?

For schedule information, please visit our calendar page. Be sure to "tag" the program you are looking for on the calendar. Email

For questions about our House Program, Instructional program, MAHA, volunteering, or our Girls program, please contact our Executive Director, Peggy Costello @

For questions about our Travel Program, please contact our Travel Director, David DeYoung at

For questions about our Mite Program, please contact our Mite Coordinator, Bob Forbes at

For Coaching questions, please contact our Coaching Director, David Ford at

For questions about volunteering, please contact our Executive Director at

For questions about Jerseys and apparel, please contact our Jersey Coordinator, Rhonda Ford at

For questions about goalie development, please contact Adam Winters @

For questions about payments, please contact our Treasurer, Phil Miller @



Peggy Costello

Executive Director

New to ice hockey??

Proceed to the Instructional tab near the top of this page to find the skill and age-appropriate choice for your child's introduction to ice hockey.

All of our instructional programs welcome both girls and boys. Two sessions of Timbits and Learn-To-Play Hockey are offered, one beginning in October, the other in January. The Mini-Mite program begins in October and ends in mid March.