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Youth Hockey

KCIC---Home of the Kansas City Stars Youth Hockey Club

KCIC is the place to be for youth hockey players.  We are the home of the Kansas City Stars Youth Hockey Club.  The Stars, founded in 1999, is the area's largest club with 450+ members and is staffed by highly experienced elite level coaches including several who have played at the NHL and Division I college level.  Stars coaches are educated and certified through USA Hockey, the national governing body for all hockey in the United States.  Stars offer house and travel teams for players age 4-18. Stars travel teams compete in top leagues in the Midwest.

If you have a son or daughter who is interested in joining a youth hockey team, please contact Mary Helmick with KC Stars for more information.

Mary Helmick
KC Stars Hockey Administrator/Registrar



Stars Winter Mini Mite Program

Developmental hockey program for players who have completed Level 2 or 3 of LTPH at KCIC. Emphasis is on skating and basic game play. For Boys and Girls in birth years 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017.  Cost $280, can be paid in two installments.

Picture Schedule

Team/Individual pictures will be November 7-11 at KCIC.  Please check your teams picture schedule on the APP or on the below spreadsheet.

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Stars House Select Player Registration

Stars House Select rostered players, please register by November 15th.  Practices start November 17th.

Select Practice Schedule:
Mite and Squirts: Thursdays 6:10-7:10pm
Peewee and Bantams: Thursdays 7:20-8:20pm

Stars House Player Practice Schedule

Stars House player practice schedule.

6:30-7:30pm Stars Squirt Gold 1 and 2
7:40-8:40pm Stars Peewee Gold 1 and 2
8:50-9:50pm Stars Bantam Silver 1 and 2

6:20-7:20pm Stars Squirt Silver 1 and 2
7:30-8:30pm Stars Peewee Silver 1 and 2

8:30-9:30pm Stars Bantam Gold 1

5:20-6:10pm Stars U6/U8 Group 1
6:10-7:10pm Stars U8 Group 2
7:20-8:20pm Stars Squirt Silver 3 and Peewee Silver 3

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: 913-634-6465

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.