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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 400 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

Winter Mini Mites Program

10 practices & 4 games. December 4th through February 27th.
For boys and girls who have completed Level 2 or 3 of LTPH.
Register online by Nov 23rd to avoid $25 late fee.

2021 Stars Spring Xtreme Hockey

March 30 thru May 23, 2021 at KCIC
7 Xtreme Practice Sessions (70 mins each)
5 Game Days (60 mins each)
6U/8U $250
10U, 12U, 14U $300
Goalies $50
See flyer for schedule
Register online by March 7th to avoid $25 late fee

Stars Spring Travel Practices

Spring 2021 on-ice practices and off-ice training @KCIC for Travel/Select players. 
Thursdays April 1-May 27th. Birth years 2007-2012.
Cost: $225 for skaters. 1/2 price for goalies.
*First 30 skaters and 4 goalies accepted per division.
Instructed by Simon Watson and Rado Illo. Additional staff will include Jets and Stars travel coaches.
Email Simon Watson to register
See flyer for schedule and more information.

2021 Spring High School 4 on 4 Hockey

For Kansas HS hockey Players
12 Skaters and 1 goalie per team
Mondays 8:00pm and 9:10pm
April 5-May 17
All games at KC Ice Center, Shawnee, KS
Skaters $180, Goalies Free
Register online by March 15th to avoid $25 late fee

Spring 2021 High School Practices with Gary Emmons

7 week program
Tuesdays April 13 - May 25, 2021
8:10pm-9:10pm at KC Ice Center, Shawnee, KS
Birth years 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006
$180 for Skaters, $90 for Goalies
Register online by April 1st

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2020 Fall/Winter Stars Hockey

Winter Mini Mites Program

Winter Mini Mite Hockey
10 practices & 4 games
December 4th through February 27th
Developmental hockey program for boys and girls who have completed level 2 or 3 of LTPH.
Emphasis is on skating and basic game play.
Register online by Nov 23rd to avoid $25 late fee.

House League Game Schedule

House League games for 6U/8U, 10U, 12U, 14U are posted on the league page within this website.  Here's the link:

KC Stars House League Hockey

KC Stars offers house/rec hockey for 6U/8U, 10U Squirt, 12U Peewee, 14U Bantam & High School JV/Varsity players. 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. Teams play in the Kansas City Youth Hockey League against teams from Line Creek, Independence, Carriage Club, Shawnee, Topeka & St Joseph.

Stars JV/Varsity Information

KC Stars JV and Varsity teams play in the Mid America High School Hockey League (MAHSHL). Teams form in the early fall.
There will be a parent info meeting Thursday August 13, 2020 at 8:00pm via Zoom.  If you did not get the email invitation, please email Mary at

KC Jets JV & Varsity Teams

For more information on KC Jets JV/Varsity travel teams that play in the Midwest High School Hockey League 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

Interested in Coaching? We'd love to have you! Please email Dean at

Jennifer Reynolds

House League Coordinator & Scheduler

Phone: 913-708-1347

Gary Scibona

KC Jets Team Manager

Phone: 816-982-4402