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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

Friday April 2nd Stars Night at the Mavericks Game

Friday April 2nd is Stars/Jets night at the Mavericks game. Come show your Stars and Jets spirit and cheer on the Mavericks vs Tulsa. 7:05pm at Cable Dahmer Arena in Independence, MO. Tickets are $20 per person with $5 of every ticket purchased through this link going back to the Stars. Link to purchase your tickets:

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

FULL - The spring 4 on 4 high school League is full.  Please email Mary if you'd like to be on the waiting list.

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

FULL - The spring high school practices with Gary Emmons is full.  Please email Mary if you'd like to be on the waiting list.

House League Game Schedule

House League fall/winter 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.

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