Valley Youth Hockey is a Tier II association based at Onondaga Nation Arena and Meachem Rink in Syracuse, NY.

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VYHA Board of Directors for 2017-18 Season
President John Sacks
Vice President * Mona Smart
Secretary Jillian Scheer
Treasurer * Wiliam Sanzone
Director of Referees Garth Werner
Director of Coaches * Tim Jennings
Scheduler * Ray Cariseo / Steve Eccles  
At Large Board Member Jill Mcbride  
At Large Board Member Steven Judge
At Large Board Member Tony Polhamus 
At Large Board Member* Pat Hooks
At Large Board Member* Jay Mucha
At Large Board Member* Kevin Burns

Onondaga Nation Representative

VYHA Board Liaison and advocate for
Onondaga Nation families
Shannon Booth  


*Positions with an asterisk are elected in odd numbered years


VYHA Supervisors

Supervisor of Registration (Registrar)

Anthony Polhamus

Supervisor of Equipment & Equipment Rental



Supervisor of Kitchen

Jillian Scheer

Supervisor of VYHA website (Webmaster)

Kevin Burns

Supervisor of Sponsorships

Kevin Burns

Supervisor of Initiation Program



Supervisor of Marketing and Merchandise

Tim Jennings

Supervisor of Parent Education



ACE Coordinator



SafeSport Coordinator



IP & Mini Mite ADM Coordinator

Garth Werner

Mite ADM Co-Coordinators

Frank Blanchard

ADM Coordinator

Ryan Smart


Snowbelt Coordinator

Tim Jennings

Snowbelt Representative

Audra Pelsue

Spring Hockey Manager    
Guardian of the Jersey Numbers Garth Werner

Fundraising Committee

Tournament Committee


Katie Polhamus

Anthony Polhamus

Turkey Tourney

Pat Hooks, Coordinator

Parent Committee



Event Committee



Bylaws Revisions Committee