Welcome to Western Jr Colonials Hockey - Our Mission Statement
The Western Connecticut Youth Hockey Association is an all-volunteer organization that offers boys and girls of the Greater Danbury area the opportunity to learn the sport of hockey and improve their skills through practices and competition. The organization seeks to promote sportsmanship and fair play, and to develop young people with character and athletic ability.
Athletes will have equal opportunities to participate, and will respect their teammates, opponents, and coaches. Parents will be encouraged to promote their children’s development, and to assist the organization in meeting its mission.
WCYHA is excited to introduce Nick Neidert as head coach of our Bantam A team for the 2015-16 season! Nick has had a distinguished professional playing career that included winning a FHL championship this past season as a member of the Watertown Wolves. Nick is also a former member of the Danbury Whalers. We are excited to welcome Nick to Western for the 2015-16 season!!
Congratulations to our Mite A team for winning theCHC Campbell Division State Championship!! The team defeated Hamden 7-3 in the finals to earn the championship. Overall the team was 5-0 during the tournament.
The coaches and players did a tremendous job representing Western and playing hard in the tournament. We should all be proud of this achievement. Congratulations to the Mite A's, you have made Western proud!
Bantam B's CHC Campbell Division State Champions!!
Congratulations to our Bantam B team for winning the CHC Campbell Division Championship!! The team defeated the Connecticut Riverhawks 2-1 in a thrilling double overtime victory. Overall the team was 5-0 during the tournament.
The coaches and players did a tremendous representing Western not only in this tournament but all season long. We should all be proud of this achievement. This is a quintessential example of where leadership, dedication, and hard work can take you. Congratulations to the Bantam B's! You have made Western proud!
Western Announces Partnership with Pro Crease Goaltending
The Western Board is excited to announce a new partnership with Pro Crease Goaltending for the 2014-15 season! Pro Crease coaches Jared Waimon and Robert Leiser will be working with all our goalies and teams during the 2014-15 season at every Thursday night practice throughout the entire season. They will also be providing our goalies with in-game evaluations during the season. The Pro Crease staff brings with them experience and knowledge which will help our goalies improve their skills while building their confidence, helping them reach a higher level of play. This is just part of the board’s continuing efforts to bring the best possible coaching and development to the Western Players. Welcome to Western Jared and Robert!