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Jr Sun Devils Elite 2023-24 Tryout Registration is now Open!

By DYHA Communications 04/10/2023, 11:00pm MST

The Desert Yout Hockey Association proudly announces the 2023-2024 Season Tryouts.  The Jr. Sun Devils Elite Hockey program is looking to field 13 teams operating at Mountain America Community Iceplex (MACI) and Mullet Arenas with 3 Tier II teams (18U, 16U, and 14U), 9 AZYHL teams, and an 8U Select team.  

Please visit the TRYOUT page for additional information and to complete your tryout registration with the Jr.  Sun Devils Elite Hockey Program.

The cost of tryouts for the 2023-24 season will be $99. The tryout registration fee includes two (2) guaranteed tryout sessions and a tryout jersey. In addition, there will be an INVITE-ONLY skate for most age groups but not all.

For those looking to register for the Tier II and AZYHL tryouts, your 2nd tryout registration fee will be discounted to $50. A jersey is not included in the 2nd registration. Please send your request to for a 2nd tryout registration discount coupon. 

All players registering for tryouts will require a  2023-24 USA Hockey confirmation number. Please obtain a 2023-24 USA Hockey confirmation number by visiting USA Hockey Member Registration.

For any questions, please get in touch with the Hockey Director, Nick Naumenko ( or (480) 433-4385).


Thank you for all the years!

By DYHA Communications 03/20/2023, 11:30am MST

Thank you for all those who were able to stop in and make one last skate at Oceanside Ice Arena.  We had over 350 visitors step onto the ice one final time.  Thank you for the 49 years. 

Credit to Adam Mims and his crew, Gary Stocker and his band for the live music, Whitney and Harpers with all the great food,  volunteers helping with the setup and sales of various merchandise for the organization, and especially those who came in to say hello one last time.

The Auction is at its final bidding. Visit for any last bidding on open items here: (

Here is a link to a piece done by abc15 on yesterday's event.

We're Moving! Join us for One last final skate @ OIA

By DYHA Communications 02/11/2023, 3:00pm MST

DYHA family and friends,

We're moving!  Join us one last time for a final skate at Oceanside Ice Arena for some live music, tailgating and fellowship on March 19th.

Register for Public Skating here:

The new DYHA home will be the Mullett Arena on the campus of Arizona State University. Mullett Arena and the adjoining Mountain America Community Iceplex will host DYHA practices, games, camps, and clinics for many years to come. An off-site DYHA office space and workout facility are to be announced very soon.

Event Date: March 19th

Time: Noon - 6PM

Event details:

  • BYO grills, coolers, food, drinks
  • Free public skating available
  • Bring your own skates – OIA rental skates have been sold to Mullett already
  • No hockey allowed – just skating
  • Family friendly – no sticks or pucks