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Welcome to NMAHA!

Be sure to scroll down to see ALL current announcements!

Contact Us!

For info or questions on Scorpions or Cougars hockey under NMAHA - please email us!  nmahahockey@gmail.com


2023-2024 Regular Season Practice Schedule

Level: Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
Minis Mites (8U) 6-7pm   6:45-7:45pm
(after L2S)


Squirt  (10U)   6-7pm   6-7pm  
Peewee (12U)   6:30-7:30pm   6:30-7:30pm  
Bantam (14U) 7-8pm   7:45-8:45pm  


JV 7-8pm   7:45-8:45pm    
Varsity (PRACTICE ONLY) 7-8pm   7:45-8:45pm    

Key Changes from 2022-23 Highlighted
Updated: 8/16/23

NMAHA Orientation Mtg #1: Monday, October 2nd @ 6:30pm (6U/8U, 14U, & JV)


WELCOME the 2023-24 Season!

Please register your player(s) as soon as possible so we can roster the teams.

Our weekly practice schedule is posted here (SEE ABOVE), along with updates to the NMAHA handbook (ensuring we are aligned with the LOEAHA Polices & Procedures document), documents, etc.

Reach out to nmahahockey@gmail.com if you have any questions!

2023-24 Season Registration is still OPEN!

CLICK HERE to go to the Season Registration page.

Practices will start THIS week! (October 2nd)
See the practice schedule ABOVE.

Mandatory Parent Orientation Meetings

Set for each opening night of practice at
<-------- 6:30pm -------->

NMAHA Coach/Manager Registration Link

Once confirmed as either a Coach or Manager, click the link below to complete your registration with NMAHA (rostered to your team, communications, etc.)

LINK to 2023-24 NMAHA Coach/Manager Registration

Volunteer Registration Link

There is an expectation that one parent per player family will volunteer for an additional game role:

Scorekeeper / Timekeeper
Penalty Box Monitor
Locker Room Monitor

There is additional training tied to these - and all must register with USA Hockey (no cost for Volunteers).  The Scorekeeper & Timekeeper training will be in mid-October at the MAC (class for Scorekeeper, in the rink for Timekeeper). 

Penalty Box Monitor and Locker Room Monitor must also complete a background screening and the SafeSport certification.  All details found on the Volunteering page: HERE.

In order to be rostered as a volunteer on your teams, please complete this quick Volunteer Registration:  CLICK HERE

NMAHA Orientation Mtg #2: Tuesday, October 3rd @ 6:30pm (10U & 12U)


MAC Learn 2 Hockey Registration Now OPEN!

For newer skaters the MAC has the Learn To Skate Hockey program levels 1 thru 4.  Targeted for new hockey players ages 5 & up - a great way to learn skills that will translate into hockey practices starting October 2nd!

This session will be 12 weeks (not 8 like normal) to carry thru to the Christmas break.

CLICK HERE to go to the MAC L2S Registration page, scroll down to the Hockey and choose Hockey 1 (or if returning, the next level to complete!)

Registration closes on October 4th (2-weeks in... so THIS WEDNESDAY) - sign up now!

Recreational (ages 5-14)


We have these available at the front of the MAC!

FanWear: Adult/Youth Zip-Up Jackets, Baseball caps & Beanies. 

Dark gray hoodies from last season and Holiday Hockey earrings are available too!


TeamWear off-ice gear (jacket/pants) is at the local embroidery shop - we should have it soon!

Thanks for Your Support!

CLICK HERE to LIKE our NMAHA Facebook Page

Link to NMAHA LinkTree
(QR Code below:)

Scroll down for Smith's setup instructions!

The Givebutter option to donate to a specific NMAHA team division (Mini-Mites (6U), Mites (8U), Squirts (10U), Peewees (12U), Bantams (14U), & High School) will be back early in the 2023-24 Season.

You can still make donations directly to NMAHA overall.  The best part is 100% of your donation goes to NMAHA (any processing fees if applicable based on your payment method are separate from your donation amount).

Click the logo below to make a GENERAL donation to support NMAHA overall - to be used as-needed for operational costs, tournament costs, ice costs, etc.

Let's get ready for some hockey - UPDATES!

Posted: 8/30/23 | Updated: 9/24/23

Our 2023-24 Season is now underway - we are excited to see everyone & get back to the rink and on the ice!

Season Registration is now OPEN!
The Season Registration page (under the Registration tab above or CLICK HERE) has been updated with all of the details around registering. Don't forget to register your player(s) with USA Hockey - there are links on the site as well as IN the registration for this.

We will once again have the default "Pay in Full" option as well as the Payment Plan (recreated to match the 5-month option due on the 4th of October, November, December, January, and February).

Please read through the Season Registration page here on the website - and the information is duplicated in the registration as well. 

Your 2023-24 Board of Directors!

Posted: 5/13/23 | Updated: 9/24/23

Named roles for next season:

President: Jason Foist
VP of Recreational Hockey: Sabra Hensler
VP of High School Hockey: Kelly Boyles
VP of Travel/Comp Hockey: Monique Priest
Secretary: Jasy Shiparski
Treasurer: Loretta Tafuro

3 "at-large" Board positions: Donal Lyle, Margaret McNatt, and Stephanie Orr

Additional non-Board roles for next season:

Scheduler: Mattie Pacheco
Outreach Coordinator: Margaret McNatt
Chief of Coaches: Scot Morin 
SafeSport Coordinator: Stephanie Orr
Equipment/Shed Manager: Donal Lyle
Website Administrator: Jason Foist

Interested in being an Assistant Coach or Team Manager This Season?

Posted: 4/15/23 | Updated: 9/24/23

For Coaches or For Team Managers (14U & JV), please reach out to the new 2023-2024 Board via nmahahockey@gmail.com to note your interest!

We have new Vice-Presidents for this season!
VP of Recreational (Rec) Hockey (Mites (6U) - Bantam (14U)): Sabra Hensler
VP of High School Hockey (JV/Varsity): Kelly Boyles

Thank you for supporting our teams!

Key Documents!

Looking for older announcements?

Please go to the MEMBERS section for older announcements from this season.

(Must be logged into your SE account for access)

High School (ages 14-18)


We have these available at the front of the MAC!

FanWear: Adult/Youth Zip-Up Jackets, Baseball caps & Beanies. 

Dark gray hoodies from last season and Holiday Hockey earrings are available too!



Thanks for Your Support!


CLICK HERE to LIKE our NM Cougars Hockey Facebook Page!

Link to NMAHA LinkTree
(QR Code below:)

Adding a Parent/ Guardian for your player in SE

SportsEngine controls the access to your player through the primary parent/guardian account. If you need to add a 2nd parent/guardian (or more) to allow access to the practice/game schedules, etc. Here is the PDF to the process for this:

The new 2022-23 hockey season is now complete & we appreciate your support! 


Become a Volunteer to Help the Teams!


Thank you!

Help keep your organization moving forward!

Click the "Givebutter" donations link at the upper-left (above)



<---- Click the Smith's "Inspiring Donations" section

We play at The MAC

The McDermott Athletic Center (MAC) also provides Adult Hockey, Learn to Skate programs and Figure Skating within their ice activities. 

For more information on activities and local events visit:
801 Loma Colorado Dr NE, Rio Rancho, NM 87124

Please continue to review the arena's policies that maybe updated at any time:

Mcdermott Athletic Center's Website

Mcdermott Athletic Center Ice Calendar (for Stick & Pucks, Public Skates, & Learn To Skate times)

Links to other Hockey Associations in New Mexico & More!

Los Alamos Hockey Association (LAHA)

Los Alamos Hockey Association Home Page

Taos Youth Hockey (TYH)

Taos Youth Hockey Home Page

UNM Lobo Hockey

The Official Site of UNM Hockey

Warrior (Competitive) Hockey Organization

New Mexico Warrior Hockey Home Page

USA Hockey Goaltending

USA Hockey Goaltending Home Page

Rio Grande High School Hockey

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Santa Fe Hockey Association (SFHA)

Santa Fe Hockey Association Home Page

NM Mustangs Girls Hockey (NMM)

NM Mustangs Girls Hockey Home Page

United Heroes League

United Heroes League Home Page