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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

End-of-Season Party (ALL LEVELS) will be Sunday, March 3rd.

Location: The MAC (All of it!) | Time: 6-8pm

Try Hockey For Free (THFF) - Saturday, March 9th 1-2pm!


We will host another USA Hockey Try Hockey for Free (THFF) event in March!


This is the PERFECT opportunity for new skaters to try ice hockey - no experience necessary! 

Please bring a bicycle helmet and winter gloves (not mittens) as the starting point - some gear will be available along with sticks too.

Target Ages: 4 to 9 (but up to age 15 accepted...)

Saturday, March 9th 

  • 1-2pm @ The MAC in Rio Rancho (801 Loma Colorado Dr. NE, Rio Rancho, NM 87124)

Please plan to arrive at least 30 minutes early by (12:30pm at the MAC).

New Mexico Warriors - Spring Hockey!

NM Warrior Hockey will be offering their Spring Hockey 2024 starting in mid-April for six (6) weekend days as shown below (ALL Sundays except 5/11 for a Saturday before Mother's Day):

Birth Years: Ice Times: Dates:
2014-2017 (10U) 11:15am-12:15pm April 14th, 21st, 28th
May 5th, 11th, 19th
2012-2013 (12U) 12:30-1:30pm Same as Above
2010-2011 (14U) 1:45-2:45pm Same as Above
2009 & before 3:00-4:15pm Same As Above

Players maybe moved up or down from their age level at the discretion of the coaches.

Head Coaches: Brian Barnes, Tom Terrel, Marcos Gutierrez, & Ryan Berg.

Registration: www.nmwarriorshockey.com - closes April 10th.

  • All players must be registered with USA Hockey for the 24/25 season.
  • There will be NO weekly drop-ins or refunds for missed sessions.

Cost: $220 for 6 ice sessions and Warrior gear (shirt & shorts - ONLY if registered and paid online by March 23rd)

Open to players of all skill levels from all associations.

NMAHA March Board meeting - 3/12/24 @ 6:30pm


2024 New Mexico Player Development Camp (PDC)

The New Mexico PDC will be held March 24th, 2024 at the MAC here in Rio Rancho!

The PDC is for boys from birth years 2007-2010 and girls from birth years 2007-2011. It is an opportunity to participate in high-level drills, demonstrate hockey abilities, and compete for the state allocated roster spots to attend advanced District Player Development Camps (PDC).

Highly-recommended for any of our 14-17 year-old players!  Cost is $100/player which includes the camp, lunch, and an NMPDC jersey.

Click this link (also in the flyer in our weekly update) to register before March 20th: https://rockymountainregister.com/enroll/usah/login.asp?programid=104

NMAHA's own Kelly Boyles will lead a Sports Nutrition for Youth Athletes presentation at the PDC too!

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:)

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.

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

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:

Key Documents!

Your 2023-24 Board of Directors!

Posted: 5/13/23 | Updated: 12/15/23

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

2 "at-large" Board positions: Margaret McNatt, and Stephanie Orr
1 "at-large" Board position: OPEN

Additional non-Board roles for next season:

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

2023-24 Season Registration is still OPEN!

CLICK HERE to go to the Season Registration page.

See the practice schedule page HERE.

Volunteer Registration Link

There is an expectation that one family member (parent, aunt, older sibling, etc.) per player family will volunteer for an additional HOME 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 is available as-needed (request via your Team Manager!).

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

Game Line-up for LAST weekend (2/24 - 2/25)

Posted 2/20/24 | Updated: 2/28/24

12U and 14U End of Season Festivals COMPLETED! 

12U was at the MAC here in Rio Rancho;
14U was at The GCCC in Santa Fe.

Saturday, 2/24/24 (5 Games & 1 Opening Ceremony)
WIN NMAHA 14U vs. NMICE 14U Santa Fe
Done 12U Peewee Opening Ceremony The MAC
L 0-6 NMAHA 12U vs. Taos 12U The MAC
TIE NMAHA 14U @ Los Alamos 14U Santa Fe
W 6-2 NMAHA 12U vs. NMICE - Red 12U The MAC
TIE NMAHA 14U vs. NMICE 14U Santa Fe


Sunday, 2/25/24 (MAC Skills Competition + 1 Game)

Done The MAC Skills Competition (12U) The MAC
W 6-2 NMAHA 12U vs. NMICE - Black The MAC

Let's go Scorpions!

REMINDER: USA Hockey Zero Tolerance Policy (Parents/Spectators)


The game will be stopped by on-ice officials (or off-ice officials/coaches at lower-levels) when any parent(s) / spectator(s) display inappropriate and disruptive behavior that interferes with other spectators or the game. The on-ice officials (or off-ice officials at lower levels) will identify violators to the coaches / BOD / MAC Staff for the purpose of removing parents/spectators from the spectator’s viewing and game area.

Once removed, play will resume. Lost time will not be replaced and violators may be subject to further disciplinary action by the local governing body. This inappropriate and disruptive behavior shall include:

• Use of obscene or vulgar language in a boisterous manner to anyone at any time.

• Taunting of players, coaches, officials or other spectators by means of baiting, ridiculing, threat of physical violence or physical violence.

• Throwing of any object in the spectators viewing area, players bench, penalty box or on ice surface, directed in any manner as to create a safety hazard.

Full policy (including Players, Coaches, and Officals) found HERE.

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:)

Scroll down for Smith's setup instructions!

The new 2023-24 hockey season is now underway & we appreciate your support! 


Become a Volunteer to Help the Teams!

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