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CEDAR RAPIDS, IOWA

RoughRiders Youth Hockey

Formed in 2002 when two organizations combined, the RRHCCR is a 501(c)3 organization. The RRHCCR is a member of the Mid-West Amateur Hockey Association (MWAHA) comprised of associations from Iowa, Kansas, Missouri and Nebraska. The RRHCCR is a member of USA Hockey.

Announcement: Spring/Summer AAA

Our Vision

The RRHCCR seeks to build local and regional awareness about the benefits youth hockey offers by investing in the physical and emotional development of players so they may serve as advocates and ambassadors for the sport throughout their life.

Our Mission

The mission of the RRHCCR is to provide a consistent training framework and environment designed to optimize the skill development of young athletes in a positive atmosphere of appropriately matched competition where sportsmanship and personal enjoyment are top priorities.

Our Programs

Team tryouts are generally held mid-August each year, with the season beginning October 1 and running through mid-March.

– The RRHCCR welcomes new players any time after season start. Contact the coaching coordinator(s) to begin discussion about placement and fees.

– Currently our coaching model provides one hour of individual skills each week for all levels. We call this session ADM.

– Our current coaching model also provides one hour of practice twice each week for Squirt, Pee Wee, and Bantam levels. Mites practice once each week for an hour.

– Financial consideration may be granted to families in need of assistance. See the scholarship page for more information.

– Payment of fees is generally broken into three installments payable throughout the season.

– Parent volunteering is necessary to run the all-volunteer travel hockey program. See the volunteer page for details.

– The RRHCCR has some used equipment in stock, available to players who from time to time forget equipment. Equipment may also be loaned out for more extended periods of time if necessary.

Interested in joining Youth Hockey in Cedar Rapids, Iowa?

If you are new to hockey, please check out New Hockey Families to learn more of how you can get started into youth hockey today.

Looking where to start on the ice? Join Instructional Program (IP).

Our Youth Hockey Teams & Programs

Instructional Program

Consists of 6-8 weeks session that will skate twice per week schedule permitting.

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Youth Hockey League
Incorporate the skills learned with house games twice per week schedule permitting with 6-8 weeks session. Learn More »
Mites, Squirts, PeeWees and Bantams
Join a Youth Hockey Team for the season. Tryouts are scheduled for August 2019. Learn More »
Adult League
Looking for a team to join to keep your hockey skills fresh. Learn More »
Sniper and Scoring Camp
The Sniper and Scoring camp will focus on the fundamentals of scoring and being able to snipe. However, the game of hockey is won in between the dots. Drills will focus on players being able to get into the middle of the ice and playing under pressure. This camp will focus on positional and individual skills that will make a player more confident and an offensive threat.
Power Edge Pro Camp
Learn all the McDavid speed training circuits and more. Learn first step quickness and footwork with quick hands through resistance of PEP Gear. Develop an explosive crossovers & speed with reactive linear crossovers. Become dominant with the puck and efficient on your “weak side” so you can execute anywhere during the game. Become an elite skills multi-tasker through overloading the motor skills while executing PEP gear circuits.
Goalie Camp
RRHA is proud to partner with Canadian Professional Goalie Schools to bring an elite level goalie all-day camp to Cedar Rapids. 12 Hours of On-Ice Instruction (3 hours per day). Daily athleticism training. Daily visual performance training. Daily mental strength and mindset training. Daily classroom and NHL video analysis sessions.
Speed & Power Skating Camp
This camp is not for the faint of heart. The focus will be on the athletic position of the skating technique both in the on and off-ice portion of the camp. The focus will be on the fundamentals while diving into the importance of loading and increasing speed using edges.
Deception, Dangles, & Dekes Camp
This camp will focus on players having the ability to use their skating and stick skills to create time and space. The game of hockey is faster than ever, the players are bigger and stronger than ever, and the best can create time and space using deception, dangling, and dekes. This camp will provide fundamentals on how to use these fakes in game like scenarios and small area games on rushes and in the corners.
Defense Skills Camp
This camp is defense specific, but all players of all positions are encouraged to attend. Focusing on the defense position players will learn the importance details of the position such as good stick position, playing defensive side of the puck, backwards skating, deception on breakouts, and scoring fundamentals along the blue line.

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