Orchard Lake Mite (8U) Team Information

Birth Years 2014 & 2015

Mites will be skating Mondays 6-7 pm, Wednesdays 6-7 pm and Sundays 9-10 am (until games start) at Orchard Lake St. Mary’s starting September 7th, 2022 through the end of March 2023. The Mites will again participate in the I-275 League with surrounding associations. The Association Fee is $250 paid at the time of registration. The season fees will be paid directly to the team throughout the season, due on the 15th of each month (September - January) $240 per month. All fees include home and away jerseys and socks, ice time, referee fees, MAHA Half-Ice State Tournament Entry Fees, and new this year - on ice power skating instruction from Swinton Power.

Early Bird Registration before August 1st save $50.

Hockey Director: Zack Doyen - Zdoyen1987@gmail.com - 248.701.0935
Financial Manager: Melissa Kellenberger - mkellenberger.olu@comcast.net - 248.819.8478
Team Manager: Open

Fall 2022-23 Mite Ice Times:

      • Mondays 6:00-7:00 PM
      • Wednesdays 6:00-7:00 PM
      • Sundays 9:00-10:00 AM (Practice Time until games start in October, and home game ice time.)

League Play:
The Orchard Lake Mites are members of USA Hockey’s I-275 League. The Mites will participate in cross ice/half ice games that are played every Sunday.

Practice Format:
The Mite team will have three designated ice times each week. The practices will be focused on station-based skill practices focusing on skating, stick handling, shooting and small area games following USA Hockey’s American Development Model (ADM). The practices will be run by Orchard Lake Hockey Director Zack Doyen.