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The Raiders, a non-profit organization, skate out of SkateQuest of Reston. It is a twin-rink facility just off the Dulles Toll Road in Reston, well-positioned to serve the Northern Virginia and metro D.C. area. Read More

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Raiders Spring Selects Program Information
01/17/2018
The Reston Raider Hockey Club is pleased to announce that we will...
Raiders Spring House League & Raiders HS League
01/17/2018
2018 Raiders Spring House League   Spring League...
Former Raider Garrett Roe Named to U.S. Olympic Team
01/01/2018
Former Reston Raiders player, Garrett Roe, was named by USA Hockey...
Raiders 8U & 10U Players Skate with the Caps
11/27/2017
On November 11th, over 60 Raiders 8U and 10U players visited Kettler...
Raiders Kinsel Wins Caps Shooout - Leads Banner Crop of Raiders
10/21/2017
Owen Kinsel, goalie for the Reston Raiders 10U 2008 Blue team,...
 
Raiders Spring Selects Program Information

The Reston Raider Hockey Club is pleased to announce that we will be fielding Spring Select Teams once again this spring.  This is a separate program from our Spring House League and will allow for players to continue developing their skills in a competitive environment.  The Spring Selects Program is tailored towards the player that is currently playing or interested in preparing for our Travel Hockey tryouts to be held in early June.

Spring Selects Program intends to field 16 teams this spring.  They will be fielded at the following birth year levels: 

8U 2010
8U 2011-2012
10U 2008
10U 2009
10U Mixed 2008-2009
12U 2006
12U 2007
12U Mixed 2006-2007
14U 2004
14U 2005
14U Mixed 2004-2005
16U Blue (AA)
16U Silver (AA or A)
18U Blue (2000 & 2001 birth years)
Girls 19U or 16U
Girls 16U or 14U (2nd team will depend on registration)
 

Teams at the 8U level will consist of no more 18 players.  The 10U teams will consist of no more than 15 skaters per team and 1 or 2 goalies.  The coach and tryout evaluators could chose to take fewer than 15 players, if the group feels the team could fare better at a certain tournament level.  The 12U, 14U and 16U teams will also consist of at least 15 skaters and 1 or 2 goalies.

Each team will be eligible to attend 1 or 2 tournaments.  The thought is that the birth year teams will participate in AA for the major birth year, at least A for the minor birth year and depending on the ability of each team and the mixed teams would participate in A or B level tournaments.


The program will consist of 11 half-ice weekly practices, held on Mondays or Tuesdays (Some practices may be held on the weekends or other days, depending upon ice availability)

 
Registration for tryouts is now open will open and will remain open through 11:59 PM Friday, March 2nd.  There will be no walk-in registrations allowed.
 
Coaches for the program are currently under consideration and should be announced soon.
 

Tryouts will be held to select the teams at each level.  It is recommended that all players attend both tryouts, but all players must attend at least one session to be selected for the team.  The Tryout schedule will be announced soon, but will be held the week of March 5th.

 
The tryout fee is $50.  In order to tryout, you must register for tryouts on the Reston Raiders website.  The cost of the program will be $395.00. 

 
For more information on the program, please contact Chick Thompson at or Kevin Burch at .


by posted 01/17/2018
Raiders Spring House League & Raiders HS League

2018 Raiders Spring House League

 

Spring League is intended as a fun time for where teams play games without standings. It runs from March 10th until June 15th with 4-5 practices and 9-10 games (Mite House players will have a slightly different schedule, see below). Registration for Reston members (currently playing in a Reston Raiders program) is now open and on February 15th it will be open to new Reston Raiders members. All games are non-checking.

Mite Eligibility

The Spring House program is open to birth year 2009, 2010, and 2011 players with prior experience.  Prior experience includes:

  • Participating in the 2017-18 Reston Raiders Mite House program
  • Participating in the 2017-18 Reston Raiders IP2 program
  • Participating in the 2017-18 Reston Raiders IP1 program AND certified as eligible to play Mites by the IP Director

Parents of Mite age players who have not participated in the Reston Raiders Initiation program and have at least one season of prior hockey experience should contact IP Director Mike Donovan at mikedonovan.raiders@gmail.com to determine their eligibility.  

 

Tentative Schedule

The schedule will not be completed until registration is finished because the number of players in each age group will determine the number of teams which, in turn, will determine the schedule. A permanent schedule will be published soon after registration is closed. There will only be 4-5 practices during the entire season so practices will not be held every week. 

Age Groups

8U (Mite) - House players that are 2009 and younger and travel players from 2010 and younger will play in 8U.

Tentative Schedule

Practices: Fridays (6-10 Practices)

Games: Sunday mornings (8-10 Games; 15 – 17 ice slots per team)

Cost: $395

 

10U (Squirt) - Travel players from 2008 and 2009 and house players from 2007 and 2008 players will play in 10U.

Practices: Wednesdays

Games: Saturday mornings

Cost: $395

 

12U (Pee Wee) - Travel players from 2006 and 2007 and house players from 2005 and 2006 will play in 12U.

Practices: Thursdays

Games: Sunday mornings

Cost: $395

 

14U/16U/18U (Bantam/Midget) – 14U – 18U aged players will play together in Spring House. Travel players from 2004 and house players from 2003 and older will play in 14U/16U/18U. 

Travel players 2003 and older are encouraged to play with their high school teams, or sign-up for the Reston Raiders High School Team. 

Practices: Mondays

Games: Saturday afternoons and evenings, some Sunday games

    Cost: $395  

If you have any questions about Spring House League, please contact Spring League Director, Chick Thompson at 

 

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Spring High School League

High School teams must register as an entire team. Interested players should contact their high school coach or manager. High school team representatives should contact John Sherlock at   for more information and to register. 

If individuals want to play at the high school level but don't have a team they can register for one of the Raiders High School team. The cost for this is $365

 


by posted 01/17/2018
Former Raider Garrett Roe Named to U.S. Olympic Team

Former Reston Raiders player, Garrett Roe, was named by USA Hockey to the roster that will participate in the 2018 Winter Olympics to be held in PyeongChang South Korea from February 9th - February 25th.

Garrett is currently playing for EV Zug in the Swiss National League and is currently leading his team in scoring with 37 points (10 goals and 27 assists).

Additional information regarding the U.S Olympic Team roster and the upcoming games can be found here:  2018 Winter Olympics - Team USA

Congrats Garrett and Bring Home the Gold!!


by posted 01/01/2018
Raiders 8U & 10U Players Skate with the Caps

On November 11th, over 60 Raiders 8U and 10U players visited Kettler Capitals Iceplex where they watched the Washington Capitals practice, then got to take the ice and hold a practice of their own.

Washington Capitals players Madison Bowey, Jakub Vrana, and Christian Djoos, joined our players and coaches and assisted in running the practice.

The Caps Monumental Network video team documented the visit and just finished and released a video vignette on the visit, which can be access at this link:


by posted 11/27/2017
Raiders Kinsel Wins Caps Shooout - Leads Banner Crop of Raiders

Owen Kinsel, goalie for the Reston Raiders 10U 2008 Blue team, won the 2017-2018 Washington Capitals Youth Hockey Shootout, 10U (Squirt) Division.  On Tuesday, October 17, between the 2nd and 3rd period of the Caps game versus the Toronto Maple Leafs, Kinsel saved 2 of 3 shots and has won air fare, hotel, and tickets to the NHL All-Star Game in Tampa Bay, FL January 28, 2018.  Owen, along with his shooter partner, Brayden Wade from the Piedmont Predators, will represent the Washington Capitals in the shootout against other NHL markets. 
 
Congratulations and best of luck to Owen at the NHL All Star Game!!!
 
The Raiders are well represented in the other age division of the Caps Youth Hockey Shootout Finals.  The Raiders lead all local area clubs, with five players, (3 Goaltenders and 2 Shooters) qualifying to represent the State of Virginia in the Finals.  
 
Here are the other Raiders Finalists:
 
 
Conner Sestak (Goaltender) - Raiders 8U Blue - 8U (Mite Finalist)
 
  
 
Sam Segar (Shooter) & Tucker Forrest (Goaltender) - Raiders 12U 2005 Blue - 12U (PeeWee) Finalists
 
 
Cooper Corbett (Shooter) - Raiders 16U Blue - High School Division Finalist
 
 
Congratulations to all players!!  GO RAIDERS!!

by posted 10/21/2017
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