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The Reston Raiders Hockey Club has everything you need in a youth hockey organization: top coaching, great facilities and a range of programs and services that serve children of all ages and playing abilities.

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 Virgina and metro D.C. area.

The club offers full services for players of all ages and skill levels.  Wherever your child is in hockey, the Raiders can help him or her reach the next level. We offer an excellent Initiation Program for new players ages 5 to 11, an in-house program for players seeking a recreational-level of competition and a travel program for players seeking a more competitive level of play.

Since 2011, Reston Raiders Hockey Club been the most proactive club in the CBHL when it comes to concussion safety. We supplement USAH Concussion Management Protocol by offering free ImPACT baseline testing and online concussion education; using the King Devick Remove-From-Play Tool and the PAR Concussion Recognition and Response app for Coaches and Parents; establishing a vast network of parent volunteers (called Injury Liaisons) to assist coaches across the club with injured players; and providing access to a concussion specialist at the rink for any player with suspected concussion. The goals of the safety program are that no child skates while concussed and that parents are armed with as much information as possible. 

History

The Reston Raiders Hockey Club was founded on June 28, 1993. The club colors are Blue, Black, Silver and White. The Raiders are a non-profit organization established and managed by volunteers. It is only through the dedication of our members that we are able to meet the needs of our players and offer an enjoyable experience for all.

Philosophy

The Reston Raiders Hockey Club wishes to instill in each child a love for the game of ice hockey, the ideal of fair play and sportsmanship, and the development of personal and social skills. The club intends to exemplify the principles of USA Hockey and through excellence in coaching develop the finest youth hockey players possible. Further, the Reston Raiders will provide a fun environment for players of all ages, levels of commitment, with equal opportunity for all.

Open Invitation To ALL: The Reston Raiders invite any and all hockey teams/associations to visit the Washington D.C. area and play hockey. Anytime. We offer competitive teams at all levels.

Why should I become a Raider?

The Raiders are a full-service organization, meaning no matter what your child's skill or interest level, the Raiders have a program to meet his or her needs.

The Raiders Initiation teaches the basics of playing the game, including stick handling, passing, shooting and team play. Children who have completed Initiation are ready to join the club's in-house league.

The House Program provides a fun environment for the recreational player. All games are played against other Raider House teams. Select teams are chosen from the House Program for players who want a slightly more competitive experience, with limited travel.

The Raider Travel Program fields teams in the Tier II Chesapeake Bay Hockey League (CBHL). Tier II offers more advanced players an opportunity to play against the most competitive players from other clubs in the Washington, DC, area and beyond.  Raider teams have historically competed for top honors at all levels of the CBHL.

The Raiders play out of the SkateQuest of Reston rink. The twin-rinks facility is comfortable, clean and a good family environment. It has a full-service pro shop and a restaurant. In addition to hockey development programs sponsored by the Raiders, SkateQuest has its own slate of skills clinics and skating instructors.

The Reston Raiders Hockey Club is a not-for-profit corporation under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code and derives all funding and support from its members, players, and official sponsors and as such is not affiliated with, and receives no support of any type from the NHL.

For more information, contact the Raiders by email at