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Racers Select Teams

Racers Select information, including practice dates and times.

U10 (Players born in 2008 and 2009)

U10 Select will be coached by Todd Kleinke. Having spent most of his youth hockey career in Grand Rapids, Michigan, Todd played up through the varsity level before returning to refereeing hockey and adult men’s league hockey over the past decade. Current he is a USA Hockey Level 3 coach, Todd has been head coach for 7 different youth teams at the house and select level over the past decade. In addition to core hockey skills and fundamentals, Todd stresses the importance of good sportsmanship, player camaraderie, and the life lessons associated with team sports.

Cost for this year’s U10 season will be $1707 payable monthly beginning in September. This includes Buckeye Travel Hockey League Fees, tournament fees, one additional weekly practice with your select team, and new for this season, one weekly workout with the world class strength and conditioning coaches of St. Vincent Sports Performance (link to St V announcement). The only additional cost will be game jerseys and track suits for players new to the program or those that have grown out of last year’s Racers game jerseys.

U10 Select will train off ice at St Vincent Sports Performance on Monday nights at 7:15pm at the Clay Terrace location.  They will practice on Thursdays at 5:00pm at Carmel with our U10 A Travel team and Coach Pavel Nejezchleb, a former division 1 player and coach of the Indiana Ice USHL team.

U12 (players born in 2006 and 2007)

U12 Racers Select #1 will be coached by Rick Campbell. Rick grew up playing youth hockey in Iowa and Colorado through high school and played juniors in Denver, Colorado. He has coached youth hockey in both Iowa and Indiana and has been involved with the IYHA since 2007.  As a USA Hockey level 4 coach Rick has coached with the IYHA in the mini mite ,mite, squirt, peewee and bantam levels for over the past 10 years. Rick coached an Indianapolis Racers squirt travel team and IYHA Select peewee and bantam teams with his older son(’97 birth year) before starting over with his younger son, Dane in mini mites.  

Cost for this year’s U12 season will be $1718 payable monthly beginning in September. This includes Buckeye Travel Hockey League Fees, tournament fees, one additional weekly practice with your select team, and new for this season, one weekly workout with the world class strength and conditioning coaches of St. Vincent Sports Performance (link to St V announcement). The only additional cost will be game jerseys and track suits for players new to the program or those that have grown out of last year’s Racers game jerseys.

U12 Select will practice on ice at 5:45pm on Monday nights at the Carmel Ice Skadium. They will train off ice at St Vincent Sports Performance (Clay Terrace location) at 7:15pm immediately following their ice session.

We plan to field a U12 Select #2 team. The final decision will be made during tryouts this weekend based upon attendance. We have coaching candidates arranged should we have the necessary number of players to field a team. Cost for the #2 team will be the same as Select 1. They will practice on ice with the Select 1 team on Mondays, but workout with St Vincent Strength coaches at the Arctic Zone in Westfield on Thursdays at 6:00pm.

U14 (players born in 2004 and 2005)

Our U14’s will be coach by longtime Indianapolis youth hockey fixture Allen Sprunk. Coach Sprunk has been coaching in the IYHA since 1982 (with a brief pause in the FYHA). Originally from Wyandotte, Michigan, coach Sprunk’s Racers teams have accumulated 10 state championships and 85 travel tournament championships. Allen’s passion for youth hockey and mentoring young players is unmatched in the city and shows in his commitment and preparation for every practice and game.

Cost for this year’s U14 season will be $1826 payable monthly beginning in September. This includes Buckeye Travel Hockey League Fees, tournament fees, one additional weekly practice with your select team, and new for this season, one weekly workout with the world class strength and conditioning coaches of St. Vincent Sports Performance (link to St V announcement). The only additional cost will be game jerseys and track suits for players new to the program or those that have grown out of last year’s Racers game jerseys.

U14 Select will train off ice at St Vincent Sports Performance (Clay Terrace location) from 7:00-8:00pm on Monday nights. They will then go right to the Carmel rink for practice from 8:30-9:30pm.

Racers Select Headlines

With travel tryouts upon us, the IYHA is excited to announce a new agreement with St. Vincent Sports Performance (SVSP) to be the Athlete Performance and Medical partner of all Racers Travel and Select teams.
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