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De Pere Voyageurs

De Pere Youth Hockey is proud to offer programs for youth skaters ages 4 - 18. The De Pere Youth Hockey Association serves the school districts of East De Pere, West De Pere, Denmark, Wrightstown, as well as the Village of Allouez and  the Village of Bellevue. Started in 1972, our program aims to develop the skills, sportsmanship and leadership that allows players to reach their full potential.

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1450 Fort Howard Ave
De Pere, WI 54115

DPYH Annual Meeting

Typically the DPYH board meetings are held the first Wednesday of each month.  However, the first Wednesday of April happens to be April 1st which is the date of our End of Year Banquet.  The board voted at the March board meeting to hold our Annual Meeting the day prior so please update your calendars and plan to join us:

Tuesday, March 31, 2015
6:00 pm
De Pere High School Auditorium
1700 Chicago Street
De Pere, WI  54115

Meeting Agenda

  • Board member elections.  Positions up for election are:
    • Vice President
    • Treasurer
    • Equipment Manager
  • Open Forum Discussion/Questions/Due Diligence Vote

Current Nominations:

Vice President - Joel Johnson
Treasurer - Kristie Ott
Equipment Manager - Bill Nusbaum

Elected board members will then appoint members to serve the following board elected positions.  If you have an interest in filling one of these positions, please notify the board by sending an email to dpyhassoc@yahoo.com.

  • Scheduler
  • Registrar
  • Ace Coordinator
  • Communications / Website
  • Volunteer / Fundraising / Events

2014 - 2015 End of Year Banquet

Let’s celebrate the end of what we hope was a great season for all players, teams, coaches, and families.

Wednesday, April 1, 2015
The Marq
3177 French Road, De Pere
6:00 – 8:00 PM

Doors will open at 5:00
(cash bar)

Guest Speaker at 6:00
Mr. Brad Roethlisberger
Head Coach of the Wisconsin Skeeter Sled Hockey Team

Dinner to follow 6:30 – 7:30
Award presentations, video and raffle prizes

Ticket Prices

Adults - $16
Children (6-11) - $11
Children (0-5) - $5

Tickets will be sold at the door, however each will be an additional $2.  Table counts need to be determined prior to the event.  As a result, families purchasing tickets at the door will not be seated with their team. 

If you miss the selected dates to purchase your tickets, please email Carmen Carter at thecuttinggarden@att.net.

Open Forum - Update

On March 11, an open forum was held to discuss a vision several area hockey leaders/coaches have for the future of youth hockey in Brown County.  The group has been evaluating the changing hockey landscape and exploring if our area would be better served with a single youth hockey association.

Attached below are two documents relative to the open forum meeting.  The first is the agenda, a series of questions formulated related to merge and the voting ballot presented to all attendees.  The second is a brief summary of the discussion that occurred at the meeting and the results of the unofficial vote taken.   The purpose of the vote was to determine whether or not members were in favor of continuing discussion on a possible merger between the two Associations and why.

While the vote was unofficial we feel there is ample support to pursue continued discussion on the details (by-law changes, WAHA requirements, team sizes, fee structure, etc.).  An official vote to determine support of these discussions will be taken from DPYHA Membership during the Annual Meeting on Tuesday, March 31th at 6:00 pm.  This meeting is open to all members of DPYHA and will be held at the De Pere High School Auditorium, 1700 Chicago Street.

Upcoming Events

  • Mar
  • 31
Board Meeting
  • 6:00pm- 7:00pm (CDT) Ical_event_icon
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  • 1
End of Year Banquet
  • 6:00pm- 8:00pm (CDT) Ical_event_icon
  • The Marq
  • The Marq
    3177 French Road, De Pere
    6:00 – 8:00 PM

    Doors will open at 5:00
    (cash bar)

    Guest Speaker at 6:00
    Mr. Brad Roethlisberger
    Head Coach of the Wisconsin Skeeter Sled Hockey Team

    Dinner to follow 6:30 – 7:30
    Award presentations, video and raffle prizes

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  • 7
End of Year Coaches Meeting
  • 6:00pm- 8:00pm (CDT) Ical_event_icon
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  • May
  • 6
Board Meeting
  • 6:00pm- 7:00pm (CDT) Ical_event_icon
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  • Jun
  • 3
Board Meeting
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Additional volunteer opportunities are listed on the Dibs page.

2015 Voyageur Summer Development Program

The weekly sessions will be on Mondays and Tuesdays (All at Cornerstone Community Center).  Teams, Times, and Dates are below:


Team Day Time Session Limit - updated 3/30/2015
One - Mites Monday 5:30 – 6:35 PM 3 spot remaining
Two - Squirts Monday 6:45 – 7:50 PM FULL
Three - Pee Wees Monday 8:00 – 9:05 PM FULL
Four - Bantams Tuesday 7:30 – 8:35 PM 6 spots remaining
Five - High School Tuesday 8:45 – 9:50 PM 8 spots remaining

*There will be no hockey on June 22 or August 10th.

Sessions will start on June 1st for the Mites, Squirts, and Pee Wees.  June 2nd for the Bantams and High School.

Price per skater is $200.00, this gives you 14 sessions.  Price per Goalie is $25.00, and gives you all sessions.

*Goalies are needed at every age level.  We are looking for 4 goalies per session.  If you have any questions whether or not your child can play goalie in multiple sessions please feel free to contact John Coppo via email at coachjpcoppo@gmail.com

An off ice option may become available for Bantam and High School skaters with an additional charge.  Additional details will be communicated when they become finalized.

Use the link below to complete the online registration. 

Your registration will not be considered complete until full payment is received.  Please send payment to:

De Pere Youth Hockey
PO Box 5632
De Pere, WI 54115

If you wish to make payment using a credit card, you may contact Audra Neuman at 920-639-0630 to complete your transaction.  Please note that the amount charged would be the program fee plus a transaction fee.  (Example:  $200 + 7.15 = charge of $207.15)

    Dibs Opportunity - 2015 National Championships

    Green Bay Youth Hockey is hosting the Adult Women A, B, C and Girls, Tier I division for the 2015 National Championships the weekend of March 26-30, 2015.  Games will be played at both the De Pere Ice Arena and Cornerstone Community Center.

    Our association has been asked to provide volunteers to help with the event at the De Pere rink with tasks such as running the clock/music, working a penalty boxes and completing the scoresheet.  Each volunteer will receive a free pass for the whole weekend to take in games of their choice at any of the locations.

    To sign up, please visit the Dibs page as all time volunteered will earn Dibs credits.  If you have already fulfilled your requirement, please consider volunteering additional time.  Each game our association provides volunteers for, our organization will earn money which is an awesome opportunity to raise funds for De Pere Youth Hockey.

    Sign up now!  This is a great opportunity to fulfill volunteer requirements, earn money for De Pere Youth Hockey and take in a lot of great hockey!

    Dasher Board Sales

    De Pere Youth Hockey Association has a huge opportunity to work with Cornerstone Ice Management by selling dasher boards for the De Pere

    Ice Arena.   This is a wonderful opportunity for reasonable advertising and a portion of the sale benefits De Pere Youth Hockey.  An estimated average of 100,000 people visit the rink each year.  In addition, the De Pere Ice Arena will be utilized for the Spring Nationals event this year drawing even more to the rink.

    If you own your own business, know someone who owns their own business or believe your employer would want to take advantage of this opportunity, please complete and submit the attached form to Carmen Carter @ thecuttinggarden@att.net or call with any questions to 920- 609-7272.

    End of Year Coaches Meeting and Equipment Return

    When: Tuesday, April 7th
    Where: De Pere Ice Center
    Time 6:00 pm - Equipment return
      6:30 pm - Coaches meeting

    Green Bay Gambler - Youth Hockey Night


    HockeyMania began on Monday, December 22 and continues for the last 15 weeks of the pro hockey season.  DPYH thanks everyone who purchased a ticket.  We wish you all the best of luck and hope to see many winners!!

    Congratulations To Our Winners!

    Week Winner Prize
    1 Derek Weyer $50
    2 Jan Metzdorf $150
    3 Jane Johnson $50
    3 Michelle Ponozzo $50
    3 Tom Rentmeester $50
    4 Tricia Paul $25
    5 Nick Beno $25
    5 Mason Paul $25
    6 Cindy Uhl $25
    7 Roberta Longsine $25
    8 Patty Schrader $25
    11 Charlie Eggers $150
    11 Scott Wieland $25
    11 Camden Nordeen $25
    12 Nicole VanHelden $25
    12 Lee Ann Sullivan $50

    Are you a winner!  Click here to find out!

    Skeeter Hockey Day

    Squirt A's invited the Wisconsin Skeeter hockey team come and show us the sport of sled hockey.

    This is a wonderful program that allows kids with disabilities to play ice hockey with the use of sleds.  The boys had a great time and quickly learned it was not easy.  Thank You to the Skeeters for their time and hard work today!! 

    Fox 11 was present to capture the event and had a segment on Fox 11 Sports Edge.  If you missed it, you can use this link to view it:

    DePere Youth Hockey Calendar

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    End of Year Banquet
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    Wouldn't it be great to get instant updates on your phone with changes to game times or practice times?  Steps to link your team’s calendar(s) to your e-mail account are noted on the Calendar page.