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2019-20 Head Coaches
2019 - 2020 Vipers Season Tryouts
Westchester Vipers Hockey Association Tryouts for 2019 –...
2019-20 Head Coaches


The Westchester Vipers are pleased to announce the Head Coaching Staff for the upcoming 2019-20 season
Mite AA/A          Laura Pecchia
Mite B               Jim Pellegrino Sr
Squirt 10           Anthony Pellegrino
Squirt 09            Kevin Perlowitz
Squirt A              Walter Tchernigov
Peewee 08         Kevin Hagen & John Kurian
Peewee 07 TB   Kevin Hagen
Peewee A           Judson Selig
Bantam 06          Kevin Kamenski
Bantam A            Doug Schur
Midget 16U          Kevin Amato / Frank Scalia / Joe DiDomenico
Midget 18U          Frank Scalia / Joe DiDomenico
Assistant Coaches will be named in the early summer.

by posted 03/13/2019
2019 - 2020 Vipers Season Tryouts
Westchester Vipers Hockey Association
Tryouts for 2019 – 2020 Season


Advance Registration March 11th, 12th, 13th, 18th , 19thand 20th       
7:00pm – 9:00pm

Tryout Fee :                $200 Squirts- Bantams advanced registration
           $250 walk-up registration fee
    $130 Mite walk-up registration
This fee is payable in CASH or CHECK made out to “Westchester Vipers”

Tryout application available in the documents section of this website.


Please read the following information carefully.  Once you complete the tryout application, you will be asked to acknowledge that you have read these requirements and are willing to comply with them.


Registration Procedures


  1. A non-refundable tryout fee (see above) must accompany your registration.
  2. If your child played for another youth hockey organization in the 2018-2019 season, a signed USA Hockey release must accompany your registration. Your child will not be allowed to tryout without presentation of a signed release.
  3. Registration will only be accepted in person at WSA during the dates and times listed on top of this document.
  4. Applications provided by email or those dropped off at WSA will not be accepted.
  5. Walk ins will be welcomed at the first and second tryouts at each level only. NO walk ins will be accepted at the final tryout at all levels


Tryout Procedures

  1. Your child must attend tryouts according to the designated schedule attached.
  2. Every player will be guaranteed two tryouts.  “Cuts” may be made after two tryouts at the Squirt, PeeWee and Bantam level.


Payment and Notification Procedures

  1. Generally within 24 hours of the final tryout at a particular level, you will receive an email advising you that your child has been selected for a team.  You will NOT receive an email if your child has not been selected for a team.
  2. You will be required to accept or decline the roster spot with a return email immediately.  There will not be a grace period.
  3. Upon acceptance of the roster spot, you will be required to provide a completed financial agreement form as well as a non-refundable Roster Acceptance Fee of $2,000.00.
  4. Upon acceptance of an offered roster spot you are responsible for the full tuition payment even in the event of withdrawal from the program whether voluntary or due to an injury.
  5. Failure to comply with above payment procedures will result in forfeiture of your roster spot.



  1. The Vipers will be fielding teams at the Mite Cross Ice,  Squirt, Pee Wee, Bantam, and Midget level
  2. We are looking to field AAA teams at the Squirt and Peewee level, State Tournament Bound teams at the Peewee, Bantam and Midget levels, A teams at the Squirt, Peewee, Bantam and Midget levels,
  3. The Squirt AAA team will be comprised of 2010 birth year players
  4. The Peewee AAA team will be comprised of 2008 birth year players
  5. The Peewee Tournament Bound Team will be comprised of 2007 birth year players and will play in the AA LIAHL League to fulfill its State schedule obligations
  6. The Bantam 06 team will play an independent AAA/AA schedule
  7. The Bantam 05 Tournament Bound Team will be comprised of 2005 birth year players and will play in the 04 AA division of the LIAHL League in order to fulfill its State schedule obligations. HIGH SCHOOL HOCKEY WILL NOT BE RECOGNIZED THE BANTAM LEVELS. THE COMMITMENT WILL BE TO THE VIPER TEAM YOU ARE ASSIGNED TO.
  8. We are hoping to field a Midget Minor AA State Tournament Bound team and a Midget Major AA team State TB
  9. The Vipers will structure the Midget schedule to avoid conflicts with high school teams. Midget practices and games will begin in late-August.
  10. Mites: As per the New York State Hockey Association 2019– 2020 season rules ALL games will be played in a cross ice format.


Team Money and Tournament Commitment


  1. By accepting a spot on a Vipers team, you are obligated to pay, in addition to full tuition, the required contribution to Team Money and attend all tournaments that your team schedules.
  2. However, because tournaments require additional expenditures of time and money, the Vipers monitor our teams’ tournament commitments.


Equipment Requirements


  1. All Mite, Squirt, Pee Wee and Bantam skaters will be required to wear navy blue shells or navy blue pants AND navy blue helmets. (Midget skaters and all goalies are exempt from these requirements).
  2. The only decals permitted on helmets will be the Vipers logo, jersey number and, for those on high school teams, the school logo.



by posted 02/28/2018
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If you have questions regarding the Vipers, or would like to play one of our Viper teams please contact Dave Mensi via email at:


DO NOT contact team managers for games as they have no scheduling capabilities.

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