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    Welcome to Golden State Elite Hockey

    Welcome! Golden State Elite Hockey is a youth tier ice hockey program for Northern California players from 12U to 18U.  We are the top performing tier program in the state.

    Last season's performance: 87.5% of teams (7 teams) went to playoffs, 1 state title and 1 state finalist, 1 National semi-finalist, average per team winning percentage: 66%, average goals fielded per game per team: 4.33, average goals allowed per game per team: 2.27, 30 players (including 4 female players) went to CAHA Selects, and 5 teams (62.5%) ranked in the top 60 nationally.

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    NORCAL Spring Tier League

    The Norcal Spring Tier Elite League is back!  Check out our Spring page:


    Six of our teams are headed to the playoffs!  Our 12U AA South team is currently ranked #6 in the nation and both of our 14U AA teams are in the top 50.  Good luck and have fun!

    Congrats to Karley Garcia!

    Congrats to Karley Garcia of our 14AA North team for making CAHA Girls Selects. Karley will move onto District Selects. Nice job, Karley!

    Congrats to CAHA Select Players

    Congrats to the following 7 players that were either selected or were alternates at CAHA Selects:

    Dias Belda 2003
    Cade Herrera 2002
    Kenan Isik 2004
    Ryan Kopelman 2002
    Kyle Mackintosh 2004
    Owen Millward 2003
    Cody Nielsen 2003

    San Francisco joins GSE

    CAHA's board of directors approved San Francisco to join GSE.

    A year before GSE opened its doors, we spent that time planning our program.  At the table from the beginning was San Francisco.  So we have come full-circle and we are thrilled to add them to our program.

    San Francisco has come a long way and they have done remarkable stuff with their limited ice time on their city-run one sheet facility.  The club has expanded their travel and house ranks to the point where they are buying ice in Vacaville.  Their travel program has seen more and more success.  Looking at last year, they won two NORCAL banners and one CAHA banner.

    With this merger, San Francisco can now offer their members a tier program.  Some players will be able to take immediate advantage of this, while others will use this as a goal or an inspiration.  San Francisco will be involved in the management of GSE.

    We are looking forward to a bright future with San Francisco!

    AAA is coming to GSE next season!

    CAHA's board of directors approved GSE to have a 14U AAA team for the 2018-2019 season!  Head coach Larry Cahn is very excited and got off two quick, "Nice buddy!"s (Larry's tagline).

    NORCAL Selects

    Congrats to the following 24 players that were either selected or were alternates at NORCAL Selects:

    Dias Belda 2003
    Ethan Bittner 2004
    Deven Boldway 2002
    Christian Codding 2003
    William Collins 2001
    Ryan Coultrip 2003
    Hunter Hayes 2004
    Cade Herrera 2002
    Grant Hunsader 2001
    Kenan Isik 2004
    Ryan Kopelman 2002
    Alexander Kowalewski 2003
    Aidan Kwok 2004
    Tyler Lajoie 2004
    Kyle Mackintosh 2004
    Christopher Manzer 2001
    Nolan McMahon 2001
    Owen Millward 2003
    Naoya Miyata 2004
    Cody Nielsen 2003
    Ryan Nutt 2003
    Connor O'Keefe 2004
    Matthew Scheeler 2001
    Vladislav Severin 2003

    Don Carter Jr playing NCAA D3

    GSE Alumni, Don "Donny" Carter Jr., is now playing NCAA Div III hockey at Hamline University in St. Paul, Minnesota.

    Santa Rosa Go Fund Me

    Our friends in Santa Rosa have been devastated by fires and they have setup a GoFundMe site.  Click the link below to help out:

    Go here:

    Teams for the 2017-2018 Season

    After a record turnout, our tryouts are complete and we have fielded 7 teams for the Fall/Winter season:

    12u North and 12u South
    14u North and 14u South
    16u North*
    18u North* and 18u South
    *=Teams looking for players.  16U needs either a forward or defenseman.  18U needs a goalie.

    Carson Murison drafted to the Jr. Brahmas

    Goalie Carson Murison was drafted to the Jr. Brahmas where he will play along side fellow teammate, Kellen Ireland.  In fact, Kellen and Carson are roommates in North Richland Hills, Texas.  

    Alex Stoley commits to Concordia College

    Congrats to GSE and Tri-Valley alumni, Alexander Stoley, for committing to Concordia College in Minnesota! In addition to getting a great education, Alex will be playing NCAA-D3 hockey. After GSE, Alex went to the BCHL Prince George Spruce Kings with help of Prince George scout and GSE 18U coach, Michael Holmes. Last year, Alex played for the NAHL Jr. Brahmas where they won the 2017 NAHL Championship (pictured here). Congrats, Alex, and have fun!

    Kellen Ireland signs with the Jr. Brahmas

    Kellen Ireland is moving on to bigger pastures - namely, North Richland Hills, Texas to play with the Jr. Brahmas.  It has not been determined whether he will play on their NAHL or NA3HL team.  Congrats and good luck, Kellen!


    Donovan Garcia headed for the USPHL!

    Our own Donovan Garcia has been offered a spot on the Islanders Elite team with the USPHL!  Islanders are located in North Andover, Mass.  In his first year, Dono was named team captain.  Congrats and good luck, Dono!


    Deven Boldway invited to WHL Main Camp

    Deven Boldway has been invited to the WHL's Portland Winterhawks main camp.  Good luck, Deven!


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    Scout contact form

    For scouts, coaches, and managers wishing to make contact with our players or coaches, please fill out this form:

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    Justin hoists the USHL's Clark Cup

    In his first year with the USHL's Tri-City Storm, GSE alumni, Justin Dixon, is hoisting the Clark Cup after winning the USHL championship.  Congrats, Justin!


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    If you are interested in submitting your name to our coaches in order for them to review your potential, please fill this form out.

    If you do not think you possess the skills just yet, our coaches can still advise you about the steps you need to take in order to prepare for an eventual tryout.  So, email us and indicate your intentions.

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