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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 Pee Wee to Midget 18. 

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Open House Events

GSE will be hosting 2 open house events for its North-based (Dublin and Vacaville) Peewee and Bantam teams.  These are free events for all players to come out to skate, meet the coaches, and find out more about the program.  There is no registration for this, just show up ready to go at the times below.

Peewees: April 27th, Monday, 6:45pm-8:00pm in Vacaville
Bantams: April 29th, Wednesday, 7:30pm-8:45pm in Vacaville

Peewees are birth years 2003 and 2004, while Bantams are birth years 2001 and 2002.

BCHL Showcase

Mike Holmes (GSE M18AA Head Coach) has taken 6 current and former GSE (and one former Tri-Valley) players to BC, Canada to showcase them over the 4/11/15-4/12/15 weekend for the BCHL's Prince George Spruce Kings. This is an annual event and Mike takes about half dozen players each year. The players he took during the 4/11/15-4/12/15 weekend are:


  • Jasper Korican Barlay (GSE alum)
  • Christian Stoley (GSE M18AA)
  • Brian Adams (GSE M16AA)
  • Carson Murison (GSE M18AA)
  • David Adams (GSE alum)
  • Connor Young (Tri-Valley alum)

Good luck, boys!

UPDATE: 5 out of the 6 players made the all-star team!

David and Brian Adams at the All-Star game for the BCHL Prince George Spruce Kings

Spring Program

We are taking names of players that are interested in participating in our birth year Spring program.  Click on the Spring tab and fill out the form.  We will send you info once we have it.

Tryout dates

For the Fall/Winter 2015-2016 season, our AAA and AA tryouts will be: May 15-May 17, 2015.

Cal Rubber Cover

The December issue of Cal Rubber has honored us with a cover picture and article on GSE.


We have a record 16 players (over 5 players per team on average) and goalies that were selected as part of the NORCAL Selects process.  Here is the list:

Brian Adams Sebastian Larsson
Benjamin Biester Ethan Liu
Shea Bryant John McDougal
Alexander Chaple Antonino O'Connor
Brian Faun Jered Stevenson
Sean Gambone Christian Stoley
Dalton Garcia Matthew Valdez
Kellen Ireland Sage Zonner


M18AA wins the 2014 regional Silversticks in Vegas

3-2 win vs OC Hockey
3-3 vs AHU Silver
3-2 win vs Alaska All Stars
7-1 win vs Cal Wave
4-2 win vs AHU Silver in the semis
3-0 win vs ALD. Bruins in the championship

Our Midget 18AA team is going to Nationals in New Jersey during the first week of April.  Congrats, good luck, safe travels, and have fun!

Want to help the team go to New Jersey?  It is an expensive trip and the team is looking for donations.  If you are interested, DONATE here: http://www.youcaring.com/nonprofits/send-this-team-to-nationals-/152994

2015-2016 Team Plans

For the 2015-2016 season, we are planning on fielding the following teams:

  • Peewee AA North
  • Peewee AA South
  • Bantam AAA
  • Bantam AA North
  • Bantam AA South
  • Midget 16 AA
  • Midget 18 AAA

North teams will run out of Vacaville and Dublin.  South teams will run out of Cupertino.

More information can be found on our Tryouts page.

Local ABC News profiles Amelia DiPaola

One of our Bantam 1 AA players and one of two female GSE players, Amelia DiPaola, was profiled by the local ABC news, ABC7 San Francisco.

Graduating Midgets

We hate to see them go...

M16AA win the 2014 Arizona Ice Breaker Tournament

Over the weekend, our M16AA team ventured to Arizona to play in a tier tournament.  They went undefeated to win the banner.

MyHockeyRankings Article

The great youth hockey ranking website, myhockeyrankings.com, ran an article on GSE:



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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