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Top 20 AA Club in the USA

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 and we have been ranked in the top 20 AA clubs in the US by Culturama.

Our rinks are in Cupertino, San Francisco, and Vacaville. 

Last season's performance: ALL 7 teams went to playoffs (more than any other California club), average per team winning percentage: 66.7%, average goals fielded per game per team: 4.71, average goals allowed per game per team: 2.49, 18 players went to CAHA Selects, and our teams ranked on average in the top 6.1% nationally.

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Dalton Garcia commits to NCAA D III

GSE alumni, Dalton Garcia, committed to Fredonia State's (SUNYAC) NCAA D III program.  Dalton is currently playing for the EHL's Walpole Express.

See the California Rubber article:

GSE Propects

We plan to bring back the GSE Prospects program again this year.  We had a lot of success and positive feedback from our inaugural program last year. 

The Prospects program is for 10U "A" players that have demonstrated significant potential as a hockey player.

Due to the uncertainty of the county COVID-19 restrictions, we cannot announce definite plans as of yet.  Instead, we can take your contact info for those that are interested.


Teams selected for 2020-2021

Our team selection for the 2020-2021 season has completed.  We will have the following six teams:

* 12 South
* 12 North
* 14 South
* 14 North (two teams)
* 16 Combo

Cade Herrera doing well in the USPHL

GSE Alumni, Cade Herrera, is doing well in the USPHL.  He plays for the Ogden Mustangs and he recently scored a natural hat trick.  Congrats, Cade!

Cosentino NAHL's Star of the Week!

GSE Alumni, Clayton Cosentino, was named the NAHL Central Division Start of the week!  See the Cal Rubber article on him.  Congrats, Clayton!

OWEN Millward makes the U-17 team

GSE Alumni, Owen Millward, has advanced to the US National U-17 team. Congrats, Owen!


GSE Alumni, Jack Luttringer, will be playing for the NA3HL's Yellowstone Quakes! Congrats, Jack!

Bodin called to U20 French National Team Camp

GSE alumni, Victor Bodin, got the call to join the U20 National French team's camp in Cergy to prep for the upcoming international season.  Congrats, Victor!

Garcia signs with USPHL-NCDC

GSE alumni, Dalton Garcia, signs with the USPHL-NCDC's Wisconsin Lumberjacks.  Dalton's older brother and GSE alumni, Donovan, played in the USPHL.  Congrats, Dalton!

Perry signs with USPHL-Elite

Goalie, Perry Jacobs, signed with the USPHL-Elite's Northern Cyclones Academy. And he will be attending the USHL Development Goalie Camp with the Omaha Lancers later this summer. Congrats, Perry!

Bohn gets drafted to the NAHL

GSE alumni, Owen Bohn, was drafted to the NAHL's Amarillo Bulls. Congrats, Owen!

Boldway gets drafted to NAHL

GSE alumni, Deven Boldway, was drafted to the NAHL's Witchita Falls Warriors.  Congrats, Deven!

Top 20 Clubs in the US

According to Culturama, our club made the Top 20 AA clubs in the US:

Judkowitz signs with GOJHL

Greater Ontario just got better.   GSE Alumni, Ethan Judkowitz, signs with the GOJHL's KW Siskins.  Pretty good for a 17 year old! Congrats, Ethan!

Rylan Yates drafted to USPHL-NCDC

GSE Alumni, Rylan Yates, was drafted into the USPHL NCDC by the Northern Cyclones (Hudson, NH). Congrats!

Contact Us

Scout contact form

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


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.

Brian Adams commits to USAF Academy

GSE alumni, Brian Adams, just committed to the prestigious Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs where he will be playing D1 hockey. Congrats, Brian!

Cal Rubber Article

We are on the cover of the September issue of Cal Rubber magazine and they ran an article on us.

Link to the article

Ben Biester is drafted to the NAHL

GSE Alumni, Ben Biester, was drafted to the NAHL's Minnesota Wilderness!  Ben and his family in Danville are quite relieved after many years of hard work, training, and sacrifice.  Congrats to Ben and good luck!

Victor Ouellet-Massicotte drafted

Congratulations to GSE alumni, Victor Ouellet-Massicotte for being drafted to the NAHL.  The lucky team that picked Victor is the Springfield Jr. Blues in Illinois.  Victor's fellow teammate, Ben Biester, was also drafted to the NAHL.  Victor and Ben played together at GSE and then with the Jr Ducks.  Now, they will be playing against each other.

Josh Erickson drafted in the WHL

GSE Alumni, Josh Erickson, was drafted in the WHL Bantam draft by Medicine Hat! Congrats, Josh!

Antonio Tarantino signs with NA3HL

GSE Alumni, Antonio Tarantino (G), signed with the NA3HL's North Iowa Bulls! Congrats, Antonio!

Briggs Orr drafted in the WHL

GSE alumni, Briggs Orr, was drafted in the WHL Bantam draft by the Calgary Hitmen. Congrats, Briggs!

Alex Chaple helps Cal Poly win

GSE Alumni, Alex Chaple, plays roller hockey for Cal Poly SLO. They just won the WCRHL 2020 Division II Championship! Next stop?  Nationals!


Ben Kottmeier commits

GSE Alumni, Ben Kottmeier, is headed to Eastern Michigan University to play for, none other than, the Eagles! Congrats, Ben!

Zach Smith becomes a Pro Golfer

GSE and Foothill High School Alumni, Zach Smith, was a great golfer when he played hockey for us and he won the PGA's Scottsdale Open!  He finished 8-under 62 to clinch his first professional win.  Congrats, Zach!

Owen Millward drafted into the USHL

GSE Alumni, Owen Millward (G), was drafted to the USHL's Tri-City Storm! Congrats, Owen!

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