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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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AAA next season

We applied to CAHA to do two AAA teams next season: 15O AAA and 16U AAA. Today CAHA granted our wish.

CAHA States

Our 14-2 (North's first team) and our 16 Combo teams have been selected by CAHA to participate in the State Finals on 4/9 - 4/11 in Las Vegas.

Registration open for PDP

Our Pre-season Development Program is back!  It will start this Spring and go until the season starts at the end of Summer.  This was extremely successful and popular last year.

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Noah Tano makes CAHA Selects

Congrats to 16U forward, Noah Tano, for making CAHA Selects! Good luck at the Pacific Districts!

Lucie Tenenbaum makes CAHA Selects

Photo credit: Roger Myers

Congrats to GSE North (14-2) defense-person, Lucie Tenenbaum, for making CAHA Selects! Good luck at the Pacific District!

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.



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

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!

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!

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.

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!

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:

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

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!

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!

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!

OWEN Millward makes the U-17 team

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

Top 20 Clubs in the US

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

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