roughriders hockey club

RoughRiders Hockey Club strives to provide a home to all youth hockey players. RoughRiders Hockey Club offers TravelHouse and Instructional Hockey. We hope to provide a home to anyone who is interested to join this great sport! Check out our programs!

ANNOUNCEMENT: 4th Annual Golf Tournament August 25, 2024!

Our Mission & Vision

RRHC (RoughRiders Hockey Club) seeks to build local and regional awareness about the benefits youth hockey offers by investing in the physical and emotional development of players so they may serve as advocates and ambassadors for the sport throughout their lives.

The mission of RRHC is to provide a consistent training framework and environment designed to optimize the skill development of young athletes in a positive atmosphere of appropriately matched competition where sportsmanship and personal enjoyment are the top priorities.

Our History

Formed in 2002 when two organizations combined, RRHC is a 501 (c)3 organization. RRHC is a member of the Mid-West Amateur Hockey Association (MWAHA) comprised of associations from Iowa, Kansas, Missouri and Nebraska. RRHC is a member of USA Hockey.

Governing Core Values

RRHC is governed by a Board of Directors, but directed by the Director of Hockey Operations. At all times the BOD and HD are guided by the core values in the decision making processes. We are committed to offering a consistent and valuable experience for every player, every family, and every volunteer.



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We accept and are inviting to every player regardless of their ability or family situation. It is our goal to give every participant to enjoy hockey while removing barriers such as talent ability and socioeconomic status. From our most skilled athletes, down to our beginners who are experiencing the game for the first time, we believe that our diversity makes us all better by providing opportunity to develop our skills as well as our leadership, compassion, and tolerance.

We want to create an environment that every player, family, coach, and volunteer wants to be a part of. A driving force of growth is our ability to retain every person in pursuit of becoming a model association. This includes proper skill development, a strong family balance, and maintaining our volunteers on our coaching and operations staff through effective communication and teaching.

It is our goal to not only create good players today, but to create players and athletes for tomorrow. We provide structured, progressive practice planning, and coach training for every level in our program so that each child’s experience is valuable and consistent. We are committed to providing all kids with a strong, fundamental set of skills and strategies that will prepare them with the ability and confidence to pursue hockey competitively, or recreationally, as they choose.

There is an opportunity raise humble and good athletes within this association and the game of hockey. We want to strive everyday to give our players opportunities to learn and be a leader by teaching them the importance of respect, passion, desire, sportsmanship, commitment, and integrity.


RRHC relies on great coaching, and coaching is a rewarding way positively impact lives of young athletes. We provide training and lesson materials which enable all of our coaches to be successful, so if you have the skill and confidence to lead and encourage kids, then you already have what it takes to be a great coach! 

Our Teams

Teams may vary each season, although in most years RRHC stives to offer two co-ed teams at the High School, 14U, 12U, 10U, and 8U level.

Our Program

Travel Team Tryouts are generally held mid-August each year, with the season beginning October 1 and running through the end of February. Players are welcome to join teams any time before December 31st, per USA Hockey Roster rules. Interested players should contact Hockey Director Dustin Timm, to discuss placement and fees. 

Additional Information:

  • Financial consideration may be granted to families in need of assistance. See the scholarship page for more information.
  • Payment of fees is generally broken into three installments payable throughout the season.
  • Parent volunteering is necessary to run the all-volunteer travel hockey program. See the volunteer page for details.

RRHC offers a house hockey program, the RoughRider Youth Hockey League (RYHL), as an alternative for Travel hockey. Players can expect to play games against like-skilled opponents, teams generally change every week. Players of any level can join this program which runs year round. This program works in tandem with our Instructional Program (IP) which provides an hour of instruction by RRHC coaches to these players. 

RRHC has some used equipment in stock, available to players who from time to time forget equipment. Equipment may also be loaned out for more extended periods of time if necessary.

Become Volunteer or Donate Today

Our Volunteers are essential to our entire organization. Every season we need Board Members, Division Directors, Team Managers, Team Tournament Directors, Hydration Specialist, Locker Room Monitors, Coaches, Scorekeepers, and many more volunteers. If you are interested in voluneering contact Martina below!

Club Sponsors

Want to Partner with the RoughRiders?

Your financial support would contribute to the General Fund of RoughRiders Hockey Club. Every year the General Fund is used for: Scholarships for athletes in need, Off-ice and off-ice training equipment, Coaches’ development, Goalie and player equipment, Keeping ALL programs affordable. Contact RoughRider Director Dustin Timm today!

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