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Grand Rapids Amateur Hockey Association

GRAHA Winter Learn To Skate Begins January 5th

GRAHA winter session of Learn To Skate, basic hockey skating program begins January 5th at 9:00AM at Patterson Ice Center.  Register soon as space is limited.

Use the registrar link below to register.  USA Hockey registration is also required prior to registering with GRAHA.  (


GRAHA Scholastic Stars Reception January 13th

GRAHA skaters that are in 3rd grade or higher are welcome to fill out the form below and return by January 3rd to attend the reception.  GRAHA celebrates our skaters that are also academic all stars! 



GRAHA Cross ice 1 and 2 and LTS Programs

Cross ice begins Saturday September 29th as follows:

Cross ice 1- 10AM Saturdays and 4PM Sundays

Cross ice 2 -11AM Saturdays and 5PM Sundays

FALL Learn to skate begins Saturday, October 6th at 9:00AM. Please use the registration link to get signed up for these programs.  There are still open spots please email Jean for pro rated fee for late registrations.

GRAHA Board Meeting and Election

The GRAHA board meeting was held March 28th.

Thanks to everyone that took the time to vote!

New Board members are:

Scott Fisher

Gareth Tanner

Jaclyn Mehney

Scott Worden

Steve Waalkes


GRAHA Announces 2018-19 Travel Head Coaches

SQ A- Richard Keyes

SQ AA- Brad Verker

PW A- Justin Howe

PW A-2- Chris Timmer

PW AA- Nate Baum

Bantam A- Dan Rublein and Chris Green

Bantam AA- Jacob Blok

Midget A- Mike Ballard

Midget JV- Chris Newton

14U girls - Tae Otte

16U girls- Matt Albers

19U girls- Pat Fitzgibbon

GRAHA Now Accepting Coaching Applications for 2018-19

If you are interested in coaching at either the travel of house level please return the coaching application below.  


GRAHA Announces Staff for 2017-18 Season

GRAHA continues to work on improving our association and providing quality coaches and staff to assist in the development of players and communication and education to our members.

Richard Keyes will continue to be instrumental in running our ADM program as well as serving as our house director working directly with our coaches both on and off the ice.  GRAHA is the leader in the Grand Rapids area offering the best and largest Mite program and Richard is a large part of that success and development. Richard will also be working with several teams as their skills development coach. Richard will also provide power skating and will offer his KIIH skills clinics throughout the season.

Chris Green was appointed the general manager's assistant.  Chris will assist with coach recruitment, parent education and communication as well as serve as an administrative assistant to the general manager.  Chris will also help with power skating throughout the season.

GRAHA is very fortunate to have such great hockey staff with years of coaching and playing experience that will work with the general manager and board to ensure GRAHA has the best hockey program in the area.

GRAHA Awarded Gold Member Status by USA Hockey

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DoubleTree Grand Rapids

Contact the DoubleTree Grand Rapids for a special GRAHA rate



Drury Inn Grand Rapids

GRAHA welcomes Drury Inn as a sponsor. Check out their hotel amenities below.  Please contact Kim the general manager to receive the discounted rate for GRAHA.


Sponsored by Lake Michigan Credit Union

Lake Michigan Credit Union

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GRAHA Offers Amazon Discounts

Check the link below for the Amazon Smiles program.  If you are purchasing on Amazon please help GRAHA by using this rebate link.

GRAHA Board Meetings

The GRAHA Board of Directors meetings for the off season will be the 3rd Thursday of the month at 5:30PM at Patterson Ice Center.   If changes are made to the meeting date the calendar will be updated!  All members are welcome to attend!