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Welcome to the Grand Traverse Hockey Association, home of the Traverse City North Stars. We are a 501c3 designated non-profit, incorporated in December 1970.

The purpose of GTHA is:

a) To encourage the playing of ice hockey by the youth of Northern Michigan;
b) To foster the teaching of ice hockey skills; 
c) To foster fair play and sportsmanship;
d) To provide Northern Michigan youth with the opportunity to play organized, sanctioned, competitive ice hockey
e) To own and manage assets in furtherance of Association purposes

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GTHA Board of Directors


GTHA is happy to announce that we have officially rounded out our Board of Directors!

Please help us in welcoming new Executive Vice President - Quentin Burchill and new Travel Vice President - Noella Korte.

The Board of Directors meets the second Monday of each month at 7PM at Centre Ice in the community room.

You may find contact information for all Board Members on the GTHA website.


Hockey Shop North - Spirit Wear

15% of total sales from spirit wear ordered through the Hockey Shop North website will go to GTHA this season!

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  • MAHA Mite Jamboree
  • 8U Big Rapids ADM Champs
  • 10U Squirt A MAHA District 7 Representatives
  • 10U Squirt AA MAHA District 7 Champions
  • 10U Select Irish Cup Champions
  • 10U Red - Third Coast Cup Champions
  • 12U PeeWee A MAHA District 7 Champions
  • 12U AA LCAHL Playoff Champions
  • 12U PeeWee AA MAHA District 7 Champions
  • 12U Select Irish Cup Champions
  • 12U Red Midwinter Cup Champions
  • 14U A MAHA District 7 Representatives
  • 14U AA Red MAHA District 7 Champions
  • 14U T2 MGHL State Qualifiers
  • Girls 16U T2 Cherryland Shootout Tournament
  • MGHL 16U T2 State Qualifiers
  • MGHL 19U T3 State Qualifiers

USA Hockey ADM Development Model


GTHA is implementing the ADM model for all Mites. To learn more about the ADM, please click on the image above.   It will take you directly to the USA Hockey ADM website.

Click Here to Watch the USA Hockey ADM Video

The is the lastest video produced by USA Hockey describing the Cross-Ice Program.

Mayo Clinic King Devick Concussion Test

No Cell Phone In Locker Rooms

Per USA Hockey and MAHA: Youth hockey player cell phones are not allowed in any locker room. With most kids having cell phones with cameras, there is a risk of inappropriate photos being taken and possibly being posted on the web. Hopefully, by keeping the phones out of the locker rooms, this can be avoided.

GTHA is taking this a step further and added to the policy by specifically saying any device capable of taking pictures or video are prohibited from the locker rooms.

Thank You Stanley Cup Sponsors!