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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

From Traverse City West Titan Hockey

Thank you all so much for showing your support for Brady. We would like to share the following directly from the Lewis Family…

As many of you know Brady was injured during his hockey game on Friday night in Cadillac and is recovering from a spine and neck injury at Helen Devos. Brady had surgery yesterday and will be in a halo for several weeks but is thankfully on his way to a full recovery.

We cannot express how thankful we are for the quick thinking Cadillac and Traverse City parents that immediately acted, performed CPR and saved Brady’s life. We would especially like to thank Dr. Mark Munro who we are so thankful for and so thankful that he was at the game leading the effort.

We also thank the wonderful team at the Cadillac hospital that stabilized Brady and took such good care of all of us.

Thank you to Brady’s current and former coaches and the Traverse West high school leadership team that have been in constant contact and supported us at both the Cadillac hospital and The Helen Devos hospital.

We cannot express how grateful we are for the overwhelming support we are receiving. Thank you for your continued support and prayers. We all feel the love and support especially Brady.

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Traverse City North Stars Head To States

Congratulations to the following Traverse City North Stars teams that are heading to states!

10U A
10U AA
12U A
12U AA
Girls 12U T2 Red
14U A
14U B Black
Girls 14U T2

Good luck and have fun!


Special Board Meeting


There will be a special GTHA Board Meeting held on Monday, February 26 at 7:30pm in the Centre Ice Community Room



Board Applications - Now Open


Applications for the Grand Traverse Hockey Association Board of Directors are now being accepted for consideration for the following positions:

Executive Vice President
House Vice President
Girls Vice President
Executive Secretary
Coaching Director
Mite Director
Referee In Chief

Applications are due to Kurt Schrank - by March 8th at 5PM to be considered by the selection committee.

An application is merely a letter explaining what position you would like to be considered for, why you would like to join the board, and outlines your qualifications for the position.

This is a volunteer-run non-profit association that will consider any applicant for the position. Non-members can request through the Board Secretary ( to become a sustaining member to qualify.


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!

Order Here!


  • Silver Stick Regional Champions - 10UAA Green Division!
  • Ferris Tournament - 12U B Red Champs
  • MyHockey Holland Tournament Champs - 12U B Green
  • Windy City Girls Elite Tournament Champs - Girls 12U T2 Red
  • Can/Am Challenge Cup Tournament Champs - BTAA
  • Muskegon Showdown Champions - Girls 12U T2 Red
  • Top Shelf Hockey Hocktoberfest Tournament Champs - 12U A
  • Girls Rock Tournament Champs - Girls 12U T2 Black
  • District Champs & LCAHL Howe 3 Champs - 10U A
  • District Camps - 12U AA
  • District Champs - 14U A
  • District Champs - 10U AA
  • District Champs - 12U A
  • District Champs - 14U B - Black
  • PREDSident Cup Champs - 14U AA


  • 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!