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Jr Mavs Youth Hockey

The Coolest Sport in Town

The Independence Community Ice Rink is home to the Jr Mavs Youth Hockey Organization and hosts teams of all ages and skill levels from 3 years old up to 18 years of age.  The Jr Mavs are a member of the Kansas City Youth Hockey Association.  To help prepare individuals to participant in hockey, we offer numerous youth hockey programs such as learn to skate, learn to play hockey, camps and clinics.  


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Announcement :

John-Scott Dickson announced as Jr Mavs Hockey Director

The Jr Mavs and KCYHA announced today that John Scott Dickson is now the Hockey Director for the Jr Mavs organization in Independence.  John Scott will be in charge of all Jr Mavs hockey decisions for the organization. John Scott currently works for the Independence Community Rink and will continue as Head Coach of the KC Mavs Peewee AA travel team.      

John Scott has been part of the ECHL KC Mavericks for 5 years as the Head Coach/Director of Hockey Operations and 8 years as a player with KC Mavs, Idaho Steelheads, Atlanta Gladiators and Alaska Aces. He also played 5 years of Major Junior Hockey with Windsor Spitfire and 5 years at the University of New Brunswick.

John Scott brings a wealth of experience in coaching and leadership. He is committed to growing the game and the Jr Mavs organization.


2021 / 2022 Age Classifications : Birth Year Division

2013-2017- 8U

2011-2012- Squirt

2009-2010- PeeWee

2007-2008- Bantam

2003-2006- High School

2021/2022 League Fees :

 8U House: $875

Squirt House: $975

Peewee & Bantam House: $1,025

Squirt Select: Team Fee

PeeWee Select: Team Fee

Bantam Select: Team Fee

Jr Mavs House/ Select Hockey

The Jr. Mavs offers House/Rec hockey for U8, Squirt, Peewee, Bantam & High School age players. Fall/winter practices will be held during the week and run from September through February with games on the weekends starting mid October and running through February. Teams play in the Kansas City Youth Hockey League against teams from Line Creek, Independence, Carriage Club, Shawnee, Topeka & St Joseph. 

Travel Hockey

KC Mavs Travel offers AA teams at the Squirt, Peewee and Bantam levels that play MoHockey league and invitational tournaments throughout the Midwest and other destination cities.

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Jr Mavs Contacts

John Scott Dickson 
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Mike Kempkes
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