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River Falls Youth Hockey Association Information

Painting at the Wildcat Centre

Please email James directly at or sign up on the Google doc HERE if you're able to help paint!

2022-2023 Season Registrations - Now Open!

2022-2023 Season Registration

Register your Mite through Bantam/14U Blackcat here by August 31st

Learn to Skate Registration

New Skaters in RFYHA, ages 4-7 in RF, Ellsworth and Prescott

Preseason Clinic Skating

Led by our RF Boys and Girls Varsity Coaches in September in preparation for Tryouts!


Register Now - Coach, Board Members, Locker room parents

Jerseys and Socks

Order your 22-23 season jerseys and socks by August 10th to ensure delivery by gameday!

Congratulations on a Successful 2021-2022 Season!

Completed Work:


  • Management restructured, efficient and fit for purpose board meetings; prioritizing strategy and change
  • Improved oversight and leadership with the inception of: 
    • Finance Committee
    • Bingo committee
    • Coaching and Player Development Committee (CPDC)
  • Defined the Operations Committee roles and responsibilities & org chart job descriptions
  • Successful Concession Operations improvements!
  • Successful program improvements to Advertising and Sponsorship
  • Online registration and payments including SportsEngine optimization
  • Updated logo in line with the HS and other youth programs
  • New Jerseys!

Building Maintenance

  • Parking lot repairs and resurface
  • Phase 1 painting in the Wildcat Centre
  • LED light installment

Fiscal Responsibility

  • Closing the financial gap achieved by combing goals across Operations Committees.  Goals were set in 2021 to recoup $45,000 in lost profit due to COVID impact
  • Process improvements to bookkeeping, financial reporting, cash handling procedures, reconciliation for online registration
  • Review of the 2017 Strategic Plan, and 2022 updates of our Strategic Plan for implementation
  • Successful prioritizing and programming improvements for Fundraising Operations
  • All member accounts are now in good standing
Ongoing Work:

Relationship Management

  • Meaningful steps toward mutually beneficial relationships with community stakeholders including the city of River Falls, the high school, and the University
  • Prioritized Blackcats program through a mutually beneficial relationship with Baldwin and marketing of the program
  • RFYHA “This is YOUR Rink” Culture campaign
  • Our RFYHA WAHA borders are respected and enforced in collaboration with bordering neighbor associations

Fiscal Responsibility

  • Budgeting and Financial planning           
  • Cash handling process improvements
  • Streamline communications
  • Modernizing, evolving, and improving the use of technology including RFYHA Google Workspace for nonprofits
  • Internet upgrade
  • RFYHA leadership succession planning

Building improvement projects

  • Phase 2 painting in the Wildcat Centre
  • Backwall
  • Electronic payments in concessions
  • Additional building projects under evaluation, planning, and budgeting process


2021-2022 Annual Board Meeting Presentation Slides

Elected and Continuing Board Members for 2022-2023

Kaylan Wilson, President
Jody Christensen, Vice President
Chad Flanagan, Treasurer
Nicole Ralston, Secretary
Paul Bloodhart
Hattie Ekholm
Kristin Jepson
Jeff Prochnow
Carrie Torgersen
Justin Sullivan
Catherine White
Jon Wiech