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Coaches and Managers must RSVP with Brahmas Box Office Manager Connor Morrison -

Happy Holidays Greetings from the Texas Brahmas Youth Hockey Association! TBYHA is pleased to deliver gifts to all of our Junior Brahmas this holiday season with today’s announcement. 


First things first, EVERY JUNIOR BRAHMAS 2021-22 DSTHL TEAM IS TO RECEIVE A SUITE NIGHT or PARTY DECK NIGHT for a Brahmas Home Game, and this event INCLUDES Admission for the Team + Entourage, FOOD & DRINK courtesy of ZuRoma Sicilian Kitchen, One Round of Adult-Beverage (Limit One Adult-Beverage per Adult, Adults 21+ Only) PLUS unlimited soft drinks. Yes. Free. RSVP is required and we recommend contacting the Brahmas Box Office Manager Connor Morrison ( for available games; also recommending the RSVP be coordinated by the Coach or Team Manager. (Some FAQ’s below)


But wait, there’s more. Every team has a LARGE ENVELOPE of MORE GIFTS and goodies available for the coaches to pickup at the next practice NYTEX Sports Centre. Each large envelope contains a $20 GIFT CARD to the NYTEX Sports Shop FOR EVERY PLAYER AND EVERY COACH! Each gift certificate has the recipient name printed upon it. Valid for any in-store transaction of $20 or more until February 15th) 


But wait, there’s more! Also within the large envelopes aforementioned there are TICKETS TO WINTER WONDERLAND for players and their families, to enjoy a day of fun for the entire family! Enjoy holiday fun, music, innumerable lights and the holiday sounds, running December 20th through January 1st.


We tried to guess the answers to the questions you may have about all these good things. Feel free to reply to this email if you have some logistics questions. Feel invited to reach out to Connor quickly to reserve a Brahmas game that works well for your team’s scheduling. More than anything, feel the warmth of this holiday from your extended Hockey Family here at the Texas Brahmas Youth Hockey Association, and Merry Christmas from the TBYHA, a 501(c)3 organization.




Q - How do we get our team's suite night scheduled?

A - Contact (


Q - Who is included in the Suite Night or Party Deck admission? 

A - All current Junior Brahmas DSTHL teams are eligible for admission, alongside parents and siblings. The exact number of adults and children attending is important for the planning of food and beverage. This necessitates the RSVP process via our box office, serving as the main point of contact.


Q - Where can my team get our LARGE ENVELOPE of more GIFTS and goodies?

A - It is available for pickup RIGHT NOW with Knute Anderson at the NYTEX Sports Centre, recommending the coach pick them up at very next practice. Contains Winter Wonderland tickets and player/coach-specific gift certificates.


Q - What if we need more tickets for the game or more entourage? 

A - Let's discuss with Connor


Q - What if we need more tickets for Winter Wonderland?

A - Let's discuss that with Connor.


Q - What if I want more than one Adult-Beverage?

A - Adult-Beverages are available throughout the facility for adults 21+ who have already consumed the designated complimentary beverage provided.




A Visit From Captain America

Joe Pavelski dropped in on the 12UA Junior Brahmas for a pep talk and a photo. Classy, Captain America! Thank you very much for visiting with the Junior Brahmas!

Coaches and Teams

Age Group Coach name Designation Phone Email
10UAA Caleb Kehrwald Head Coach
10UAA Peter Runkel Assistant Coach
10UA Derek Anderson Head Coach 817-729-6659
10UA Sam Yujuico Assistant Coach
12UA Dan Desabrais Head Coach 214-477-8014
12UAA Zach Hennessey Head Coach 817-773-6625
14UA Sawyer Stinchfield Head Coach
14UA Megan Purcell Assistant Coach
14UAA Matt Houk Head Coach 817-991-7323 MATT@MATTHOUK.NET
14UAA Shane Prevvatil Assistant Coach
16UAA DJ Graham Head Coach 214.972.9915 DJ@GRAHAMHOCKEYSKILLS.COM
16UAA Justin Kuszki Assistant Coach
18UA Chris Bruce Assistant Head Coach
18UAA Eddie Galiani Head Coach 631-219-9921
Junior Brahmas Justen "Jut" Smith Strength & Conditioning

USA Hockey Information on New Rules for 2021-22 Season

JR Brahmas Camp hosted USA Hockey Officials for town hall meetings in June to discuss rule changes effective this season.  

  • No icing at any level during PK.  Face-off will take place in defensive zone of the “icing” team.  Applies to 10U to 18U.
  • No touch up off-sides.  Off-sides play will now be blown down immediately followed by a face-off.  Applies to 10U to 18U.
DSTHL Covid-19 Policy-08262020

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Mini-Mite Limited Edition Shirts - ONLINE ONLY

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Breaking News!

2020-2021 Program Information

In accordance with TAHA's recent Financial Disclosure Policy (for all travel associations within the affiliate), and in an effort to improve communication and transparency so that prospective Jr. Brahmas players and their families are provided with as much information as possible prior to making travel hockey commitments, the following 2020-21 Program Information for Texas Brahmas Youth Hockey Association and its' Jr. Brahma Teams can be found below.