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Andover Huskies Academic Hockey Banquet

2018-2019 Andover Huskies Academic Hockey Bankquet Information

Andover Huskies Academic Hockey Banquet is here!  AHYHA will be hosting the Annual Academic Hockey Banquet (formally known as S.K.A.T.E) on March 30, 2019.  The Academic Hockey Banquet is a voluntary program offered to student athletes to honor their academic efforts while at the same time participating in hockey.  This program encourages, rewards, and supports youth hockey players who commit themselves to their school work while enjoying the sport of hockey.

Important Dates:

  • If you want to discuss your child's application on an individual basis please email and someone from the committee will set up a time to meet with you.
  • January 15, 2019 --- application DUE DATE:  No exceptions.
  • Academic banquet invitations will be sent to qualifying student athletes. If your student athlete receives a GPA of 3.0 or greater you automatically will be invited to the banquet. If you do not receive a email invite please send an e-mail to
  • March 30, 2019:  Academic Banquet

Below you will find the Informational letter, the application, and the IEP application for student athletes.  Process for application:

  1. Print the appropriate application for your student
  2. Fill out the application
  3. Attach a copy of the First Trimester report card
  4. Place application and report card in an envelope
  5. Mark the envelope with "Andover Academic"
  6. Place envelope in the AYHYA mailbox at the ACC rink

If you have any questions or concerns about the application process please email



Want to Donate or Sponsor the Andover Academic Banquet?

If you or a company would like to become a sponsor of the Andover Academic banquet, email us at  No donation is too small and each individual or company making a donation will be recognized on the AHYHA website and at the banquet.  Donations may include:  prizes to be given to student athletes, cash donation to be used to purchase prizes, food items, and/or banquet essentials.




Thank You to the Donors Supporting AHYHA SKATE 2017 - 2018

AHYHA would like to recognize the companies that support the SKATE program through donations.  These generous donations allow the SKATE Banquet to support the academic accomplishments of the student athletes.  Please recognize and thank these donors when patronizing their businesses.

  • Life Fitness
  • Festival Foods
  • Jody Johnson - Urban Acres Creative
  • Wild Mountain
  • Xperience Hockey
  • Andover YMCA
  • Grandslam
  • Costco
  • Dave's Sport Shop
  • Freedom Fence
  • Hometown Hockey
  • Twin City Ortho
  • Kings County Market
  • Erica and Jim Stiller - Keller William Classic Realty
  • Essentials of Life Chiropractic
  • Ron & Jessica Rahier
  • Dr. Rensch
  • Andover Community Center
  • Buffalo Wild Wings
  • Crayola Experience
  • AMC Theater Coon Rapids
  • Brueggers
  • Taj Salon
  • Acapulco - Andover
  • The Tavern - Blaine
  • Chipotle - Coon Rapids
  • Pizza Ranch
  • Stages Theater
  • Mall of America
  • Minnesota Vikings
  • Premier Health - Dr. Eric Koehler
  • MN Rollergirls
  • Izzy's Ice Cream
  • Connexus Energy
  • MN Wild
  • Casey's General Store
  • Integra Dental
  • Xtreme Custom Apparel
  • USA Hockey
  • Richard and Elizabeth Cole
  • Three Rivers Park District
  • Grant and Jen Smith
  • BRIO- Andover
  • Scott and Nicole Bryan
  • Troy Beckman State Farm
  • CU Companies
  • Dairy Queen
  • Chick fil a
  • Bunker Beach
  • Taho Sports
  • Lynx Basketball
  • Beef O'Brady's
  • Jam Hops
  • Sweet Toppings
  • Willy McCoys
  • Jets Pizza
  • Leann Chin
  • KWIK Trip - Andover
  • Parties that Bounce
  • Goodyear - Coon Rapids
  • Minnesota Saints
  • Timberwolves
  • Minnesota Twins
  • Works Museum