The North Jersey Avalanche is a nationally ranked hockey organization under the guidance of Dan May, Ice House Hockey Director, and recipient of the prestigious Dr. John J. McMullen Service Award, who has coached every level from Mite to semi pro over the past 40 years. Dan has managed programs that have developed thousands of players from the tri-state area; many of these players have gone on to successful college and professional careers. The Avalanche host close to 40 travel hockey teams at a variety of levels, both Tier I and Tier II.


14 AAA Bantam Minor | 16 AAA National | 16 AAA American

18 AAA National | 18 AAA Elite

AYHL Champions


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Bantam AA

NJYHL Champions


Avalanche Organization Staff

Dan May

North Jersey Avalanche Club President

Phone: 201-487-8444 ext 201


Monica May

Administrative Director, Avalanche Master Scheduler

Phone: 201-487-8444 ext 270

Eileen Lonergan

Administrative Assistant

Phone: 201-487-8444 ext 216


North Jersey Avalanche Join the Northeast Pack

HACKENSACK, N.J. (MAY 5, 2019) --- Today, a compilation of prominent youth hockey organizations that share a vision for player-focused development announce the formation of “The Northeast Pack.” The regional hockey league will bring some the Northeast’s highest-rated players and organizations together beginning with the 2019-2020 season.


The Northeast Pack will be comprised of the following organizations at the 14U, 15U, 16U & 18U levels:

  • North Jersey Avalanche

  • Dicks Sporting Goods Pittsburgh Pens Elite

  • Buffalo Jr. Sabres

  • South Kent School Selects Academy (15-18U Only)

  • Mount St. Charles Hockey Academy

  • Mid-Fairfield Rangers (14U Only)


Our Mission:  To empower our players and teams to thrive; through focused development, consistent high-level competition and a dedication to education.  


Our Vision:  With a mindset of pushing standards to new heights, our league was created for the benefit of our athletes and families. Building, improving and sustaining a brand that will prepare our players on the ice, but as importantly, off the ice helped to outline our guiding principles:


  • Through open communication and collaboration, sharing best practices to further strengthen all league organizations. 

  • Family and education conscious schedule

  • Providing a consistent, competitive environment which will provide ability to develop through failure

  • Fostering individual and team growth leading to upward trajectory 

  • Recognizing and celebrating individual and team success

Click HERE to read the full press release


North Jersey Avalanche Fights Cancer


Over $67,000 raised in the fight against cancer.  Thank you for all of the support and your generous donations.


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The North Jersey Avalanche will be hosting charity hockey games to bring awareness and to fuel the fight against cancer.  On November 29th @ 7:00 PM at the Ice House in Hackensack, the Avalanche 15U and 16U teams will be playing against Selects Academy, and the Avalanche 18U team will be playing Virtua.  All funds will be donated directly to the American Cancer Society. There will be a silent auction, 50/50 raffle and chuck a puck. If you would like to make an online donation please see the link below. All of us have been affected by this disease in some way, so please come out and support our cause.


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