Reading Royals Youth Hockey Association

Learn To Play Session #1

Whether you’re new to the sport or have played for years, our program can help you sharpen your skills! Registration is now open for hockey players ages 4-16.

Try Hockey For Free

The RRYHA is proud to announce that we will be providing monthly opportunities for kids in our community to try hockey at NO CHARGE!

Summer Training Camp #3

The Reading Royals are proud to offer multiple on-ice hockey camps tailored for both beginners and experienced youth hockey players.


Reading Royals Youth Hockey Association

For the 2022-23 Season, the RRYHA is proud to announce the addition of three new coaches to our program.

Joely Griffith | RRYHA

Joely Griffith

Assistant Director
Alvernia University NCAA Div III

Joely Griffith is joining the program as the Assistant Director of Youth Hockey with an emphasis on female player development. Joely is a Berks County native, played three seasons with Alvernia University (NCAA DIII), and was the hockey program’s first graduate. Joely has a B.A. in Media Design and is currently pursuing her Master’s Degree in Organizational Leadership. Joely also plays with the USA Women’s Deaf Team of the American Hearing Impaired Hockey Association (AHIHA).

Lukas Samuelsson | RRYHA

Lukas Samuelsson

Assistant Director
Wester Michigan University NCAA Div I

Another addition to our coaching staff is Lukas Samuelsson who joins as an Assistant Youth Hockey Coach emphasizing Skill Clinics and Reading Royals Player Involvement. Lukas is from Voorhees, New Jersey, and played four years at Western Michigan University (NCAA DI) while graduating with a Bachelor’s Degree in Sports Management and a Minor in General Business. Lukas also serves as the Reading Royals’ Third Coach and Video Coach.

Bryce Witman | RRYHA

Bryce Witman

Summer Intern – Freedonia University NCAA Div III

Our third member is Bryce Witman who joins us as a Summer Intern. Bryce is also a Berks County native who began his youth hockey career with the Reading Junior Royals. Bryce is currently studying at Fredonia State University and is a member of their hockey team (NCAA DIII). Bryce also played in the Eastern Hockey League (EHL) and the Northern American Hockey League (NAHL) before attending Fredonia State and will bring a wealth of elite hockey knowledge to the program in his role as a coach.

Summer Camp Day 4 ✅

Check out the highlights!

At our Summer Camps, it’s not just about what we do on the ice.

We also do plenty of activities and games off the ice to improve our players’ conditioning, coordination, and skills!

Special Thank You to our Youth Hockey Team Sponsors