The Kansas City Knights High School Hockey Program competes in the Mid America High School Hockey League (MAHSHL) at the Varsity and JV levels. The number of teams formed and the division they play in is determined on player registrations.


The Knights try-outs and program is open to all High School aged players


The Knights season typically runs from September thorough mid-March.

Key Dates:

Registration Closes:

Sept 9th


Sept 18th & 20th (4:10 - 5:40 pm)


Pre-Season Jamoboree:

Oct 28th-29th (Location TBD)

Regular Season Begins:

Nov. 3rd - 5th


Feb 16th - 19th


The Knights practice and play home games at Independence Community Ice and Cable Dahmer Arena. Road games occur at the venues of other MAHSHL teams.


Knights players can expect between 34-48 practices. Practices generally take place on weekdays after school or late afternoon.


Both Varisty and JV teams will play approximately 22 games per season.


All players will be required to have two jerseys (one light and one dark) and matching socks. Equipment may be purchased at Bar Down.

Required Knights Equipment:

Grey Helmet

Grey Knights Warmups

Knights Hockey Bag

Black, Grey and Red Gloves

Extra Costs

Every year the Knights put on a Senior Banquet to recognize the hard work and contributions of the organization's Seniors. This event is put on by the Juniors and is paid for by the attendees. The uncertainty of costs and variability in attendance could result in families incurring additional costs for attending this cherished event.  


Head Coach:

Mike Kempkes

Assistant Coaches:

Nate Widman

Zach Vidmosko

Cody Williams

Team Manager:

Dawn Fortner

Equipment Manager:

Josh Rousseau

Frequently Asked Questions

This area to be populated by member feedback.


Registration is now open for the Kansas City Knights High School program.

When prompted to receive new USA hockey number for 23-24 season please make sure you select Kansas for your player on the USA Hockey website as the Affiliate is still located in the state of Kansas.

An information sheet can be obtained in the FAQ section of this page.

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