Tier 1 Hockey Federation is excited to announce the Connecticut Chiefs as members for the 2023-2024 season. The Chiefs are out of Newington, CT with a mission to promote the athletic and personal character development of players who wish to excel at the highest level of hockey competition in the US.
The mission of the Connecticut Chiefs is to promote the athletic and personal character development of those players who wish to excel at the highest level of hockey competition USA hockey has to offer. The Chiefs have advanced over 500 players to prep, junior, college, and pro hockey since 2008-2009 season.
Tier 1 Hockey Federation (“THF”) is a USA Hockey Sanctioned Elite Tier-1 Youth Hockey League. The THF provides elite-level competition through an unbalanced schedule among Tier 1 and elite clubs across the U.S. The THF is managed by full-time professional staff and has over 200 elite or AAA teams from 9U-18U. The THF brings together clubs from multiple leagues and states and is the only organization whose members operate franchises in the top junior hockey leagues in the US for NCAA Division I commitments: USHL, NAHL, NCDC and the top junior hockey leagues for NCAA Division III commitments, the USPHL Premier Division and the Eastern Hockey League.