RIP Chuck Rahn
It is with a heavy heart that the Vikings Hockey Club morns the passing of Coach Chuck Rahn today, December 18th, 2018. Coach Chuck died at home today surrounded by his family after a long battle with Brain Cancer. Coach Chuck is survived by his wife Gina and sons Anthony and Chuck along with their families. Chuck spent the majority of his life involved in the game hockey both as a player and coach. His spirit will live on. RIP Coach Chuck
We would like to share a message from the Rahn Family;
First off, dad wanted us to thank you and everyone at the Vikings Organization for all the love and kindness you have shared with him over the years.
One of dad's final wishes was to donate his brain to the Northwestern Brain Tumor Research Center for research. That was taken care of today. As such, we will not be holding a wake or memorial service. Thanks again for everything.
The Rahn Family
Vikings / Jr Vikes Announce 2018-2019
Mite Development ADM Team Program
The Vikings / Jr Vikes Hockey Club is excited to announce their Mite Development ADM Team Program for the 2018-2019 USA Hockey playing season. The Mite Development Team will be open to all 8U players who want to play, learn and develop in an ADM format. The team will consist of a maximum of 16 players, who will practice two times per week from mid-September thru mid-March. The Mite Development Team will play a series of home and away Cross-Ice games and Jamborees in the Greater Chicagoland area. The team will be split into two groups for all games and jamborees, with two or more games going on at one time, to ensure maximum ice time and puck touches. Julie Sochacki will serve as the teams Head Coach with support from Vikings Hockey Director, Nick Pollos and other club instructors. Have your child learn from our professional coaching staff.
Cost for the program is $2175. This includes your $175 Registration Fee, also included in your fees are the following…
The Team will be selected on a first come, first serve basis with the first 16 online registrations given first priority. There will be an Introduction Skate followed by a parent meeting and jersey fitting at Arctic Ice Arena, time and date are TBA. A confirmation email will be sent to the first 16 players registered welcoming you to the club, and confirming your child’s place in the program. A waiting list will also be established should a spot open up before or after the initial start date. We encourage all to register at www.orlandjrvikes.org and take part in the tryouts for the Full Ice Teams even though you intend to play ADM, take advantage of the ice time. Please call Hockey Director Nick Pollos at 708-205-1616 with any questions.
Please register online via the Jr Vikes Website at
Any questions can be directed to Vikings Hockey Director, Nick Pollos at firstname.lastname@example.org
FREE MITE MINI CAMP August 10, 13 & 14 at Arctic Ice Arena
Times are 600-720pm all three nights. This FREE MITE MINI CAMP is open to ALL MITES of ALL AGES, born from 2010 - 2014 from ALL Clubs including Arctic Jr Fury. Have your child learn from our professional staff with over 35 years of top level coaching and playing including AAA Tier I, Jr A and NCAA levels. All Players Welcome to attend. No Registration is needed, just show up and let your child learn from us for FREE.
The Orland Jr Vikes are proud members of the CUHL which include the top level of travel hockey for U8 Mites in the State.
Please email Hockey Director Nick Pollos with any questions at email@example.com
We hope to see everyone at our FREE MITE MINI CAMP Aug 10, 13 & 14 at Arctic.
Jr Vikes Tryouts will be August 16, 17 & 19. Details will be posted on the Jr Vikes website very soon at www.orlandjrvikes.org