1991 also saw the formation of Sheffield Ice Hockey Academy under Head Coach Craig Webster, where the club began to play junior league games. With U10’s Sheffield Samurai, U12s Sheffield Lasers, U14s Sheffield Stormers and U16’s Sheffield Rapiers. The U19’s Sheffield Steelhawks operated under the Sheffield Scimitars, bridging the gap between junior and senior hockey.
U10 Sheffield Samurai 1993
Hockey in Sheffield started to expand quickly in the late 90s, with the Sheffield Greyhounds U16s, the Academy’s first 2nd team in 1997, followed by the Sheffield Sabres U14s and Sheffield Scorpions U19s in 1999.