The Mid-American Collegiate Hockey Association is a ACHA club hockey league comprising colleges and universities in the Midwestern USA. The Gold Division comprises ACHA Division II club hockey programs. The Silver Division comprises smaller colleges and universities at the ACHA DIII level. Some of the DII programs field JV programs in the Silver Division.
The MACHA is made up of two divisions. The Gold Division is made of 9 teams from larger universities. The Silver Division is made of 14 teams separated into the Silver-North and Silver-South, each with 7 teams.
Changes for 2010-11 season: Augustana College will join the league as a probationary member in the Silver/ACHA DIII Division. Loyola University Chicago will replace Eastern Illinois University in the Gold/ACHA DII Division.