September 2, 2021
COACHING CLINIC REGISTRATION NOW OPEN FOR 2021-22 SEASON
Coaching Clinic registration is now open for 2021-22. With a new platform, the registration process has changed from previous years, so make sure you view our Coaching Requirements page for instructions on how to get registered properly. All coaching requirements must be completed by November 15, 2021. Officials clinics should be open for registration within the next week.
REGISTER NOW FOR HOCKEY ALBERTA’S MHA SAFETY LEADER TRAINING DAY
On September 18, join Hockey Alberta for a day focusing on providing the opportunity for MHA Safety Leaders to develop their skills as leaders and share resources and best practices that will enhance safety within your association. Sessions will be held at the Gary W. Harris Canada Games Centre in Red Deer, and made available online via Zoom.
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HOCKEY CANADA ANNOUNCES NEW MALTREATMENT PLAYING RULE FOR 2021-22 SEASON
In furthering its commitment to being leaders in safety and inclusivity, Hockey Canada has introduced an update to its rulebook to focus on recognizing and reporting incidents of maltreatment.
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CHALLENGES, OPPORTUNITIES, AND POTENTIAL SOLUTIONS DISCUSSED DURING INDIGENOUS HOCKEY SUMMIT
Indigenous youth face many challenges when it comes to participating in hockey in Alberta. And while the challenges are significant, the opportunities and potential solutions were an important focus during Friday night’s keynote discussion to open Hockey Alberta’s Indigenous Hockey Summit.
October 1, 2021
NATIONAL DAY FOR TRUTH AND RECONCILIATION
Thursday marked the first National Day for Truth and Reconciliation, as declared in June by the Government of Canada. The day honours the lost children and Survivors of residential schools, their families and communities. Hockey Alberta sat down with Enoch Cree Hockey Association President Jordan Courtepatte to discuss what the day means to him.
2021-22 UPDATED SEASON PLAN FOR SANCTIONED HOCKEY IN ALBERTA
Hockey Alberta has updated the 2021-2022 Season Plan that outlines the minimum standards for Hockey Alberta’s Members to undertake hockey activities this season.
CENTRE ICE PODCAST - EPISODE 14: NATIONAL COACHES WEEK
The Centre Ice Podcast is back for the 2021-22 hockey season, and Episode Fourteen is all about celebrating National Coaches Week (Sept 18-26).
HOCKEY ALBERTA ANNOUNCES 2021 LIFE MEMBERS
Hockey Alberta is proud to announce that three long-time volunteers have been recognized with Life Membership status for their decades of service to minor hockey. George Kallay, Terry Ledingham and Annie Orton are the new Life Members.
TRAXX COACHLINES ON BOARD AS OFFICIAL TRANSPORTATION PROVIDER
Hockey Alberta is pleased to announce TRAXX Coachlines as its official team transportation provider.
COACH OF THE MONTH, PRESENTED BY PLAYERS BENCH IS BACK FOR 2021-22
Hockey Alberta’s Coach of the Month - presented by Players Bench Team Apparel - recognizes coaches who go above and beyond for their teams. Throughout the year coaches will be recognized for their efforts, with each Coach of the Month receiving a coaching package valued at over $500.
HOCKEY FOR LIFE
Alberta’s hockey community is filled with incredible people and incredible stories. Hockey Alberta wants to share your stories and celebrate the hockey community in our province. Submit your own or nominate someone from your community whose story deserves to be told!
- Hockey Alberta’s Coach/Manager Discipline Handbook
- Celebrating a coaching champion - Scott Henderson from Hockey Calgary
- Hockey Alberta’s Pathway to Coach Development
- Red Deer to host 2021 WHL Cup