NOHA Rink Report – November 3rd, 2023

The NOHA is unveiling a new strategy this season to help curb Maltreatment– W.A.I.T. This season, W.A.I.T. before acting. How to Get Involved:Access the W.A.I.T. Toolkit to find the W.A.I.T. sign, banners, and videos to post on your website and social media.Post the W.A.I.T. sign on your website and arenas.Share the message on social media Together, we can make sure hockey remains the greatest sport in the world.
This weekend, the NOHA and the Big Nickel AAA Hockey Tournament are partnering again to host the second annual Officiating Program of Excellence in Sudbury! 14 Officials from across Northern Ontario will be learning from OHL Officiating Development Coordinator Ken Cox, NOHA Director of Officials Glen Campbell, former NHL Linesperson Danny McCourt, and Hockey Canada Manager of Officiating Dan Hanoomansingh. They will have classroom sessions and be officiating games throughout the weekend. The purpose of the camp is to help mentor, develop, and progress officials to higher levels of hockey within Northern Ontario.
 The NOHA is currently accepting nominations for Official of the Month. Officials nominated should be between the ages of 14-17 and have a passion for officiating! Nomination FormRead More The OHF is seeking entrants on their latest survey on the Development Phase.The survey is open to parents/guardians/athletes of MHAs.  SurveyComplete Survey
 NORTH BAY, ON – November 2nd, 2023 – The Northern Ontario Hockey Association (NOHA) is proud to announce the U14 Ontario Winter Games Team NOHA Staff for the 23-24 season:  Read More NORTH BAY, ON – October 30, 2023 – The Northern Ontario Hockey Association (NOHA) and the Great North U 18 League (GNU18L) are proud to announce the Team NOHA Staff for the 23-24 season: Read More
 NOHA Clinics have been posted for November. View Certification Requirements and Register now to obtain your certifications. If you have any questions, please contact [email protected]  Register The NOHA wants to celebrate our hard-working and dedicated volunteers by choosing a Volunteer of the Month! To nominate your Volunteers, please fill in the form HERESelected Volunteers will be posted mid-month. Nominate
Hockey Canada Pathway to Hockey Coverage Information for Associations Pathway to Hockey programs (commonly known as try hockey programs) are designed to provide fun, safe and affordable introduction to hockey opportunities to all Canadians. These are programs that are run and managed by Local Hockey Associations – with the objective of growing their membership. Pathway to hockey programs can be a simple ball hockey initiative or a 12-week program that teaches skating or the fundamentals of the game. Key objectives for this initiative are as follows:Provide an opportunity for Local Hockey Associations to expand their introductory programming offerings, leading to increased accessibility, diversity and inclusivenessEnsure that all participants and programs are insured and managed in accordance with our shared values and standardsRemove a component of the cost barrier (insurance) for program participantsTrack participants and their hockey journey, leading to greater understanding of retention and sustainabilityCollect best practices and innovative ideas, including identification of opportunities to share with others and/or scale in other areas
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