The Ontario Minor Hockey Association is proud to deliver the spring edition of Hometown Hockey Magazine in a digital version. The magazine will continue to be delivered to households across Ontario each quarter but will now also be available on OMHA.net.
Under the changes to the governing body’s Program of Excellence that were rolled out last year, the annual World Under-17 Challenge tournament has received an overhaul. The annual tournament is a huge stepping stone for rookies in major junior hockey who have ambitions to possibly wear the Maple Leaf at the all-important World Junior Championship.
Former NHLer and Co-Founder of Respect Group, Sheldon Kennedy, has been a champion for respectful behaviour for sport stakeholders since 2004. We sat down with Sheldon to discuss the Respect in Sport Parent program, the evolving role of parents in sport and how we can all become agents for positive change.
Hockey Canada and the Ontario Minor Hockey Association (OMHA), have some of the best and most current resources to help coaches plan an upcoming season. To supplement these fabulous resources, here is a simplified version that can, in under one hour, help a coach develop an effective plan for the upcoming season.