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Giving back to the hockey community was just one of the reasons why NOHA Coach Mitch Hachez began volunteering, but he still holds it up as the most important. “I played a lot as a kid and wanted to give back to my son and all the kids in Ontario,” he says. Hachez is detail-oriented, and has a strong focus on being up-to-date or ahead of the curve on the latest courses being offered through Hockey Canada. When he heard about the NOHA Development Weekend, he jumped at the oppo
The NOHA Development Weekend isn’t just about finding the right players for Team NOHA, it’s also an excellent development opportunity for the over 80 players participating. Divided into teams with players they may have faced as rivals during the season, the players take part in educational seminars, work with specialty instructors, and make friends and connections that will last a lifetime. In conjunction with the OHF (Ontario Hockey Federation), which runs development camps
SUDBURY, ON – The Northern Ontario Hockey Association (NOHA) is very excited to be hosting the Fifth Annual NOHA Development Weekend in Sudbury on August 10 to 13, 2017, at Laurentian University and the Gerry McCrory Countryside Sports Complex.
The NOHA Development Weekend, which will see more than 150 participants from across Northern Ontario participate, is comprised of three events, The Seventh Annual NOHA Referee School, an Under-15 Camp, the Fourth Annual Advanced
For esteemed hockey coach and instructor Don McKee, continuing coaching education is critically important. As an instructor at the 2017-2018 NOHA Development Weekend, he will be sharing his wealth of knowledge and skills with a group of Northern Ontario coaches and players. A school teacher, McKee found harmony early in his coaching career, bringing his skills from the classroom to the hockey rink, and with great success, coaching at university and national levels, including
Chris Pontes, a high-level official from Sudbury, Ontario, considers himself “a good Referee, but a better Teammate,” and wants to share this outlook with the young officials attending the 2017-2018 NOHA Development Weekend. A strong athlete who played for the OHL and SPHL, Pontes notes the opportunity to officiate hockey was offered to him through NHL Officiating Manager Dan McCourt, an advocate for local officials in Northern Ontario. Pontes quickly moved up the officiating
NOHA Officiating Clinics are now open for registration. Click Here to view and register for clinics. For more information on Officiating with the NOHA, please visit the Officials section, or contact the NOHA Office.