Ancaster Fall Shootout II - Registration is now open! Register Now
Please mark your calendar and plan to attend our annual general meeting (AGM).
If you or someone you know would like to hold a position on the board, please submit your nominations as soon as possible. You can nominate yourself or someone else from the "See List of Positions" link below.As a matter of AAGHA Policy, all nominations for a contested position need to be received at least 72 hours before the meeting begins. For a list of current nominees (contested positions), please see the link below. Nominations will not be accepted from the floor for positions for which a nomination has been received in advance of the meeting. Nominations from the floor will be accepted for any position that has not received a nomination prior to the meeting.Each registered House League and Rep AAGHA player for the 2016/2017 season will receive one vote. Each House League player who played in 2015/2016 and has not been released from the association will receive one vote as well. As our players are all under 18, this vote will be allowed to one of the player's parents.More InformationRegister to Attend
Ancaster Old Town Hall
310 Wilson St E, Ancaster, ON
Light snacks will be provided.
See List of Positions
As announced at last year's AGM, after four years as President, Martin has decided to let somebody else have the fun and it is at the AGM that we vote for our 2016/2017 Board, including a new President. Your vote on all matters, especially this one, is important to the association.
This meeting is extremely important; the Board has approved a list of proposed changes to the AAGHA Constitution and we need you to vote either in favour of or against each change. The changes are linked from the more information page above. (Note that the link satisfies the requirement of ByLaw 2 section 11.3.)
Registration for the 2016/2017 season is now open.
Early bird registration fees are $510 for Rep until May 15.Early bird registration fees are $510 for House League until June 30.Registrations after the early bird deadline increase by $50 for House League and $100 for Rep.
Ancaster Midget A Girls Win Provincial Gold
A big congratulations to all of the members of the Ancaster Avalanche Midget A girls hockey team who traveled to Vaughan Ontario April 8-10 2016, to participate in the 2016 OWHA Provincial Championship. The team remained unbeaten in round robin, however each future game ended in dramatic fashion. In reaching the quarter finals, the team defeated Whitby 1-0 in double overtime. In the semi-final, Nepean fell to Ancaster 1-0 in overtime. The Provincial Final was settled again in overtime with Ancaster defeating heavily favoured Guelph 2-1 to bring home the Gold medal which featured a journey of a group of girls who found their determination and passion on a weekend that will be forever remembered.
Shelby Hayward, Emma Valentine, Michelle Hunt, Taylor Troback, Ryan Mussell, Shannon MacDonald, Chloe Page, Erin Thomas, Emma Beaulne, Paige McClure, Mikayla Altenburg, Hayley Carson, Amy Tedeson, Elizabeth Abradjian, Marissa Delry, Jaclyn Barker, Megan Hossack and Amanda Novak.
Congratulations, House League!
The following four teams outperformed their competition to take home gold on Super Sunday. Congratulations, girls!
Novice POD A Gold - Ancaster Sky Blue
Atom POD B Gold - Ancaster Blue
Atom POD C Gold - Ancaster Red
Bantam POD C Gold - Bantam Blue
*if you think you are not receiving emails from the league, please email firstname.lastname@example.org*
ScheduleInformationFAQIn previous years the AAGHA provided a Release Form in lieu of the PTS. Player transfers are now a 100% online process between Association Registrars, rendering Release Forms obsolete. If you are successful at tryouts for another association, that association's registrar will request your official release online and, upon approval by the AAGHA Registrar, your profile will be transferred.Permission to Skate - If trying out for another association, you will be required to present a Permission to Skate [PTS] form. This season they will be issued by our Registrar, Jennifer Hughes. Please submit PTS requests to email@example.com.
2016/2017 Coach Selection
The AAGHA is pleased to announce its 2016-2017 coaches -
Atom A - Darren Murphy - firstname.lastname@example.org
Atom B - Norm Cumming - email@example.comPeewee A - Brian Drury - firstname.lastname@example.org
Peewee BB/B - Bruce Black - email@example.com
Bantam A - Stephen Raitt - firstname.lastname@example.org
Bantam BB - Eric Waxman - EWaxman@Sparacapital.com
Bantam B - Greg Shapton - email@example.com
Midget A - Jamie Page - firstname.lastname@example.org
Midget BB - Matt Lester - email@example.com
Midget B - Stuart Simpson - firstname.lastname@example.org
Midget B - Marty Stillman - email@example.com
We have decided to add an additional Midget team as you will see above.
Peewee B - Tournament Gold Hat-trick!
The Ancaster Avalanche Peewee B team finished the season with a third tournament win. They won the Hamilton Girls Annual Hawky Tournament with four wins and no losses. They allowed only one goal and scored 12 on their way to victory. Congratulations on an amazing season girls!
Calling All Coaches
AAGHA is a great place to coach girls hockey! You get plenty of support from the Board and from other coaches, and most training is reimbursed in full. AAGHA encourages qualified coaches to apply for head coaching positions for the coming 2016-2017 season. We're looking for leaders who can coach as well as inspire, set a good example, follow our policies and uphold our constitution. Deadlines are as follows:
- House League June 30, 2016
Interested? Download the application here and email the completed form to firstname.lastname@example.org.
We will consider all applicants.