Rep coaches 2015-2016
We are pleased to announce our coaching lineup for next season!
Midget A- Jamie Page
Midget BB- Lidio Mancini
Midget B - Matt Lester
Bantam A/BB - Dave Taylor
Bantam B - Stuart Simpson
Peewee A/BB - Eric Waxman
Peewee BB/B - TBA
Atom A/BB - Aaron Roberts
Atom B - Darren Murphy
Ancaster Avalanche AA program
With some of the best and most qualified coaches in the province, we continue to build up our AA program. Next season we will have 3 AA teams:
|Midget AA||Harry Campbell||HP1|
|Bantam AA||Duane Gray||HP1|
|Peewee AA||Rob Verbruggen|
The coach's bios and coaching philosophies are found here
. For more details about the Midget AA program, please visit this page
AAGHA welcomes coaching applications
for all Rep programs for the 2015-2016 season.
The AAGHA is projecting the following teams for 2015-2106: Midget AA, A, BB, B (4 teams total), Bantam AA, A/BB, B (3 teams total), Peewee AA/A, B/BB (2 teams total) Atom A, B/BB (2 teams total), Novice B/C.
Please note that the Midget AA and Bantam AA positions have already been appointed.
Please submit your application
by January 30th, 2015 in confidence to our coach selection committee firstname.lastname@example.org
If you have any questions prior to submitting your application please contact our Rep Convenor Jodie Mussell, at email@example.com
Team Photos Ready
If you haven't picked up your AAGHA Team Photos (House League and Rep) please contact either Jodi at firstname.lastname@example.org or Tim at email@example.com.
Ancaster Jr Avalanche Ticket Offers
Special pricing on home tickets and group offers for December. Click here for details.
Jr Avalanche offer our AAGHA players to attend team practices and the opportunity to participate in games during the intermission or to line up with the team for the opening introductions. They also offer birthday party opportunities, the chance to drop the puck for the ceremonial face off, and for the rights to the 50/50 proceeds. Please contact Brian at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Coaching clinicsFor AAGHA coaches, OMHA coaches, and coaches from other OWHA association.
To see what's on offer and register, see out coaching clinic page
AAGHA Spirit Day - October 26, 2014Spirit Day was held on the afternoon of Sunday October 26th at Morgan Firestone Arena. Girls came dressed in their Ancaster jerseys and showed off their Ancaster pride! Click here for details.
Plenty of Life Lessons Learned on the Ice...AAGHA President Martin Sarabura submits an article to the Hamilton Spectator that emphasizes that "Girls hockey teaches players teamwork, fair play and hard work". Read more...
Important House League Dates for 2014-2015 Season:
October 14, 2014 - House League Season Starts
Instructional Program - Thursdays starting October 9 at Morgan Firestone A. Application form
Goalie Clinics - Every other Tuesday starting October 7 at Spring Valley. Application form
Hockey Helmet Program for Girls Born in 2009Registration is now open for Chevrolet Canada’s hockey helmet program for children born in 2009 and registered to play in the upcoming 2014/15 hockey season. To obtain more information and check eligibility requirements visit >https://www.safeandfunhockey.ca/en/helmet. Over the last 3 years Chevrolet has handed out more than 35,000 Bauer hockey helmets to parents of 5 year olds. Chevrolet, Safe on the Road. Safe on the Ice.
Development Stream Coaching Applications 2014-2015 seasonThe AAGHA is now accepting coaching applications for Development Stream teams in Novice, Atom and Peewee for the upcoming 2014-2015 season. For more information contact email@example.com.
Open to Ancaster Avalanche Girls Association players who are over 14 years old or older. Players who are successful in becoming certified and active in the Regional Women Referee Association (Hamilton Region) will be reimbursed the cost of becoming certified. The Ancaster Avalanche Girls Hockey Association strongly encourages our girls to get involved.
A full schedule of Referee Clinics are now available on the Ontario Women's Hockey Association Website. The registration package is included below, and is also available on the website. You can access the selection of clinics at www.owha.on.ca/hcop.asp. If you are a first time referee, you need to attend the Junior clinics.
Contact the AAGHA Player / Coach Development Rep, Aaron Roberts at firstname.lastname@example.org for more details.