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Laura Johnson is the new Disabled Section Rep. Laura can be reached at 224.636.3233 & .  She can give copies of Cybersport to individual disabled associations. 

Disabled hockey information is disseminated directly from USA Hockey via email based on associations identified as Disabled hockey association codes.  

Recent highlights from the District:

Josh Sweeney, USA National Sled team member,  has been named captain of the USA Sled Hockey team. Josh has been tearing it up in our district, helping out when his schedule allows. Huge thanks to Josh and Amber Sweeney.

A new sled hockey program has started in San Diego, California. The San Diego Ducks sled hockey team. They have begun practicing and are hosting a clinic November 9, 2014.

A new special hockey program has started in Medford, Oregon. The coordinator is Shad Powers. 

Three of our special hockey programs have been awarded Grow Grants from USA Hockey: Valencia’s Snap Flyers, Portola Valley’s All Ice, and Medford’s Spectrum hockey.  

The Seattle sled hockey program participated in a tournament in Surrey, B.C and had a great time.

The Disabled Hockey Facilitators’ Workshop was held October 3 to 5, 2014 in Washington DC – A very informative workshop for any program coordinator. Topics included:  recruitment of athletes and volunteers, fundraising, PR, CEP & ADM Intro, risk management, starting a program, etc. 

 

Upcoming dates:

November 9, 2014 San Diego Sled Hockey Clinic

November 20 - 23, 2014 NHL Sled Classic, Washington DC

January 17 – 18, 2015 Special Hockey Winter Festival, Valencia, CA

April 9-12, 2015 Disabled Festival Buffalo NY