NOHA DEVELOPMENT WEEKEND

June 13, 2019

The NOHA wrapped up its eighth annual Officials Development Camp on May 26th in Sudbury in conjunction with the NOHA’s Under-14 Camp and the OHF/OHL Under-15 Camp.

The Officials throughout the weekend took part in on-ice sessions and classroom sessions to better develop themselves as Officials. The weekend was concluded with the opportunity to officiate the games taking place as part of the camps.

The participants were able to l...

May 24, 2019

SUDBURY, ON – The Northern Ontario Hockey Association (NOHA) is very excited to be hosting the Eight Annual NOHA Development Weekend on May 24 to 26, 2019 at Laurentian University and the Gerry McCrory Countryside Sports Complex in Sudbury. 

The NOHA Development Weekend, which will see more than 180 participants from across Northern Ontario, is comprised of four events:

  • Ninth Annual NOHA Officials Development Camp

  • Under...

January 22, 2019

The Northern Ontario Hockey Association (NOHA) is pleased to announce the details of the inaugural Program of Excellence Under-14 Camp to be hosted as part of the 2019 NOHA Development Weekend in Sudbury on May 24 to 26, 2019.    

Introduction to the Hockey Canada Program of Excellence 

The Program of Excellence (POE) is Hockey Canada’s elite development and competitive program that provides players with exposure to in...

August 14, 2018

The NOHA wrapped its seventh annual Officials Development Camp on Sunday in Sudbury in conjunction with the OHF/OHL Under-15 Camp.

Throughout the weekend, Officials took part in fitness testing, on-ice sessions, and classroom sessions to enhance their skills and further their development. The Officials concluded the weekend by officiating the games taking place as part of the camp.

The participants learned from some of the NOHA’...

May 14, 2018

The NOHA will be hosting the fifth annual Advanced Skills Analysis Coaching Seminar at the 2018 NOHA Development Weekend occurring from August 9 to 12, 2018 in Sudbury. The Seminar is designed for all Head Coaches and Assistant Coaches who currently have their Development 1 Certification, or High Performance 1 Certification, who want to advance their skills as a Coach and work with the players who will be attending the OHL/OHF...

March 20, 2018

Applications are open for the 2018 OHF/OHL Under-15 Program of Excellence Cam, that is being held as part of the 2018 NOHA Development Weekend! This program is the only Ontario Hockey Federation (OHF) and Ontario Hockey League (OHL) combined sanctioned event for the 2003 age group within the NOHA. The program will be held over a three-day weekend – August 10-12, 2018 in Sudbury, ON.

Players will participate in intense, high per...

August 17, 2017

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...

August 12, 2017

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...

August 10, 2017

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, coach...

August 9, 2017

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 Norther...

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