News and Announcements

CMHA is pleased to announce the appointment of Teresa Battista as our new Tournament Director. Most of you are familiar with Teresa already in her role as Facility Allocator and this will be an excellent fit for her. She will be seeking Tournament Committee chairs to step up shortly so please consider coming forward if you can help with the tournament in your division, especially if you have experience. You can contact her at tournaments@coqmha.org.

Teresa taking on this role leaves the Program Coordinator vacant and the posting is now active with an application deadline of June 1, 2018 . Please see the posting attached to this announcement.

The document Program_Coordinator_Job_Posting.pdf was attached to this post.

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Congratulations to Andrew Pringle!

Posted by Debra Harper at May 17, 2018 2:34PM PDT

Congratulations to Andrew Pringle, recipient of the 2017-2018 Pacific Coast Amateur Hockey Association Scholarship Award.

All of Coquitlam Minor Hockey offers congratulations and best wishes moving forward.

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CMHA is proud to announce that Coquitlam Chiefs Billy Johal and Luke Mongrain will be representing Coquitlam Minor Hockey this weekend at the BC Hockey U15 camp this coming weekend in Penticton!

http://www.bchockey.net/NewsItem.aspx?id=2807

Congratulations and good luck!

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Annual General Meeting - May 8, 2018

Posted by Debra Harper at May 8, 2018 3:12PM PDT

All CMHA Members In Good Standing are invited tonight to our:

55th Annual General Meeting of the Coquitlam Minor Hockey Association

Meeting will be held in the Centennial Room (across the street from the rink at Poirier, beside the Forum)
Registration will open at 6:30pm through the south doors only. Meeting will be called to order at 7pm.

While we will have some printed materials available, in the interests of the environment, we encourage you all the view the documents under the tab About – 2018 AGM

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City of Coquitlam - Sport series

Posted by Debra Harper at May 7, 2018 1:51PM PDT

Coquitlam In Bloom : Spotlight on Sport

This year’s Coquitlam in Bloom shines a spotlight on community sport – and all the people who help make it happen.

Sign-Up for Our Speaker Series

Whether you are a volunteer, coach, player or club executive our upcoming Spotlight on Sport Speaker Series is designed to address the needs of all sport groups, providing a platform to discuss current trends in community sports and tools for collaboration, athlete development and organizational success. See below for more details or visit www.coquitlam.ca/CIB.

Volunteer Engagement Strategies for Sport Associations

Does it feel like you are constantly recruiting and training or begging for help? Are the same volunteers recognized for their efforts while many silent volunteers are forgotten? Join us and learn more about how to take a strategic approach to recruitment and retention, while making sure that everyone feels valued and included.

Date: Tuesday, May 29 / Time: 6-8:30pm / Location: Rm 207 Coquitlam City Hall 3000 Guildford Way
Registration fee: $10 / Register online at: www.signmeup.coquitlam.ca or by phone at 604-927-4FUN(4386)
Course Code: 631198

Long Term Athlete Development (LTAD) Workshop

Join us for an interactive workshop on Long-Term Athlete Development (LTAD), presented by Drew Mitchell, Director of Physical Literacy at Sport For Life. Athletes of all ages need to do the right things at the right time to develop in their sport or activity, and your sport association is the main entry point where all our amateur athletes start their journey in sport. Learn about all the different stages of sport: First Involvement, Train, Compete, and Active for Life, what LTAD is, and why it should be important to you and your sport Association.

Date: Thursday, June 21 / Time: 7-10pm / Location: Fraser Room, Innovation Centre 1207 Pinetree Way, Coquitlam
Registration fee: $10 / Register online at: www.signmeup.coquitlam.ca or by phone at 604-927-4FUN(4386)
Course Code: 631196

Coaching and Working with Athletes with Disabilities

Join Megan Mereniuk from the Canucks Autsism Network, and Lois Mcnary from Special Olympics BC as they discuss inclusiveness in sports, and how to adapt for success. They will share their stories and experiences from gymnastics, skating, biking, skiing, and many other sports.

Date: Thursday, May 24 / Time: 7-10pm / Location: Fraser Room, Innovation Centre 1207 Pinetree Way, Coquitlam
Registration fee: $10 / Register online at: www.signmeup.coquitlam.ca or by phone at 604-927-4FUN(4386)
Course Code: 631195

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2017-09-18T20:31:12.000-07:00September 18 2017, at 08:31 PM PDT, Debra Harper said:

Sept 18, 2017

Managers are now in place. You will be contacted by your team manager within the next few days. Have a great season everyone!

2017-09-18T20:30:48.000-07:00September 18 2017, at 08:30 PM PDT, Debra Harper said:

August 2, 2017

Atom Development Model

As all minor hockey associations must operate under the mandate of BC Hockey and Hockey Canada, our Association is tasked with implementing directives from them while still providing a program that best suits our membership. With the significant changes mandated to the youngest age groups of Initiation and Novice, the first opportunity to play organized hockey is Atom age which is also, for many, their first season of tiered hockey.

Due to these changes, our focus in the Atom division has shifted, allowing us to use resources to best develop these young players and create a strong foundation for success before they reach the age groups where hockey officially becomes more competitive. With all of this taken into account, we are pleased to announce a solid development program for our Atom teams beginning this coming season. All Atom A division teams will have a professional coach attend all practice/development ice times focusing on building a foundation of positional play while continuing the growth of personal skill development.

Working on the ice with the professional coach will be volunteer coaches who will be assisting with all practices and running the bench during game play where they will be able to reinforce the lessons taught during practises and development. The Coach application process will not be finalized until the final team selection process has been completed.

Ryan Bremner
Director of Hockey Operations
Coquitlam Minor Hockey Association

News and Announcements

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Tournament Director filled / Program Coordinator posted!

by Debra Harper, 2018-05-26T12:04:26.000-07:00May 26 2018, at 12:04 PM PDT

CMHA is pleased to announce the appointment of Teresa Battista as our new Tournament Director. Most of you a... [more]

Program_Coordinator_Job_Posting.pdf was attached to this post.