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House League

About

The NGHA runs an internal house league program that begins in September and concludes in early March with a tournament-style playoff weekend.

Our house league program provides an opportunity for girls to develop their hockey skills and grow their love of the game with an emphasis on having fun. Girls learn valuable life skills including sportsmanship, leadership, teamwork and respect.

Teams are balanced with players of all abilities within their designated age divisions following a sort out process, which takes place in early September. For this reason, we do not take friend requests.

For more information on our Formation of House League Teams policy, click here.

Schedule

House league players can expect to be on the ice twice a week, for 50 minutes each time. Practices are usually scheduled on Saturdays, with games on Sundays. The majority of practices and games take place at Minto Recreation Complex in Barrhaven, Nepean Sportsplex, and at Carleton University.

Teams also typically play in three tournaments over the course of the season, usually with one being an out-of-town tournament.

Fees

In addition to the registration fee, there are team fees which cover the cost of tournament registration fees, goalie training, and other team expenses.

Team fees typically range from $250 to $350 per player.

Some teams also choose to do fundraising in addition to collecting team fees.

A team budget will be provided to families and a budget vote will occur at a parent meeting near the start of the season.

Birth years for the 2020-21 Season

U7 : 2014 & 2015 (FUNdamentals)
U9 : 2012 & 2013 (Novice)
U11 : 2010 & 2011 (Atom)
U13 : 2008 & 2009 (Peewee)
U15 : 2006 & 2007 (Bantam)
U18 : 2003, 2004 & 2005(Midget)
U22 : 1999 & younger (Intermediate)

*All ages as of December 31.

Contacts

House League Convenors:

U9 (Formerly Novice) – Lisa Camilucci
U11 (Formerly Atom) – Tracy Foster
U13 (Formerly Peewee) – Lisa Brennan
U15 (Formerly Bantam) – Jennifer Steeves
U18 (Formerly Midget) – Jennifer Esdaile


Coaches:

U18
Jason Armstrong/Jeff Smart
Nicki Vachonwood
Steve Ellis
Steve Brennan

U15
Jason Ross
John Norman
Brian Loveys
Dean Usher

U13
Brad Park
Pierre St. Pierre/Ryan Bellinger
Mike Poitras
Steve Camilucci

U11
Arjo Mukherjee
Nick Sunderland
Dave Nordquist
Sharon Doig/Amy Wellings

U9
Michael Russell
Kevin Brewer
Chris Vandyk
Tim Underhill

Registration

Registration for the house league program is closed for the 2020-21 season.
Registration for the 2021-22 season will open late spring 2021.

Register Here

Volunteers Needed

The NGHA is looking for volunteers to help support the growth and operations of our Associations. We always have a need for dedicated volunteers who are able to donate their time and skills to help make our association the best in the region.

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