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    Disaster Relief for M2 Iowa Head Coach & family

    Date:08/11/2020   Source:ACHA  

      Yesterday, the Head Coach of M2 Iowa, Kevin Brooks, lost his home due to a tornado.  Everyone is safe but was a close call for Kevin and his dog.  They have insurance but will take awhile to rebuild etc.    MACHA has started a gofundme for the Brooks family and asked the ACHA to send this message out to all ACHA folks who can possibly help in this time of need. &...


    SECHC freezes Ice Dawgs’ hockey season until 2021

    Date:08/06/2020   Source:ACHA  

    From The Red & Black By William Newlin   Competition in the South Eastern Collegiate Hockey Conference will be frozen this fall. On July 27, the organization of 17 hockey clubs, including the Georgia Ice Dawgs, decided to postpone the start of its 2020-21 season until January. “I was very upset, obviously,” rising sophomore Ice Dawgs member Dylan Spicer said. “I want...


    MEET THE COMMISSIONERS: M2 JON ECCLES

    Date:08/02/2020   Source:ACHA  

    CLICK HERE to see the latest episode in a series of interviews with the ACHA Divisional Commissioners!  Meet M2 Commissioner Jon Eccles! ...


    ACHA provides Season Update/Registration Info & Return To Play Guidelines

    Date:07/30/2020   Source:ACHA  

      JULY 29, 2020 - The ACHA provided two memos to membership: a Season Update/Registration Information memo and a separate memo setting out the ACHA's Return to Play Guidelines Links to both documents are on the right-side menu of the ACHA's home page.  They can also be found by going to ABOUT > MEMBERSHIP INFO > NEWSLETTERS AND MEMOS Stay safe! ...


    M3 SOUTH EASTERN COLLEGIATE HOCKEY CONFERENCE TO POSTPONE SEASON

    Date:07/27/2020   Source:ACHA  

    From SECHC.net By SECHC   SOUTH EASTERN COLLEGIATE HOCKEY CONFERENCE TO POSTPONE SEASON League voted to delay the start of the 2020/21 season until January 2021   (NASHVILLE, TN - July 27, 2020) - South Eastern Collegiate Hockey Conference (SECHC) commissioner Justin B. Bradford has announced that the league has voted to postpone the start of the 2020/21 season until at least Janua...


    KEN DEMING SELECTED AS ACHA WOMEN’S DIVISION 2 VICE-PRESIDENT

    Date:07/22/2020   Source:ACHA  

    KEN DEMING SELECTED AS ACHA WOMEN’S DIVISION 2 VICE-PRESIDENT   TROY, Mich. (July 22, 2020) – The American Collegiate Hockey Association, the governing body for non-NCAA college hockey in the United States, has selected Ken Deming to serve as Women’s Division 2 Vice-President.  Deming will serve the remainder of the position’s two-year term, which became availa...


    Mark Fratarcangeli Finishes One Career, As Another Begins

    Date:07/16/2020   Source:ACHA  

    From Chatham-Kent Sports Network By CKSN Staff   As one career comes to a close for Mark Fratarcangeli, another is just beginning. The former Chatham Maroons forward, who spent three years in Chatham, recently finished his ACHA hockey career playing for the Adrian College Bulldogs, and is now hoping to pursue a career as a sports medicine physician. “Attending Adrian College provid...


    Update from ACHA Executive Director Craig Barnett - July 11, 2020

    Date:07/11/2020   Source:ACHA  

    JULY 11, 2020 - ACHA Executive Director Craig Barnett provides an update to ACHA membership regarding the upcoming 2020-2021 season and when the team registration process for the 2020-2021 season will begin!  And he encourages all to wear a mask so we can play hockey this season! Watch the update on the Main Page of the ACHA website or at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QL4kb4ySW...


    New Bobcats visit Lake Placid, excited for hockey season

    Date:07/09/2020   Source:ACHA  

    From Adirondack Daily Enterprise By Lou Reuter   LAKE PLACID — With the coronavirus-driven uncertainty regarding colleges reopening this fall and what will happen when it comes to collegiate sports, there was certainly loads of optimism in the air in front of the Olympic Center in Lake Placid Thursday morning. Dressed in the green and gold hockey jerseys of the Paul Smith’s Co...


    AHCA Launches "Coaches for Coaches: Navigating Through Covid-19"

    Date:07/06/2020   Source:ACHA  

    The American Hockey Coaches Association is reaching out to its member coaches during this Covid-19 pandemic with a webinar series of instructional presentations. Titled "Coaches for Coaches: Navigating Through Covid-19," the series launches on Tuesday, July 7, with presentations by Penn State University assistant coach Allison Coomey (10:00 a.m. - "Building Your Brand as an Assistan...


    HAPPY 4TH OF JULY FROM THE ACHA!

    Date:07/04/2020   Source:ACHA  

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    After Coming Out, Gordie Mitchard Found Comfort & Support In Officiating Community

    Date:07/01/2020   Source:ACHA  

    From USAHockey.com By Heather Rule   Becoming an Official was ‘One of the Best Decisions’ for Mitchard Gordie Mitchard grew up playing hockey, though his dad kept encouraging him to give officiating a shot. It’s nice to have an extra couple hundred bucks, his dad would say. Nineteen-year-old Mitchard finally decided to try his hand at being a referee. “If I like i...


    REMEMBERING M3 ADRIAN'S PATRICK CAMPBELL

    Date:06/29/2020   Source:ACHA  

    From MLive.com By Josh VanDyke   JACKSON – Patrick Campbell never met a stranger in his life. The friendly presence of the former Jackson Lumen Christi standout was evidenced by his ability to strike up a conversation with anyone he came across. That kind of welcoming attitude helped him become a team captain on the Titans’ hockey team and a valuable member of the Lumen Christ...


    Honoring The Legacy of Larry Brzeczkowski

    Date:06/27/2020   Source:ACHA  

    From Niagara ACHA Hockey By Niagara ACHA Hockey   Honoring The Legacy of Larry Brzeczkowski Earlier this month, former Head Coach Larry Brzeczkowski tendered his resignation to Niagara University after an illustrious 26-year career on Monte Eagle Ridge. The impact he’s made on the NU community and the several hundreds of players who have battled under his command is simply indescrib...


    THE ACHA CELEBRATES LOVE, EQUALITY & INCLUSION FOR ALL

    Date:06/26/2020   Source:ACHA  

    During Pride Month, and on this NHL Pride Day as a proud member of the NHL’s Declaration of Principles, the ACHA celebrates love, equality & inclusion for all.   #HockeyIsForEveryone ...


    USA Hockey CEP Modifications to Safely Complete Your Certification for 2020-21

    Date:06/26/2020   Source:ACHA  

      USA Hockey has developed procedures to allow for safe coaching certifications while dealing with Covid-19 restrictions and guidelines. Please click the link below to find out how you can remain in compliance for the 2020-21 season. Go to 2020-21 Coaching Certification Information ...


    Cougars hopeful, but cautious

    Date:06/25/2020   Source:ACHA  

    From The Sault Star By Peter Ruicci   For the hockey teams at Sault College, a recent announcement by the American Collegiate Hockey Association (ACHA) was surely good news. Despite the COVID-19 pandemic, the ACHA, an athletics association which regulates operations and promotes quality in collegiate hockey south of the border, plans a typical start to the 2020-2021 season. Earlier this ...


    Ohio State welcomes Greg Corcoran as Head Coach

    Date:06/24/2020   Source:ACHA  

    From Ohio State Men’s Ice Hockey Club By Cody Benedetto   COLUMBUS, OH - The Ohio State Men’s Ice Hockey Club announced on Wednesday that Greg Corcoran will be taking over the mantle as head coach of the club. A New England native, Greg is not a newcomer when it comes to coaching. He has done it on many different levels, from youth teams to collegiate. He has seen many of his ...


    Alabama Names Phil Tesoriero as New D1 Head Coach

    Date:06/24/2020   Source:ACHA  

    From SI.com BamaCentral By Joey Blackwell   Like most people that are involved in the sport of hockey, new Alabama Division 1 hockey coach Phil Tesoriero got started at a very young age. “My family is originally from Brooklyn and played a lot of roller hockey back there,” Tesoriero said. “Pretty much from when I was born — three or four years old — I was alre...


    Brotherly bond: three sets of siblings kindled Flames hockey team’s success

    Date:06/23/2020   Source:ACHA  

    From Liberty News By Ted Allen   As iron sharpens iron, so do brothers who grow up playing hockey together — in rinks and on frozen ponds that serve as battlegrounds where boys become men. This past season, Liberty’s ACHA Division I men’s hockey team included three sets of brothers: forwards Andy and Cody Clarke from Ontario, who completed their degrees online in May; ri...


    One last time: Weightman eager to challenge for national title in final season

    Date:06/21/2020   Source:ACHA  

    From USF Oracle By Hannah Halili   Just a few months ago, USF hockey had won the Southern Collegiate Hockey Conference (SCHC) and was preparing to set out on its third trip to the national tournament in the past four years. Captain Kenny Weightman felt the team wasn’t going home empty-handed. “We’ve made it to nationals in the past and that was the goal. We felt like, &l...


    Horney earns Bulldog Award

    Date:06/19/2020   Source:ACHA  

    From Chatham Daily News By Mark Malone   Hockey player Kirsten Horney of Chatham capped her freshman season at Adrian College by winning the team’s Bulldog Award for on- and off-ice character and sportsmanship. Horney had 11 goals and 12 assists in 24 games in the American Collegiate Hockey Association. “The Bulldog Award is someone who embodies everything it means to be a Bu...


    MEET THE COMMISSIONERS: M3 DEREK CONNER

    Date:06/17/2020   Source:ACHA  

      CLICK HERE to see the first in a series of interviews with the ACHA Divisional Commissioners!  First up:  M3 Commissioner Derek Conner   ...


    CMCC men’s hockey joins the NECHA

    Date:06/15/2020   Source:ACHA  

    From Lewiston Sun Journal By Sun Journal Staff Report   AUBURN — The Central Maine Community College men’s club hockey team is joining the New England College Hockey Association (NECHA) beginning in the 2020-21 season, the college announced this week. The club will play in the league’s Division III Colonial North Division. With support from athletic director Dave Gonyea,...


    LET'S PLAY HOCKEY!

    Date:06/12/2020   Source:ACHA  

    To: ACHA Membership From: Craig Barnett, ACHA Executive Director Date: June 12, 2020 Re: ACHA 2020-21 Season Status Update   The ACHA intends to have a regular start to the 2020-21 season for all members that are permitted by their respective colleges and universities to compete this fall. We anticipate our annual Team Declaration and Registration process to begin in July and will be prov...


    ASU ANNOUNCES NEW D2 HEAD COACH - JOE DUSBABEK

    Date:06/11/2020   Source:ACHA  

    From SunDevilClubHockey.com By ASU Hockey   Arizona State University is proud to announce Joe Dusbabek as its new head coach for the D2 ACHA hockey team.  Joe has a very long and distinguished hockey career including over 20 years of coaching , eight years of professional hockey experience and four years playing NCAA hockey.   Coach Dusbabek’s career highlights include: ...


    Munroe to lead M2 Trine hockey

    Date:06/09/2020   Source:ACHA  

    From The Herald Republican By KPC News Service   ANGOLA — The Trine mens’ American Collegiate Hockey Association D2 hockey team named Chase Munroe as its next head coach on Tuesday. “I could not be more excited to join the Trine athletics community,” Munroe said in a statement. “The culture within the athletic department and the family-oriented feeling from s...


    UM-Flint's Raymond Kusch is USA Hockey's Disabled Athlete of the Year

    Date:06/08/2020   Source:ACHA  

    From USA Hockey By Greg Bates   Gliding along the ice, stick in hand, hockey has become so fluid and natural to Raymond Kusch. But with one prosthetic leg, it wasn’t always a joy to play the sport so many take for granted. Eight years earlier, Kusch would have never even imagined he would be playing hockey after a horrific wartime injury shattered the well-being of the U.S. Army se...


    XAVIER PLAYERS WORK TO CLEAN OUR OCEANS

    Date:06/05/2020   Source:ACHA  

    JUNE 5, 2020 - As one of the most bizarre and challenging academic year winds to a conclusion, it provides an opportunity to reflect on the impressive efforts that college students have put forth on their studies in the pursuit of their degree.   While managing class work is difficult enough it can often be made more challenging for those students who are involved in time consuming extracur...


    SEEKING APPLICATIONS FOR ACHA WOMEN’S DIVISION 2 VICE PRESIDENT

    Date:06/03/2020   Source:ACHA  

      THE ACHA IS SEEKING APPLICATIONS FOR ACHA WOMEN'S DIVISION 2 VICE PRESIDENT - CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFO  ...