Submitted By Charlene Mason on Monday, March 10, 2014 (44 views)
The Respect in Sport Parent Program which has previously been outlined on
this website has been attracting some media attention in recent
weeks. It was even the subject of a rant by Donald S. Cherry in a
recent edition of Coach's Corner as part of the Hockey Night in Canada
The CTV affiliate in Barrie included a segment on this subject in a recent
broadcast. You can see this broadcast by going to the link on the next page.
Click "read more" to see the link.
Submitted By Charlene Mason on Saturday, March 08, 2014 (56 views)
The York Simcoe Minor Hockey League is looking for parent feedback on several issues including body checking and concussions. They would like one parent of each of the players playing hockey in our Association to complete a brief (3-5 minute) survey. To complete the survey, click on "read more" and you will see the link that will take you to the survey.
Submitted By Charlene Mason on Wednesday, March 05, 2014 (508 views)
We have been advised by OMHA representatives that there has been a noticeable increase in reported incidents involving spectator abuse of on-ice officials this season. In some centres it has reached the point where games are being cancelled because on-ice officials have had enough, and are simply refusing to work. To compound the problem this is the time of year where the demand for officials is at its peak. No officials, no game!
Most hockey fans will recognize that it is not humanly possible for even the best and most experienced referee to make the right call on every single rule violation which occurs during the course of a game. Be honest- when was the last time your kid played a mistake-free shift, let alone a whole game? Want to talk about biased officiating? Is it really plausible that the primary mission in life for everyone in a striped shirt is to somehow tilt the outcome in favour of the other team? If you believe that maybe your kid really is fast- tracking to super stardom in the NHL. Read More
Submitted By Sharon Taylor on Saturday, March 01, 2014 (158 views)
It's here again! Time to file your taxes. Your hockey registration fees are eligible for the Child Fitness Tax Credit. To obtain your tax receipt follow these steps:
Submitted By Charlene Mason on Tuesday, February 25, 2014 (77 views)
The WSMHA Board of Directors is seeking nominations for the
2014 Steve Wright Memorial Award.
This award is presented annually to a coach, assistant
coach, trainer or team manager “who has consistently demonstrated his/her commitment
to the interests of players of our Association and Stouffville Minor Hockey in
Nominations, including a brief outline of why the nominee is
deserving of consideration for this award, should be forwarded to Charlene at
the hockey office ([email protected]
) by March