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ELKS CLUB HULL HOCKEY CAMP, NEXT WEEKEND
11/16/2019
LAHA MEMBERS, Next weekend, we are bringing in the Elks Club Hull...
LAST OPPORTUNITY FOR EQUIPMENT RENTAL TODAY
11/16/2019
LAHA MEMBERS, Today is the last day to get your hockey equipment...
RINK PASSES AND FIRST HIGH SCHOOL GAME OF SEASON FRIDAY!
11/14/2019
LAHA MEMBERS, The rink manager, Mike Lipiatt just notified me...
THE LA ICE RINK WILL OPEN FRIDAY!!
11/13/2019
Well about the time you think you are ready for a season, you find...
LAHA Logo Clothing is Back!!
11/13/2019
LAHA Members, Thanks goes to Darren Meadows again.  This...
Register now, rink opens 11/15
11/12/2019
ATOMS Atom Registration for Birth Year 2013 and later: First...
LAST COACHING CLINIC FOR CDP CERTIFICATION IN NM!
11/10/2019
Bob, Thanks for asking but I hope I have your coaches covered...
CORRECTION TO: Register now for Nov Elks Hull Hockey Camp
11/05/2019
THE ELKS KYLE HULL HOCKEY CAMP COMING TO LA RINK!! CORRECTION:...
REGISTRATION OPEN FOR AGES 5-7
10/18/2019
Sorry for the flyer does not go out but it is on the website to...
Volunteer Requirements
09/02/2019
Volunteer Requirements LAHA Adult Volunteer registration is open...
 
ELKS CLUB HULL HOCKEY CAMP, NEXT WEEKEND

LAHA MEMBERS,

Next weekend, we are bringing in the Elks Club Hull Hockey Camp, learn power skating and other techniques from a couple of Colorado coaches that take their camp all over.  It starts next Friday, November 22 (see schedule for age groups).  We have worked hard to keep the fees low and have great sponors in The Elks Club, New Mexico Bank & Trust, Century Bank & Trust and Posada Dental Works to help us meet our contract costs.  Saying that, right now we need a lot more skaters to sign up.

 

The schedule will change some as we finalize the numbers of skaters.  We will send out an update for that.


by posted 11/16/2019
LAST OPPORTUNITY FOR EQUIPMENT RENTAL TODAY

LAHA MEMBERS,

Today is the last day to get your hockey equipment rented.

It will be from 3-4 PM at

Longview Self Storage (click for map)

105 Longview Dr

White Rock


by posted 11/16/2019
RINK PASSES AND FIRST HIGH SCHOOL GAME OF SEASON FRIDAY!

LAHA MEMBERS,

The rink manager, Mike Lipiatt just notified me that the high school and midgets should go to the aquatic center to get their passes before tomorrow nigh and you will need to sign the waiver.  The reason is that the high school varsity plays their first game at 6:45 PM and the midgets play at 9 PM.  With the rink just opening tomorrow the number of people trying to get into the rink and people wanting passes tomorrow night will just choke them.  So, PLEASE go to the Aquatic Center to get your rink passes.  GO TOPPERS!!


by posted 11/14/2019
THE LA ICE RINK WILL OPEN FRIDAY!!

Well about the time you think you are ready for a season, you find more mistakes.  The pdf of the practice schedule was wrong where we left out a HS Varsity practice on Tuesday mornings at 6-7 AM. That has been corrected and if you downloaded it after my last email, try it again.  Sorry to inundate you with emails.

 

Changed schedule link below to the Ice Schedule instead of Master Schedule

LAHA MEMBERS,

I have been notified that the LA County Ice Rink will open Friday at 11 AM.  We will begin practicing hockey on Monday with the following schedule, click here.  If you have any other questions, contact your coaches which is under the Team button on the web site.  In addition, you can begin purchasing your ice rink pass after 11 am on Friday.

Also, don't forget that we will be holding equipment rental at the White Rock

Longview Self Storage (click for map)

105 Longview Dr

3-4 PM Saturday, November 16


by posted 11/13/2019
LAHA Logo Clothing is Back!!

LAHA Members,

Thanks goes to Darren Meadows again.  This will be the last chance to get items from LA Hockey Store before Christmas! These items make great gifts and show your support for LA Hockey!  Store open now through December 8 in time for Christmas.  See link below to access store.

 

https://lahockey2019.itemorder.com/


by posted 11/13/2019
Register now, rink opens 11/15

ATOMS

Atom Registration for Birth Year 2013 and later: First time player ages 7 and under may register free for the first half of the season, Phase I. Returning Atoms of any age will need to pay for registration. If your player is Birth Year 2013 and has played before they will be a Mite, and should register under Recreational House or NMHRL (see below).

Recreational House and NMRHL 

Recreational House: The Mite (8U-Birth Year 2011 and 2012), Squirt (10U-Birth Year 2009 and 2010), Peewee (12U-Birth Year 2007 and 2008), Bantam (14U-Birth Year 2005 and 2006), Midget (18U-Birth  Year 2001 and younger) levels offer a “Recreational House Only” which requires no travel outside of Los Alamos.  All games and practices will be held in Los Alamos!  This option may appeal to those families who wish to limit their travel and time commitment, or those who are brand new to hockey and are looking for a way to test out the sport.

NMRHL: If your athlete wishes to play in games against other New Mexico recreational hockey teams (NMRHL), in addition to house league games, choose the Recreational and House NMRHL option.  Most families will want to register for this option.  This will require you to travel to Santa Fe, Taos, Albuquerque and Rio Rancho to play games.

High School ages register for the highest level team on which they plan to play, see below for explanations on the differences between Midget Developmental or Varsity.

High School

High school aged athletes should register for the highest level team on which they plan to play, Midget Developmental (formerly known as JV) or Varsity. Players born in 2005 have many options, Bantam, Midget Developmental, or Varsity (if selected). Register that player for the highest level team on which they plan to play. If they would like to play with the Midget Developmental team they only need to sign up for that and they will be eligible to play at the Bantam level as well; the higher fee covers play at both levels. If they do not want to play with the Midget Developmental team then they will need to register for Bantams. The key is to register the player for the HIGHEST level team for which they will play games.

Register here: http://register.lahockey.org

if it is still unclear please ask. 


by posted 11/12/2019
LAST COACHING CLINIC FOR CDP CERTIFICATION IN NM!

Bob,

Thanks for asking but I hope I have your coaches covered with November 24, Outpost. 

My customary practice is one early September at Outpost and one late November Taos or Los Alamos for the reasons you mentioned.

This year almost no one signed up in September so I canceled it. 

Everyone gets the opportunity to join us the 24th. There is a bonus. One ice session with myself and local staff and another with Joe Bonnett ADM Director for USAH. Mites on the ice and class attendees assisting or witnessing the ADM practice he directs. 

I hope this will work out for your coaches I don’t expect that I can pull this off annually. Meaning I can’t promise this opportunity will arise again. Level 2 coaches needing recert for 3 are also welcome, they will help Joe administer the ADM clinic and have class sessions for level 3 certification.

Jalmar 

575-770-1375

You are welcome to distribute this email for affected coaches. Thanks!

 


by posted 11/10/2019
CORRECTION TO: Register now for Nov Elks Hull Hockey Camp

THE ELKS KYLE HULL HOCKEY CAMP COMING TO LA RINK!!

CORRECTION: We had the ages too restrictive and now have corrected them.  Some said they could not register their kid in the appropriate age groups.  Try again if you had this problem.

This camp will provide an advanced powerskating and technique camp.  All ages from Atoms (age 5) through Midgets.

ADVANCED POWERSKATING & TECHNIQUE CAMPS

Teaching powerskating is my passion and I firmly believe the most important skill any young hockey player can focus on is skating – “The best players are the best skaters!” These sessions will include lots of advanced edge-work and foot-work. The drills will have a huge focus on balance & coordination, body-weight shifts, and using their edges in ways they probably never have before! The players will be challenged to execute drills that will force them to get better and stronger on their feet – The more they can do in their skates, the better hockey players they will become. Drills will be ran with a high pace to ensure maximum repetitions per player. The best part about this camp is that the players thrive on challenging themselves and end up absolutely loving this one!

These sessions are guaranteed to:

  • Stretch the skater’s legs out
  • Build leg and core strength
  • Improve endurance, conditioning, balance & coordination
  • Highly Improve edge-work & foot-work (both forwards & backwards)
  • Increase recognition of how body-weight shifts can improve posture & technique
  • Improve overall skating ability

 

Go to this Hull Hockey link for more information.

DATES: NOVEMBER 22, 23, 24, 2019

WHERE: Los Alamos County Ice Rink

COST: $100 per person for 8 & Under ages (mini-mites and mites)

             $125 per person Years old (squirts, peewees, bantams, & midgets)

Click here http://www.lahockey.org/Registration/Default.asp?n=27583&org=lahockey.org to register 

JERSEY: Every player will receive a Hull Hockey jersey.

There will also be Hull Hockey gear on sale.

SCHEDULE:

  • November 22nd
    • Friday:
      •  4:30pm-5:30pm (Group A) 8 & Under
      •  6:00pm-7:00pm (Group B) 9-12 ages
      •  7:30pm-8:30pm (Group C) Bantams & Midgets
  • November 23rd
    • Sat:
      • 8:30am-9:30am (Group A)
      • 10:00am - 11:00am (Group B)
      • 11:30am – 12:30pm (Group C) 
      • 3:30pm-4:30pm (Group B)
      • 5:00pm-6:00pm (Group C)
  • November 24th
    • Sun:
      • 8:15am - 9:15am (Group A)
      • 9:30-10:30am (Group B)
      • 10:45am – 11:45 pm (Group C)
      • 2:00pm - 3:00pm (Group B)
      • 3:15pm – 4:15pm (Group C)

There are 3 groups of 30 each.  


by posted 11/05/2019
REGISTRATION OPEN FOR AGES 5-7

Sorry for the flyer does not go out but it is on the website to the left of this message.

 

LAHA Members,

Below is a flyer for the subject.  Most of you won't need this but some may have a child coming of age 5, 6, or 7.  If not please pass onto youir friends or neighbors that might have children who might be interested.


by posted 10/18/2019
Volunteer Requirements

Volunteer Requirements

LAHA Adult Volunteer registration is open and ready for the 2019-2020 season- volunteers must register- it's free.

USAH requires volunteers to have a background screening as well as SafeSport Training (takes about 2 hrs.) prior to any volunteer activity.

These are mandatory and are good for two years. If you completed a SafeSport training two years ago, then you only need to complete the refresher course this year (not as long as initial training).

If you are someone who falls within the listed positions below, please complete these items ASAP.

PLEASE READ THIS ENTIRE POST- there are links and instructions you must follow.

Per the USA Hockey Safe Sport Program Handbook those who need to be screened include:

1. Members of the LAHA Board of Directors

2. Local program administrators

3. Coaches

4. Team managers

5. Officials (over 18)

6. Locker room monitors

7. Travel chaperones

8. Anyone with regular, routine or frequent access to youth participants

9.  NEW THIS YEAR--the requirement that players born in 2002 will be required to complete Safesport

We may require that additional persons be screened.

BACKGROUND SCREENING:

Please check to see if your name appears on http://www.newmexicohockey.org/page/show/829216-good-to-go the "Good To Go" list first.

Screenings are good for 2 years, and you may have been cleared for this season already from a previous screening. Only proceed if your name doesn't appear on the list or if it is in RED.

Screenings cost a considerable amount of money, please only do them every two years.
 

If your name doesn't appear, please proceed to the link below, this part is very quick.

The website is: https://loeaha.volunteerportal.net/    password: hockeyiscool

Please remember, the background screenings can take 2 - 4 business days, and then have to be manually entered on the LOEAHA site. Therefore, should you not see your name on the list after 4 days, please email me directly before running another unnecessary screening.

SAFESPORT TRAINING:

This part takes a couple of hours, but is required. 

First, you must register as coach, referee, or volunteer on the USAH website, a membership number is required for the training. https://www.usahockeyregistration.com/login_input.action

Once registration has been completed, then please proceed to the SafeSport training page.

http://www.usahockey.com/safesporttraining

Please keep a copy of your training certificate for your records.


by posted 09/02/2019
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