Nov 21, 2017
USA Hockey Pacific District
Serving Alaska, California, Hawaii, Nevada, Oregon and Washington

Disabled Hockey

Disabled Hockey

Kellie Hays is the Disabled Section Rep. Kellie can be reached at 541-954-5644 or kelliemhays@gmail.com. She can give copies of Cybersport to individual disabled associations.

Disabled hockey information is disseminated directly from USA Hockey via email based on associations identified as Disabled hockey association codes.

Recent highlights from the District:

Coming soon… ”Try Sled Hockey” Clinic being held on Saturday, February 14, 2016 from Honolulu, Hawaii. Come skate with Paralympic Gold Medalist Taylor Lipsett and Andy Yohe.

Josh Sweeney, USA National Sled team member, has been named captain of the USA Sled Hockey team. Josh has been tearing it up in our district, helping out when his schedule allows. Huge thanks to Josh and Amber Sweeney.

In 2014, a new sled hockey program has started in San Diego, California. The San Diego Ducks sled hockey team.

A new special hockey program has started in Medford, Oregon. The coordinator is Shad Powers.

Three of our special hockey programs have been awarded Grow Grants from USA Hockey: Valencia’s Snap Flyers, Portola Valley’s All Ice, and Medford’s Spectrum hockey.

The Seattle sled hockey program participated in a tournament in Surrey, B.C and had a great time.

The Disabled Hockey Facilitators’ Workshop was held October 3 to 5, 2014 in Washington DC – A very informative workshop for any program coordinator. Topics included: recruitment of athletes and volunteers, fundraising, PR, CEP & ADM Intro, risk management, starting a program, etc.

Upcoming dates:

  • February 14, 2016 Sled Hockey Clinic, Honolulu Hawaii
  • April 7-11, 2016 National Disabled Festival Detroit, MI
  • April 6-10, 2017 National Disabled Festival San Jose, CA