Pacific District Championship Schedule

2020 Lynnwood Ice Center (LIC) 2020 Lynnwood Ice Center (LIC) – 2020 Teams 2020 Olympicview Arena (OVA) 2020 Olympicview Arena (OVA) – 2020 Teams

Cultural Education Initiative Important Part of Shaping Future of USA Hockey

When USA Hockey president Jim Smith issued a directive back on Oct. 30 to increase the penalty for use of language that is offensive, hateful, or discriminatory, it was a proactive step in addressing efforts to eliminate behavior contrary to providing a welcoming and inclusive environment that has been the baseline of the organization’s more than 80-year history. Smith indicated at the time that …

Pacific District SafeSport page has been updated with 2018-19 changes and legislation

Pacific District SafeSport page has been updated with 2018-19 changes and legislation. Pacific District SafeSport General SafeSport Information Welcome to the 2018-19 season. The primary changes to the SafeSport program at this time are all related to new federal legislation – the Protecting Young Victims from Sexual Abuse and Safe Sport Authorization Act of 2017. In the coming months the SafeSport …

2018 USA Hockey National Festival Nominees

The PacificDistrict is proud to announce this year’s nominations for the 2018 @USAHPDC in Amherst, New York. Congratulations to the players that have been nominated to represent the Pacific. Nominations List

April 2018 – Concussion Chronicles

USA Hockey introduces new concussion acknowledgment with national registration period.  USA Hockey has taken a major step forward with the inclusion of the required acknowledgment below, effective with every new annual registration. Concussion Chronicles April 2018 Special Edition

Notre Dame’s Jeff Jackson on practice-to-game ratios at 12U

Jeff Jackson is the head coach of the highly ranked Notre Dame men’s hockey team and has coached at various other levels, including with USA Hockey’s National Team Development Program. No matter what level he has coached at, though, Jackson has found the old cliché to be true: The only place success comes before work is in the dictionary. Read …

Don’t Shorten the Bench!

When the clock is winding down and a youth hockey coach looks up from the bench at a one-goal game, there is a natural temptation … to win. And with that temptation comes the competitive-nature’s no-brainer to handpick the best players for the next few shifts and salt away the W. Read More