Feb 25, 2017

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8U - 5 misconceptions of 8U development
Feb 24, 2017  9:28 PM
For the last four years, Zack Doyen has served as the hockey director for Orchard Lake United (OLU), the first USA Hockey Model Association. Doyen oversees all hockey operations for the association's 13 teams. Here are some of the most-discussed misconceptions Doyen, a former NCAA Division III player for Salem State, has dealt with during his time with OLU. Read More >>

10U - 5 best practices for development at 10U
Feb 23, 2017  11:37 AM
Navigating the 10U hockey landscape as a parent can be daunting. It's such a critical age in so many ways, with the lessons learned on and off the ice laying the groundwork for the player your child will eventually become. Joe Bonnett has some tips and best practices – a series of do's and don'ts to get you through. Read More >>

Message from the President regarding Tier I Selections
Jan 31, 2017  10:33 AM
Per the Tier 1 Policy set forth by the CAHA Board of Directors on January 23, 2016, I would like to report the following Associations will be recognized as Tier 1 Programs through our affiliate, and USA Hockey for the 2017-18 season. Congratulations to the following:

11AAA (Minor) - Anaheim Jr. Ducks, Los Angeles Jr. Kings, San Jose Jr. Sharks

12U (Major) - Anaheim Jr. Ducks, Los Angeles Jr. Kings, San Diego Jr. Gulls, San Jose Jr. Sharks

13AAA (Minor) - Anaheim Jr. Ducks, Los Angeles Jr. Kings, San Diego Jr. Gulls, San Jose Jr. Sharks

14U (Major) - Anaheim Jr. Ducks, Los Angeles Jr. Kings, San Diego Jr. Gulls, San Jose Jr. Sharks

15AAA - Anaheim Jr. Ducks, Los Angeles Jr. Kings, San Diego Jr. Gulls, San Jose Jr. Sharks

16U - Anaheim Jr. Ducks, Los Angeles Jr. Kings, San Diego Jr. Gulls, San Jose Jr. Sharks, Titans

18U - Anaheim Jr. Ducks, Los Angeles Jr. Kings, San Jose Jr. Sharks, Titans, Wildcats

Congratulations to the successful applicants!
Tom Hancock

2017 Annual America’s Showcase National Hockey Tournament
Feb 6, 2017  1:28 PM
California Amateur Hockey Association (CAHA) is excited to provide the 2017 Annual America’s Showcase National Hockey Tournament. Please click the following link for more information. Read More >>

12U - 5 keys to creativity
Feb 3, 2017  2:40 PM
John Wroblewski spends every day trying to get the most he can out of some pretty talented hockey players. The head coach of USA Hockey’s National Team Development Program Under-18 Team is guiding a group of players who are considered some of the best in their age group. Still, they, like all hockey players, need help cultivating their creativity from time to time. Read More >>

An Open Letter from the Backseat
Feb 1, 2017  7:57 AM
Dear Mom and Dad I wanted to start this letter by saying I love you, and I know you mean well. I appreciate all the time and energy you put into taking me to my games and practices, and I know you sacrifice a lot to do it. I also appreciate when you try to help me get better by pointing out the things I do wrong because I know you know a lot about soccer. But we really need to talk about the ride home after games. Read More >>

14U/16U -Tough and Clean: Finding the balance
Jan 31, 2017  10:30 AM
As players advance to 14U/16U and beyond, the game intensifies. Athletes' bodies are maturing, the pace picks up and the quality of play improves rapidly. For boys, body-checking is now permitted. And for girls, body contact and physical play also ramps up. To be elite, there's an element of toughness that becomes necessary. What exactly is toughness, and how can we as parents ensure our kids play tough, clean hockey? Read More >>

Coaching News - Shooting: 8 points of emphasis in practices
Jan 30, 2017  2:40 PM
When teaching proper shooting technique, it's important for coaches to implement drills and use communication that gives players a clear understanding of the desired result. Read More >>

2017 CAHA Boys Select Camp
Jan 25, 2017  10:12 AM
2017 CAHA Select Camp selections and District Camp information is now posted. Click on the "Boys Camp" link for more information. Read More >>

2017 CAHA Girls Select Camp
Jan 23, 2017  2:08 PM
2017 CAHA Girls Select Camp selections are now posted. Click on the "Girls Camp" link for more information. Read More >>

Adult Hockey - 4 Keys to Better Breakouts
Jan 25, 2017  4:41 PM
Your ice time is limited, and so is your appetite for parts of the adult hockey game that aren't exactly fun. For some people, these can be broadly defined as: "playing defense." Want to spend more time in the offensive zone? Here are some tips to improve your breakouts. Read More >>

CAHA Info Center iPhone App
Oct 21, 2016  6:30 AM
CAHA is pleased to announce the new release of the CAHA Info Center app for the 2016-17 season. Download it now to get the latest news, schedule, scores, standings, stats, and a lot more. Read More >>

Playing it Safe - Prioritizing safety and protecting players
Sep 18, 2016  11:50 AM
Dr. Michael J. Stuart is a professor of orthopedic surgery and chairperson of the Division of Sports Medicine at Mayo Clinic. He's also a hockey dad and USA Hockey's chief medical and safety officer. He recently shared his thoughts on safety in youth hockey and what USA Hockey is doing to protect its players. Read More >>

Team Up - Speak Up to Fight Concussions
Sep 10, 2016  9:31 AM
CAHA is pleased to announce we have joined the TEAM UP SPEAK UP movement to fight concussions as a state affiliate! Click the following link for more information. Read More >>

New Screening Instructions
Apr 6, 2015  1:22 PM
Effective immediately, CAHA has updated the official screening policy, as well as implemented new instructions for completing the online screening process. Please see the "Screening Program" link to this website for more information and the link to complete the screening process. Read More >>


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