News from the IHA Board – June 2021 – Ice Hockey Australia

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Contents:

1. Board message
2. IIHF Annual Congress
3. IIHF World Championships replace
4. Australian Nationwide Group Teaching Employees Extensions
5. 2021 Goalie Teaching Symposium (7 & 8 August 2021)
6. AGM announcement
7. Present suggestions


Expensive members,

Regardless of the continued non permanent border closures and journey constraints as a result of pandemic, it’s nice to listen to that the Australian hockey neighborhood is up and again enjoying the game albeit with some modifications. IHA was additionally happy to listen to about hockey gaining elevated recognition in a few our affiliate members, Tasmania and the Australian Defence Pressure, in addition to the Northern Territory. Implausible work by all our volunteers not solely by way of our member associations but in addition our associates and up and coming territories.

In late Could IHA introduced that Ms Gill McLean was stepping down from her position as IHA’s Australian Junior Ice Hockey League (AJIHL) Commissioner. True to Gill’s unwavering assist for Australian ice hockey she supplied to help in a transition position. Gill has been a wonderful promoter and servant to the event of the AJIHL since taking up the position some three years in the past. She will probably be sadly missed, and we want her all the most effective in her future.

The IHA Board has been busy throughout Could, assembly 5 occasions, and assembly with the IIHF close to the 2022 World Championships (see beneath). We belief you’ll benefit from the replace on our nationwide groups and world championships beneath, and in subsequent month’s Hockey Hub we are going to focus extra on among the nice work being carried out domestically and on the state/membership stage.

 – Ice Hockey Australia Board

2. IIHF Annual Congress

The IIHF not too long ago held its Annual Congress conferences in Latvia, Riga which passed off together with the IIHF Males’s World Championships.

Though the Congress was held in individual, Vice President Jimmy Dufour was in a position to attend nearly to signify IHA. Throughout the Congress, a brand new unified rulebook was handed which will probably be distributed shortly with implantation steps already in movement. As well as, the IIHF introduced that it intends to carry its World Championships in any respect ranges.

IHA is happy on the prospect of once more having our groups compete on the worldwide stage and hope that will probably be attainable however the present pandemic and impacts on journey.

3. IIHF World Championships

On the latest IIHF Annual Congress (see above) all 2022 IIHF World Championships have been awarded and the good information is that the intention is that they’ll all happen as deliberate. After the frustration of some world championships being cancelled in 2020 and all world championships being cancelled in 2021, I’m positive all Australian hockey followers be a part of the IHA Board and need our Australian group representatives luck over the approaching months in order that the 2022 championships keep on observe.

Males’s U20 Division 3 Group A: Queretaro, Mexico from 9/01/2022 – 16/01/2022

Group A

Group B

Israel

Bulgaria

Australia

New Zealand

Turkey

Chinese language Taipei

Mexico

South Africa

Host: MEXICO, Queretaro:
09.01.2022 – 16.01.2022

Ladies’s U18 Division 2 Group A: Dumfries, Nice Britain from 25/01/2022 – 28/01/2022

Group A

Group B

Nice Britain

Kazakhstan

Netherlands

Turkey

Australia

Mexico

Spain

New Zealand

Latvia

Host: GREAT BRITAIN, Dumfries:
25.01.2022 – 28.01.2022

Host: TURKEY, Kocaeli:
22.01.2022 – 27.01.2022

Please notice that that is not but confirmed given Covid-19 restrictions in Nice Britain, and is ready to be decided in the course of the IIHF Semi-Annual Congress on 22-25 September 2021.

Ladies’s Division 2 Group B: Croatia from 6/03/2022 – 12/03/2022 (metropolis to be confirmed)

Group A

Group B

Latvia

Australia

Nice Britain

Iceland

Spain

New Zealand

Mexico

Turkey

DPR Korea

Croatia

Chinese language Taipei

South Africa

Host: SPAIN, Jaca:
02.04.2022 – 08.04.2022

Host: CROATIA, TBD:
06.03.2022 – 12.03.2022

Males’s U18 Division 2 Group B: Sofia, Bulgaria from 21/03/2022 – 27/03/2022

Group A

Group B

Nice Britain

Spain

Lithuania

China

Estonia

Netherlands

Romania

Croatia

Korea

Australia

Serbia

Bulgaria

Host: ESTONIA, Tallinn:
03.04.2022 – 09.04.2022

Host: BULGARIA, Sofia:
21.03.2022 – 27.03.2022

Males’s Division 2 Group A: Croatia from 24/04/2022 – 30/04/2022 (metropolis to be confirmed)

Group A

Group B

Netherlands

Belgium

Croatia

Iceland

Australia

New Zealand

Spain

Georgia

China

Mexico

Israel

Bulgaria

Host: CROATIA, tba:
24.04.2022 – 30.04.2022

Host: ICELAND, Reykjavik:
18.04.2022 – 24.04.2022

Given the danger and uncertainty that the Covid-19 pandemic and journey restrictions proceed to create, IHA will proceed to observe the scenario and work intently with the teaching employees and administration of every group to work in direction of our potential to attend and compete.

4. Australian Nationwide Group Teaching Employees Extensions

  • Following the IIHF’s announcement on the Annual Congress that the 2022 World Championships are to be held, IHA is happy to verify the extensions of the next teaching employees:
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  • – Nationwide Ladies’s Group – Stuart Philps (Head Coach) & Paul Graham (Assistant Coach)
  • – Nationwide Senior Males’s Group – Matti Luoma (Head Coach) & Mick Flaherty (Assistant Coach)
  • – Nationwide Junior U20’s Group – Dave Ruck (Head Coach) & Jason Kvisle (Assistant Coach)
  • – Nationwide U18’s Ladies’s Group – Tamra Jones (Head Coach) & Remi Harvey (Assistant  Coach)Nationwide Youth U18’s Group – Dave Ferrari (Head Coach), Marc Villancourt (Assistant Coach) & Dave Costa (Assistant Coach)

IHA congratulates all of the above coaches and thanks them for his or her continued efforts.

5. 2021 Goalie Teaching Symposium (7 & 8 August 2021)

IHA is happy to announce that the 2021 IHA Goalie Teaching Symposium will probably be held on-line and within the first week of August 2021. Sera Dogramaci, IHA’s Goaltending Improvement Supervisor, says that the aim of the symposium is “to supply our hockey neighborhood a possibility to holistically develop goaltending information and be taught from consultants”.

As with many occasions throughout this pandemic, the symposium will probably be held for the primary time nearly and restricted to coaches with a minimal Stage 1 IHA Teaching Accreditation (or equal) to maintain content material particular and related. The on-ice high-performance element initially deliberate as a part of the symposium will probably be postponed to 2022.

IHA acknowledges the good initiative put ahead by Sera and encourages members to place ahead digital improvement concepts by way of their Member Affiliation or direct to IHA for consideration.

6. AGM announcement

The Annual Common Assembly (AGM) of Ice Hockey Australia Ltd (IHA) will probably be held nearly on 24 July 2021 at 10 am AEST. The agenda for the AGM contains the presentation of the 2021 Annual Report together with monetary statements and an impartial auditor’s report, in addition to the announcement of awards. Following the AGM an announcement to all members will probably be offered within the subsequent Hockey Hub month-to-month publication.

  • 7. We worth your suggestions

    We worth your suggestions, so please write to us right here you probably have any questions, feedback, or considerations.



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