AMHA Player Development Philosophy

The AMHA promotes hockey development within all three levels of hockey within the organization. As such the AMHA has developed the following Hockey Development Philosophy, taking into account Hockey Canada's Player Development Definitions. 

Hockey Canada Player Development Definitions 

AMHA Initiation - Atom Development Philosophy

To offer additional development / learning opportunities to enhance and improve the fundamental skills required to play and enjoy the game at all levels of competition. AMHA offers the majority of its development programming to its Initiation and Atom divisions. The philosophy is to give each player the best chance to establish a strong foundation & competency of the core skills at a young age. AMHA program offerings adhere to the Long Term Athlete Development Model and parallel the Hockey Canada Skills Pyramid.




Player development Philosophy PDF - AMHA.Development.Philosophy.pdf 

AMHA Pee Wee and Above Development Philosophy

To offer additional development / learning opportunities to enhance and improve fundamental skills of our older players through the use of specialty clinics. These specialty clinics are offered in the form of position specific teaching and individual tacts specific to the age, division, and skill level. 


For more information on our Hockey Development programs, please check out the appropriate Initiation, Recreational, or Rep Hockey Skill Program pages or view our Hockey Director Objectives and Bio.

Upcoming Events

Dec. 28, 2017 to Dec. 30, 2017

AMHA Midget Rec Tournament
Various Rinks
AMHA Annual Midget Rec Tournament

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Jan. 02, 2018 to Jan. 04, 2018

Atom Rep Tournament
Various Rinks
AMHA Annual Atom Rep Tournament

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Jan. 05, 2018 to Jan. 07, 2018

Pee Wee Rec Tournament
Various Locations
AMHA Annual Pee Wee Rec Tournament

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