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Published on May 14, 2021

Leeds Ice Hockey Club are delighted to confirm that, after a thorough recruitment process, Dave Whistle has been appointed the new General Manager/Head Coach of the organization. The 55-year-old is no stranger to British Ice Hockey having first ar…


Published on May 11, 2021

Introducing Bob Pond, Athletic Therapist here at Okanagan Hockey Academy in Penticton. Bob has worked with Okanagan Hockey Group since 2016, after graduating from Minot State University, with a Bachelor of Science in Athletic Training and a concent…


Published on May 4, 2021

Okanagan Hockey Group President Andy Oakes announced today the appointment of Dixon Ward as the Vice President of Hockey for Okanagan Hockey Group. Dixon has been Vice President with Okanagan Hockey Group in multiple roles since 2005 which gives h…


Published on Apr 27, 2021

OHA EDMONTON GENERAL MANAGER RANDALL WEBER ANNOUNCED TODAY THAT Derrick martin HAS BEEN NAMED THE HEAD COACH OF the OHA EDMONTON U16 PREP TEAM. Martin joins OHA Edmonton after spending the previous 4 years with the Spruce Grove Saints of the AJHL …


Published on Apr 20, 2021

We checked in with Okanagan Hockey Academy (OHA) Alumni Juliette Hopgood from Park City, Utah, and we are overjoyed to hear about her acceptance to Brown University, where she will be completing a Bachelor of Science majoring in Biology, with a goa…


Published on Mar 8, 2021

We would like to introduce Venla Hovi, former Olympian and current Head Coach of our U17 Female Prep team here at Okanagan Hockey Academy (OHA) in Penticton, BC. Today is International Women’s Day, and we would like to recognize Venla’s achievements …


Published on Mar 5, 2021

In preparation of International Women’s Day on March 8th, we would like to introduce Tara Ashwell, Athletic Therapist here at Okanagan Hockey Academy in Penticton, BC. Tara began working for Okanagan Hockey Group in 2017, shortly after graduating fro…


Published on Mar 3, 2021

We would like to recognize Heather Perrin, Manager of Athletic Therapy and Medical Services here at Okanagan Hockey Academy (OHA) in Penticton, BC.  Leading up to International Women’s Day on March 8th, Heather is someone who has experienced many def…


Published on Mar 2, 2021

  Leading up to International Women’s Day on March 8th, we would like to recognize a very important member of our coaching staff, Cassea Schols. Cassea has been a member of the OHA family since May of 2020. As both an athlete and coach, Cassea bri…


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