The Okanagan Hockey Group would like to wish best of luck to all 10 Okanagan Hockey student athletes that will be competing at the 2019 National Aboriginal Hockey Championships, which will be held May 6-12 in Whitehorse, Yukon.
More than 600 participants from across Canada are expected to take part in the annual event. The NAHC features 20 teams made up of elite female and male Aboriginal athletes aged 15 to 18.
The championship was founded by the Aboriginal Sports Circle and is sanctioned by Hockey Canada.
Okanagan Hockey student athletes participating:
Megan Baliski, Okanagan Hockey Academy
David Chisholm, Okanagan Hockey Ontario
Keaton Dowhaniuk, OHA Edmonton
Paige Beauregard, Okanagan Hockey Academy
Destiny Fiddler, Okanagan Hockey Academy
Dwayne Jean, OHA Edmonton
Tyson Laventure, OHA Edmonton
Zoe Leas, Okanagan Hockey Academy
Ty Sanford, Okanagan Hockey Academy
Charlotte Stanwood, Okanagan Hockey Academy
Choosing Okanagan Hockey Academy was one of the best decisions I have made for my development. The relationships I built with my teammates, coaches, and staff are bonds that will last a lifetime. The structure of the program on and off the ice prepared me to play junior hockey.