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President's Notes 2017-18


Welcome to the Helena Area Youth Hockey Association (HAYHA) website.  Use this site to keep up to date on all activities for the 2017-2018 youth hockey season in Helena.  HAYHA is a volunteer organization dedicated to serving Helena area youth by providing opportunities to play and enjoy the great sport of ice hockey.  Our mission is to promote good sportsmanship, positive behavior, and a healthy lifestyle for all participants in the HAYHA program.  On behalf of the HAYHA Board of Directors we welcome you to the organization and wish all players, coaches, parents, families, and our volunteers a happy and successful 2017-2018 season.  See you at the rink! 

HAYHA is pleased to announce that Bob Richards has agreed to serve as Coach-in-Chief for the 2017-2018 season.  Bob was selected from applicants for the position created by the HAYHA Board in the spring of 2017.  As the HAYHA CIC Bob will assist the Board with coaching recruitment and selection, player development programs, team tryout and selection, practice planning and oversight, program quality and performance evaluations, and serve as an advisor to the HAYHA Board on USA Hockey ADM program implementation.  HAYHA is excited to have Bob serve as CIC for the organization in addition to his duties as Head Coach of the Helena Bighorns Junior Team.  Please welcome Bob to the HAYHA family and thank him for his commitment to Helena youth hockey! 

John Bloomquist, HAYHA President

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