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News: Come Try Ringette
Posted by Webmaster, Posted: 22 days ago

Come Try Ringette
** A Free Event **

Sunday September 24th at 3:30pm
At Inch Park Arena
400 Queensdale Avenue, Hamilton ON L9A 1L7
 
Please bring a helmet, pair of skates and any kind of gloves. 
 
(with some notice helmets could be provided as we have a few loaners on hand)
 
** No previous skating experience required **

Register here: http://www.cometryringette.ca


News: Hamilton Ringette Teams up with The Hockey Tutor Dave Tait
Posted by Webmaster, Last Updated: 25 days ago

Hamilton Ringette is excited to announce our partnership with The Hockey Tutor, Dave Tait of THT Hockey. Dave has a background as a Physical Education Specialist Teacher as well as a stunning list of credentials in the Hockey and skating world. We are pleased to announce that Dave and his team will be coaching our Learn to skate program this season. Learn to skate is a program for children aged 4-8 years of age who want to learn how to skate or want to improve their current skating skills.

Dave and his team will also be coaching our Power Skating sessions on Thursday evenings. Hamilton ringette is excited to see the programing Dave will be offering at the Power Skating Session. Expect his program to be a fun, fast paced program with lots of new drills and skills to be worked on. We stress that this session is a power skating program and is not for those players who are just learning to skate.

Hamilton Ringette players and parents I would like to introduce Dave Tait aka The Hockey Tutor. Below we will provide you with a little bit about Dave and the programs that he runs, as well as some of his credentials. Please visit his website at www.ththockey.com for more information.

“First a little about my philosophy and what I do. I work with skaters from beginners to AAA players, junior to the NHL. I believe wholeheartedly that skating in the basic building block for all skills and success at all levels. I have used my years of experience as a Kinesiology major, AAA and Junior hockey coach, development instructor and researcher to take my learning and create a proven skating program.”

THT provides a safe, fun, yet highly challenging learning environment for athletes of all levels; house league to AAA, junior to pro. Our technical instruction is scientifically researched and proven so we guarantee results.

THT Instructors teach, demonstrate and model the skill, have the athlete perform the skill, and then provide specific feedback for improvement. Through repetition, the player will develop accurate and correct muscle memory.

Below is a condensed list of Dave Tait’s Qualifications.

  • THT HOCKEY Development – Director of Player Development & Head Instructor
  • OHL Prospects Scout - TheScout.ca - GTHL, OMHA – SCTA
  • International Skating and Shooting Instructor - 
  • NHL, AHL, KHL, SEL, OHL, NCAA, Junior A, B, C, HL - AAA
  • Physical Education Specialist Teacher - 13 years
  • Physical Education Specialist - Queens University
  • SWC Hockey Canada Skills Academy - Founder/Head Instructor
  • Coached at the AAA and Junior Levels
  • Bachelor of Education - Brock University
  • Bachelor of Hon Kinesiology - McMaster University
  • Referee Supervisor and Level IV Referee
  • CPR/First Aid Certification
  • Coaching Theory Level I and Level II - McMaster University
  • Safety in Sport Certification

Hamilton Ringette is excited to offer this opportunity to our players. Please visit our website for registration to our Learn to Skate program or to our Power Skating Session with Dave Tait. If you have any questions about the program please contact me at vp@hamiltonringette.ca HRA is looking forward to a fun action packed 2017-18 season. See you all at the rink.

Sarah Weicker
HRA-Vice President


News: Hamilton Open 18+A Tryouts & McMaster University Team Skate
Posted by Webmaster, Posted: 25 days ago

Hamilton Open 18+A Tryouts
& McMaster University Team Skate
(MAC is also an Open 18+BB team for non-students)
**Are you new to McMaster University?
Ask to join the McMaster University Ringette Club Facebook page

Cost: $10.00 per ice session (1-hr)
Location: Olympic Arena
(70 Olympic Drive, Dundas, ON L9H 7P5) – down the street from McMaster University

Wednesday September 13th
9:30pm (Open & MAC)

Thursday September 14th
9:00pm (Open & MAC)

Sunday September 17th
7:00pm (Open & MAC) (18+A team final selections)

Tuesday September 19th
8:00pm Open 18+A team exhibition game

Open 18+A: Season begins Sunday October 1st at 7:00pm – Inch Park Arena
MAC: Season begins Sunday October 1st at 8:00pm – Inch Park Arena

Coach Rob Levely
Text: 905-730-9470
Email: coachrob@cogeco.ca


News: 2017/2018 Coaching Applications
Posted by Webmaster, Posted: Fri Jun 16, 2017

Reminder: Coaching Applications for the 2017/2018 season are due June 30.

Forms can be found here.

Please send to coaching@hamiltonringette.ca


News: Tiger Cat Fundraiser - Tickets for 2017 Season
Posted by Webmaster, Posted: Fri Jun 2, 2017

WE NEED YOUR HELP! TICKETS ARE IN!

We are selling Hamilton Tiger Cat Tickets again this year for the games below.

Cost is $25 each for bronze level seats.

Friday June 16th
(Pre-season Game)
vs Toronto 
Saturday July 15thvs BC 
Thursday July 20th
vs Edmonton
Saturday Aug 12th
vs Winnipeg 
Friday Aug 18th
vs Ottawa 
Friday Sept 15th
vs Saskatchewan 
Saturday Sept 30thvs Toronto 
Contact: Roberta Rankin
Text 905-977-0869 or email robertarankin@live.ca

News: Come Try Reffing Ringette
Posted by Webmaster, Posted: Tue May 30, 2017

Do you want to experience what it is like to referee a real ringette game? Ever wonder what ringette referees do during games and tournaments? If yes, then Paris Ringette has an opportunity for you!

Come join members of the officiating community that will guide you through a game and how referees are evaluated. BRING ALL OF YOUR QUESTIONS, it will be the best time to pick the brains of some of the most experienced officials in the province.

Anybody is welcome to try (player, mom, dad, brother, sister, grandmother, grandfather, hockey ref). You will require a whistle, a helmet with no face mask or a visor, skates and black pants. A ref jersey is optional.

Register with the following link: (via Google Forms)
https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1BKtasvEZjQraQLQV2uGcfXWCD3GH3lH33ZxBOtYyB5g/edit?usp=sharing

How it will work:

We will meet in a meeting room at 11:30 am to go over the event. The game will start at 12pm.

There will be instructors in the dressing room to help prepare you for your shift.

There will be two fully dressed officials to assist on the ice.

Each participant will have an evaluator assigned to watch you during the game and speak with you directly after your shift.

Once the game is complete we will gather in the meeting room for a group discussion.

Any questions please contact Marc Brisson at marc.brisson3@gmail.com

See you on the ice!


News: Annual Year End Banquet and Annual General Meeting
Posted by Webmaster, Posted: Mon Apr 17, 2017

You’re Invited!!  Our Annual Year End Banquet and
Annual General Meeting is on Sunday April 30th from 1-3 pm.
 
At Community Living Hamilton, 191 York Street, Hamilton

There will be awards, good food, crafts and games. All family members welcome. There is plenty of parking in the back off of Caroline.

Below are the items we are requesting each team bring:
 
Bunnies/LTS – Veggies, chips & snacks
Novice – Drinks, pop, juice & water
Petite – Desserts & fruits
Juniors – Plates, Napkins & utensils

 
Volunteers are needed to help with the clean up after the event. If you are able to help out, please email robertarankin@live.ca
We are also putting together a slide show of photos, if anyone has any pics, you can also send to robertarankin@live.ca

Thank you
HAMILTON RINGETTE ASSOCIATION


News: New 3-on-3 Spring Ringette League
Posted by Webmaster, Posted: Fri Mar 10, 2017

Hamilton Ringette is excited to announce the start of a new 3 on 3 spring ringette league!

Registration is now open to all current U10 and up players. The season starts Tuesday May 2nd and runs until June 20th. All games are at 6:15pm at the Mohawk 4 Pad arena. Cost is $125 for the 8 week session and includes a jersey.

There are limited spots available so please register soon to avoid disappointment.

For more details please visit hamiltonringette.ca and select the online registration tab.

If further information is required please contact Paul at president@hamiltonringette.ca

 


News: U10s Take Gold in Niagara Falls
Posted by Webmaster, Posted: Mon Mar 6, 2017

Congratulations to the U10 team on their excellent performance at the Niagara Falls tournament. The team went 4-0 and displayed great sportsmanship on their way to victory. Determined play and contributions from all team members brought home the gold.


News: Another Gold Medal for the U12 Team!
Posted by Webmaster, Posted: Mon Mar 6, 2017

Congratulations to the U12 team who won another gold medal in Paris!!!  Way to go Heat!!!



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