Indigenous Jersey Crest Design Call for Proposals

VFIHA invites female artists from our local First Nations to apply to design an Indigenous jersey crest for our teams. Call for Proposals (PDF) (Word) Selection Process (PDF) (Word) If you require additional information, please email indigenous-liaison@vfiha.com

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Come Try Hockey event for Indigenous girls

In collaboration with our Indigenous Liaison Committee, we’re holding a Come Try Hockey event for Indigenous girls on Saturday March 26, 2022 at Killarney Rink! Come out to this free, fun and safe session to meet current VFIHA players, get help with gear and fitting, and enjoy time on the ice while learning about our…

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2022-2023 Registration is open!

The 2022-23 season starting this upcoming Fall is open now! New Player Registration Returning Player Registration For more information, please contact our Registrar at registrar@vfiha.com.

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Sign up for Spring 4-on-4

Our Spring 4-on-4 league is back! Registration is now open for U11 and U13. Come play hockey with us at Scotia Barn (in Burnaby) on weekends this April-June. More information, including the registration form, can be found HERE.

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Come Try Hockey on March 12

Come Try Hockey // 来试试冰球 // Viens essayer le hockey // ਅਦਜਾਚੇਂਤ ਹਾਕੀ ਖੇਡੀਏ // Halika at subukan nyo maglaro ng Hockey // 여기서 하키하자 // Ven a jugar hockey // đến thử khúc côn cầu // ホッケーをしに来て // आओ हॉकी खेलें Come Try Hockey with us on March 12, 2022, at Killarney! This free,…

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Register for our pre-season camps and jamboree

Pre-Season Jamboree This season, instead of our traditional pre-season camp structure, we’re offering an internal jamboree for VFIHA players in U7 through U18. This will include one practice and two games to help kick off the 2021-22 season. Groups: (U7/U9), U11, U13, (U15/U18) Dates: Practice: one of August 28 or 29 Games: two games within…

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Meet the Coaches: Jen Trach

2021-22 Team: U9 Coaching History: 3 years with VFIHA (U7 and U9) What was your coaching pathway? As a kid I started figure skating, but I wanted to play hockey like my older sister. My parents told me I had to keep figure skating to be a better skater. I ended up loving both sports…

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Meet the Coaches: Ashley Tam

2021-22 Team: U18 C Coaching History: 2 years with VFIHA (U18 C) Where did you play minor hockey? I started playing hockey when I was seven. I played on a Vancouver Minor boy’s team for two years and then went on to play with the Richmond Ravens. Once I reached U18, I was playing with VFIHA.…

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Meet the Coaches: Liz Montroy

2021-22 Team: U18 C Coaching History: 8 years with VFIHA (U18 C) What was your coaching pathway? I played minor hockey with VFIHA, and shortly after my last U18 season, my coach asked myself and one of my teammates if we would be interested in returning to the team the following season as assistant coaches.…

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Meet the Coaches: Katie Gaskin

2021-22 Team: U18 A Coaching History: 2 years with VFIHA (U18 A), former U15 AAA coach in Toronto What was your coaching pathway? I started my coaching journey at age 17 as a powerskating and skills development coach in Toronto. My own powerskating coach, who I’d worked with since I was 12 years old, was…

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Meet the Coaches: Emily Froese

2021-22 Team: U13 A Coaching History: 4 years with VFIHA (U11 and U13 A), 1 year with Richmond Ravens Female Hockey Association (U13 C) What is your coaching philosophy? I believe that hockey has the potential to make a positive difference in every player’s life! I hope to help my players develop a love of…

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Meet the Coaches: Sandra Gans

2021-22 Team: U15 A Coaching History: 1 year with VFIHA (U15 A) What was your coaching pathway? I started coaching skills and drills when I was 15 at the local arena where I learned to skate in Toronto. To be honest, coaching was never formally presented to me. I needed a part time job in…

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Meet the Coaches: Jaime Yee

2021-22 Team: U13 A Coaching History: 4 years with VFIHA (U11 and U13 A), 1 year with Richmond Ravens Female Hockey Association (U13 C) What was your coaching pathway? To be honest, I don’t remember coaching ever being presented as an option. There were some opportunities to help out, but none of my teammates or older…

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Katie Gaskin returning as U18 A Head Coach

VFIHA is pleased to announce that Katie Gaskin is returning as U18 A Head Coach for the 2021-22 season. “What else can we say about the amazing Katie Gaskin?” said VFIHA Director of Coaching Jeff Smith. “Not only does Katie bring the hockey IQ of a professional hockey player, she is a tireless development coach who is…

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Sandra Gans returning as U15 A Head Coach

VFIHA is pleased to announce that Sandra Gans is returning as U15 A Head Coach for the 2021-22 season. “We are very happy to have Sandra back with the Angels in 2021-22,” said VFIHA Director of Coaching Jeff Smith. “Coach Sandra ran a strong program in her first year, an especially challenging first year due…

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Emily Froese and Jaime Yee returning as U13 A coaches

VFIHA is pleased to announce that Emily Froese and Jaime Yee are returning as U13 A coaches for the 2021-22 season. “We really appreciate the opportunity to continue working with Emily and Jaime,” said VFIHA Director of Coaching Jeff Smith. “They offer a great program for their rep players, striking a balance between having fun, helping players…

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Sandra Gans named U15 rep coach

VFIHA is pleased to announce Sandra Gans as the U15 rep coach for the 2020-21 season. Sandra grew up on the ice, starting her hockey career at the age of six playing on co-ed teams in Ontario. She moved on to play in female leagues, playing both house and rep hockey for the Toronto-based North York…

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Juvenile C, Atom C2 win playoff banners

Our Juvenile C team claimed the 2019-20 PCAHA Female Juvenile playoff banner with a nail-biting shootout victory over Richmond, and our Atom C2 team won the 2019-20 PCAHA Female Atom Green Group playoff banner with a hard-fought 2-0 win over South Delta. Congratulations to both teams!

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Juvenile C, Peewee C1, Atom C4 win Team Achievement Awards

Our Juvenile C, Peewee C1 and Atom C4 teams won their respective PCAHA division Team Achievement Awards! These awards are presented annually to recognize the teams in each division and category, Atom and above, adjudged to have best demonstrated the attributes of sportsmanlike behaviour, fair play both on and off the ice, and cooperation with…

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Peewee C1 and Atom C2 win Cammi Granato NSWC Invitational medals

Our Peewee C1 and Atom C2 teams attended the inaugural Cammi Granato NSWC Invitational Tournament over the February 2020 Family Day long weekend. Peewee C1 lost just one round robin game to Tri Cities, who the team ended up meeting again in the Peewee C gold medal game. The game was scoreless after three periods,…

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Atom C1 wins Angels on Ice silver

  Our Atom C1 and Atom C3 teams took part in the Langley Girls Ice Hockey Association Angels on Ice Tournament over the weekend of December 28-30, 2019, with our Atom C1 team winning their division’s silver medal! Atom C1 qualified for their division’s final game after a riveting semifinal that was decided in a…

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VFIHA welcomes coach Katie Gaskin!

VFIHA is excited to officially welcome Katie Gaskin to our association! Katie will be working closely with our Midget A team in addition to working with a number of our other teams on skills development. Originally from Toronto, Ontario, Katie played four seasons of NCAA hockey, one with Wayne State University (Division I) and three…

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Emily Froese and Jaime Yee named Peewee A coaches

VFIHA is pleased to announce Emily Froese and Jaime Yee as the Peewee A coaches for the 2019-20 season. Emily and Jaime both grew up playing hockey with VFIHA, with Emily starting in Atom and Jaime in Tyke. Emily, a forward, and Jaime, a defender, played rep hockey with VFIHA from Peewee through Midget and…

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Two former Midget A players recruited by NAIT Ooks

Former VFIHA Midget A players Ashley Smith and Halle Petek will be joining the NAIT Ooks women’s hockey team for the 2019-20 season. The NAIT Ooks compete in the ACAC (Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference). What the NAIT Ooks had to say about Ashley (goalie): “We are very excited to welcome Ashley to the program. She…

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