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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We’re searching for an Administrator!

Vancouver Female Ice Hockey Association (VFIHA) Currently seeking qualified candidates for a paid Registration/Admin Support position. Terms: One (1) year contract (Dec 1, 2020 to Nov 30, 2021) with an option to renew for a second term. Hourly rate of pay will be commensurate with successful candidate’s level of experience. Please see below for the…

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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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Spring 4on4 League Registration is Open!

Vancouver Female Hockey Spring 4on4 League registration is now open! We accept female players ages 5-20 from the Vancouver Female & neighbouring associations, along with figure skaters, ringette and more More info and registration: http://www.vancouvergirlshockey.com/spring-4on4/   This is a recreational Spring league, aimed at players wanting to play games with friends, and have fun It…

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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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Midget A1 repeats as WickFest champion

The Vancouver Female Midget A1 team has been named a WickFest champion for the second year in a row. The team went 3-1 in the round robin, playing teams from Calgary, Airdrie, Saskatoon and Montana, before going on to win the championship game 3-0 against Calgary. Congrats to the team! Their banner will be hung…

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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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Cheryl Clark Passing

VFIHA is deeply saddened to hear of the passing of one of our beloved coaches, Cheryl Clark. Cheryl coached with VFIHA for over a decade on various teams, from Tyke to Peewee A to Midget C. Her infectious positivity, genuine heart, and dedication to the things she loved impacted the lives of countless players and…

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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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Date set for August Come Try Hockey

Our next Come Try Hockey event is taking place Saturday August 24 at 11:00am at Killarney Arena! Come and join us for this free and fun on-ice session. Find out more at http://www.vancouvergirlshockey.com/come-try-hockey/

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AGM to take place May 27

Our AGM will be taking place on May 27 at 7:00pm at Killarney Community Centre! We’d love for you to come out and meet everyone who helps make VFIHA work as well as explore opportunities to get involved – the biggest reason VFIHA has had immense success over the past five years is due to…

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New player registration now open!

New player registration for the 2019-20 season is NOW OPEN! Whether you are new to the sport or have played it before, come and join us for a fun and exciting season of hockey. Returning players are also still able to register. Our registration numbers this season are already off the charts! If an age…

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2018-19 Season Recap

Another fantastic season has come and gone, and while we are already looking forward to next season (register here!), we’d also like to look back on the last few months and celebrate everything that our association has accomplished. Here are just a few highlights from the 2018-19 season! 21 teams and over 290 players: VFIHA…

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Midget A competes in BC Hockey Championships

  Our Midget A team had some close games at the BC Hockey Female Midget Championships this March, finishing with a 1-3-1 record. They topped off the experience with a visit to Coach Dean’s cousin’s farm to roast marshmallows and hotdogs! More info on the Championships can be found at https://www.bchockey.net/Cham…/ScheduleandScoresDetail.aspx…  

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Bantam C1 wins playoff banner

Our Bantam C1 team has won the PCAHA Female Bantam Blue Group playoff banner! The Bantam C1 team and the Surrey Falcons were tied 0-0 for much of the final game, but with just three minutes remaining, a partial breakaway resulted in a goal for the Angels! The team added an empty net goal to…

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VFIHA teams playing in championship finals

Our Bantam C1, Bantam C2, Peewee C1 and Atom C3 teams are all playing in their respective championship finals! Bantam C1 will be playing Surrey, Peewee C1 will be playing Western Washington, and Bantam C2 and Atom C3 will be playing North Shore. Good luck to all the teams, and have fun!

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Midget A headed to provincials

Our Midget A team is off to the BC Hockey Midget Female Championship in March in Fort St. John! Congratulations team! We can’t wait to cheer you on. More information: https://www.bchockey.net/Championships/HostInfo.aspx

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