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Illinois Hockey Hall of Fame Announces Hall of Fame 2018 Inductees!!!

The Illinois Hockey Hall of Fame announced the 2018 inductees to be enshrined into the Illinois Hockey Hall of Fame.

They include:
Joe Corvo, Brett Lebda and Darren Pang form the Players Category —
Kevin Bolger, Karen Hyde, Mary Ann Robison and Terry Stasica from the Builders Category and
John Cerza and Jack Raslawski from the Officials Category.

The 2018 IHHF Induction Dinner will be held in their honor on Sunday, January 27, 2019 at the Belvedere Banquet Hall located at 1170 West Devon Avenue in Elk Grove Village beginning at 5:00 pm. Tickets are available by contacting Norm Spiegel at 847/269-2922 or e-mail Norm at 

The Hall of Fame was established to recognize and honor the tremendous contributions of individuals who, through their dedication and tireless efforts, helped to pave the way for the future generations of kids and adults to enjoy the great sport of ice hockey.

The mission statement of the Illinois Hockey Hall of Fame is as follows: “To honor the excellence of those individuals who, through their exceptional endeavors both on and off the ice, have contributed in an extraordinary way to enhance the sport and image of hockey in Illinois.”

The IHHF Selection Committee consists of all of the living past and present presidents of the Amateur Hockey Association Illinois, Inc.
The Illinois hockey community congratulates all of this years inductees and thank them for their countless contributions to our great sport. We encourage you to attend the Induction Dinner to celebrate the accomplishments of these remarkable inductees.

SafeSport Update: USA Hockey Reporting Policy

USA Hockey’s Reporting Policy is a key part of its SafeSport Program and an effective reporting policy is crucial to preventing abuse.  Section IV of the SafeSport Handbook contains specifics on the Reporting Policy. Click HERE to download the SafeSport Handbook. Please click HERE to view the amendments to two federal statutes: (1) the Victims of Child Abuse Act of 1990 and (2) the Amateur Sports Act of 1978.

The Policy requires that every employee or volunteer of any USA Hockey Member Program must report (1) actual or perceived violations of the USA Hockey SafeSport Program Handbook, (2) any violations of the policies prohibiting Sexual Abuse, Physical Abuse, Emotional Abuse, Bullying, Threats and Harassment, and Hazing, and (3) suspicions or allegations of child physical or sexual abuse to the appropriate USA Hockey representatives.

Additionally, in all cases involving suspicions or allegations of child physical or sexual abuse, every employee or volunteer of USA Hockey Member Programs must also report to the appropriate law enforcement authorities.

To make a report to USA Hockey, you may do so either by: (1) clicking on “Report to USA Hockey” and completing the Reporting Form, (2) emailing to, or (3) calling 800-888-4656.

Reports may also be made to the Affiliate SafeSport Coordinator. The AHAI SafeSport coordinator is Paul Jakubowski; or 224.636.3216.

All reports involving sexual abuse and misconduct must be reported to the U.S. Center for SafeSport. Reports to the U.S. Center for SafeSport may be made by (1) completing an online report to the U.S. Center for SafeSport at “Report a Concern”, or by (2) calling 720-524-5640. For additional information on reporting to the U.S. Center for SafeSport, please click HERE.

USA Hockey Central District
National Select Camp & Central District Development Camp 
Girls Tryout March 22-24, 2019

Fond du Lac Blue Line Family Ice Center
550 Fond du Lac Avenue
Fond du Lac, WI 54935


USA Hockey Central District Girls’ Tryout for 2019 will be held at the Fond du Lac Blue Line Family Ice Center in Fond du Lac, WI March 22-24, 2019.  All USA Hockey registered female skaters that wish to try out for USA Hockey National Select Camps as well as the Central District Development Camp MUST attend this tryout to be evaluated.  This is an OPEN camp; any female residing in the Central District (WI, IL, MO, KS, NE, IA) is eligible to participate.  Last year, over 395 girls participated in the tryout, register between February 1 and February 15 to secure a spot. 

Please click HERE for complete details as well as "Key Dates" for the 2018-19 season.

2019 Central District Championship Dates & Location Announced

USA Hockey’s Central District has announced the dates and location for the 2019 Youth and Girls Central District Championships. Please click here for dates.

IHOA Adds Seminars in October & November!

IHOA is please to announce the addition of 2 Level 1 Seminars and 1 Level 2 Seminar to its 2018-19 Seminar Schedule. The additional dates are as follows:

Level 1
Wednesday, November 21, 2018
11:30am to 7:30pm
Leafs Ice Centre

Level 2
Wednesday, November 21, 2018
11:30am to 6:30pm
Leafs Ice Centre

Please click HERE to view 2018-19 IHOA Seminar Schedule.


AHAI offers several marketing and advertising opportunities on the following communication vehicles within AHAI: the AHAI websiteAHAI's e-news website, our bi-monthly e-newsletter, SNAPSHOT, as well as AHAI's social media sites, FacebookTwitter and Instagram. Additionally, AHAI offers print advertising in the AHAI Annual Guidebook and State Tournament Programs. Click HERE to view the 2018-19 Sponsorship & Advertising Program. If you do not see a sponsorship or advertising package that meets your needs, please contact AHAI Communication Manager, Gretchen Cockey at 630.414.1107 to discuss creating a custom marketing package for your business.

AHAI 2018-2019 CEP Clinic Schedule Opened for Registration! 

In an effort to continue to improve the level of coaching hockey in the State of Illinois the Amateur Hockey Association Illinois, Inc. along with USA Hockey has announced the Coaching Education Program (CEP) schedule for the 2018-19 season.

We encourage all coaches to check their respective CEP levels to make sure they are compliant with all of the requirements to coach in Illinois.

If you have a question about your coaching requirements or current level, please contact Paul Jakubowski at

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