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About DAHA

M i s s i o n 

S t a t e m e n t


Our mission is to provide all youth an opportunity to participate and excel through the sport of hockey while building and developing sportsmanship, self-esteem, confidence, and respect for others.

                                                                                
 

 

Duluth Amateur Hockey Association 

partners with the

Bayfront Blues Festival

 

The Duluth Amateur Hockey Association (DAHA) will once again partner with the Bayfront Blues Festival this summer, August 8, 9, and 10, 2014. We will need volunteers to help DAHA staff the beer and wine tent. 100% of our profits will be distributed to our programs, rinks, families, and players. We had a great group of volunteers last year, and we had a lot of fun! Please consider volunteering for a shift during the Blues Festival weekend and help us support our young players and neighborhood rinks! Call or email the DAHA office if you have any interest in volunteering.   

daha@duluthhockey.com

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EQUIPMENT EXCHANGE

(All Hockey equipment welcome, EXCEPT for HELMETS)

&

STICK SALE

September 21st 11:00-3:00 Heritage Sport Center, Sill Arena

 Drop off: Friday, September 19th 5:00-7:00pm and Sunday, September 21st 8:30-10:30am, Heritage Sports Center, Sill Arena

How the Equipment exchange works:

  • Drop off your used gear on Friday, September 19th 5:00-7:00pm or Sunday, September 21st 8:30-10:30am at Heritage Sports Center, Sill Arena

  • Stop by on Sunday, September 21st between 11:00-3:00 Heritage Sport Center, Sill Arena and pick up some needed free gear.

How the Stick sale works:

  • Drop off your used stick on Friday, September 19th 5:00-7:00pm or Sunday, September 21st8:30-10:30am at Heritage Sports Center, Sill Arena

  • Pay a $10 listing fee (DAHA fundraiser)

  • Fill out a sale tag with your contact information and stick price.

  • Decided if it doesn’t sell if you want to donate the stick to your rink for “stickless” kids

  • If your stick sells you get your asking price mailed to you after the sale. If your stick does not sell, and you decided not to donate it, you can pick it up on Monday at Heritage.

 

 


DAHA Services

 

• Indoor arena management (ice rental, facility maintenance and management)

• Game scheduling

• League coordination in NE Minnesota (District 11)

• Learn-to-skate program for ages 5-10 year olds

• Coaches and referee clinics

• Open Skating for Families and Community

• Financial assistance for new players and those in need (over $10,000.00 in 2013-2014)

• Tournaments for all levels that support teams and associations

• Coaches and oversight of Peewee, Bantam, and Junior Gold “A” level teams

• Governing body for USA Hockey and Minnesota Amateur Hockey Assoc. rules and guidelines

• Clearing house for information on rule changes

• Funds from Teammates in Success to support hockey and arenas ($40,000.00 annually)

• Grant seeking for arena and hockey program improvement

Economic Impact

$9 million + in economic benefit from the winter hockey activities

Email: daha@duluthhockey.com


DAHA began operations in 1963
There are 10 Rink Member Associations
There were 739 players for the 2013-2014 season
Playing levels and team numbers for 2014-2015

Coed: 7 Mite 1 teams (ages 5-6)

7 Mite 2 teams (ages 7-8)

11 Squirt teams (ages 9-10)       

7 PeeWee teams (ages 11-12)

5 Bantam teams (ages 13-14)    

Girls:  1-8U team, 1-10U teams,        2-12U teams, 1-14U teams

*A Total of 43 teams*

Governing Body:

16 – member board elected by membership for a two year term, serving on committees:
Players and Coaches Development,
Finance,
Rules and Grievance,
Publicity and Promotions
Representation of 10 rink associations by rink directors
Executive Director and Staff
City-owned Arena managed by DAHA:
Fryberger Arena - Allendale Ave & Isanti St.
 
 

Clarke Coole

Executive Director

Phone: (218)728-8000

Amanda J. Carlson

Office Manager

Phone: (218)728-8000