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Buy & Sell with AVMHA

To help parents find & sell used hockey equipment for their kids, we will be post on this website any hockey equipment you have available or what you are looking for.

Postings will remain on the website for at least 30 days.  If you have found or sold the posted equipment, please notify us so we can remove it.

It is as easy as an email with the following information to avmha.webadmin@shaw.ca to have your ad posted:

For Sale or ISO (In search of)

* Name &/or description of item:
* Size &/or age of child:
* Price range:
* Contact Name:
* Email:
* Phone Number:
(attach Photo if applicable)


All ads will be posted on the “Buy & Sell” page.

There will be a link on the AV Minor Hockey Facebook page.

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Roxanne at avmha.webadmin@shaw.ca

 or ph. 250-723-9939

 

Local Awards from VIAHA AGM

ALBERNI VALLEY NEWS:  June 4, 2019 – Local Sports

Alberni hockey official honoured for dedication to his sport

Isaac McDonald received the VIAHA Most Deserving Official Award (in photo).

Blake Moore received the 2019 Summer Officiating School Scholarship.

Congratulations!

IMPORTANT – News from the 2019 VIAHA AGM

2019 Bulldogs Summer Hockey School

Click here for .pdf of brochure:  2019 AVB Hockey School Brochure

Group 1 $250.

Group 2 $250.

Group 3 $125.

Proposed Changes to AVMHA Bylaws

The AVMHA Executive has approved the following amendments to the AVMHA Bylaws.  These amendments were presented to the membership at the AGM on May 15th 2019 and approved.  These changes will  take effect at the AGM in 2020.


Current AVMHA Constitution & Bylaws

(11 pages .pdf)


 

By-Law 3: MeetingsParagraph: 3

Rationale:

To ensure a quorum is present for management committee meeting, representing the additional 3 proposed and elected members.

Current Wording:

Management Committee Meetings shall be held monthly and at the call of the President. A quorum consisting of not less than 4 of the (7) seven of members of the Executive Committee must be in attendance for the Management Committee Meeting to take place.

Changes to read:

Management Committee Meetings shall be held monthly and at the call of the President. A quorum consisting of not less than  6 of the 10 (ten) of members of the Executive Committee must be in attendance for the Management Committee Meeting to take place.


By-Law 4: VotingParagraph: (d)

Rationale:

To increase the number of elected members, bringing AVMHA in line with other associations of the same size.

Current Wording:

Voting for the vacant officers positions shall be in the following order: • President • Vice President • Treasurer • Registrar • Secretary • Director at Large A • Director at Large B, depending upon which positions are up for election.

Changes to read:

Voting for the vacant officers positions shall be in the following order: • President • Vice President • Treasurer • Registrar • Secretary • Director at Large A • Director at Large B • Director at Large C • Director at Large D • Director at Large E, depending upon which positions are up for election.


By-Law 5: OFFICERS, DUTIES AND POWERS  – Paragraph:  1 – 2

Rationale:

To increase the number of elected members, bringing AVMHA in line with other associations of the same size.

Current Wording:

1. The officers of the Association shall be, the Past President, President, Vice-President, Secretary, Treasurer, Registrar and two Director at Large.

2. The following officers shall be elected at the Annual General Meeting for the terms shown below:

a) President, Director at Large A, Treasurer, Registrar will be elected in odd numbered years for a 2 year term

b) Vice-President, Director at Large B, Secretary will be elected in even numbered years for a 2 year term.

Changes to read:

1. The officers of the Association shall be, the Past President, President, Vice-President, Secretary, Treasurer, Registrar, and five Director at Large.

2. The following officers shall be elected at the Annual General Meeting for the terms shown below:

a) President, Director at Large A, Treasurer, Registrar, Director at Large C, will be elected in odd numbered years for a 2 year term

b) Vice-President, Director at Large B, Secretary, Director at Large D, and Director at Large E will be elected in even numbered years for a 2 year term.


By-Law 5: OFFICERS, DUTIES AND POWERS  – Paragraph: 7

Rationale:

To ensure that the directors who choose to occupy a position with the Association will remain current and knowledgeable with all information to act in their official capacity.

Current Wording:  (none)

Changes to read:

It should be the intention of every director to uphold the responsibilities of their position by attending executive meetings, or in extreme cases make alternate arrangements. Any elected member of the executive having not attended three (3) consecutive meetings may be subject to removal by the Executive Committee. The member shall have an opportunity to meet with the committee of a whole to determine alternative solutions prior to such removal.


By-Law 5: OFFICERS, DUTIES AND POWERS Paragraph: 9

Rationale:

To ensure that the position of president of the association remains he/she who is elected by the association.

Current Wording:

The Vice President shall, in the absence of the President, have all the powers and duties of the President.

NOTE: The Vice President shall carry out other duties as may be specified from time to time in the Association’s Policies and Procedures Manual.

Changes to read:

The Vice President shall, in the absence of the President, have all the powers and duties of the President. Should the President vacate the position, the Vice President will have all the duties & Powers of the President until the next AGM when the position will be up for election.

NOTE: The Vice President shall carry out other duties as may be specified from time to time in the Association’s Policies and Procedures Manual.


By-Law 6: COMMITTEES, DUTIES AND POWERSParagraph: 1

Rationale:

To increase the number of elected members, bringing AVMHA in line with other associations of the same size.

Current Wording:

The Management Committee shall oversee the operations and function of the association as prescribed by the Association’s Policies and Procedures Manual. The Management Committee shall consist of:

a) Officers of the Association as elected at the Annual General Meeting: President – Vice-President – Director at Large A – Director at Large B – Secretary – Treasurer – Registrar – Past President. – plus –

b) Coordinators as appointed by the Executive following the Annual General Meeting: Equipment Coordinator – Coaching Coordinator – Referee in Chief – Fund Raising/Sponsorship Coordinator – Public Relations Coordinator – Gaming & Licensing Coordinator – Initiation Program Coordinator – Risk Management Coordinator – Female Player Coordinator – Competitive/Development Team Coordinator – Recreational Team Coordinator. – plus –

c) Divisional Managers as appointed by the officers following the Annual General Meeting: From the Recreational teams: one person from each division, female teams being inclusive. Mites Division Manager – Novice Division Manager – Atom Division Manager – Peewee Division Manager – Bantam Division Manager – Midget Division Manager.

d) From the Competitive teams: one person from each division, female teams being inclusive. Atom Development Team Manager – Peewee Team Manager – Bantam Team Manager – Midget Team Manager. – plus

e) The past president (for the term outlined in Bylaw 5.7)

Changes to read:

The Management Committee shall oversee the operations and function of the association as prescribed by the Association’s Policies and Procedures Manual. The Management Committee shall consist of:

a) Officers of the Association as elected at the Annual General Meeting: President – Vice-President – Director at Large A – Director at Large B – Director at Large C – Director at Large D- Director at Large E– Secretary – Treasurer – Registrar  – Past President and Honorary Life Members – plus

b) Coordinators as appointed by the Executive following the Annual General Meeting: Equipment Coordinator – Ice Allocator – Coaching Coordinator – Referee in Chief – Fund Raising/Sponsorship Coordinator – Public Relations Coordinator – Gaming & Licensing Coordinator – Initiation Program Coordinator – Risk Management Coordinator – Female Player Coordinator – Competitive/Development Team Coordinator – Recreational Team Coordinator. – plus –

c) Divisional Managers as appointed by the officers following the Annual General Meeting: From the Recreational teams: one person from each division, female teams being inclusive. Mites Division Manager – Novice Division Manager – Atom Division Manager – Peewee Division Manager – Bantam Division Manager – Midget Division Manager.

d) From the Competitive teams: one person from each division, female teams being inclusive. Atom Development Team Manager – Peewee Team Manager – Bantam Team Manager – Midget Team Manager. – plus

e) The past president (for the term outlined in Bylaw 5.7) plus honorary lifetime members as per By-law 1.8(b)


 

2019 Awards Banquet

April 5, 2019 – AVMHA Awards Banquet was held at Glenwood Centre to a full house.  Thank you to Granny’s Chicken & Quality Foods for providing the dinner (Pizza, chicken, salads, vegetable trays).
Here are the highlights:


Team Player Awards went to:

 

Atom Team 1 – Tigers Coach:  Mike Foster

  • Most Dedicated Player – Linden Higgins
  • Most Sportsmanlike Player – Dean Holcombe
  • Most Improved Player – Jean Smit

Atom Team 2 – Knights Coaches:  Brad Golbeck, Katie Isherwood

  • Most Dedicated Player – Alex Fred
  • Most Sportsmanlike Player – Aiden Wilson
  • Most Improved Player – Sierra Scott

Atom Team 3 – Vicious Grapes Coaches:  Kerri Poirier, Jasmine Meikle

  • Most Dedicated Player – Malcolm Shillito
  • Most Sportsmanlike Player – Gavin Saran
  • Most Improved Player – Lane Dumont

Atom Development Coaches Shai Porter, Mike Doucette, Dan Cheetham, Kord Kozocari.

  • Most Dedicated Player – Deacon Massop
  • Most Sportsmanlike Player – Mackenzie Alarie
  • Most Improved Player – Bennett Moes

Peewee Team 1 – Coaches:  Kyle Penner, Keith Austin, Tyler Brown, Ryan Sexton

  • Most Dedicated Player – Kaleena Penner
  • Most Sportsmanlike Player – Justin Barrowcliff
  • Most Improved Player – Tony Nickel

Peewee Team 2 – Coaches:  Rob Ivezich, Chris McCollister, Kyle Alarie

  • Most Dedicated Player – Hunter Alarie
  • Most Sportsmanlike Player – Kaitlyn Saunders
  • Most Improved Player – Josh Sutherland

Peewee Tier 3 – Coaches:  Mike Souchuck, Shawn Austin, Trevor Ruel

  • Most Dedicated Player – Jace Fedirchuk
  • Most Sportsmanlike Player – Brynn Austin
  • Most Improved Player – Alex McKenzie

Bantam Team 1 – Coaches:  Bob King, Curtis Buxton, Mike Cole

  • Most Dedicated Player – Ryshard Pouliot
  • Most Sportsmanlike Player – Jimmy Cook
  • Most Improved Player – River O’Neil-Johns

Bantam Team 2 – Coaches:  Steve Tramer, Kelly Brossoit, Trevor Ruel, Mike Bray.

  • Most Dedicated Player – Ryann Tramer
  • Most Sportsmanlike Player – Wiley Olson
  • Most Improved Player – Aiden Poirier-Barnes

Bantam Tier 3 – Coaches:  Wade Nicklin, Shawn Banman, Matt Netzer.

  • Most Dedicated Player – Jacob Hebert
  • Most Sportsmanlike Player – Blake Moore
  • Most Improved Player – Hudson Swann

Midget Team 1 – Coaches:  Brent Rose, Scott Rushton, Dave Shanks.

  • Most Dedicated Player – Mason Maddison
  • Most Sportsmanlike Player – Zakeysha Corey
  • Most Improved Player – Austin Kuc

Midget Team 2 – Underdogs – Coaches:  Ryan Dwolinsky, Kord Kozocari

  • Most Dedicated Player – Jordan Villafane
  • Most Sportsmanlike Player – Brad Kozocari
  • Most Improved Player – Cody Sutherland

Midget Tier 3 – Coaches:  Shawn Elder, Kevin Erickson, Brock Elder

  • Most Dedicated Player – John Pley
  • Most Sportsmanlike Player – Noah Braiden
  • Most Improved Player – Carson Steel

Individual Awards presented:

Jessica States Memorial Award

  • Brynn Austin

Rookie Referee of the Year

  • Ethan Sutherland

Top Referee of the Year

  • Riley Swanson

Coach of the Year

  • Ryan Dwolinsky

Volunteer of the Year (Marilyn Gibson Trophy)

  • Sarah Bielert

Above & Beyond:

  • Karen Kozocari