KOHA is excited to be hosting this national event that will bring the top 14U tier II teams to our community. This tournament will have 40 teams, approx 700 players participating in 77 games starting March 31, 2022 and ending with the championship games on April 4, 2022.
We will be in need of community help from volunteers for various positions throughout the tournament so please consider helping out and being a part of this great event.
Please click the blue button below and watch this page for volunteer opportunities
KOHA's Beginning Hockey program starts December 4th, Learn to Skate session 2 starts January 15th.
Click the link below to find detailed descriptions of both programs and the cost
KOHA HOLIDAY SKATING DEVELOPMENT CLINIC
Featuring professional POWER Skating Coach Marcie Kierpiec & the KOHA Skill Development Team Staff
6U & 8U/10U/12U/14U, 16U & HIGH SCHOOL & ADULT*
4 Sessions Total Per Age Group
2 Sessions For Adults*
DECEMBER 28 & 29, 2021
6U & 8U - 8AM & 1PM
10U - 9AM & 2PM
12U - 10AM & 3PM
14U, 16U & HS - 11AM & 4PM
ADULT* - 7PM
The clinic will feature Professional POWER (Performance Optimized With Edges & Reactions) Skating Coach Marcie Kierpiec focusing on skating technique. The on-ice focus will consist of deep edge control, quick transitions, agility and balance drills as well as many other skating movements that are applicable to the game of hockey. Marcie is a renowned skating instructor with extensive experience working with hockey players and the USA Hockey National Development Team Program.
COST: $200 for 4 sessions & $100 for ADULT two sessions
The Kalamazoo Optimist Hockey Association (KOHA), established in 1965, is a 501 (c)(3) non-profit organization whose mission is to provide every boy and girl in southwest Michigan the opportunity to enjoy at excel at the game of hockey.
KOHA's vision is to be a regional destination and national leader for youth hockey. From Learn To Skate through high school-aged players, KOHA has programs for everyone! KOHA is proud to be one of USA Hockey's original Model Associations, and continues to forge new partnerships to provide our players with the best development opportunities.