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Giving Tuesday: FHO is Dedicated

FHO is Dedicated

Discipline Hockey Ontario is an all-volunteer, not-for-profit group devoted to “develop the sport” of discipline hockey for ladies and boys throughout Ontario in every group” Our aim is to convey communities collectively by way of the love of the game and to supply a optimistic atmosphere and expertise for gamers, coaches, umpires, volunteers and all concerned. We wish to thank all of our volunteers who’re dedicated to giving again to their group. Your laborious work and dedication doesn’t go unnoticed. 

 Jean Main: 

 “I at present stay in Burlington. I’ve beloved the sport of discipline hockey since grade 9 so any likelihood I’ve to present again, I’ll. My involvement permits me to remain concerned with the sport, see all of the adjustments through the years and see so many mates that I’ve coached, performed with or volunteered with. Discipline hockey is a group so that you at all times know somebody at a recreation.

I at present actually take pleasure in volunteering on the tech desk for OFSAA every year. As a former highschool coach, I take pleasure in watching the sport up shut and re- uniting with so many mates”.

Catherine Croucher:

I stay in Newmarket, Ontario. Initially I  performed in Quebec, after which Oakville and Toronto. I taught, coached and umpired within the York Area for over 30 years.  I used to be on the OFSsA sport committee for Discipline Hockey for over 20 years.  After I retired, I used to be requested to be a part of an award committee and thought it might be a fantastic continuation of my involvement in FHO.

My favorite volunteer experiences can be Pan Am video games discipline hockey and the Nationals in Toronto 2019. It was nice to reconnect with so many individuals from throughout Canada and to look at such excessive stage hockey.


 Diane Huneault:

I stay in Burlington the place the Halton Discipline Hockey Membership is my native membership.  Since I first encountered discipline hockey in my late teenagers, the game has captivated me.  I’ve volunteered on the Membership, Area and Provincial ranges through the years as an organizer, coach and official to be able to assist develop the game into extra of a mainstream sport in order that extra individuals will discover the enjoyment that I’ve discovered from collaborating. I significantly wish to see the game develop at native ranges by rising leisure and developmental participation. My early volunteering for the Provincial group was with the Ontario Ladies’s Discipline Hockey Affiliation (previous to FHO) the place I advocated on the Board stage for established Golf equipment to develop leisure home leagues inside their native areas. Sadly, there are nonetheless too few native leagues in our province. Beginning within the mid-2000s I labored on a committee to prepare and run a Provincial Junior Growth League. At the moment my Membership had a well-established and rising home league for U18 gamers, and a extra aggressive league to problem gamers with the talents and curiosity to play at the next stage was a step that was wanted to supply alternatives for our members. Over the previous decade I’ve served on FHO’s volunteer Board of Administrators for six years and on FHO committees together with the 1985 Fund for Ladies Committee and the Membership Assist Committee.  It pleases me that FHO has been capable of direct substantial sources in direction of Membership assist and rising the participant base on the native stage prior to now couple of years. Volunteers are key to growing and sustaining native stage sport.

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