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Mike Trimboli Named New President Of USA Hockey

Mike Trimboli, a New York native who has been involved in grass-roots hockey as a player, coach, official and administrator for parts of the past six decades, was elected the new president of USA Hockey at a Board of Directors Meeting as part of the organization’s virtual Annual Congress. Trimboli succeeds Jim Smith, who served the […]

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Sports and COVID-19: The Impact on the Sports-Event Industry

The coronavirus outbreak has forced difficult decisions for the sports-event industry. Nearly every major sporting event has been canceled, moved or postponed. Here is a look at where things stand. Click here for the latest on COVID-19’s Effect on the Sports-Event Industry. Wednesday, June 9 OLYMPICS: Tokyo 2020 Spectator Decision Expected by End of June […]

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AAA Becomes Official Travel Provider of USA Hockey

USA Hockey has reached a multi-year partnership with AAA Club Alliance that designated AAA as the official travel provider of USA Hockey. Under terms of the deal, AAA will also become an official partner of USA Hockey. “It’s great to welcome AAA to our corporate partner family,” said Pat Kelleher, executive director of USA Hockey. […]

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Buffalo Sabres forward Jack Eichel skates during the second period of a hockey game against the New York Rangers on February 15, 2021, in Buffalo, New York. (AP Photo/Jeffrey T. Barnes)

Sabres Star Selling NFT in Collaboration with USA Hockey

Buffalo Sabres star Jack Eichel is launching a series of non-funigble tokens (NFT) in collaboration with USA Hockey. Hosted on OpenSea, the Jack Eichel x Fox Ellis NFT Collection Auction features 25 NFTs and runs through May 4. There will be 15 Super Rookie NFTs, nine Captain Jack NFTs and one Jack Eichel x USA […]

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USA Hockey to Use Clear2Play at IIHF U18 Men’s World Championship

USA Hockey will use Clear2Play as part of its safety efforts associated with hosting the International Ice Hockey Federation U18 Men’s World Championship, which will be staged April 26 – May 6 in Frisco and Plano, Texas. USA Hockey earlier announced that it intended to use the technology at several upcoming events. Clear2Play is an […]

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USA Hockey Announces 2021 National Championship Sites

USA Hockey has adjusted all of the dates and four sites for its 2021 national championships, which overall will be in eight cities in eight states. The national governing body has organized the country’s ice hockey national championship tournaments since 1938 as more than 4,000 players compete for American hockey top honors in youth, girls, […]

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Clear2Play offers organizers a way to track COVID-19 symptoms among participants and store any waivers that need to be signed.

Clear2Play Offers Way to Track COVID-19 Compliance

Bill Kerig seems to have a knack for easing the pain points of sports organizations. In 2012, he founded RallyMe, a crowdsourcing company that aimed to help youth and amateur sports organizations as well as national governing bodies address one of their biggest needs — fundraising. Now through his new company, Clear2Play, he is addressing […]

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USA Hockey Reaches Deal with Clear2Play

USA Hockey has reached a multi-year partnership with Clear2Play to make the company’s product to become the official athlete safety software of the national governing body. Clear2Play, founded in 2018, works to ensure athlete safety through a web and mobile app that provides customizable daily health checks, test and vaccine tracking, and a flexible digital […]

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USA Hockey Partners With Concussion Education Program

USA Hockey is increasing visibility around concussion awareness, announcing a partnership with TeachAids to use its CrashCourse program as a resource in the national governing body’s overall education materials. TeachAids, a nonprofit in global education innovation, created CrashCourse to improve understanding and awareness surrounding concussions among youth athletes in all sports. The program was created in collaboration […]

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Pat Kelleher Elected Chair of NGB Council

USA Hockey Executive Director Pat Kelleher has been elected to a four-year term as the chair of the National Governing Bodies Council, made up of chief executives of the national governing bodies and Paralympic sports organizations affiliated with the U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Committee. The NGB Council represents the consensus views of the NGBs and […]

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