News and Announcements


Our Saanich and Victoria rep co-op is seeking coaches for the 2018-19 season.  

If you possess the following, we would like to hear from you:
- A desire to assist our players in the development of their hockey and life skills
- Knowledge and understanding of the minor hockey system in British Columbia
- Must be able to provide a current “Police Vulnerable Sector Check” report
- Current coaching certifications that meet the requirements outlined by VIAHA and BC Hockey for coaching at the level applied for

As per the direction of the SMHA / VMHA Co-op Committee regarding Rep hockey, at the Tier 1 Level, our aim is to select the best qualified applicant.

Coaches who are short-listed for Co-op Representative coaching positions will be contacted by the Coach Selection Panel of the Co-op Rep Program, and may be requested to provide additional information to the selection panel and / or participate in an interview.

Click here to apply:

Coaching applications for Victoria Minor Hockey recreational positions will be available soon.


Do you know of a young person between the ages of 6 & 10 that has never played our great game of hockey and might be interested in trying the sport? Please forward this to them!

We are thrilled to be a host for the Canadian Tire First Shift Program this fall!

Designed to help kids fall in love with hockey before buying all the gear, our six-week learn to play program focuses on having fun while learning basic skills. Equipment is included with registration, which is only $199.

Participant registration fee of $199 includes:

  • BAUER Equipment (Head-to-Toe)
  • Welcome Event
  • Equipment fitting demonstration
  • Expert fit session and equipment distribution

On-Ice Experience including:

  • 6 Weeks, 1 session/week, 1 hour on a consistent day and time
  • Focus on Fun and Learn to Play
  • Insurance for participants

Registration is open on June 1, 2018 on a first come, first served basis.
Registration link:

For full details, go to

Program dates:

Our welcome event and equipment fitting will be on Tuesday, October 2nd. Location to be determined.

All on-ice sessions will be at Archie Browning Arena at 8:30 am on the following dates:
October 21st 2018
October 28th 2018
November 4th 2018
November 18th 2018
November 25th 2018
December 2nd 2018

The attached document shows what equipment is included.

The document FirstShift_EquipmentCard.pdf was attached to this post.


Victoria Hockey school has two weeks of camp for skaters and goalies from novice to midget! By grouping by age and ability, Victoria Hockey School offers skill development for both recreational and competitive streams. Camps will be at Panorama and Oak Bay Rec. Head to their site for details.


Enio Sacilotto is an Internationally renowned professional hockey coach, mental trainer and team building expert in addition a teacher, public speaker, workshop facilitator of 34 years. Most recently Enio worked with the Victoria Royals of the Western Hockey League and the Croatian Senior Men’s National Team at the 2017 World Championships.

Coach Enio has camps at Oak Bay Arena in early July for atom to midget!

Oak Bay Arena Victoria , BC July 3 & 4, 2018

Forwards Camp
Oak Bay Arena Victoria, BC July 5 & 6, 2018

Click here for details on these camps:


Bring a friend who might want to try hockey! Sessions are free and hosted by VIAHA. Details are attached.

The document Poster_-_VIAHA_Female_Bring_a_Friend_Come_Try_Hockey_-_Pearkes_Arena_Venue.pdf was attached to this post.