News and Announcements


The Victoria Hockey School now offers 2 weeks of camp:

Aug 21 – Aug 25, 2017: Panorama Rec Center
Aug 28 – Sept 1, 2017: Oak Bay Rec Center

The Victoria Hockey School delivers world class instruction while putting a smile on the face of every player.

Train with former professional players who are now youth hockey development experts at the Victoria Hockey School this summer. The Victoria Hockey School is a great summer hockey school for players of all ages, Novice to Bantam. We believe in teaching using innovative methods, learning through play, and allowing players to feel both welcome and confident in their abilities.

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Coaching Positions for the 2017-18 Season
Saanich Minor Hockey Association & Victoria Minor Hockey Association Rep Co-op

Applications are now being accepted for the 2017-2018 season for all co-op rep teams in the Peewee, Bantam and Midget divisions. At the Tier 1 Level, our preference is to select qualified, paid, non-parent* head coaches where possible. However, our overall goal is to select the candidates best suited for the success of the co-op representative program and the development of our youth talent. Both parent and non-parent* coaches are encouraged to apply for all positions. 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 by August 21, 2017
  • Current coaching certifications that meet the requirements outlined by VIAHA and BC Hockey for coaching at this level

Remuneration, based on experience, is available for qualified non-parent* candidates. To explore this opportunity, qualified candidates are invited to complete an online application.
Click here for the application form:

Applications must be received by 11:59pm on Sunday, June 25, 2017.

While we appreciate the interest of all applicants, only those under consideration will be contacted for an interview. Interviews will be conducted by a panel of representatives from the Board of Directors of SMHA and VMHA.

Any coaches who have already submitted their coaching application via the 2017-2018 SMHA Coaching Application Form are not required to submit a new one.

Questions? Contact either:
Grant Smith, SMHA Director of Coaching:
Mark Grambart, VMHA Representative Hockey Governor:


Congratulations to VMHA alumnus Sydney Akai doing this fall? After playing this year with the Female Midget A S. Island Royals, she is headed to the US:

School name: Mckendree university
Team name: Mckendree Bearcats
Division: NCAA D2 ( compete in ACHA D1)
Location: Lebanon, Illinois
Major: athletic training or sports physiology

Have a great season Syd!


VMHA would like to congratulate Ethan Brandwood, selected in the 2017 Bantam Draft: Round Seven – #146 – Kamloops Blazers: Ethan Brandwood, D, Victoria, B.C.;

The complete bantam draft results are available on the following website: