IHA hosts successful virtual national officiating Seminar

Over two days in the last weekend of February Ice Hockey Australia hosted the inaugural Virtual National Officiating Seminar. This seminar, open to all officials in IHA was attended by over 50 officials from all member states and association. Additional attendees from various coaching and disciplinary portfolios where also able to participate. While this was… Read more »

2019-2020 IIHF Championship Program

IIHF Championship Program The following officials have been assigned to officiate at IIHF World Championships for the 2019/2020 season: Gabrielle Aston – Referee at 2020 IIHF Women’s World Championship Division III, Bulgaria, Sofia, 4/12/2019 to 10/12/2019 Bethany Bowshall – Linesman at the 2020 IIHF U18 Women’s World Championship Division I, Group A, Germany, Fussen, 3/1/2020… Read more »

2019-2020 IIHF Licenses

IIHF Licenses The following officials have been allocated an IIHF License for the 2018/2019 season. Referee Linesman Gabrielle Aston NSW F B Nicholas Air NSW M C Ainslie Gardner QLD F B Bethany Bowshall SA F B Robert Love-Dekazos VIC M C Joshua Delle Coste WA M C Grainge Phillips QLD M B Russell Dow… Read more »

Officiating Positions – Expressions of Interest

Ice Hockey Australia (IHA), seeks expressions of interest from suitably qualified persons for the following positions: National Officiating Manager National Officiating Performance Manager The board of IHA has restructured its officiating structure to better meet our objectives in this area. This restructure sees the traditional role of the RIC split between 2 new positions. Essentially,… Read more »

Defence Force Ice Hockey Connection

History was made in Adelaide when, for the first time, all officials in an ice hockey competition were not only Air Force members but all Flight Lieutenants (FLTLTs). The Australian Ice Hockey League (AIHL) match, between the Sydney Ice Dogs and Adelaide Adrenaline on 23 June 2019, was officiated by Australian Defence Force Ice Hockey… Read more »