Coaches Room

Registration for 2023-2024 Season is now open!

By |2023-05-20T13:37:52-04:00May 19th, 2023|

Registration is now open!  Have you registered for your Dragon’s spot yet? We here at the Heartland Dragons want everyone to have an opportunity to play Hockey.  Our goal is to deliver a successful year of grass-roots minor hockey focused on fitness, fun and friendship without the distractions of politics, economics and other issues that take away from the enjoyment that we know the game can and should provide.  We also recognize the high cost of hockey and we strive to return great value to our players and families. Our organization offers better value through a full range of hockey [...]

Gold & “A” Coaching Positions Available! 2023-2024 Season

By |2022-12-10T20:58:51-05:00December 9th, 2022|

2023-2024 Season   Heartland Dragons Hockey Association of Mississauga Press Release:   Heartland Dragons currently have "Gold & A" positions available for volunteer coaches and assistant coaches, both new and seasoned. If you are interested in participating and taking your rightful place in a fulfilling role to help mentor and develop minor hockey players, the Dragons Want You! Several positions are available! Please contact: Cary Leon 416-220-8625  

UPDATED: House League Evaluations Round 2 Sunday October 16th schedule

By |2022-12-07T02:46:40-05:00October 11th, 2022|

Hello Dragon Nation, Welcome to the 2022-2023 hockey season with Heartland Dragons!! Please find the 2022-2023 House League Evaluations schedule below, and also available for download as a PDF by clicking here ->  Copy of 22-23 EVALUATIONS Sunday October 16th 2022 Evaluations will start on October 2nd. The season will start October 22nd and official practices will start October 23rd. Please ensure that you have your TeamSnap (TS) app installed on your device and can see your evaluation team. When you arrive at the rink with your player to attend your division evaluation, please check in at the registration desk [...]

Heartland Hockey Coaches Meeting – September 14th at 7pm

By |2022-12-07T02:46:40-05:00September 4th, 2022|

Hi Coaches. I hope everyone has been keeping well. We have scheduled an in-person only meeting for our Head Coach Meeting this year. Wednesday, September 14th   7:00 pm - Vic Johnston Community Centre, Hazel McCallion Banquet Hall. Please confirm your attendance via TeamSnap. Call if you have any questions. Coach Joe

HOKEH: Help Our Kids Enjoy Hockey – New & Gently Used Equipment Program

By |2022-12-07T02:46:40-05:00September 1st, 2022|

Hi Dragons!! The Heartland Dragons' HOKEH (Help Our Kids Enjoy Hockey) equipment program is officially here!  HOKEH is the Heartland Dragons Hockey Association’s (HDHA) newest effort to reduce the cost of hockey equipment for players registered in the association’s House League Program. We are please to announce that registration for HOKEH will be open starting September 1, 2022 at 7pm. (For those JR Dragons parents who are waiting to pick up their Hockey Protective Kits, please register for this program as per the instructions in the attached document. There will be no fee for you to pay.) If you have [...]

Heartland Dragons Annual General Meeting

By |2022-12-07T02:46:41-05:00May 3rd, 2022|

All registered members are invited to the Heartland Dragon's Annual General Meeting.  The Annual meeting’s purpose is to ensure that all persons having an interest in the Heartland Dragons Hockey Association has the opportunity to vote on the Board of Directors elections; and proposed amendments to the HDHA Constitution or its By-Laws. We are also seeking new Board members and you are encouraged to attend if you are interested in joining the Board. Zoom invite below: Topic: Heartland Dragons AGM Time: May 16, 2022 07:00 PM EST Join Zoom Meeting Meeting ID: 896 1515 2034 Passcode: 087404 One tap [...]

Thank You to All of our Coach Volunteers

By |2022-12-07T02:46:41-05:00April 27th, 2022|

As another sports season wraps up, we’d like to take a minute to marvel at the wonder that is the volunteer youth hockey coach. By the time parents finish the train-wreck that is dressing and fully equipping their kids for every practice and game each week, they are pretty excited to send their player(s) out on the ice.  But the coaches? They feed, dress and prep their own kid(s) and then spend the next hour or two with ten to fourteen more! Once the players finally arrive at the rink (late, probably—we’re so sorry, they really tried), the kids truly [...]

House League Playoff Division Splits

By |2022-12-07T02:46:42-05:00February 11th, 2022|

Hello Dragon Nation, Here is the playoff breakdown for those divisions needing to split. Thanks Coach Joe   SECTION 1 - DIVISIONAL CONFIGURATION These  5 divisions have been scheduled with placeholders until the end of the season. These are the actions and their timing are required to replace the placeholders with actual teams;   U18 The 11 team White loop will be split into White 1 (1st through 5th) and White 2 (6th through 11th) based on the highest winning percentages of the teams in the regular season standings on February 24. The 13 team Red loop will be split into Red [...]

We Need Your Help! – Kruger Big Assist Program for Heartland Dragons

By |2022-12-07T02:46:42-05:00January 29th, 2022|

            Hi Dragons. We are reaching out to you today to seek your assistance in our goal to be awarded financial support from Kruger Products Kruger Big Assist program to further our hockey association’s efforts to reduce the cost of hockey for our Dragon’s families in need of an off-ice assist. 15 Minor Hockey Associations across Canada will each receive $10,000 to help their member families struggling to afford registration fees in these unprecedented times.  Kruger Products recognizes the importance of youth hockey in Canada. Volunteers, coaches, parents, and players are all encouraged to nominate [...]