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2021 Coaching Application

Click here to apply! Deadline is Dec 16th

2020 Jack Bionda Shootout Registration

July 17-19th

HAWKS,

 

IT IS TIME!

Thanks for registering for our summer program.  Attached you will see your team, time and date for the next three weeks on the Team Assignment attachment. *please note there are multiple tabs for each age group. If you don't see you players name please let me know ASAP!

Please read the information with your player carefully. 

IMPORTANT:  The covid screening questions need to be done before every practice.  In the Return to play document there is a QR code that you scan with your camera and it will take you to the form.

Here are some answers to the questions we have received over the following days

The next three weeks will be the same date and time with 10 kids per group. Your group may have fewer than 10 players, as we had to balance the numbers in that cohort to create even numbers per group.  With that said, it was extremely difficult to make these groups work, as we had to take into consideration many factors.

 

You will require a stick, helmet, and gloves for this three-week period, as it will be skills and drills with minimal contact. Consider these three weeks a mini-training camp for preparation in Phase 2 (beginning July 5) when we can begin games and scrimmages.  There is a possibility that you will change teams (including day and time) when that occurs and may require more equipment.

 

The game format for Phase 2  will be house league and range from 3X3 to 7X7 depending upon the number of players per cohort.  It is a lacrosse program, with elements of both field and box, and we will keep you informed whenever the OLA provides more information with respect to field and box. According to the latest OLA return to play guidelines, there is a possibility of playing other centers based upon provincial health metrics, but there has been nothing definitive yet. 

 

Thanks for becoming a Hawk.  It is a great experience with a rich tradition of successful players and coaches.

 

If you have any questions please reach out to myself Keri, Gus or Clayton

Eat, Sleep, Play Lacrosse!

2021 REGISTRATION IS OPEN

WE ARE BACK!

 

June 14th @ Conroy Park

 

All levels are welcome ages 3 and up

 

Cost : 

U4-U6- Free

U9 - $100

U11- U17 - $150

*credits do not apply to modified programming. We will send out payment options prior to June 14th.

 

*Training in small groups of 10 - Shake off the cobwebs

*Summer Program 

*games play in stage 2 (date TBA)

 

Get Registered TODAY to get your team assignments before June 12th

 

Must be registered to play!

 

Registration link

https://www.sportzsoft.com/regApp/Login?OrgId=3344

 

 

Watch for more information to come 

 

Any questions contact keriblack02@gmail.com

 

EAT, SLEEP, PLAY LACROSSE!

April 9th Update

Hello Hawks families!

We are finally getting steps closer to plating lacrosse! If you are as excited as we are to get back playing and training with the Hawks then pre-register today to reserve your spot.  There will be no fees collected to fill out this form.

Both box and field lacrosse will be run throughout the week.


Pre-Registration now OPEN for Box & Field lacrosse

Please fill out the pre-registration google form to hold your spot

*Space is limited due to Covid-19 protocols

https://forms.gle/4baCwARRHFeyzsQg7 

 

If you have any questions please reach out

 

Keri Black

HDMLA President/Registrar

 

2021 HAWKS SEASON

Hawks Update:  March 11th

The Hawks would have been taking flight very soon if this were a normal season, but it is not! We are committed as your executive to getting sticks back in your hands. We know there remains many variables because of covid-19 pandemic. 

The OLA has just released their “Return to Action” guidelines for the 2021 season. I would like everyone to know that your organization is working hard on a plan to offer the best possible lacrosse programs in Box and Field for 2021, while following all health & safety measures to keep our members safe. We cannot be 100% on what the season will look like at this point. What we do know is things can change quickly during the pandemic and we are ready to adapt to whatever that might be.

We are continuing to discuss/plan different ways of returning to play, not only in our organization but possibly in our zone too. We are looking at a competitive house league program with game play and some travel for both box and field for the 2021 season.  We do not have a definitive date as to when programming will start. Registration will be coming soon in April.

Please note that we will need a lot of extra volunteers to make this season possible. 

We will update everyone in the coming weeks. Rest assured we are working hard to get the Hawks back on the floor playing the game we all love.

Thank you for all your support and patience.

Regards,

Keri Black

HDMLA President

 

“Be a Hawk”

WANT TO VOLUNTEER?

Congratulations to Keri Black who is our new President!

 

We are looking for willing people to fill the following important positions. Please know that we have current members who have filled these positions over the past years and will guide any new members over the season. We have seen a lot of growth in our sport and all the help we can get is appreciated! We have meetings once a month with a few extra hours needed during the lacrosse season.

 

WANT TO VOLUNTEER?

 

We are looking for volunteers to fill the following positions! we currently have the following positions vacant: Registrar, Treasurer, Director of Tournaments, & Referee in Chief. All positions are open for applications and we will review at our next Executive meeting on October 21st. Information on each role is listed below and we would be happy to answer any questions you may have about joining us - please reach out to keriblack02@gmail.com 

Please click here to apply:

 

CANDIDATE APPLICATION FORM

 

(Endorsements can be anyone from our Membership)

 

Treasurer

 The Treasurer shall: 

1) be responsible for all the financial accounting of the HDMLA, 

2) sign all financial documents of the HDMLA, 

3) be responsible for the budget, 

4) be responsible for providing a detailed financial statement minimum of every 30 days as well as at each and every monthly executive meeting. If unable to attend meeting, detailed statement is to be provided to President for meeting. 

5) Co-ordinate with Program Directors for collection of outstanding payments from player/members

 

Registrar

The Registrar shall: 

1) be responsible for organizing and completing the registration of all players, board members and bench personnel

2) maintain records for reference of their payment to take part 

3) maintain all personal information required of each player 

4) submit database to OLA of all registrants of HDML 

5) provide updated list to Director of Box of specific division numbers (and names if asked) within 48 hours of most recent registration

6) provide current member emails to the Program Director for purpose of adding to website for purpose of communication

 

Director - Tournaments 

The Director - Tournaments shall: 

1) be responsible for all aspects of Tournament administration for HDMLA.

2) be responsible for informing Director of Scheduling on any changes for HDMLA Tournament floor time required or cancelled. 

3) be responsible for informing Referee-in-chief on any changes for HDMLA Tournament floor time required or cancelled.

4) be responsible for all required paperwork to be forwarded to OLA within the specified time period.

5) be responsible for all required fines/fees be forwarded to OLA within the specified time period.

6) co-ordinate with the Director-Fundraising and Director of Rep Box on the tournament for information purposes.

 

Referee in Chief /Referee Assignor

The Referee-In-Chief shall: 

1) Assign timekeepers for all games 

2) Ensure that all home games have referees 

3) Be responsible for officials and courses and on-going instruction, education and upgrading of officials, in the case of only having a Referee Assigner, then this will fall to the Zone RIC

4) Have all games assigned to referees for the season one week prior to the season start and submit to the Director of Rep Box with the contact/phone numbers of the referees assigned.

 

Box Lacrosse Program Survey

Please take a few moments to answer the questions above. We would like to know what the interest would be in having a fall/winter box league. This would consist of 9 week program: practices plus games. This program will only be successful if we have full commitment from the players as the roster will be small. Goalies will be an important piece to the program.

WE ARE BACK!

 

Return to play is here. HDMLA is offering a four-week program to sharpen your skills starting Monday August 10th. 

Conroy Park

Dates:

August 10th, 17th, 24th, 31st Extended to include Sept 14th & 21th

 

Times:

5:30-6:20 U9/U11

6:30-7:20 -U13/U15/U17

7:30-8:30 – Open for new players

 

Cost:

$30 (no cash payments)

 

Registration: 

online only (there will be NO walk ins allowed). Registrations must be in by the Saturday prior to be able to attend on the Monday session immediately after. We need time to organize groups. 

www.hawkslacrosse.ca – registration:
https://admin.sportzsoft.com/apps/regWeb.dll/Login?OrgId=3344

  *Previously registered players use program 2020 RTA - Refunded/Cancelled, new players use 2020 RTA - New Members

 

  • All players must be registered to play
  • Small training group will be assigned
  • *limited space - register now
  • Social distancing protocol is in place
  • No contact 
  • Helmets, gloves, sticks only

Our RTS plan will be sent out to all members to review

 

*Program is subject to change or be cancelled due to player participation

 

If you have any questions please email Keri Black @ blackkeri@hotmail.com for more information on how to register

June 12th COVID UPDATE

 Huntsville Minor Lacrosse

Update as of June 12,2020

 

We held out hope, but with great sadness we must post the cancellation of the 2020 box season. We want to thank our families, players, and sponsors for your patience through this pandemic. 

As a club, we are all disappointed but hold out hope that we can provide some sort of training or field development program through the late summer months when it is safe to do so.  The OLA is working on a return to play plan for the next lacrosse opportunity in which we can all safely participate.

With the cancellation of our box program, we will be offering refunds or 2021 credits to you. If you would like a credit for the 2021 season please notify Keri Black blackkeri@hotmail.com (treasurer). If your mailing address may have changed please let us know.  Cheques will be mailed to the addresses on your Sportzsoft accounts (registration site). Please be patient as this process will take some time. 

We hope all our Hawks families are staying safe and healthy.

Keep your sticks in your hands we will be back!

From the executive of HDMLA


Bruce Codd of the OLA will be visiting 4 local schools starting on March 9th!! He will be teaching kids to play lacrosse as part of their gym class. We encourage the kids to wear their Hawks shirts and take their stick to school this week.

NEW COACHES ANNOUNCED!

Hey Hawks families - we are excited to announce some new coaching selections:

Novice 1 - Jon Quinlan

Peewee 2 - Adam Renton

U13 - Frank Horvat

HDMLA would like to thank them for volunteering!

2020 HDMLA COACHES

Paperweight - Open

Tyke Andrew Pegg

U9 Andrew Pegg

Novice Minor Mike French

Novice Major - Open

U11 Jon Quinlan

Peewee 1- Gus Liadis 

Peewee 2 - Open

U13 Open

Bantam - Chad Pare-Coach

U15-Steve Perentesis - Coach

Midget - Open

U17 - Open

*Anyone interested in Open coaching positions please reach out with an email message to gus.liadis@tldsb.on.ca by January 31st. 

AGE DIVISION NAME CHANGES PER CLA

....a change to rename the box lacrosse age categories to 16U, 14U, etc., was passed at the CLA’s annual meeting in November. It is the CLA’s intent to have the new age categories implemented for the start of the 2020 lacrosse season.

Borrow this book from HDMLA to learn more about lacrosse!

Lacrosse has been a central element of Indigenous cultures for centuries, but once non-Indigenous players entered the sport, it became a site of appropriation – then reclamation – of Indigenous identities. The Creator's Game focuses on the history of lacrosse in Indigenous communities from the 1860s to the 1990s, exploring Indigenous–non-Indigenous relations and Indigenous identity formation. While the game was being appropriated in the process of constructing a new identity for the nation-state of Canada, it was also being used by Indigenous peoples to resist residential school experiences, initiate pan-Indigenous political mobilization, and articulate Indigenous sovereignty. This engaging and innovative book provides a unique view of Indigenous self-determination and nationhood in the face of settler-colonialism.  

 

Huntsville Hawks

The Objectives of the HDMLA are:

1) to promote, develop and govern minor lacrosse within the HDMLA Boundaries
2) promote the interest and participation in the sport of lacrosse
3) arrange tournaments and competitions and establish prizes, grants and awards
4) promote the principles of good sportsmanship
5) promote and enhance instructions, displays and exhibits of lacrosse skills

WINTER BOX LAX SURVEY

Please fill out our survey to help us plan a 2021 Winter Box Lax League!

OMHA Article

An article from this year that showcases why kids that specialize in one sport early on is a bad idea.

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