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OGHA August Tryouts (2018/2019)

To all interested players, below you will find the dates, times and locations for the remaining tryouts for the upcoming 2018/2019 season.


Novice B

Aug 27th – 6:00-7:00pm Brian Kilrea

Aug 28th – 6:00-7:00pm Brian Kilrea

Aug 30th – 7:00-8:00pm Brian Kilrea


Atom A

Aug 13th – 6:00-7:00pm Brian Kilrea

Aug 14th – 6:00-7:00pm Brian Kilrea

Aug 15th – 6:00-7:00pm Brian Kilrea

Aug 16th – 7:00-8:00pm Brian Kilrea


Atom C

Aug 20th – 6:00-7:00pm Brian Kilrea

Aug 21th – 6:00-7:00pm Brian Kilrea

Aug 23rd – 6:00-7:00pm Brian Kilrea


Peewee B

Aug 13th – 7:00-8:00pm Brian Kilrea

Aug 14th – 7:00-8:00pm Brian Kilrea

Aug 16th – 6:00-7:00pm Brian Kilrea

Aug 17th – 6:00-7:00pm Brian Kilrea


Peewee C

Aug 20th – 7:00-8:00pm Brian Kilrea

Aug 22th – 6:00-7:00pm Brian Kilrea

Aug 24th – 7:00-8:00pm Brian Kilrea


Bantam B

Aug 13th – 8:00-9:00pm Brian Kilrea

Aug 14th – 8:00-9:00pm Brian Kilrea

Aug 17th – 8:00-9:00pm Brian Kilrea


Bantam C

Aug 20th – 8:00-9:00pm Brian Kilrea

Aug 22th – 7:00-8:00pm Brian Kilrea

Aug 24th – 8:00-9:00pm Brian Kilrea


Midget B/C

Aug 13th – 9:00-10:00pm Brian Kilrea

Aug 14th – 9:00-10:00pm Brian Kilrea

Aug 17th – 9:00-10:00pm Brian Kilrea


IMPORTANT NOTICE FOR ALL PLAYERS - You need to REGISTER and PAY the competitive tryout fee before your daughter(s) can participate in the tryouts.  To register and pay the fee, please click the OUR PROGRAMS banner on the OGHA website, and then click on the COMPETITIVE banner for information and instructions. Or you can click directly on REGISTRATION.


RELEASE AND PERMISSION TO SKATE - If you are coming from another association, you will need either a release or a Permission to Skate before you are allowed to participate in the tryouts.

AGM & Elections - 2018/19

The Ottawa Girls Hockey Association will hold its Annual Meeting on Thursday, May 24th at 7 pm in the Ellwood Hall at the Jim Durrell Recreation Centre (1265 Walkley Rd).  

There will be three openings on the Board for the 2018/19 season.

At the meeting, the membership will elect three OGHA Members to serve for a term of two years as Directors on the association’s Board of Directors.

OGHA Board of Directors Election Process:

1.       Any OGHA member in good standing can be nominated.  The candidate must be nominated by an OGHA member, and seconded by another OGHA member.  The nominee must indicate their consent to the nomination.

2.       Please send nominations to the AGM meeting chair, Martin Launiere at before 7 pm Thursday, May 17th.  

3.       The AGM meeting chair, Martin Launiere, will post the nominee names to the OGHA website within 72 hours of receipt. Curent nominations can be found below:

          - Dean Westmann

          - Marc Lugert

          - Kevin McNeil

          - James Wojtyk

          - Mark Harris

4.       If insufficient nominations are received to fill the vacant positions by 7pm Thursday May 17th, nominations will be accepted from the floor during the Annual General Meeting.

5.       Three Directors will be elected at the AGM to serve for a term of 2 years.  The vote will be by show of hands unless a vote by ballot is requested.

6.       Each member is entitled to vote (one per family). Members who cannot attend may complete a “proxy form” to allow another member to vote on their behalf.  No member can bring more than 5 proxies.  A proxy form can be requested from Martin Launiere at

7.       The three eligible board positions are the following: President, Vice-President-Operations, Vice President - MArketing & Development.

Thank you,

Fred Barzyk

Bantam Lady 67’s – Looking for Assistant Coaches

The Ottawa Lady 67’s are currently looking for two (2) Assistant Coaches to help coach their 2018-19 Bantam AA girls hockey team. This position will assist with the operations of the team including games, practices, tournaments, etc. This is a volunteer coaching position and ideally suited for someone interested in getting involved with women’s hockey at a coaching level.

The ideal candidate will possess:

  • Former playing experience at the NCAA or CIS level of women’s hockey. A former scholarship recipient at either a NCAA D1/D3 school of CIS university would be ideal.
  • NCCP coaching certification or High Performance Level 1, or working towards is preferred. If a person with playing experience described above but does not have a coaching certification and would be willing to enroll, that would be fine.
  • Possible previous coaching experience at an elite level of women's hockey would be a very strong asset.

Key Attributes:

  • Enthusiasm and commitment to women’s hockey
  • Strong verbal communication skills
  • Ability to inspire and motivate others
  • Proficient in analysing the sport and developing player skills
  • Organizational abilities
  • Player development focused

If you are interested in giving back as a coach based on your previous playing experiences, please contact Dean Westman at or phone 613-863-9226 to discuss why you would be ideally suited for a volunteer role of this nature.



The OGHA is accepting applications for coaches at the competitive levels for the following categories:

  • Midget B
  • Bantam B and C
  • Peewee B and C
  • Atom A and C

If you would like to apply for a coaching position, please complete the application found here. Please submit your application by email to Fred Barzyk at by no later than May 4, 2018.

Coaches will be selected based on experience, capabilities and personal suitability. A three member panel will review all applications and interviews may be given if needed. Coaches will be named in early June.

Depending on the registration numbers, other categories may be added or some removed.





The OGHA would like to thank the following volunteers for stepping up and making a difference:

1.       Equipment – Peter Bruton

2.       Marketing – Rob May 

Way to go you two - your help is greatly appreciated!

Fred Barzyk, OGHA President

Congratulations to OGHA Championship Day teams!

The OGHA congratulates the following champions and finalists of the 2018 Championship Day!



Peewee AA

Bantam B

Bantam AA

Midget AA



Atom A

Peewee C

Peewee A

Midget House #2




Registration for 2108/19 is open!

Registration is now open for the OGHA’s 2018/19 hockey season!  Please log in to your family account to register.  For assistance with the registration process, please consult our “How to register a player in the OGHA” instruction sheet. 


If you have registered with the OGHA in any season since 2014/15, you need not create a new family account.  Please use your previous login information (Email ID & password).  If you have forgotten your login information, please contact us.  


For players interested in our competitive stream of hockey, please be advised that Spring tryouts for the Tier 1 and 1A teams are scheduled for mid-April.  Participants must register for the tryouts and pay the tryout fee prior to stepping on the ice.


Tryouts for the remaining competitive teams will take place August 13-24.  Sort-outs for house league teams will begin on Saturday, September 8.


For more information on registration fees, tryout fees, deadlines for payment of fees and our refund policy, please consult the Registration page on the website.