h-belowatom

This section will provide information regarding our Initiation and Novice divisions.

The "What to Expect" tabs will give a quick overview of the key dates, the ice times and the team/skill group compositions.

The Below Atom skill development program is developed and overseen by Vancouver Hockey School under the direct leadership of Derek Popke. Along with other members of his team, all age divisions will have on-ice assistance on a regular rotation throughout the season.

Skill Development

Tbirds, through the Vancouver Hockey School & ProFormance Goalie School operate a full skill development program. 

Cross Ice / Half Ice Hockey

While cross/half ice hockey is relatively new to BC, it has been a standard practice around the world for years.

Hockey 101

If you are new to the sport of hockey, these resources will help you understand the basics.

Parent Participation

Our parents are our most valuable resource and we want everyone to enjoy their experience - players, parents & team staff.

Starter Equipment Kit

Not sure of what equipment you need? This package will get you, and your little player, off to a great start!

Other Resources

Be sure to stay up to date on programs and information available to all of our Thunderbird players and parents.

Virtual Town Hall – July 16

The July town hall was about honouring some amazing volunteers and graduating players along with providing some information around what has been happening behind the scenes during the past four months. While we won’t have the full information on the upcoming season just yet, we wanted everyone to have an understanding of where we have…

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2019-20 Award Recipients

Tonight we were honoured to announce the recipients of our 2019-20 Volunteer Awards. Thank you to all of our amazing volunteers and congratulations to the following outstanding winners: Brad Addison Coach of the Year (Below Atom): Neil Smith & Paul Casey Coach of the Year (Atom/Peewee): Dennis Dong Coach of the Year (Bantam/Midget): Steven Maisey…

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2020/21 Season Registration for Returning Players now open!

No one could have predicted how our world would change over the past 6 weeks. The world of sport has also been dramatically impacted from the professional levels to the grassroots youth levels and everything in between. As a result, our Board and staff have been fully engaged in assessing the potential impact of the…

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