TBirds Women in Coaching Group

One of our least tapped into resources are the moms and female alumni in our ranks. Last night, with facilitation from long standing TBird rep coach Amy de Bree, a group of current and hopeful future women coaches gathered on zoom to simply chat around how we can bridge the gap to create a welcoming…

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Announcing our Rep Coach Lineup for 2020-21

Over the past few weeks, we have been in discussion with a large number of coaches. As Covid-19 has caused delays to starts of the season for some leagues, the silver lining is Thunderbird have been fortunate to secure high level coaches to help us get the season off to a great start. Those marked…

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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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December Coach and Volunteers of The Month

On December 1, Rogers Arena was stormed by 144 of our TBirds Hockey 2 group, including a group of players who were able to be the Timbits intermission game. A great time was had and was capped off with a goodie bag for the kids who came. All of this was possible thanks to the…

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Thunderbirds participate to end stigma on mental health

The Thunderbirds and many other great organizations participated over the October 26th weekend in “Buddy Check for Jesse”. Created by Dr. Stu Greshman in memory of his son Jesse to inform hockey players nationwide how important mental health is. Each team wore green tape and a sticker on the back of their helmets in support…

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Coaching Announcement for 2018/19 season

Vancouver Thunderbirds Hockey believes a coach has the ability to encourage a player to do things they would never believe possible;  strengthen a team to overcome all odds; and take a group of young people through an experience that will stay with them forever. We are excited to announce the first group of coaches who…

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Coach Applications now being accepted

Vancouver Thunderbirds Hockey is now accepting applications from coaches wishing to be part of the fun in 2018-19 season for all levels (Hockey 1 through to Midget – rep and recreational). For all of our members: Please pass along the information to anyone you know that may be interested in joining the TBirds. We welcome applications…

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Rep Skills with Vancouver Hockey School’s Derek Popke

This season, our rep teams will have the opportunity to work with Derek Popke for five sessions scheduled over the course of the season. In addition, Derek will be running an exclusive to TBirds Atom and Peewee rep player program – the Elementary Hockey Program (EHP) – on Friday afternoons. If you are looking for…

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