National Truth and Reconciliation Day

As National Truth and Reconciliation Day approaches, the Vancouver Thunderbirds are recognizing and raising awareness about the history and legacies of the residential school systems in Canada. Our association is participating in 3 ways: The U9 division will participate in the Orange Jersey Project by wearing orange jerseys the week of September 30th. The Orange…

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Whitney Juszkiewicz Named New Executive Director

Over the last four months, the Board of Directors has conducted a rigorous recruitment process to fill the position of Executive Director. I am now pleased to announce that Whitney Juszkiewicz will be joining the Vancouver Thunderbirds as Executive Director effective as of July 26, 2022. Whitney brings a wealth of experience as she has…

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Announcing Our Rep Coach Lineup For 2022-23

We are excited to announce this years Rep coaches for the 2022-23 season to date. U18  A1 – Head Coach: Rod Ramsay TBirds is excited to announce Rod Ramsay as the U18 A1 head coach for the 2022/23 season. Rod played Junior A hockey prior to his coaching career. Rod has coached for over 20…

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Notice Of 2022 Annual General Meeting

The Vancouver Thunderbird Minor Hockey Association Annual General Meeting will be held on Tuesday, June 21, 2022, 7PM. The meeting will be held virtually using Zoom. We will also be announcing the Dale Cheney Scholarship recipients during the meeting. Please click here to register for the meeting by the end of day June 15. Each family is eligible…

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HCR 3.0/Spordle Account Update

For how to set up an Account, click here for step by step instructions. For how to update your Account, click here for step by step instructions.

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Special Events Happening Around the Rink – March 5-7

This weekend will see a lot of action at rinks as TBirds battle in Final Four, Championship Days, RecFest, and a special graduating player event . Here’s what’s happening around Vancouver: U18 Graduating Player – Welcome to the TBird Alumni Club!  With 47 of our 53 graduating players participating, we are so excited to celebrate…

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January 18 updates to self-isolation guidelines

In recent days we have been seeing an increase in Covid-19 cases within TBirds that is reflective of our broader Vancouver community. We are also seeing that our protocols are allowing our teams to be minimally impacted. It is essential that anyone who experiences symptoms isolates for the required period of time and completes the…

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TBird Protocols for returning to the ice in January 2022

We are currently still able to hold league games, practices and clinics in the same way as we were prior to the winter break. However, as you’ve likely seen in the news, the provincial guidelines and COVID testing requirements are changing quickly. So, in response, we’ve decided to implement some refinements to our protocols which…

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Thunderbirds Winter Newsletter

For the latest information from TBird land, read our latest newsletter. 

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Ever considered being a referee? 

As a hockey referee you will learn life skill that carry on outside of the rink……..The last 18 months have been incredibly challenging in so many ways, but we take hope in that things are finally turning a corner, and there is “light at the end of the tunnel”.  As you know, minor hockey is back…

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