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Announcing the 2018-2019 Fall Officiating Seminar Schedule

The 2018-2019 Fall Officiating Seminar Schedule is now available at https://aaharefs.org/seminars/schedule/. Registration for the 2018-2019 officiating season begins on Wednesday, August 1, 2018 at https://www.usahockeyregistration.com/.

You must register as an official with USA Hockey for the 2018-2019 season before you can register for a seminar.

If you have any questions, please email Marty Maglio, the District Seminar Coordinator at mmaglio@aaharefs.org

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AAHA Officiating Fees

Below you will find the officiating rates for the three (3) youth leagues based in our district.
We have also supplied one of the junior leagues that has many teams in our district.

EHL = Eastern Hockey League (Tier 3 Juniors)
Referee = $125
Linesman = $75

AYHL = Atlantic Youth Hockey League (Tier I)

Midget-18 (Four Official System)
Referee = $85
Linesman = $60

Midget-16, Premier (Four Official System)
Referee = $80
Linesman = $55

Midget-16, Elite (Three Official System)
Referee = $80
Linesman = $...

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Chelsea Ward-McIntosh Named Coordinator of Women's Hockey

I am pleased to announce the appointment of Chelsea Ward-McIntosh (Mt. Holly, NJ) to the position of Coordinator of Women's Hockey effective immediately.

Chelsea brings a combination of assets to this position having had the opportunity to attend many of the AAHA and USA Hockey camps and opportunities as an on-ice official

Chelsea has been a part of the USA Hockey program since 2011. She has participated in many USA Hockey and AAHA camps including, the Atlantic District officials' camp during the summer of 2015 & 2016 she also assisted with the camp in 2017, Chelsea also attended the USA Hockey Women's Futures Camp in 2016.

Chelsea was also selected for Girls'/Women's Nationals in 2017 & 2018

Below is a short official's bio for Chelsea:

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Tom Steinel Jr. Named Regional Coordinator for Northern New Jersey

I am pleased to announce the appointment of Tom Steinel Jr. (Rutherford, NJ) to the position of Regional Coordinator for Northern New Jersey effective immediately.

Tom has been a part of the USA Hockey program since 1995. He has participated in every level of officiating locally and nationally over the past 20 years and is currently an active on-ice official for the ECAC, NCAA Division 1.

Tom brings a combination of assets to this position having had the opportunity to attend all of the AAHA and USA Hockey camps and opportunities as an on-ice official.

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Matthew Dumpert Named Regional Coordinator for Central New Jersey

I am pleased to announce the appointment of Matthew Dumpert (Franklin Lakes, NJ) to the position of Regional Coordinator for Central New Jersey effective immediately.

Matt has been a part of the USA Hockey program since 1996. He is currently an on-ice official at the NCAA Division 1 level working for both the Atlantic College Hockey Association and the ECAC.

Matt's officiating experience along with his professional resume will be able to provide additional resources for those officials that are just beginning and also established officials to enhance their opportunities moving forward.

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Henry Augenstein Named Regional Coordinator for North-Eastern PA

I am pleased to announce the appointment of Henry Augenstein (Duryea, PA) to the position of Regional Coordinator North-Eastern PA (Wilkes-Barre and Lehigh Valley Area) effective immediately.

Henry has been a part of the USA Hockey program starting in 2000. For the past 15 years, Henry has been part of the AHL Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins off-ice officiating staff.

Henry's officiating experience along with his professional resume will allow him to be proactive in this region and provide additional resources for those officials that are just beginning their officiating career and also help established officials enhance their opportunities as well.

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