Beating the Odds... Making History

"Never let the odds keep you from doing what you know in your heart you were meant to do." - anonymous 


JOIHF Exhibition Team Evaluation Camps

JOIHF U20 Exhibition Team Evaluation Camp for players of Jamaica, Caribbean, and West Indies descent will be held on June 21st in Toronto, Ontario for players who play at AAA to Junior A (Tier 1 or Tier 2) levels. 

UPDATE: The U16 Exhibition Evaluation Camp for June 21st has been cancelled. A July U16 Evaluation Camp will be scheduled based on registration forms submitted by June 27th.

Complete the JOIHF Player Profile form to sign up for either the U20 and the U16 Evaluation Camps.

 

U20 Skate Session: 5:30pm - 7:00pm

U16 Skate Session: TBD

 


Nova Scotia:

"Celebrating Diversity Through Sports"

JOIHF 2017 U-20 Exhibition Team was part of Halifax's Celebrating Diversity Through Sports on the May 13th weekend. The event was sponsored by The Black Ice Society, Eastlink, East Coast Lifestyle, Halifax, and Hockey Nova Scotia.

The weekend comprised of two games, NS Celebrity Team on Saturday and Nova Scotia U20 Selects on Sunday. The game program was titled, From Bobsleds To Blades. Other activities included visits to the Sports Hall of Fame and  the Black Cultural Center, presenter Bernice Carnegie. Other notables over the weekend was Janice Miller, Jamaica High Commissioner; Don Anderson, Jamaica-International Sports Affairs and JOIHF Liaison-Consultant in Jamaica. The U-20 team won both exhibition games and the weekend was enjoyed by all.


Don Anderson and Donovan Tait

Don Anderson and Donovan Tait

Must See News Coverage

Watch CTV News Vancouver Island Andrew Johnson's coverage of Donovan, JOIHF and why making Jamaican Olympic Ice Hockey a reality. See video


NEXT: TEP Showcase Tournament

JOIHF U20 Exhibition Team will participate in the 2017 Team Elite Prospect (TEP) Showcase held on June 23 - June 25 at Scotiabank Pond; Toronto, Ontario.

JOIHF U20 Exhibition Team will be participating in the Showcase All International Opening Ceremony Game on Friday, June 23 at 7:30 pm vs the German Selects Team.

The TEP Showcase "allows it's participating players to showcase their hockey talents to the wide range of Canadian and American Junior Hockey and School Recruiters in attendance." 

 TEP Showcase website

Watch our games on HockeyTV.com live streaming. All times are eastern time.

Friday, June 23

Midland Flyers vs Exhibition Team 1:30pm

Exhibition Team vs German Selects 7:30pm

Saturday, June 24

Exhibition Team vs NHD 12:30pm

Rayside Balfour Canadians vs Exhibition Team 5:30pm

Sunday, June 25 

Go to TEP Showcase website for game schedule.


Videos

Rino Mattucci sits down with the Founder and CEO of JOIHF (Jamaican Olympic Ice Hockey Federation) and talk about Team Jamaica at the TEP Showcase and how the dream of starting a hockey team in Jamaica started.

August 2014 Inaugural Evaluation Camp, video by Laurie Townshend... this why we are passionate about our mission and goals.

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