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Super Clinic Coming to the Atlantic District on August 22

Officials that are interested in working NCAA Division 1 Men's or Women's hockey are invited to attend a college / junior clinic at Ice Vault in Wayne, NJ on Saturday, August 22nd from 4 to 8 PM.

This session will cover the playing rules for NCAA Division I and USA Hockey Junior Leagues. Existing officials and those that aspire to work at these levels are invited.

Leagues that will be represented at this session:

  • NCAA Division 1: Atlantic Hockey League
  • EHL Junior League - 4-man System
  • USPHL - All Levels - 3-man System
  • NA3EHL - 3-man System

To register for this clinic please contact Gene Binda at gene@refcrease.com.

There is no fee to attend this clinic. This is not a USA Hockey certification seminar.

Guest speakers to include:

  • Geno Binda - Director Of Officiating Atlantic Hockey League Division 1 NCAA Hockey
  • Mark Faucette - Director Of Officiating SPHL
  • Dave LaBuda- USA Hockey National RIC
  • Jim Doyle - Supervisor AHL, ECHL, & NCAA
  • Chris Allman Supervisor Of Officials, NAHL

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Bob Fyrer Named Atlantic District Official of the Year for 2015

Congratulations to Bob Fyrer who was been selected as the AAHA Official of the Year for 2015. Bob is the Atlantic District Officiating Program Regional Coordinator for for the Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton area, and retired as an on-ice official earlier in the 2014-2015 season after a 25 seasons.

Bob spent 17 seasons working as a linesman in the American Hockey League.

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Atlantic District Officiating Hosting a Spring Seminar on Sunday, April 12, in Aston, PA

The Atlantic District Officiating Program would like to announce the addition of a Level 1, 2 and 3 Seminar in the Atlantic District on Sunday, April 12, 2015 at Ice Works in Aston, PA.

The seminar is for the 2014-2015 season and is restricted to officials' ages 13 years and older only. Registration is open now and will close on April 11, 2015 at http://www.usahockeyregistration.com/.

Please note that you must complete your registration with USA Hockey before attending this seminar. USA Hockey will be closing official's registration on March 27, 2015. If you do not complete your registration with USA Hockey you will not be able to attend this seminar. Any official not registered will be turned away the day of the seminar. There will be no exceptions to this process.

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Cleck, Jones, Clemente, and Daley Officiated the 2014 Cops for K.O.P.S. Charity Game in Hershey

Congratulations to Jason Cleck, Jeff Jones, Daniel Clemente, and Alex Daley from USA Hockey and the ACHA. These four officials worked the 2014 Cops for K.O.P.S. charity hockey game at the Giant Center in Hershey, PA on Saturday, December 13.

Cops for K.O.P.S. is an organization that raises money for families of police officers from Pennsylvania who have been killed in the line of duty. The charity hockey game, which has been conducted for the past nine years, is one of the organizatio...

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Congratulations to Bob Fyrer on His Retirement from the AHL

Congratulations to Bob Fyrer, the Atlantic District Officiating Program Regional Coordinator for for the Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton area, who officiated his last game in the American Hockey League last night in Allentown. His last game was a game between the Lehigh Valley Phantoms and the WB/Scranton Penguins, which was watched by 8,420 spectators.

Bob has been officiating AHL games in this part of the country since 1998. He retired at age 40 due to the risk of further injury. According to The Morning Call, Bob said, "This is my 17th year in the league, 25th year refereeing. Last year, I suffered my 14th concussion. It's time to put it away before I really get hurt."

Bob cited the late Mike Condon as a mentor and friend. Mike passed away in 2002 and remains an inspiration to everyone in officiating who knew him. "{Mike} worked my first game with me in Hershey, and unfortunately I worked his last game with him in Wilkes-Barre."

Bob worked his final AHL game with David Banfield and Ryan Frasier as the referees, and Judson Ritter as his partner on the lines.

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