Created in 2000 for players with develop­mental disa­bilities, the Amer­ican Special Hockey Assoc­iation (ASHA) gives people of all ages and abilities a chance to learn and grow by playing hockey. There are currently over 50 ASHA programs in more than 30 cities through­out the United States. Follow special hockey on Twitter and Facebook.

Raffle: Support Special Hockey and win Alex Oveckin's car

Thanks to the generosity of Honda and NHL star Alex Ovechkin, you have a chance to win the Honda Accord that Ovechkin won at the NHL All Star Game. When you purchase a raffle ticket for $25, you’ll support special hockey programs across the country. Get your ticket now at

Understanding the ASHA Logo, Its Core Values and Its Mission


Southern Oregon Spartans a New ASHA Member Program

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ASHA Introduces Team Access to Protect Youth Sports Background Check Results and Training Results

ASHA, in working with Protect Youth Sports, is introducing team access to the Protect Youth Sports Background Check and Training Results.

Team Managers and Head Coaches wishing to have access to their team's coach and volunteer background check results and training results should contact John Murphy to create an account with Protect Youth Sports.  Team Manager and Head Coaches will be able to view each senior coach's and volunteer's status - whether Pending or Complete - for both the Background Check and the Sexual Awareness Training.