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2014 UCT East Coast Jumbos - 46
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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.

ASHA Team Store


Visit the new ASHA Team Store where you can purchase great ASHA clothing and athletic wear.
Visit the store at: www.americanspecialhockey.org/products

Save the Date: 3rd Annual SoCal Special Hockey Festival, January 16/17, 2016


Save the date for the 3rd Annual Southern California (SoCal) Special Hockey Festival at Ice Station Valenica, Valencia, California on Saturday/Sunday, January 16 and 17, 2016.


UCT Gives Back, Coming Soon

Jim Hermann Honored with Norte Dame Award

ASHA board member Jim Hermann and his Gateway Locomotives special hockey team were presented with a major award from Norte Dame University. The award is the Jack Mack Champions for Children Award.Jim was presented the award during a symposium that was titled "Play Like a Champion Today" Here is information on the award, 
Jack Mack Champions for Children Award

"Jack Mack provided endless hours of dedicated service as a volunteer to develop Play Like a Champion's mission and vision. Jack will always be remembered for his gentle spirit, big heart and his love for children.

The Gateway Locomotives provide the opportunity for developmentally challenged youth and young adults to play organized ice hockey in St. Louis. With gentle guidance and great love, the dedicated volunteers leading the Locomotives enable these skaters to experience the joy that sports can bring in body and soul. The Locomotives are an inspiration to the Notre Dame Play Like a Champion Today program and to Special Athlete programs everywhere." 

Please join us in congratulating Jim on his big honor, it is very well deserved.