Buffalo Wild Wings Fundraiser for DHD

Desert Hockey Development (DHD) is an all volunteer organization that strives to offer free hockey clinics and events to youth in Arizona. While we run a tight ship on a shoestring budget, we still have expenses we need to defray. During our Coyotes Street Hockey Summer League events on selected Saturdays during the summer of […]

Coyotes Street Hockey Summer League

Week 1 Results Week 2 Results Week 3 Results WE ARE FULL! We’re adding a new element to this summer’s events in Gila River Arena. We have partnered with the Arizona Coyotes to offer some real competition for kids of all skill levels to have some fun playing against other teams. The Arizona Coyotes Street […]

Coyotes Street Hockey Summer League

We’re adding a new element to this summer’s events in Gila River Arena. We have partnered with the Arizona Coyotes to offer some real competition for kids of all skill levels to have some fun playing against other teams. We have five dates scheduled at Gila River arena (click here for calendar). Last summer, we […]

Kids Hockey Clinics at Gila River Arena

Desert Hockey Development was happy to have FREE events in the arena where the Coyotes play last year and we’re honored to have been invited back this summer to do it again. We have five events scheduled at Gila River Arena this summer. They are all on Saturdays beginning June 6. Sign up for our mailing list to be notified […]

Chalk Art Festival

We know what you’re saying, why is a youth hockey development outfit participating in ANYTHING to do with art? There will probably be a lot of kids around to hone their art skills with some excellent chalk drawings, so we’ll be there to offer them the opportunity to get some exercise by playing some ball hockey […]

Playground – Prep Day 1

Desert Hockey Development’s (DHD) usual “home” is Bonsall Park North in Glendale. Monday, December 8, the City of Glendale and the Arizona Coyotes Foundation will be building a playground in the park in partnership with KaBOOM! And they will be doing so in in ONE day! KaBOOM! is a national non-profit group dedicated to ensuring that […]

Thank You, Coyotes!

We had our fifth and last “Summer at Jobing.com” FREE Kids Hockey Clinic yesterday, August 16, 2014 with fifty six kids in attendance. The Coyotes, and the NHL as a whole, are making a strong effort to bolster the growth of hockey through the grass roots. They’re going back to basics and making sure kids have […]

Coyotes Team Signed Jersey

The jersey was won by Kate and Ryan! Because of a scheduling conflict at Jobing.com Arena, we moved the raffle up one week and picked the winning ticket during our final Summer At Jobing.com Kids Clinic. Kate and Ryan are both Coyotes fans, although Ryan’s “first team” is the Bruins. They drive up from Tucson […]

Coyotes Offer Summer Home For DHD

Summers in Arizona are hot and people living here are used to the heat. Our regular host rink in Bonsall Park in Glendale is outdoors and uncovered. Physical exercise on a concrete surface in summer temperatures is not recommended, so we have been in search of a covered or indoor venue. We hit the jackpot. […]

Available Sponsorship Opportunities

It’s time to plan for the Grow The Game 2014 Golf Classic on Saturday, June 14 at The Legends at Arrowhead Golf Club.  This means it’s time to ensure your company is recognized as a sponsor within our community and a supporter of Youth Sports and specifically Youth Hockey.  There are many sponsorship levels remaining, […]