Coyotes Street Hockey Summer League Results – Week 2

Coyotes Street Hockey Summer League Week 2 Results We had some special guests join us yesterday. Ace sportswriter and all around decent guy Craig Morgan brought his Fox Sports expertise and camera to see what’s going on this summer with ball hockey in Gila River Arena. Also on hand was former first round draft pick […]

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 – Teams

We’re happy to announce the team names of the eight teams competing in the Coyotes Street Hockey Summer League in 2015. Preliminary team assignments will be made prior to the first event on Saturday, June 6. We will be running exercises, instructions, and drills before we begin the competition portion of the event. Once those […]

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 at Westgate

DHD was lucky to be involved with the Chalk Art Festival at Westgate on April 18. The Arizona Coyotes generously loaned us their ball hockey gear to allow us to host a bunch of kids playing ball hockey while also participating in the Chalk Art Festival or simply visiting Westgate. Chalk Art Hockey At least 100 kids played hockey throughout […]

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 […]

Playground Youth Engagement Day

Please join us on Saturday, November 22 from 2-4 PM at the Bonsall Park North rink in Glendale for a fun event for kids 4-14. The City of Glendale and Desert Hockey Development will be opening up the celebrations for the new Bonsall Park playground with a “Youth Engagement Day” for kids and their parents […]

Thank You, Coyotes!

We had our fifth and last “Summer at” 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 […]

Shop at Fry’s? Help raise funds for DHD while you shop!

Fry’s Food Stores is giving up to $2 million a year to non-profit organizations. Help Desert Hockey Development get a portion of those funds! The second best part is that registration is easy. The best part? It will cost YOU nothing, zip, zero, nada. If you have not registered your Fry’s card online, that’s the first […]