The Atlantic Amateur Hockey Association (AAHA) is highlighting the work of its officials this season, both on and off the ice.
Their latest feature looks to acknowledge how officiating has helped USA Hockey official Jake Smedley develop stronger communication skills.
Over the past 11 seasons, Jake Smedley has grown as a person and an official. In both hockey and his career, he has seen his communication skills advance as a direct result of time spent on the ice handling tense situations. pic.twitter.com/R1yaGEzdjQ
— Atlantic District (@AtlanticDistr) October 7, 2022
The Atlantic District is the USA Hockey District/Affiliate for amateur hockey in Delaware, Eastern Pennsylvania, and New Jersey.
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