TROY, MI (March 13, 2023) – The American Collegiate Hockey Association (ACHA), the governing body for non-NCAA men’s and women’s hockey in the United States, announced today that Bladetech Hockey has been named as the Preferred Skate Blade Partner of the ACHA.  Through this partnership, Bladetech Hockey’s patented Flex Force Advantage skate blade will now be available to power ACHA players with customized stainless-steel runners.

“Bladetech Hockey is honored to be working with the dedicated team at the ACHA to help support elite student athletes,” said Anthony Morra, Chief Executive Officer of Bladetech Hockey.  “As former student-athletes ourselves, we know how crucial these athletics programs are to the development of well-rounded individuals.  Supporting the ACHA and these programs is central to Bladetech Hockey’s values.”

“We are thrilled for the ACHA to partner with Bladetech Hockey,” said Craig Barnett, ACHA Executive Director.  “Bladetech Hockey is changing the game, not only with the performance benefits of their product but through a demonstrated commitment to supporting all levels of hockey.  We are proud that Bladetech Hockey will be available to our ACHA student-athletes and that they can use Bladetech Hockey’s industry-leading tools to help them perform at their very best.”

Bladetech Hockey representatives will be at the upcoming 2023 ACHA National Championships presented by FloHockey, held at the New England Sports Center (NESC) in Marlborough, Mass. from March 16-21, 2023, to meet with interested ACHA teams and student-athletes.

For more information, please contact ACHA Executive Director Craig Barnett at

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Based in Toronto, Canada, Bladetech Hockey provides high-tech hockey skate blades that are scientifically proven to provide a speed boost.  Their patented Flex Force Advantage reduces impact pressure on joints, allowing players to play faster, longer.


The American Collegiate Hockey Association (ACHA) is a recognized 501(c)3 organization of more than 450 college and university-affiliated programs which provides structure, regulates operations, and promotes the quality of collegiate ice hockey throughout the United States.  Headquartered in Troy, Michigan, the ACHA’s primary mission is to support the growth and development of college hockey programs nationwide.  The ACHA identifies standards which serve to unite and regulate teams at the collegiate level and entered its 32nd season in September 2022. For more information, visit