American Hockey Coaches Association
The ACHA is a proud member of the American Hockey Coaches Association (AHCA), a national association of hockey coaches from all levels as well as referees, administrators and fans. The elected Officers and Board members help maintain the highest possible standards in hockey and the hockey profession through committees, information and good fellowship and social contact.
Baron Championship Rings has been a longtime partner of the ACHA and one of the largest championship ring producers in North America. Baron started as a family business in 1988 and has continued the family-like model that customers look for in business partnerships. Baron Championship Rings believes every ring has a story and they dedicate their craft to make sure your ring tells your story. If you can dream it, they can build it.
Budget Car Rental
Budget is the Preferred Car Rental Provider of the ACHA. The ACHA and Budget have partnered to offer our membership discounted car rates – up to 25% of regular rates, as well as other incentives for the past couple of years. For your convenience, the ACHA Budget Corporate Discount (BCD) code is X481438.
The Hockey House
The Hockey House is the leading and definitive media outlet covering the ACHA with a combined 35k+ followers across its social media presence (Instagram, Twitter, TikTok). Mackenzie Murphy, David Herman, Colan Fitzgerald, and Aidan Collins cover the weekly happenings across non-NCAA college hockey on The Hockey House Podcast. Their primary goal is to raise awareness about the ACHA, share stories from current/former players, coaching staff, and league personnel, and promote the legitimacy of non-NCAA college hockey, both in reputation and as a viable alternative for prospective student-athletes.
HockeyTV is the definitive online destination to watch ice hockey. By going to HockeyTV.com, viewers now have the most powerful online solution ever for viewing, archiving and managing hockey footage – from individual plays to complete games. While NHL hockey gets broadcast on television, HockeyTV specializes in bringing you games that can’t be found anywhere else. HockeyTV partners with ice hockey leagues, teams and national governing bodies to bring you this action the way you want to watch it. In addition, you will have live access to national and international tournaments organized by leagues and national governing bodies such as Hockey Canada, USA Hockey and the IIHF.
Howie's Hockey Tape
Howies Hockey has been a long-standing partner with the ACHA and is our Preferred Hockey Tape and Accessories supplier. Headquartered in Grand Rapids, Mich., Howies provides the world’s highest quality hockey tape, laces and other accessories to the NHL, AHL, College and Junior teams across North America. Entering our 20th year, Howies is dedicated to providing top tier products and outstanding customer service.
JOG Athletics is the Official Uniform Supplier for the ACHA. Established in 2005, JOG (which stands for ‘Join Our Game’) Sports Co., Ltd has tailored to countless clients around the world, specializing in designing and manufacturing fully customized athletic uniforms, team apparels, and accessories. JOG Athletics specializes in detail-oriented customization including embroidery, screen-printing, heat transfer, sublimation and tackling twill appliques. JOG’s goal is to consistently create an outstanding product that is unmatched in style, comfort, and performance. JOG Athletics is a popular brand name in the college hockey world with many ACHA teams currently donning their jerseys and socks over the past 10 years.
Marsblade is the preferred off-ice training skate of the ACHA. Marsblade is one of the hottest off-ice training products which features a unique patented Flow Motion Technology rocker that simulates ice skating and activates the appropriate muscles. Marsblade is used and endorsed by many NHL players and teams as well as NCAA and Junior hockey leagues.
Northwest Designs is the Official Apparel Merchandise Partner of the ACHA. Northwest Designs specializes in on-site & online event specific apparel at some of the largest Youth and Collegiate Championships in the country.
Northwest Designs unique ability to print all of their products right on the spot creates the best solution for apparel at any event. This approach has proven to greatly enhance the prestige of national events–with unmatched product offerings and customer service.
Southwest Airlines is the Official Event Airline of the ACHA. Southwest offers no baggage fees (first two bags), no change or cancellation fees and is consistently ranked the “Best in Customer Service” by Department of Transportation. In addition, prior to the ACHA National Tournament, Teams, Staff and Fans of the ACHA receive Discounts on Airfare and 50% Bonus Rapid Reward points when traveling to the Championships. Details will become available leading up to Nationals.
Sparx returns as the Preferred Skate Sharpening machine of the ACHA. The Sparx Sharpener was designed to produce perfect edges with just the push of a button. Made in the USA, Sparx is used by 25 NHL teams, 320 college programs and 300+ High School teams throughout North America. It’s lightweight and easy to transport for our ACHA members when on the road. Sparx continues to be an important piece of equipment for our association members.
The ACHA and USA Hockey continue its strong partnership which developed over 20 years ago as we enter the 2020-21 season. While the ACHA continues to be the national governing body of non-NCAA college hockey, it also is the only non-NCAA college hockey partner recognized by USA Hockey. No other college hockey associations are registered with USA Hockey as affiliates. The ACHA and its members receive significant benefits and assistance from USA Hockey including the development of a new registration system that will ensure compliance with the new Federal law that affects all amateur athletic programs and covers background checks and Safe Sport. The current college and junior hockey directory of USA Hockey sanctioned leagues and teams includes the ACHA (College), USHL (Junior-Tier 1), NAHL (Junior-Tier 2), and EHL and NA3HL (Junior-Tier 3).
Warrior Hockey is the Preferred Hockey Stick & Equipment Supplier of the ACHA. Warrior Sports is an American manufacturer of lacrosse, ice hockey and soccer equipment based in Warren, Michigan and is owned by its parent company New Balance. Warrior has provided ACHA members with tremendous customer service, quick delivery, quality products and aggressive pricing over the past couple of years. With an expanding program offering on the equipment side with gloves, pants, and helmets, and an even greater variety of their top-end sticks for players and goalies, Warrior is a popular choice for many ACHA teams.