California Heat Hockey

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our Story & Values

The California Heat is a not-for-profit youth hockey organization located in the heart of the San Fernando Valley at the LA Kings Valley Ice Center.  We offer high level training via professional hockey instructors to beginning and experienced players ranging in age from five to eighteen.

All California Heat teams compete under the administration of USA Hockey, which in California, is represented locally by the California Amateur Hockey Association (CAHA) and the Southern California Amateur Hockey Association (SCAHA). Originally founded in 1991 as the West Valley Wolves, the club is one of the oldest in the Southern California Amateur Hockey Association (SCAHA), carrying a strong tradition of success and a family-oriented atmosphere. The West Valley Wolves officially changed its name to California Heat in 2012.

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    Striving for high-level training and development of hockey players.

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    Community Involvement

    Encouraging leadership and community engagement off the ice.

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    Instilling values of fair play, respect, and integrity in all interactions.

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    Fostering leadership skills among players.

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    Discipline and Responsibility

    Teaching the importance of discipline, responsibility, and commitment to the sport.

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     Emphasizing the value of collaboration, cooperation, and teamwork.

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    Work Ethic

     Promoting hard work, dedication, and perseverance.

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    Recognizing the importance of balancing academic life with hockey and promoting the significance of education.

The organization is committed to developing excellent hockey players while encouraging leadership and community involvement off the ice. We instill sportsmanship, teach leadership, discipline, responsibility, teamwork, work ethic and promote the importance of education.

Some recent successes on the ice include 2021-2022 PeeWee A SCAHA Finalists, 2018-19 Squirt B SCAHA Champions and Pee Wee A Finalists, , 2017-18 Squirt BB runner up California, and 2014-15 Midget AA CAHA Champions. We also celebrate the everyday accomplishments of all the Heat players who dedicate themselves to the game of hockey. They work tirelessly on their game, travel many miles to compete, rise early to lace up their skates and balance their academic life with their hockey life.