The Ontario Minor Hockey Association, founded in 1935, is the largest minor hockey association in the world. It oversees a participant base of 300,000, consisting of players, coaches, trainers, officials, hockey volunteers and parents across the province. Current OMHA alumni playing in the NHL include 2012 all-star game players Steven Stamkos (player-association – Markham), James Neal (Whitby), Corey Perry (Peterborough), Cody Hodgson (Markham), Brian Campbell (Strathroy), Dan Girardi (Welland), Brian Elliott (York Simcoe), Tyler Seguin (Whitby) and Matt Read (Ingersoll).
The Professional Hockey Players' Association is the certified, US National Labor Relations Board collective bargaining representative for all professional hockey players within the American Hockey League (AHL), ECHL, and Central Hockey League (CHL). As the only minor league Players' Association within a major league sport, the PHPA is one of the largest Players' Associations within the professional sports industry, boasting approximately 1,600 Members situated across 64 teams throughout North America.
Ultimate Performance, a Swedish on the edge Sports Performance Development Center, is the European pioneer for several training- and therapy methods. Via strong networks in the international sports branch, Ultimate Performance is a fast growing company, initializing a national and international franchise concept in 2012. More than 150 teams follow the unmatched Ultimate Performance training methodology.