4 Jun

Roster spots are filling up, summer ice is booked, and we are getting ready for the 2020-2021 season

Are you ready to get back on the ice?   WE ARE!!!!

Roster spots are filling up, summer ice is booked, and we are getting ready for the 2020-2021 season!!

There are only a few spots remaining at each level so register now to secure yours! Players must be registered to receive a player agreement on June 11th and only players with signed player agreements will be eligible to register for our on-ice activities this summer.

Speaking of on-ice activities..... we are excited to get back to the rink and we have ICE BOOKED for the following activities throughout the summer:

Pre-Eval Skates

Evaluations and Tryouts

10 Team Practice Slots

Team Mini-Camps

Powerskating and Skills Clinics

Goalie Clinics

Checking Clinics

Details to be communicated with completion of player agreement.


See you soon!

26 May

2020-2021 Season Highlights

Check out what we have to offer for the 2020-2021 season!

• 2.5 hours of on-ice practice a week

• Power Skating Clinic 2x month

• Skill Development Clinic 2x month

• Synthetic Ice Training

• Goalies pay half price and includes 10 goalie clinics in addition to instruction during team practice

• Paid Hockey Director & Coaches

• Skating, Skill Development and Goalie Clinics provided by Dynamic Hockey Development (DHD)

• COVID-19 Imposed Restrictions Refund Policy in the event that USA Hockey, The Atlantic District or the DVHL prohibits play and/or practice in addition to COVID-19 Financial Hardship Refund Policy required by the AAHA.

For more information visit www.delawareduckshockey.com

          Joe Duca, President delawareduckshockey@outlook.com

          Matt Marshallsea, Hockey Director DDHockeyDirector@gmail.com

16 May


31 May

Don't Wait!

As we continue to plan for the 2020-2021 Season, we wanted to send out a quick reminder to register your player as soon as possible to secure a spot on one of our teams. On June 11th, players will receive an electronic Player Agreement Contract and final roster numbers are due to the DVHL by June 20th. Only registered players will be selected for roster placement and only registered players will be eligible to participate in any on ice or off ice activities that may occur prior to the start of the season.

We understand that many are uncertain about the status of the upcoming season during this pandemic. To ease those concerns, the Player Agreement Contracts offered on June 11th will include a COVID-19 Imposed Restrictions Refund Policy in the event that USA Hockey, the AAHA or the DVHL prohibits play and/or practice in addition to the COVID-19 Financial Hardship Refund Policy required by the AAHA.


15 May

2020-2021 Season Coaches Announced!

We are excited to announce that the following coaches will be leading our teams on and off the ice for the 2020-2021 season!

Please join the age specific Zoom meetings next week to meet them!  Log in information will be provided closer to the meetings.  

8U Mites

Coaches: DHD, Tom Holdinsky, Andrew Knox, Dan McGovern, Chris Ciupinski,  Interviewing others

Zoom:  Monday, May 18th @ 7pm

Meeting ID: 840 0309 6143

Password: 714924

10U Squirts 

Coaches:  Mike Albertson, Richard Gray, Ryan Lloyd 

 Zoom:  Tuesday, May 19th @ 7:30pm

Meeting ID: 831 4080 9468

Password: 877267

12U Peewees

Coaches:  Adam Lynch, Laura Monico 

 Zoom:  Tuesday, May 19th @ 6:30pm

Meeting ID: 897 1653 2189

Password: 382600

14U Bantams

Coaches:  Matt Marshallsea, Sean Leahy

 Zoom:  Monday, May 18th @8pm

Meeting ID: 810 5642 6237

Password: 131064

16U & 18U Midget

Coaches:  Joe Duca, Matt Marshallsea, Interviewing for U18

Zoom:  Tuesday, May 19th @ 8:30pm

Meeting ID: 845 6411 1356

Password: 698960


Coach:  Matt Marshallsea, DHD

 Zoom:  Monday, May 18th 9pm

Meeting ID: 811 0734 2533

Password: 428116

Power Skating & Skills

Coach:  Mark Zeszut, DHD

Additional coaches may be added based on the player registration numbers.  REGISTER HERE to help us plan for the upcoming season!

If you are interested in joining the coaching staff, please email Hockey Director Matt Marshallsea at DDHockeyDirector@gmail.com


14 May

2020-2021 Board of Directors

The Delaware Ducks Board of Directors is excited to announce Joe Duca as the President and Eric Pertschi as the Vice President for the 2020-2021 season.

Joe Duca has been a dedicated volunteer with the Ducks organization over the last 8 years as a coach and parent of two sons in the program and is currently the 16AA coach for the upcoming 2020-2021 season. Along with the Ducks, Joe also has been coaching HS Hockey in Delaware for over 5 years and is the VP of the Delaware High School Hockey League. He has also been involved with coaching various Middle School, Spring and Summer teams at the PIC over the last 10 years and has a great passion for teaching the game. His strong dedication to the players, their families and the game of hockey is of great importance and he looks forward to a bright future for all ahead! 

With the departure of Mike Swift, Eric Pertschi transitioned into the role of Vice President from Board Member. He has been an active participant with the board serving as a Trustee and a Member and has volunteered in the roles of head and assistant coach with the Ducks.   Eric is committed to the success of the Delaware Ducks hockey program and is looking forward to be being a positive factor in the future of the organization.

We look forward to working together to strengthen and grow the Delaware Ducks!! 

Delaware Ducks

Board of Directors

13 May

Zoom with the Hockey Director

You are invited to meet our new Hockey Director, Matt Marshallsea! Join our zoom meeting to learn more about his plan and to ask questions.

We look forward to seeing you!

Thursday, May 14, 2020 at 07:30 PM Eastern Time

Meeting ID: 862 7186 9353

Password: 321162


12 May

Letter from the Hockey Director

9 May

Delaware Ducks Updates!

Two months of social distancing and stay at home orders have us thinking about hockey!  While we haven’t been able to lace up the skates, we have been hard at work preparing for the upcoming season. We are excited to share some updates within the club.  

The Ducks are happy to announce Matt Marshallsea as the new Hockey Director. Matt is replacing Mike Stead who is transitioning the role this off-season. The Ducks sincerely thank Mike for his years of service to the club and wish him all the best in the future.  

Matt has 25+ years of playing and coaching experience, having started playing hockey at the age of 5. Growing up he played his youth hockey in the Delaware area, leading to a career at the Junior A level. After Junior hockey, Matt attended the University of Delaware where he majored in statistics and was a member of the 2012 ACHA Divison 1 National Championship Team.   After his hockey career, Matt focused on his passion for coaching where he co-founded Dynamic Hockey Development. He has coached kids at all ages and levels from just starting through the professional level. Currently, Matt is a goalie coach at numerous rinks in the tri-state area, as well as an assistant coach for the University of Delaware ACHA Men's Division 1 team. 

Matt’s commitment to and passion for developing youth hockey players is evident in his clinics, private lessons, and team practices. We are thrilled that he will be leading the Ducks’ hockey operations going forward. Matt will be scheduling a Zoom meeting to share an overview of his vision for player development and the direction of the club. Watch for an announcement on the date and time of the meeting.  

The Board of Directors will also see changes this off-season with a new President and Vice President elected. The Ducks would like to thank Bryan Crossan for his service as President over the past year and a heartfelt ‘thank you’ to Mike Swift who has dedicated countless hours to the Ducks in a number of roles on and off the ice.  

The Board is also seeking additional members. If you are passionate about youth hockey and would like to volunteer your time to assist in the administration of the club please send an email to Delawareduckshockey@outlook.com. 

If you haven’t already done so, please register for the upcoming season on our website by June 1, 2020. As you have likely seen, the registration process has been updated by the Atlantic District this season as a result of the pandemic. Don’t hesitate to contact us if you have any questions.  

We hope every member of our extended hockey family is safe and healthy in these uncertain times. We can’t wait to get back to the rink and to drop the puck on the new season. 

Go Ducks! 

6 May

2020-2021 Season Update!!

The AAHA has approved a Player Agreement Process for the 2020-2021 Season!!

Registration is open for new and returning players!  Player agreements will be offered electronically to registered players on June 11, 2020. Evaluations for team placements will be held as soon as the rink is permitted to re-open. 

We are excited to start planning and hope to get back on the ice soon!!!

U8 - Mites Registration

U10 - Squirt Registration

U12 - PeeWee Registration

U14 - Bantam Registration

U16 - Midget 16 Registration

U18 - Midget 18 Registration

AAHA 2020-2021 Player Agreement Process

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