Our Mission

The NGHL is dedicated to the promotion and growth of girls ice hockey programs across the nation and supports its member clubs’ vision for player-focused development and progression to the next level. The NGHL hosts member teams as well as guest teams from around the country. Its offerings comprise league play, showcases, and exposure clinics and have teams competing at the 10U through 19U levels at Tier I and Tier II.

Our Goals

  • To enhance the overall hockey experience for youth, female athletes by partnering with like-minded programs to build a competitive schedule that geographically benefits all league members.
  • To support the growth and development of programs at the grassroots level by building a platform of support, and guidance for all of its members.
  • To promote the advancement of elite players to the collegiate level.
  • To foster opportunities for women to pursue a career in hockey with the goal of ultimately becoming leaders within the league and member organizations.

Questions? Email us at info@nghlhockey.com

Photo: Bob Torr
Team Illinois

Core Values

Each team within the National Girls Hockey League (NGHL) is expected to provide an environment that enables our players, volunteers, and staff a chance to acquire the skills needed to be successful.  Members of the NGHL are expected to be a partner in the community and instill the following core values:

  • Respect
  • Integrity
  • Sportsmanship
  • Teamwork
  • Character
  • Accountability
  • Community
  • Excellence

Next Steps...

Learn more about guidelines and applying to the NGHL.