About The

National Girls Hockey League

Our Mission

The NGHL is dedicated to the promotion and growth of girls' ice hockey programs across the nation and supports our clubs' vision for player-focused development and progression to the next level.

Our offerings comprise league play, showcases, and exposure clinics, and have teams competing at the 10U through 19U levels at Tier I and Tier II. All NGHL events are USAH-sanctioned.

The NGHL hosts Member teams as well as guest teams from around the country.

Learn more about Membership.


Our 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




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 female 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.