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Ron DeGregorio has announced that he is retiring from the presidency at USAH. Through his leadership, USA Hockey has evolved into arguably the leading hockey federation in the world today.
From championing the USA Hockey SafeSport Program in 2012 to helping fuel national support for passage of the organization’s Progressive Checking Skill Development Program in 2011,
DeGregorio’s commitment to advancing the sport is on-going. His ingenuity is evident throughout the organization, but perhaps nothing as visible as USA Hockey’s National Team Development Program. A lightning rod for criticism in the U.S. when it was established in 1996, the NTDP has evolved into a revered program and has significantly influenced U.S. success in international competition.
DeGregorio, who continues to play hockey today, was elected president of USA Hockey on June 14, 2003, and unanimously re-elected to his fourth term on June 10, 2012. Ron will be greatly misssed