Ontario Minor Hockey Association Launches ‘Respect in Hockey’ Video Campaign, News (Petrolia Minor Hockey)

PrintNews Article
Click to view full-size image
Ontario Minor Hockey Association Launches ‘Respect in Hockey’ Video Campaign
Submitted By Ashley Johnson on Thursday, January 28, 2016
The video can be viewed here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fRRcbRdeJOk

RICHMOND HILL, ON – The Ontario Minor Hockey Association (OMHA) is launching a video series under the ‘Respect in Hockey’ campaign to re-emphasize the importance of core OMHA values. By committing to fairness, integrity and mutual respect, these standards will continue to be held in the highest regard.

In partnership with Respect Group Inc., the OMHA is releasing a ‘Respect in Hockey’ video as the next phase of an ongoing campaign. It will continue to shape the organization’s stance to grow and maintain respect in hockey and build on the Respect initiatives already launched.

“The OMHA continues to be a proud leader in creating a safe and enjoyable space for minor hockey players, coaches, trainers, parents, and fans,” said OMHA President Rob Ring. “Through its educational programming, events, and development, the OMHA continues to showcase the best young hockey talent in the province while helping to shape the leaders of tomorrow.”

Earlier this season, the OMHA distributed ‘Respect in Hockey’ signage to every member association to display in their local arena. The signs were distributed to act as a simple reminder to players, parents, coaches and officials that respect is an integral part of hockey. All Team Officials, On-Ice Volunteers, On-Ice Officials and Parents were required to take the appropriate ‘Respect’ education. These programs encourage positive sport behaviours and create a standard of respectful conduct for all stakeholders.

"Respect in Sport and the OMHA continue to work collaboratively in an effort to further to message of how critical Respect is in keeping hockey fun and safe for our kids,” said Mark Allen, Respect in Sport's Ontario Director. “Listening to what our kids have to say is important and we need to hear them. OMHA continues to take a leadership role in the importance of improving the culture of hockey and we are very pleased to be in a position to support their efforts.”

As the game of hockey continues to evolve, it is the responsibility of us all to change with it – but more importantly, to be the agents for positive change. Ultimately, the OMHA seeks to provide the very best programming as well as a safe and enjoyable environment for everyone in which to enjoy all the positive opportunities our great game has to offer.

Thanks,
PMHA
This article has been viewed 958 times.
News ArchiveOther Recent Articles
  • 21
    Oct
    Organization
    Reminder for the teams playing in Watford:  Showers – A reminder that use of dressing room showers is not permitted. One(1) Parent/Guardian/Spectator is allowed into the arena for each player – They can only enter at the start of the ice time ...
  • 11
    Oct
    Organization
    Hey Everyone! We have had our generator break down so we are serving from our driveway today. If anyone would like to come for their cone they still can or they can keep it till next Spring. Our address is :  309 Garfield St, ...
  • 10
    Oct
    Organization
    Important Information:  Please keep an eye out for a text/email from your coach with information in regards to the new online health screening app Petrolia Minor Hockey will be moving towards. Please follow the instructions provided. If you have ...
  • 09
    Oct
    Organization
    This weekend only the Petrolia arena will be giving a gift card for 1 free ice cream cone at DIPS Soft Serve to all PMHA and Lambton Attack players who go through the doors. This is to welcome all PMHA and Lambton Attack Players back for the season. ...
  • 09
    Oct
    Organization
    PMHA Families:  I hope all of our skaters are enjoying getting back on the ice. While it is not perfect and it is not the “normal” hockey we know it has been great seeing the excitement and energy our players are bringing to the ice.
  • 08
    Oct
    Organization
    October 8, 2020 To our OMHA Hockey Family, I would like to start by saying I hope you, your families and communities are safe as you come to grips with the new normal. We have all been faced with living our lives differently then any of us ...
  • 02
    Oct
    Organization
    Please see attached guidelines for Greenwood Rec Arena.
  • 02
    Oct
    Organization
    Watford Arena: Parents and Spectators: Parents/legal guardians may enter the arena to check in their players/skaters with their respective organizations and leave through the main entrance sliding door. Spectators and parents are not permitted ...
Printed from petroliaminorhockey.com on Saturday, October 24, 2020 at 10:55 AM