Perinton Youth Hockey Mite Red Team
Mission, Core Values and Vision
Perinton Youth Hockey Mite Red Team is dedicated to providing high energy multifaceted coaching through a variety of hockey-based channels. Through coaching in practice and competitive game play, we will stress our core values, building and enhancing integral life skills for our hockey players.
To be the premier Mite Hockey program in western New York for the development of youth hockey players.
PYH Mite Red will hold two ice sessions to enable the organization and coaching staff to select the appropriate hockey players for next season. One ice session will be station-based, following the USA Hockey Model. The second ice session will be a scrimmage, which will enable the coaching staff to identify aggressiveness and tenacity in a game setting.
PYH Mite Red tryouts will be held at the brand new $30 million Polisseni Center. This is the new home to the Division I RIT Tigers.
We ask that parents discuss our expectations with their children prior to the tryouts. We will develop a team atmosphere. It is paramount that every player on the team is fully committed to our mission, core values and team-based expectations. We ask that all players commit to the following:
- HAVE FUN!
- Respect your teammates, coaches, officials, parents, arena staff and the competition.
- No bullying.
- Listen to the coaches.
- Play by the rules of USA Hockey.
- Play with 100% effort.
As parents of youth hockey players you are making a family commitment to the sport of hockey. As coaches and former college hockey players, you can expect the following from your coaching staff:
- We will be very well prepared for practice with clear practice plans.
- We will be on time.
- We will model good sportsmanship.
- We will provide a positive atmosphere for our hockey players by coaching with high energy and positive reinforcement.
- We will provide an atmosphere of team by stressing the importance of our core values.
- We will provide clear communication with both parents and our players.
We expect parents to support the team atmosphere we as coaches will provide for our hockey players. Parents are expected to fully support the PYH Mite Red mission, core values and player expectations. We ask that parents understand that this team will highlight a competitive atmosphere.