Parents & Players

Players Contract

  • I play my best.
  • I will respect my coaches, teammates, parents, sponsors, opponents, and referees.
  • I will come to each game on time, prepared and ready to play my hardest.
  • I will come to each practice and each game with a positive attitude and a willingness to listen and learn.
  • I will strive to make the best play by thinking, “team first” and by supporting my teammates.
  • I will learn from each experience, evaluating what was done well and what needs to be done to improve.
  • I will take responsibility for my actions.
  • I will have fun playing the game learning and building relationships with my coaches and teammates.

Parents Contract

  • I will not force my child to participate in hockey.
  • I will remember that my child plays hockey for his or her enjoyment, not mine.
  • I will encourage my child to play by the rules and to resolve conflict without resorting to hostility or violence.
  • I will teach my child that doing one’s best is as important as winning so that my child will never feel defeated by the outcome of the game.
  • I will make my child feel like a winner every time by offering praise for competing fairly and hard.
  • I will never ridicule or yell at my child for making a mistake or losing a game.
  • I will remember that children learn by example. I will applaud good plays and performances by both my child’s team and their opponents.
  • I will never question the official’s judgment or honesty in public. I recognize officials are being developed in the same manner as players. 
  • I will support all efforts to remove verbal abuse
  • I will allow my coaches to teach my child and support the Oil Kings philosophy
  • I will remember hockey is for the LOVE of the game!