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Richmond Jets Minor Hockey Association Mission, Vision, and Values

Richmond Jets Values

Mission Statement:

Empowering Youth Through Hockey Excellence and Character Development

At Richmond Jets Minor Hockey Association, we're on a mission to create a safe, inclusive, and empowering environment for youth in our community through hockey. Our focus is on fostering athleticism, leadership, and sportsmanship. From U7 to U21, we're dedicated to providing a transformative and enjoyable hockey journey.

Vision Statement:

Shaping Tomorrow's Leaders Through Hockey and Character

Our vision: To lead as a premier community minor hockey association, focusing on holistic development beyond the game. We nurture life skills, character values, and a sense of community in all our participants.  By fostering respect and self-worth, we create an inclusive environment where cultural diversity thrives. Our goal is to empower players to excel on and off the ice, making a positive impact on their teams, families, and communities.


  1. Developing the Person First, Then the Player
  2. Fueling Dreams. Forging Leaders Beyond the Ice
  3. Hockey Excellence. Character Growth. Limitless Futures.
  4. More Than a Game: Shaping Tomorrow's Champions

Core Values:

Competitive Spirit
Safety, Fair Play and FUN

Guiding Principles for Players and Coaches:

Respect for All: Treat teammates, coaches, officials, opponents, and spectators with respect, recognizing the value of diversity and the contributions each individual brings to the game.

Practicing Team Sport Values: Adopt and practice the values of team sport as they serve as guidelines that positively influence our members well beyond the ice surface: Sportsmanship, Respect, Integrity, Reciprocity, Communication, discipline/ownership, trust.

Fair Play First: Embrace the spirit of fair play, understanding that the game's essence lies in healthy competition and honourable conduct.

Inclusive Team Spirit: Foster a sense of unity and camaraderie within the team, where every player feels valued and supported regardless of age, skill level, or background.

Continuous Growth: Strive for personal and collective improvement, dedicating yourself to refining skills, learning from challenges, and embracing a growth mindset.

Positive Attitude: Approach the game with a positive and enthusiastic attitude, radiating sportsmanship, resilience, and a commitment to overcoming obstacles.

Leadership by Example: Lead through your actions, exemplifying the highest standards of integrity, discipline, and dedication on and off the ice.

Safety and Well-being: Prioritize your safety and the well-being of others, adhering to safety guidelines and practices to ensure a secure environment for everyone.

Contributing to Community: Recognize the privilege of being part of a larger community and actively engage in activities that contribute positively to both the team and society.

Supportive Team Culture: Encourage and uplift teammates, celebrating successes, providing encouragement during challenges, and embodying the true spirit of teamwork.

Continuous Learning: Be open to learning and adapting, seeking opportunities to expand your knowledge of the game, refine your skills, and grow as an athlete and an individual.

By embracing these principles, we are committed to nurturing outstanding athletes and remarkable individuals who contribute positively to the world around them, regardless of their age or level of play.


Richmond Jets Minor Hockey Association

As one of the largest minor hockey associations in British Columbia, the Richmond Jets Minor Hockey Association offers an integrated (boys and girls) minor hockey program from Initiation to Juvenile. Featuring both recreational ("C") and competitive ("A") streams, our programs operate out of the three different facilities in the City of Richmond: Richmond Ice Centre (RIC), Minoru Arenas (Stadium and Silver Rinks), Richmond Oval (North and South rinks).

Contact Us

PO Box 94488, Richmond, BC V6X 8V6

(604) 454 4494

We acknowledge the financial support of the Province of British Columbia.