NESV PIONEERS MISSION STATEMENT:
The NESV Pioneers Hockey Program is committed to providing a fun, fair, and safe environment for all youth Girls hockey players in Southeastern MA. We strive to create an environment where players, coaches, parents and volunteers develop a love for the game, and a true respect for Girls hockey.
The primary focus of the New England Pioneers is to build character, sportsmanship, competitiveness, confidence and self-esteem while teaching the players the value of hard work, integrity, discipline, teamwork, commitment and respect.
The ultimate goal is to prepare Pioneers hockey players for high school hockey and beyond. It is our hope that the life lessons learned on and off the ice will shape the future of every player in the organization.
GOALS OF THE NEW ENGLAND PIONEERS PROGRAM:
* To promote and advance girls only hockey by providing the opportunity to play hockey at all novice and intermediate levels and evolving to, and sustaining at, an advanced level.
* To bring to our players the reward, confidence, and satisfaction associated with the experience of playing on, and becoming a part of, an ice hockey team.
* To promote positive personal characteristics in our players such as camaraderie, respect, dedication, sportsmanship, leadership, tenacity, generosity, and integrity on and off the ice.
* To bring our players parents, relatives, volunteers and fans a wholesome, positive experience watching the girls playing hockey.
* To help promote respect, trust, courtesy and good sportsmanship among all of our participants, including players, coaches, volunteers, parents and fans.
* To provide girls’ teams and/or associations with the necessary tools and organizational structure to allow these teams to better provide girls with a safe, fun, and well-organized hockey in which to participate.
* To promote and achieve overall continued growth and development of girls’ hockey in MA and New England.