“I have heard the other teams’ parents yell and all that stuff.”
It’s a reminder to parents that hockey is just a game, straight from the mouths of kids who play it.
“I’ve been playing hockey for like six or seven years…”
A new public service announcement from the Ontario Minor Hockey Association shows kids, in their hockey jerseys, talking about what they love about the game.
“I love playing for my town, I like to represent it…”
And what they hate about it…
“Some of the parents take it too seriously.”
“It’s just a game.”
“I’ve been trying my best.”
The organization’s “Respect in Hockey” campaign makes it the latest group to combat out of line parents.
Last year the Vancouver Island Amateur Hockey Association added a “code of conduct” for parents that includes consequences like arena bans.