ViewpointThe existing Tier I program provide many of the necessary components to provide youngathletes for a great experience. But, no existing Texas Tier I program or home venue canprovide all of the components of the ideal model which will provide the most complete program.That is until now at the NYTEX Sports Centre and partnership with the Texas Brahmas YouthHockey Association. 44
Tier I ApplicationA. Name of proposed Tier I Organization Texas Brahmas Youth Hockey Association – Junior BrahmasB. Name(s) of TAHA feeder member associations that fielded Tier II teams the previous three seasons. 1. Age division and level of teams: Over the past 5 years the Jr. Brahma teams have competed within every level of Tier II and House Rec 2. Number of years of existence of member association: The Junior Brahmas have had a program 10+ years; five years under the current NYTEX leadership.C. Proposed Tier I teams for upcoming season. 1. Age division 2012 – 2013: Pee-wee / Bantam 2013 – 2014 and beyond: Pee-wee / Bantam / Midget‐Minor 2. Name, certification, and years of experience as a head coach of a Tier I. Refer to Pg 29-36 3. Background screening date of head coach and results – Appendix AD. List of Tier I teams and returning head coaches from prior season Not applicable 45
Tier I ApplicationE. A list of current Officers, Directors and Registrar and contact information for each. Frank Trazzera – President and Registrar Ron Vogel – Vice-President 804 Meandering Woods Drive 15944 Blaketree Drive Keller, TX 76248 Fort Worth, TX 76177 817-915-3417 817-210-2257 firstname.lastname@example.org email@example.com Level 5 – CEP # 114237 Level 4 coaching certification (summer 2012) Salvatore Trazzera – Vice-President Ed Galiani – Manager 44 Southampton Drive 40 Underhill Blvd. Massapequa, NY 11735 Suite 1B 631-834-9380 Syosset, NY 11791 firstname.lastname@example.org 631-219-9921 email@example.com Knute Anderson – Director 2857 Naples Drive Cheryl Booth – Secretary Hurst, TX 76054 8851 Ice House Drive 817-905-1994 North Richland Hills, TX 76180 firstname.lastname@example.org Level 5 Master – CEP # 288739 46
Tier I ApplicationF. Historical financial information that demonstrates financial stability. 1. Profit and loss statement from the prior season – Appendix B 2. Form 990 from the previous two (2) years – Appendix CG. Practice plan that demonstrates the time slots and days of the week for its proposed Tier I teams. 1. Days and times of planned practices Pee Wee Ice Schedule Bantam Ice Schedule 3 Ice sessions per week (75-90 min) 3-4 Ice Sessions per week (75-90 min) 3 Dryland sessions per week 3 Dryland sessions per week (45-60 min) Optional Off Campus PE Programs Optional Off Campus PE programs 35-45 Games per year 35-45 Games per year 2. Name of home rink and/or practice facility – THE NYTEX SPORTS CENTRE 3. Copy of ice contract – N/A 4. Scope and evidence of a supporting off-ice development program. Off Ice Hockey Training: www.officehockeytraining.com Providing free access with an access code for our youth and Jr players to an off ice program with demonstration videos and exercise logs that are downloadable for the players use. There are three separate age and development related specific programs for Mites /Squirts, Pee Wees/Bantams and Midgets/Jrs. * This is consistent with the USA Hockey ADM and LTAD program 47
Fact SheetJunior Brahmas OrganizationTier I Program - Season - Applicable Costs - Fundraising - Jerseys - Off-Ice Training - Travel Costs - Season Registration Fees - Basic ExpensesGames and PracticesTravelRulesRefund Policy - Details refund when a player does not play for the full season, regardless of reason._____________________________ _____________________________Player’s Signature Parent’s Signature 48
Tier I ApplicationI. Description of the Tier I Organization 1. Organization structure – refer to page 46 2. Mission statement: To instill respect, responsibility and commitment in our young athletes by testing each player on and off the ice through the P.A.T.H (Program for Advanced Travel Hockey). Our P.A.T.H. program defines the goals and guidelines for our association which focuses on skill development, physical conditioning, confidence and character-building for all of our players. 3. Responsibilities i. Hockey or coaching director – Knute Anderson ii. Head coach – Ron Vogel iii. Team manager iv. Any and all administrators – refer to page 46 4. Written By-Laws – Appendix D 5. Team Rules – Appendix E 6. Internal Revenue Service 501(c)(3) tax exemption status under the Internal Revenue Code – Appendix F 49
Tier I ApplicationJ. Compliance statement of intent, ability, and procedures to comply with: 1. USA Hockey rules 2. TAHA By‐Laws, Policies, Rules and Regulations 3. Tier I Committee This presentation, web site and video are indication of our commitment to comply with all USA Hockey Rules, TAHA Rules and Regulations as well as participation with and adherence to the Tier I committee K. Any other information determined to be necessary by the Tier I Committee or Tier I Chairperson. WE’RE READY to provide any additional information determined necessary by the committee or committee chairperson. As exhibited throughout, it is our continuous intention to support the philosophy goals and guidelines put fourth by TAHA and USA Hockey. 50
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USA Hockey Core ValuesSportsmanship Foremost of all values is to learn a sense of fair play. Become humble in victory,gracious in defeat. We will foster friendship with teammates and opponents alike.respect for the individual Treat all others as you expect to be treated.integrity We seek to foster honesty and fair play beyond mere strict interpretation of therules We’re Readyand regulations of the game.Pursuit of Excellence at the individual, Team and Organizational Levels Each member of theorganization, whether player, volunteer or staff, should seek to perform each aspect of thegame to the highest level of his or her ability.Enjoyment It is important for the hockey experience to be fun, satisfying and rewardingfor all participants.Loyalty We aspire to teach loyalty to the ideals and fellow members of the sport of hockey.Teamwork We value the strength of learning to work together. The use of teamwork isreinforcedand rewarded by success in the hockey experience. 52
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