OMHA Essay Finalist from Essa, News (Essa Minor Hockey)

PrintNews Article
Click to view full-size image
OMHA Essay Finalist from Essa
Submitted By Tiffany Hart on Tuesday, June 14, 2016
Congratulations to Aaron from Novice LL who was a finalist in the OMHA Essay Contest.  Aaron was in Toronto at the Annual General Meeting of the OMHA to be honoured for his entry.

Aaron_Edward_OMHA_medium.jpg

The lessons I have learned from hockey are teamwork, sportsmanship, support, listening skills, focus, quick thinking, time appreciation and leadership. In the following sentences I will explain how I have acquired these life lessons.  

I love it when our team works together which shows great teamwork. This makes the game fun and exciting to play.

I communicate with my wingers and defensemen by giving them pointers of what I pick up from the other teams goalie so we have an advantage in the game to score. This also shows leadership skills. I show sportsmanship by giving up my player of the game award to another player on my team.  I show support by tapping my injured teammate on the helmet and back when they get up from being hurt.  My listening skills are better by paying attention to my coach when he is explaining a drill or play.  This also helps my game by adapting what I have learnt in practice to my game.  

I learn responsibility by keeping track of all my equipment when I put it on and take it off.I show time appreciation by getting up early and getting ready for my game and practices.  

The game is fast paced which teaches me to make quick decisions. An example is when my team has a 2 on 1 play and I need to decide to pass or shoot the puck.  

In conclusion, hockey is an amazing sport which everyone can learn very important life skills.

- Aaron Edward, Essa Minor Hockey (Novice)

This article has been viewed 4052 times.
News ArchiveOther Recent Articles
  • 24
    Sep
    Organization
    Please visit our Refunds Page to view our updated policy for the 2020-2021 season.
  • 20
    Sep
    Organization
    Please visit the calendar page to view the schedule for DUST OFF WEEK for the 2020 season.  Minor Novice to Midget begin on the ice Saturday, September 26th, 2020. U7 Timbits begins October 10th, 2020, more information will be emailed shortly.
  • 19
    Sep
    Organization
    The 2020 Annual General Meeting is going to be held Thursday, October 1st at 7:00 pm.  The purpose of the meeting is to present the year-end reports and hold the election of officers to the board.  Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, this year's meeting ...
  • 12
    Sep
    Organization
    Please visit the page below to confirm your Return to Play for the 2020-2021 season. If you have not registered with Essa yet please visit the registration tab and follow the instructions on the ...
  • 04
    Sep
    Organization
    Please read the letter below regarding the Return to Play for Essa Minor Hockey Dear Essa Eagles Families,   We are excited to announce that hockey is returning to the Essa Recreation Center this September.  During these unprecedented times ...
  • 19
    Aug
    Organization
    Dear Essa Eagle Families, On behalf of the Executive, we would like to thank you for your patience as we navigate these unprecedented times. After the abrupt end to the season back in March and the last 5 months of uncertainty, we know you are ...
  • 06
    May
    Organization
    Hello Eagles!  We have set-up registration for the 2020-2021 hockey season.  In response to the COVID-19 pandemic we have moved to a completely online registration process.   Please visit our REGISTRATION page for more information.
  • 18
    Mar
    Organization
    Our most recent Essablast can be accessed HERE. With information about the AGM cancelled, Banquet postponed & Coach application due.
Printed from essaminorhockey.com on Friday, September 25, 2020 at 12:06 PM