ABOUT GVAHA

Mission Statement

It is our desire to provide an exceptional and fun learning experience for all our players and coaches. We believe youth hockey offers the opportunity to develop character, sportsmanship, a sense of teamwork, respect for authority and commitment. Our primary goals are to have fun learning to love the game of hockey, to provide opportunity for all players to reach their potential and to be character role models through a positive life learning experience.

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Core Values

  • We believe and support the core values of USA Hockey
    • Sportsmanship
    • Respect for the Individual
    • Integrity
    • Pursuit of Excellence
    • Enjoyment
    • Loyalty
    • Teamwork
  • We support and believe in the benefits of the multiple-sport athlete;
  • We support and value all levels and versions of ice hockey;
  • We believe first in player development within house hockey and second to travel hockey programs;
  • We are a long-term developmental and skill based organization, focused on the individual’s advancement, more so than any particular team or season;
  • We are passionate supporters of high school hockey and believe its values and benefits coincide with our mission and values;
  • We recognize that positively handling challenges and adversity is life’s greatest teacher;
  • We strive to provide the best value for a families’ hockey dollar, taking into consideration:
    • Player development
    • Coach player relationship
    • Practice to game ratio
    • Respect for family time
    • An honest, welcoming and friendly atmosphere for all

Our #LOVEOFHOCKEY

A sport where teammates are more than teammates. Friends are more than friends. The game is more than a game. Brothers. Sisters. A Community. A road tournament turns into a family getaway. It gives us the opportunity to turn a frozen sheet of ice into memories. IT’S A TRADITION. IT’S A PASTIME. IT IS OUR LOVE OF HOCKEY.

OUR home ice

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Georgetown Ice Center opened in 2004 and is maintained by Georgetown Township. It features two sheets of NHL size ice and is home to the GVAHA Stars, three area high school teams, and three GVSU Club Teams. The Georgetown Ice Center offers a variety of skating and hockey programs for youth and adults. They are also home to B.C. Pizza and B & R Sports partner locations. The ice center sees over 250,000 patrons, players, parents and voters visit annually. For more information about public programs visit www.georgetownice.com

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GVAHA Working with Local High School Hockey Programs

Hudsonville Eagles Hockey Schedule
Jenison Hockey Schedule
Grandville Hockey Schedule