Our Mission (Burlington Jr Cougars)

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ABOUT US


The Junior Cougars program is a hockey development program and the first true “pathway” program showing a direct route from 4 yrs old to the Jr. A ranks, With the ultimate the goal of playing NCAA Division 1 College Hockey on a scholarship. We have many players who have gone on to play in the NHL. Most recently Cory Conacher and Josh Jooris followed this pathway.


OUR MISSION

  • To do all things possible to help develop the skills and abilities of each and every player.
  • To instill sportsmanship and encourage fair play, while developing a healthy, competitive attitude in a fun and supportive environment.
  • To advocate, on behalf of players and families, the ability to play hockey where they choose, without boundary restrictions.
  • To support, advocate and represent our players as developing elite athletes, aspiring to play hockey at the highest levels.
  • To use hockey as a training tool to help players become better people, instilling upon them hard work, respect, cooperation and dedication.
  • To encourage academic excellence, stressing to our players the importance of education and helping them potentially reach their hockey goals.

SAFETY & ETHICS


The health and well-being of every player is our first concern. Here are some of the common practice standards that each parent can expect from Jr Cougars Hockey:

  • Concussion and injury protocols 
  • Certified first aid personnel
  • Jr. Cougars coaches who have a police checks 
  • Supervised Dressing Rooms
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