Kent Valley Hockey Association (referred to as the “Corporation”), is a Washington non-stock corporation organized for charitable (not for profit) and education purposes within the meaning of the Internal Revenue Code. The Corporation is governed by these Bylaws and it’s Articles of Incorporation.
The mission of KVHA (the Corporation) is to teach the youth of the community the sport of ice hockey, developing team play and individual skills through clinics and team competition. By emphasizing sportsmanship, cooperation, fun, self discipline, self confidence and respect for others. KVHA (the Corporation) also will strive for the highest level of customer service to the membership to maintain and insure growth of hockey in the Kent area. Upon a two-thirds (2/3) vote of the Board of Directors (referred to as “the Board’), KVHA’s (the Corporation’s), mission statement may be revised from time to time.
Players will be organized into three (3) divisions: Beginner, Recreational, and Travel (rep.). Players will play at the level that corresponds with their skill and age group: Mite, Squirt, PeeWee, Bantam, and Midget. In all divisions and levels, Directors, Coaches, all volunteers, on and off ice officials and participating families will be expected to emphasize KVHA’s (the Corporation’s) mission statement as it affects the individual players. All Programs will be administered without regard to race, religion, sex or national origin.
The Kent Valley Hockey Association (KVHA) is affiliated with the Pacific Northwest Amateur Hockey Association (PNAHA) and USA Hockey. KVHA is also a member of the Metropolitan Hockey League (MHL).
KVHA is a 501(c)3 not-for profit charitable organization founded in 2002. KVHA’s first full season of operation was the 2002-2003 hockey season. During that first KVHA season, 45 players participated in the “Learn to Play” program and 97 players participated on 6 hockey teams. More than 750 players have played for KVHA teams since the initial 2002-2003 season and enrollment grew to over 225 in the most recent season.
Home ice for KVHA is the Kent Valley Ice Centre (KVIC), the premier ice facility in the Northwest. Construction of the ice rink was completed in December of 2001. KVIC is a family recreation center strategically located adjacent to the Russell Road Park and baseball fields in Kent, Washington. The facility includes batting cages and miniature golf outdoors with games, billiards indoors and physical conditioning room indoors. The “On the Edge” café and bar is located on the second floor of the facility which includes meeting rooms and party rooms.
Additional information about KVHA is located by clicking upon any of the following headings:
Contact Us – Provides details about who to contact at KVHA and how to contact them.
KVHA News Stories– An archive of KVHA News, weekly bulletins and human interest stories.