Mission Statement. Special Hockey Northern Virginia exists for the enrichment of the athlete with a developmental disability. In addition to physical hockey skills, the program emphasizes the development of desirable individuals.
The NOVA Cool Cats attended the 5th Annual Disabled Festival Trip started on March 19th at the Ballston Mall bus pickup. Thirteen players and one goalie made the trip to Amherst Pepsi Center. Detta, Jenna and Amanda were three great mentors which helped out on and off the ice. Coach Bob helped on the bench while Coach Randy assisted the players on the ice.
The first game was on Friday March 20th at 9:20am. It was against the NJ Daredevlls. The sceond game was at 1:30pm against the Albany Cougars. The third game was on Saturday at 1:40pm against NY Raptors.
The players learned a lot at the festival. They learned how they could work together as a team. They came up with a cheer. It goes like: "C", "A" , "T", "S" ,"CATS" ,"CATS","CATS".