2nd Annual VMHA Awards Nominations

After an astounding success in 2020, we are proud to bring back VMHA’s Volunteer Awards as a way to honor and show appreciation for these individuals – and to shine a spotlight on how they contribute to our amazing hockey community.

2019-20 Award Winners

Do you know someone whose volunteer time contributions changed your or your child’s hockey season? Someone who always gives 110% to ensure all i’s are dotted and t’s are crossed? Someone who went an extra mile to ensure some sort of hockey normalcy for our players this season?

To nominate, complete our online nomination form:

It’s a quick and easy process and a great chance to acknowledge someone who makes a difference in your hockey community!

 

Nominations Close: Friday April 9, 2021

 

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Volunteer Coach of the Year – U6 - U9

Awarded to the volunteer Initiation Coach that exemplifies the qualities that our initiation program is founded upon: skills, fun and patience.

 

Volunteer Coach of the Year -U11- U13

Awarded to the Atom/PW coach that shows great leadership and exceptional ability to coach necessary hockey and life skills to elementary school aged players.

 

Volunteer Coach of the Year - U15-U18-U21

Awarded to the Bantam/Midget coach that shows great leadership and exceptional ability to coach necessary hockey and life skills to high school aged players.

 

House Team of the Year

Awarded to the “C” level team (any age group) that shows outstanding skill as a team, sportsmanship and leadership both on the ice, and in the community.

Rep Team of the Year

Awarded to the “A” level team (any age group) that shows outstanding skill as a team, sportsmanship and leadership both on the ice, and in the community.

 

Team Manager of the Year

Awarded to a manager (any age group & level) who has made exceptional effort to organize, leading the team to a terrific season of hockey while helping create positive experiences for all team members.

 

Volunteer of the Year

Awarded to the volunteer (not necessarily team official) who has gone out of their way this season to provide a quality experience for VMHA players, as well as broaden the connection between VMHA and our community.

 

Referee of the Year

Awarded to the junior or senior referee that has shown commitment to learning the skills and shown the most improvement over the season. Even if it was only for 2 games!

 

Johnny Mahovlich Award - Hardest Working Athlete

Awarded to a single player (any age group or level) that has exemplified what Johnny stood for as a coach and player: hard work, perseverance, and passion for the game.