Annual Awards (Newcastle Village Minor Hockey Association)

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Annual Award Celebration


The NVMHAI is calling on our membership for nominations for the three annual awards recognizing the contributions of individuals during the hockey season that have had a positive impact on Minor Hockey in Newcastle. 

Please see the criteria for the three awards below and nominate the individual you feel is worthy of this recognition.

The NVMHAI Award Nomination Process:
If you are NVMHAI member in good standing please submit your nomination(s) for one/all of the awards by filling out our Online form. Write a small detail of why your selection is a worthy candidate.  The winners of each award will be announced at the Annual General Meeting in April of every season.

The criteria for the three awards are as follows:

The Herman Valckx Outstanding Volunteer Award
This award is an ongoing award established in 2009 to honour those individuals, who for many years have served amateur hockey faithfully having participated as players, coaches and/or as active members of the association.  A strong candidate is someone who has made an outstanding contribution to NVMHAI amateur hockey. The awards first recipient in 2009, Herman Valckx, is who the award is named after.

Season                 Recipient

2017-2018            Pat Kennelly

2014-2015
            Greg Koren 

2013-2014            Randy Cruickshank

2012-2013            James Giroux

2011-2012            Scott Turner

2010-2011            Jeff Vanhaverbeke

2009-2010            Gord Blaker

2008-2009            Herman Valcyx



The Irv McCullough Coach of the Year Award
Awarded annually since 2009 to acknowledge outstanding service by a volunteer who has devoted his or her time to coaching in NVMHAI.  This award is presented to an individual who characterizes the commitment to excellence, skill development, strong leadership, and team performance for the current hockey season.  The awards first recipient in 2009, Irv McCullough, is whom the award is named after.

Season                 Recipient

2017-2018            Scott Turner

2014-2015
            Chris Smith

2013-2014            Gord Jose / Jeff Vanhaverbeke

2012-2013            Stu Irwin

2011-2012            Jay Summers

2010-2011            Paul Choiniere

2009-2010            Jeff Vanhaverbeke

2008-2009            Irv McCullough



The Franco Pelosa Fan Appreciation Award
Awarded annually since 2009 to acknowledge an individual who consistently demonstrates team spirit, professionalism and courteous behaviour, epitomizes NVMHAI's code of conduct and supports his or her team throughout the hockey season.  The awards first recipient in 2009, Franco Pelosa, is whom the award is named after.

Season                 Recipient

2017-2018           'Papa' John Ross

2014-2015
            Gary Etcher / Rolly & Alice Farrell

2013-2014            Betty Stapleton

2012-2013            Muriel Blaker

2011-2012            Todd Thompson

2010-2011            Wanda Hogan

2009-2010            Adam Thompson

2008-2009            Franco Pelosa

 


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