Recently, Hockey Brandon held their annual awards banquet at The Clarion hotel. Below is a full list of all the award winners.
Referee Level 1 Award
WINNER: Carter Loewen
Most Improved Overall
WINNER: Will Adams
DON ROBERTSON MEMORIAL AWARD – Presented to the most dedicated coach with the “B” League (House-League)
WINNER: Glen Simard
TORY CAMPBELL MEMORIAL AWARD – To the “B” league hardest working player
WINNER: Ewan Sneesby
LEECH PRINTING AWARD – Presented to an individual (coach, manager, parent, etc) who has demonstrated commitment, dedication & sportsmanship in Female Hockey.
WINNER: Kami-Rae Caswell
BOB GILLIES MEMORIAL AWARD – To an individual who provides excellent support to a team in a non-coaching role. Someone who is always there to carry pucks, water bottles, jerseys, etc. Someone who is positive, supportive and somone who has spent a long time in the type of role.
WINNER: Brett Wilson
ARNOLD NICHOL MEMORIAL AWARD – To the most dedicated coach in the Initiation/Timbit program.
WINNER: Blair Champagne & Craig Ethelston
BARB LEBLANC MEMORIAL AWARD – Will be presented to the female player of the year, who shows outstandin gdedication, commitment and sportsmanship during the season on & off the ice.
WINNER: Caroline Caswell
PRECISION TOYOTA COACH OF THE YEAR – Presented to the “Rep” team coach of the year. To the coach who best exemplifies good qualities as a coach.
WINNER: Jeff Sass
ASHLEY NEUFELD BRANDON SOURCE FOR SPORTS ULTIMATE TEAMMATE AWARD – Will be presented to a female player registered within Hockey Brandon who must exhibit many if not all of the following traits/practices – dedication, perseverance, respect, inspirational, positive attitude, coachable and possess strong work ethic/ability. Player must be nominated by a current teammate, coach or Hockey Brandon board member.
WINNER: Cassie Bartley
HOCKEY BRANDON EXECUTIVE AWARD: Team Manager of the year.
WINNER: Ken Poirier
WINNER: Kyla Stewart
PRESIDENT’S AWARD – In recognition of exemplemary service to youth hockey in Brandon
WINNER: Bob Lawrence
TOURNAMENT OF CHAMPIONS PLAYER OF THE YEAR AWARD: To a long standing Hockey Brandon member who is a graduating Bantam AAA player. Who exhibits strength of character both on and off the ice while displaying outstanding skills in all phases of the game.
WINNER: Nolan Wallace