AWARDS & ACHIEVEMENTS

GHC VOLUNTEER RECOGNITION

GHC is proud to recognize our dedicated volunteer base, especially those who have made a significant contribution of time, leadership and positivity to our association. Individual awards are presented annually to GHC members who best demonstrate the award criteria over the course of the season. Any GHC member may nominate members for these awards. Read our Volunteer Recognition Guidelines for all minor hockey awards available to GHC Membership.

JUDY COLPITTS AWARD

This award, in honour of Alberta Hockey Hall of Fame inductee and former GHC builder Judy Colpitts, is presented to a Volunteer who has provided outstanding service to GHC. They have demonstrated a tireless commitment to improving the association, they have significantly impacted and/or inspired the GHC membership through their actions, and they have fostered a good environment for players to develop hockey skills or positive character.

MANAGER OF THE YEAR

This award is presented to a Manager who has demonstrated a strong and positive commitment to an individual team. They have promoted good sportsmanship and citizenship (e.g. involving the team in the community), demonstrated a respect for the game of hockey, and provided a good environment for the players of the team to develop their hockey skills/abilities and/or develop their character in a positive manner.

COACH OF THE YEAR

This award is presented to a Head Coach who exemplifies the values, goals and philosophy of GHC. The GHC Coach of the Year is a model on and off the ice, demonstrates patience, effective communication and leadership to players and parents. This Coach demonstrates a balanced approach between skill building, competitive play, and fostering a love for the game of hockey.

Judy Colpitts Award

  • 2019/20 - ANDREA ZABLOSKI

Manager of the Year Award

  • 2019/20 - ARLANA KELLER

Coach of the Year Award

  • 2019/20 - KYLE WANVIG

CALGARY FIRE AAA/AA AWARDS & BANQUET

The GHC Calgary Fire AAA/AA Female Hockey Program hosts an annual Awards Banquet each year to celebrate the achievements of our U15 AA, U18 AA and AAA teams, staff and supporters.

Most Valuable Player

  • 2019/20 AAA: MADELEINE NOONAN
  • 2019/20 Midget AA Red: TEAH WORKMAN
  • 2019/20 Midget AA White: RYLEE PENNOYER
  • 2019/20 Bantam AA Red: HANNA PERRIER
  • 2019/20 Bantam AA White: LEIGHANNA RIZARRI
  • 2018/19 AAA: SIERRA LAPLANTE
  • 2018/19 Midget AA Red: KELLY STANFORD
  • 2018/19 Midget AA White: BROOKE MCCOOL
  • 2018/19 Bantam AA Red: RYANN PERRETT
  • 2018/19 Bantam AA White: ASHLYNN STITT

Leadership Award

  • 2019/20 - SIERRA LAPLANTE
  • 2019/20 - KAYLA IRONSIDE
  • 2019/20 - JORJA FISHER
  • 2018/19 - REBECCA ALLOWAY
  • 2018/19 - ALYSIA GROTSKY
  • 2018/19 - JORDAN HOLT

Most Dedicated Player

  • 2019/20 AAA: SIERRA LAPLANTE
  • 2019/20 Midget AA Red: KAYLA IRONSIDE
  • 2019/20 Midget AA White: HANNAH SUTO
  • 2019/20 Bantam AA Red: PAIGE MURPHY
  • 2019/20 Bantam AA White: KYLA MITENKO
  • 2018/19 AAA: SYDNEY BENKO
  • 2018/19 Midget AA Red: MEGHAN DEAN
  • 2018/19 Midget AA White: SARAH GAISER
  • 2018/19 Bantam AA Red: PEYTON EVANS
  • 2018/19 Bantam AA White: ALYSIA GROTSKY

Most Improved Player

  • 2019/20 AAA: MEGAN YAKIWCHUK
  • 2019/20 Midget AA Red: EMILY TOOLE
  • 2019/20 Midget AA White: RACHELLE PLUM
  • 2019/20 Bantam AA Red: SOPHY ALDRED
  • 2019/20 Bantam AA White: CHLOE MARSHALL
  • 2018/19 AAA: BAILEY FIALA
  • 2018/19 Midget AA Red: ADRIA LUBERT
  • 2018/19 Midget AA White: MILA PREVILLE
  • 2018/19 Bantam AA Red: MADISON SIEMENS
  • 2018/19 Bantam AA White: AVERY KRAWCHUK

Sportsmanship Award

  • 2019/20 AAA: DYLAN NORRIE
  • 2019/20 Midget AA Red: ASHLEY SHYPITKA
  • 2019/20 Midget AA White: AVERY KRAWCHUK
  • 2019/20 Bantam AA Red: TE'A PEARCE
  • 2019/20 Bantam AA White: SADIE KURRANT
  • 2018/19 AAA: MALLORY DYER
  • 2018/19 Midget AA Red: SKYE MATHEW
  • 2018/19 Midget AA White: EMILY BALDWIN
  • 2018/19 Bantam AA Red: KENDALL TORHJELM
  • 2018/19 Bantam AA White: TALIA SCHNEIDER

Athletic Therapist of the Year

  • 2018/19 - Karen Tran

2018/19 GHC Calgary Fire Awards Banquet
April 12, 2019
Delta Hotels by Marriott Calgary South
Calgary, AB

EXTERNAL AWARDS & ACHIEVEMENTS

The following awards are determined by external selection criteria. Hockey Calgary and Hockey Alberta awards are open to nominations from any Member Minor Hockey Association, Volunteer or Staff Member. Nominations are accepted annually but are not carried over to subsequent years.

Alberta Female Hockey
League Awards

AFHL Coach of the Year

  • 2018/19 AAA: Terry Johnson, Calgary Fire AAA
  • 2018/19 Midget Elite: David Addison, Calgary Fire Midget AA Red
  • 2017/18 Midget Elite: Tom Molloy, Calgary Fire Midget AA White

AFHL Player Awards

  • 2019/20 Bantam Elite Top Goaltender: Jorja Fisher, Calgary Fire Red
  • 2019/20 Midget Elite Top Goaltender: Cienna Kinghorn, Calgary Fire White
  • 2018/19 Midget Elite Top Goaltender: Cassidy Brown, Calgary Fire Midget AA Red
  • 2017/18 Midget Elite Most Valuable Player: Sydney Benko, Calgary Fire Midget AA Red
  • 2017/18 Bantam Elite Top Goaltender: Ali Kieren, Calgary Fire Bantam AA White

Hockey Calgary
Volunteer
Celebration

HC Association of the Year

  • 2016/17: Girls Hockey Calgary Association (GHC)

Association Volunteer of the Year (GHC)

  • 2019/20 - Andrea Zabloski
  • 2018/19 - Jody Forbes
  • 2017/18 - Jamie Martin
  • 2016/17 - Kris Olsen
  • 2015/16 - Deb Loomer
  • 2014/15 - Carla Ironside
  • 2013/14 - Terry Batke
  • 2011/12 - Barb Bauer
  • 2010/11 - Howard Leong

Award Information

Hockey Alberta
Awards Program

Hockey Alberta Volunteer of the Year

  • 2018/19 - Jody Forbes

Award Information

AFHL Player Post-Secondary Commitments

Hockey Canada
Awards Program

BFL Canada Female Coach of the Year National Winner

  • 2019/20 - Samantha Holmes-Domagala (Community)

BFL Canada Female Coach of the Year (Alberta)

  • 2019/20 - Samantha Holmes-Domagala (Community)

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