CHAIR OF THE BOARD AWARD
This award is given to a Minor Hockey Association (MHA) showing the greatest percentage increase in player registration over the previous years registration or to an individual, team, league or Association that has brought honour to the amateur hockey fraternity through an outstanding humanitarian endeavor.
2018 - 2019 Winner: Vancouver Pee Wee Spirit
COACH OF THE YEAR - ERNIE GARE AWARD
This award is awarded to BC Hockey's top coach who shows leadership to players, demonstrates skill development and has a sound philosophy. Winning is a consideration, but is not the only consideration. This award is given in memory of the late Ernie Gare of Nelson, BC who demonstrated what BC Hockey feels are the ideal elements of a coach.
2018 - 2019 Winner: Katie Yuris (Trail, BC)
DEVELOPMENT AWARD - COACHING
This award is for service to the National Coaches Certification Program (NCCP) in BC Hockey. The purpose of this award is to annually acknowledge outstanding service by a volunteer who has devoted his or her time to assist coaching within BC Hockey.
2018 - 2019 Winner: Jordan Moore (Whitehorse, YK)
DEVELOPMENT AWARD - MIKE LANDUCCI OFFICIATING
This award recognizes outstanding service by a volunteer who has devoted his or her time to assist officiating in BC Hockey.
2018 - 2019 Winner: Brett Rafferty (Burnaby, BC)
DIAMOND STICK AWARD
This award honours an individual who has provided outstanding service to the game of hockey for more than 10 years. The meritorious service may be provided to national or international hockey programs, BC Hockey or its member clubs.
2018 - 2019 Winner: Bill Ohlhausen (Okanagan Falls, BC)
INDIGENOUS IMPACT AND LEGACY AWARD
The award is presented to an individual, team, league or Association that has demonstrated a commitment to increase Indigenous inclusivity and participation in the sport of hockey.
2018 - 2019 Winner: Ryneld Starr (Hazelton, BC)
LIFE MEMBERS' VOLUNTEER - EXECUTIVE AWARD
This award is presented by BC Hockey life members to an amateur hockey administrator who has made an outstanding contribution to the development and growth of amateur hockey.
2018 - 2019 Winner: Lee Holland (Prince George, BC)
OFFICIAL OF THE YEAR
This award is given to an official that exemplifies dedication and support for the BC Hockey Officiating Program, BC Hockey and Hockey Canada Rules and Regulations. He or she also contributes to hockey in ways other than the on-ice requirements and combines leadership and ability both on and off the ice. This person must also be carded for the year.
2018 - 2019 Winner: Brett Mackey (Cloverdale, BC)
MINOR HOCKEY ASSOCIATION OF THE YEAR - FRANK SPRING AWARD
Each year, a Minor Hockey Association (MHA) is recognized by BC Hockey in honour of Frank Spring, past president and life member of BC Hockey. Awarded annually to the MHA judged to have made an outstanding contribution to its community by providing a properly organized program where a youngster can learn the basic skills and the fundamentals of good hockey.
2018 - 2019 Winner: Sunshine Coast MHA
PROGRAM OF EXCELLENCE AWARD - MALE AND FEMALE
This award is presented annually to acknowledge outstanding service by a volunteer in the Program of Excellence.
2018 - 2019 Winner (Male): Steve O'Rourke (Prince George, BC)
2018 - 2019 Winner (Female): Katie Greenway (Penticton, BC)
SAFETY RECOGNITION AWARD
This annual award acknowledges outstanding service by a volunteer who has devoted his or her time to assist safety and risk management within BC Hockey.
2018 - 2019 Winner: Dr. Stu Gershman (Victoria, BC)