The purpose of the Junior Hockey Award program is to recognize individuals who have made a significant contribution to the maintenance and/or development of a junior hockey program. A junior hockey program is defined as one that involves athletes under the age of 13.
Nomination and Selection Details
The NFHCA Awards and Hall of Fame Committee, chaired by the First Vice-President, accepts nominations for the Junior Hockey Award every spring. Nominations are considered by the committee and recommendations are submitted to the Executive Board for final approval.
Junior Hockey Award winners are presented with a trophy and a check — made out to their youth program — during the NFHCA Awards Dinner at the Annual Convention.
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Winners’ names and titles appear as they were at the time they were presented with the Junior Hockey Award.
Kerri Withrow Valentine
Founder and director of East Greenwich Youth Field Hockey.
Founder and director of Beyond Sticks and Play Beyond the Game.
Director of AIM Field Hockey.
Shrub Oak Field Hockey
Pine-Richland Youth Field Hockey
Potomac Field Hockey
The Hill School
Denver Field Hockey Club
Darien YMCA Youth Field Hockey Program
Southwestern Youth Association
Weed Wackers, Palmyra, Pennsylvania
Central Dauphin Middle School/Linglestown Middle School
Lionville Youth Association
Youth Field Hockey in Madison, Connecticut
Gateway Field Hockey
Linda & Steve Burghardt
Whitney Point Youth Field Hockey
Ocelots Field Hockey
Michelle Kilcomins Guinee
Warwick Youth Hockey
Bay State League Youth Field Hockey