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HTCP Recognition Awards

The Hockey Development Centre for Ontario (HDCO) presents the Hockey Trainer's Recognition Award in partnership with its respective Member Organizations and in cooperation with local amateur hockey associations.

This Award is presented to an individual in recognition of their outstanding contributions to the ideals of safety, enjoyment, fair play, sportsmanship, education and honesty in the game of hockey.

Award information packages, which include an award certificate, selection criteria and media advisory, are distributed annually to every amateur hockey association in the Province of Ontario. Each association is given the opportunity to recognize one hockey trainer for their dedication and commitment to the safety and well-being of all participants.

For additional information, please contact the HDCO office.

Selection Criteria

  1. Recipient has completed and is a participant or instructor in the Hockey Trainers’ Certification Program.
  2. Abides by the Hockey Trainers’ Certification Program Code of Ethics.
  3. Advocates safety for all participants and embodies the values of enjoyment, fair play, sportsmanship, education, and integrity in the game of hockey.
  4. Achievements outside of the Hockey Trainers’ Certification Program, i.e., First Aid, CPR, or other educational programs.
  5. Recipient of other recognition awards.
  6. Letters of recommendation – teams, employers, parents, players.