Surrey Falcons Annual Awards

Nominations accepted until March 31st

To recognize the valuable work of our dedicated volunteers, at the end of each season we accept nominations for the following awards:

  • Coach of the Year
  • Volunteer Service Award
  • President’s Merit Award

Nominations
Friends and families of Surrey Falcons players or anyone who has interacted with one of our volunteers can nominate a person for one or more of these awards.  When nominating someone, please consider how they demonstrated or promoted one or more of the following criteria that we want to recognize:

Coach of the Year

  • Good sportsmanship and citizenship (e.g. involving the team in the community).
  • Respect for the game.
  • Commitment to improve hockey within our association (e.g. mentoring other coaches).
  • Effective leadership to the players of the team.
  • Provided a good environment for the players of the team to develop their hockey skills/abilities and develop their character in a positive manner.
  • Significant improvement in players’ skills and abilities as season went on.
  • Coached in a fair manner.
  • Balanced competitive play with the principle that minor hockey is meant to be fun.

Volunteer Service Award

  • Strong and positive commitment to our association or a team.
  • Good sportsmanship and citizenship (e.g. community involvement).
  • Respect for the game.
  • Commitment to improving our association.
  • 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.

President’s Merit Award

  • Outstanding service to our association for at least three consecutive years.
How to nominate someone
Please email us before March 31st at awards@surreyfalcons.ca and tell us: your name; the name of the person you are nominating and for which award; how you know the person you are nominating; and why this person should receive the award.

Selection and announcement 
The Surrey Falcons Executive will consider all nominations and decide on the recipient of each award. The recipients of each award will be announced at the Annual General Meeting.

More than one person may be awarded the Volunteer Service Award and the President’s Merit Award each year; however these awards may not be awarded each year if there are no nominees who fit the criteria.