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Time to Apply for 2018 Association of the Year Award

By MAHA Staff, 01/02/18, 8:30PM EST


The Michigan Amateur Hockey Association is proud to announce the John Stansik Association of the Year Award in memory of the late John Stansik. 

Awarded annually to a Michigan Amateur Hockey Member Association which demonstrates the following: 

• The association makes outstanding contributions to the growth of the hockey community in Michigan 

• Supports MAHA and USA Hockey initiatives, programs and strategies designed to grow the game 

• Invests to grow the game and provide more children the opportunity to play hockey in their respective local area. 

• Uses/develops creative and effective programs or methods to recruit and retain players at the 8U age categories 

• Exemplifies a strong commitment to the overall development of its players, emphasizing skills development and the fundamentals of the game 

To apply, the association is required to provide a brief description outlining its efforts in meeting the above criteria, describing their efforts and contributions to grow the game of hockey and provide age-appropriate development for the players in their association.

There will be a traveling award and also an award for the winning association to keep. A monetary award of $2,500 will be granted for use in advancing growth and development initiatives.

Associations wishing to be considered for this award should submit their application to Larry Johnson - Awards Committee Chairperson - at Applications must be received by March 15, 2018