The GHOA Rookie of the Year Award

 

The recipient of this award is a beginning Level 1 official who has shown excellent dedication towards learning the craft of officiating. They consistently improved their rule knowledge, positioning, skating fundamentals and applied peer evaluations to further improve.

  • 2020-21  Jaxon Hinshaw

  • 2019-20  Jacob Millington

  • 2018-19  Dylan Coture

  • 2016-17  Dom Benincasa

  • 2015-16  Ben Markwart & Jake Zeadow

  • 2014-15  Ben VanBuskirk

  • 2013-14  Lukus Pertzborn

  • 2012-13  Charlie Work

  • 2011-12  Dawson Jacobson

  • 2009-10  Kyle Domin

The GHOA True Grit Award

The recipients of this award are recognized by the GHOA for officiating the highest number of games throughout the course of each season. These members devoted their time to games for both the youth and adult hockey levels for the entire season.  They were also called upon to work games on short notice and demonstrated professionalism and responsibility no matter what the situation.

  • 2020-21  Lucas Solanik & Mark Lachapelle (99)

  • 2019-20  Rob Work & Mark Lachapelle (102)

  • 2018-19  Cliff Abraham (153)

  • 2016-17  Mark Lachapelle (125)

  • 2015-16  Mike McGarrah (115)

  • 2014-15  Dennis Beehler (120)

  • 2013-14  Dawson Jacobson (120)

  • 2012-13  Dennis Beehler (99)

  • 2011-12  Brad Ramsay (103)

  • 2010-11  Brad Ramsay (87)

  • 2009-10  Dennis Beehler (54)
     

The GHOA Most Improved Award

 

The recipient of this award is being recognized for demonstrating the drive to become a better official throughout the course of the season. They continually improved upon their rule knowledge as well as the applications of the rules, skating skills, positioning nuances, and work ethic in order to advance themselves.

 

  • 2020-21  Richard Sippos & Kelly Stowell

  • 2019-20 Trevor Anderson

  • 2018-19 Cliff Abraham 

  • 2016-17  Craig Seguin

  • 2015-16  Nick Bellandi

  • 2014-15  David Walters

  • 2013-14  Duncan McGarrah

  • 2012-13  Josh Strissel

  • 2011-12  Kilean Lucas

  • 2010-11  Erin Lucas

  • 2009-10  Chris Liberty

The GHOA Founders Award

 

This award is dedicated to one of the founding members of the GHOA, Rob Tallon.

The recipient of this award is recognized by the GHOA for demonstrating a dedication to the improvement of the association and its membership.  This award honors the voluntary efforts given to help the association progress and though they may go unnoticed by most, they are not unappreciated.

 

  • 2020-21  Isaac Smolden

  • 2019-20  Koby Leidholt

  • 2018-19  Brock Vosburgh

  • 2016-17  Jenny Fowler

  • 2015-16  Sammy Saunders & Josh Strissel

  • 2013-14  Kyle Domin

  • 2011-12  Rob Tallon

The GHOA Leadership Award

 

This award is dedicated to one of the founding members of the GHOA, Mark Lachapelle.

The recipient of this award is recognized by the GHOA for their considerable efforts in supporting, encouraging and mentoring others. This award honors the commitment shown to exemplify the spirit and intention of the USA Hockey mentoring program.

  • 2020-21  Duncan McGarrah

  • 2019-20  Rob Tallon

  • 2018-19  Mark Lachapelle

  • 2015-16  Mike McGarrah

  • 2013-14  Mark Lachapelle