The Hockey Development Centre of Ontario held their annual meeting on the weekend of September 20th. At the meeting they presented the Barrie Davis award.
The Barrie Davis Memorial Award is presented annually by the Hockey Development Centre for Ontario (HDCO) Board of Directors to a volunteer who has contributed to the development of amateur hockey in the Province of Ontario.
The Barrie Davis memorial award has been created to honour the past Chairman of the HDCO and President of the ODMHA for his commitment and spirit towards making the game of hockey a positive and safe experience for all participants. The award also recognizes Barrie for his fairness and ability to bring people together to solve issues within the game of hockey.
Eligibility & Selection Criteria:
The nominee must be an individual who has made significant contribution in Amateur hockey in one or more of the following categories over a 10-year period:
1. Promoting the sport;
2. Promoting fair play values;
3. Involvement as an athlete, coach, official or administrator;
4. Builder or developer in the sport of ice hockey
The Recipient of this years award is ODMHA's First Vice-President Les Matthews, shown here accepting his award.