Jul 17, 2023 | ALLIANCE Hockey | 756 views
HODGE Named 2023 Trainer of the Year
Stratford, ON - ALLIANCE Hockey is pleased to announce that Bill Hodge
(Exeter, ON) is the recipient of the 2022-23 ALLIANCE Hockey Trainer of the Year Award.
2023 ALLIANCE HOCKEY TRAINER OF THE YEAR
– BILL HODGE, HURON-PERTH LAKERS HOCKEY ASSOCIATIONWatch the full award presentation video HERE!
Congratulations to Huron-Perth Lakers Trainer Bill Hodge recipient of the 2023 ALLIANCE Hockey Trainer of the Year Award!
Bill Hodge has more than 11 years of experience working with numerous hockey teams and has dedicated hours upon hours to Laker families...the 2022-23 season was no exception.
This past season, Hodge was a fundamental part of the bench squad for the U16AAA Lakers team. On top of his U16AAA Laker duties, Bill was also on the bench for the 2023 ALLIANCE Hockey U16AAA All-Star Game.
Trainer Bill is known to always have equipment prepared for ice sessions and for assisting players with all types of gear malfunctions.
His approach to training duties is always with a positive attitude which is appreciated by players, parents and bench staff. He is prepared for any type of emergency and always keeps player safety at the forefront.
"Ensuring to attend every practice, game or other planned activity, Bill provides an amazing example to players while maintaining their respect," noted a U16AAA parent.
With training experience ranging from U9 through to U16AAA, Bill has demonstrated the qualities that all teams would want in a Trainer.
Thank you for your commitment and contributions to the game, and congratulations Bill on being named 2023 ALLIANCE Hockey Trainer of the Year!
About the Trainer of the Year Award -
The ALLIANCE Hockey Trainer of the Year Award recognizes outstanding contributions, involvement and service to ALLIANCE Hockey in the area of training. ALLIANCE Hockey Trainer of the Year Award recipients have displayed commitment to the ideals of ALLIANCE Hockey, have worked tirelessly for the improvement of the game at their local Association level and have made a notable impact on both the game and the players involved. The recipient must be active in hockey during the year of the award.