The AAHA Awards & Appreciation Night was held on Thursday, June 24 at Flyers Skate Zone, Voorhees. Thank you to our hosts – the Philadelphia Flyers and Rob Baer – as well as our presenting sponsors – New Jersey Devils, Black Bear Sports Group and New Jersey Titans.
The event recognized and thanked the hundreds of officials, coaches, managers, club leaders and volunteers who made the past season a success.
Emceed by NCAA College Hockey Analyst Dave Starman, the event was attended by USA Hockey President Mike Trimboli, USA Hockey Treasurer Donna Guariglia, former Colorado Avalanche Player Colby Cohen, NCAA D-1 Champions from UMass Amherst Marc and Anthony Del Gaizo and Jr. Flyers player Alyssa Wruble.
AAHA President Glenn Hefferan recognized New Jersey Assembly Speaker Craig Coughlin for his assistance in restarting play across the state and Little Flyers player Brian Page for his strength and resiliency.
The Class of 2020 Honorees included:
The Class of 2021 Honorees included:
Coaching education, player development and officiating development program leaders recognized their respective staffs for the past year. Colleen Marinari was recognized for her years of service to AAHA and the DVHL.
Thank you to our sponsors for making this evening possible.
Presenting Sponsors – Philadelphia Flyers, New Jersey Devils, Black Bear Sports Group, New Jersey Titans
Sponsors – AYHL, Hollydell Hurricanes/Philadelphia Hockey Club, Ice Line, Ice Vault, Jr. Flyers, MAWHA, NJYHL, Philadelphia Little Flyers, Rockets Sports Group, Team Gear, North Jersey Avalanche, DVHL, Genova Burns, Kaufman Zita Group, Law Offices of Baun & Litt, Liberty Bell Games, The Guariglia Family