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BFL Female Coach of the Year Awards

BFL Female Coach of the Year


The BFL Female Coach of the Year Awards recognize and honor coaches who exemplify the positive values of hockey and sport, for their successful and outstanding achievements in player development and the leadership of their players and teams.
The BFL Female Coach of the Year Awards will honor one female community coach and one female high-performance coach in each province who have made outstanding contributions over an extended period of time coaching hockey programs within Hockey Canada female and/or minor hockey programs.
In addition, BFL Female Coach of the Year Award provincial winners will be considered in the selection of the national BFL Female Coach of the Year Awards for community coach and high-performance coach.
 - Community coach: Defined as a female coaching athlete of all ages who play and compete in divisions where there is not a national championship identified as a culminating event.
 - High Performance Coach: Defined as a female coach whose athletes play and compete in divisions where the participants are eligible to compete in National Championships, or provincially designated Programs of Excellence and/or High-Performance programs.

Eligibility Criteria

The nominee . . .
 - Leads by example in demonstrating fair play and sportsmanship,
 - Places the emotional and physical well-being ahead of a personal desire to win,
 - Places an emphasis on equitable participation of all players registered on the team,
 - Demonstrates a commitment to the development of every player and staff member,
 - Treats each player as an individual and understands the range of emotional and physical development,
 - Does her best to provide a safe playing situation for all players,
 - Uses the coaching techniques that are appropriate for all of the age and skill level of her players,
 - Must be actively coaching at the female hockey, minor hockey or high-performance levels within the province the nomination originates from,
 - Must be trained and/or certified in the Hockey Canada National Coach Certification Program,
 - Must have completed all elements required to be an active coach,
 - Must be a member in good standing within the Province the nomination originates from.

Nomination Procedure

Any individual may nominate a coach for the provincial coach awards. The nomination must clearly state whether the award nomination is for the community coach and high-performance coach category

The individual submitting the nomination should complete the online nomination form and should also include a covering letter of support (not to exceed 300 words). As well, the supporting materials will include testimonials as to why the individual should be considered.

Selection of all provincial award winners will be made by the BFL Female Coach of the Year Award selection committee. The selection committee and the members reserve the right to contact the participants on the team and/or others deemed appropriate prior to the final decision. The members will have the opportunity to be consulted on the provincial selection process. In addition, the selection committee will review all provincial award winners and determine the national award winners for community coach and high-performance coach categories.

Nomination Form

HNB Female Skills Development Camps Coming to Grand Bay, Fredericton, & Moncton.

Hockey New Brunswick will be offering local minor hockey players an opportunity to take part in a Hockey New Brunswick Skills Development Camp being held in Grand Bay (March 4), Fredericton (March 5), & Moncton (March 6).

The primary focus of the camp is centred around on-ice fundamental skills, with off-ice time scheduled for life skill enhancement in areas such as respect, fitness, and teamwork. Off-ice fitness sessions are included involving games with teamwork and proper stretching.

Members of Hockey New Brunswick will be on-site to assist with on-ice, as well as off-ice sessions.

The Hockey New Brunswick Skills Development Camps are designed for Novice, Atom Peewee and Bantam players and have the following objectives:

  • To develop/enhance the fundamental skills of skating, passing, stick handling, and shooting.
  • To create opportunity for players to meet other players and develop friendships.
  • To promote the fun of the game.
  • To teach the concepts of fair play, fitness, safety, teamwork, and the importance of a positive attitude.
  • To provide a memorable experience for all who attend.

The camp will be $40/player. The first 70 players registered will be accepted. 

Players who attend the camp will receive: 

  • 2 – 60 minute on-ice sessions
  • Team building session
  • Fitness session
  • Hockey New Brunswick Practice Jersey

To register for one of these camps please click the links below:

Grand Bay:       Novice/Atom                CLICK HERE

                        Peewee/Bantam           CLICK HERE


Fredericton:    Novice/Atom                CLICK HERE

                        Peewee/Bantam           CLICK HERE


Moncton:         Novice/Atom                CLICK HERE

                        Peewee/Bantam           CLICK HERE



Grand Bay

For more information on this camp please contact Mike Gillingham @

Phone: (506) 453-0864

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31st Annual HNB Fundraiser Winners

Hockey New Brunswick
Media Release

For Immediate Release
January 25, 2020

Annual Hockey New Brunswick Fundraiser

Hockey New Brunswick is a non-profit organization responsible for governing amateur hockey in the province.  There are over 25,000 New Brunswick residents involved in hockey as players, coaches, officials, administrators and volunteers.

This campaign is a provincial fundraising program aimed toward keeping the cost of participation in amateur hockey to a minimum, while providing an opportunity for minor hockey associations, teams, and athletes to raise money for their groups. 

On Saturday January 25th, 2020 Hockey New Brunswick held the fundraiser presentation at the Aitken Centre during a UNB vs ST. FX game. The winners of this year’s presentation were:

1st Place – 2019 Nissan Sentra SV with Style Package – Betty Lou Rudderham, Moncton

2nd Place – $5000 – Blair MacDonald, Saint John

3rd Place – $2500 -  Krista Audet, Balmoral

4th Place – $2500  – Natalie Dawson, Fredericton

5th Place – Delta Brunswick Getaway Package – Tasha Bass, Grand Manan

6th Place – Delta Brunswick Getaway Package – Anouk Roy, Dieppe

Hockey New Brunswick would like to thank their premier sponsors Fredericton Nissan together with Summit Dodge, Delta Brunswick, Hockey Canada, and all who participated in this campaign for their continued support to minor hockey within the province.

For further information regarding this release please contact:

Heather Strickland
(506) 453.0867

HNB Fundraiser Draw

A reminder that the HNB Lottery draw is January 20, 2020. All tickets and ticket boxes must be received at the HNB office no later than January 20 at noon in order to participate in the draw. All unused tickets must be received no later than January 20 in order to receive credit.

Hockey New Brunswick
P.O. Box / C.P. 456
Fredericton, NB
E3B 4Z9


All you need are a few sticks and a whole lot of passion.
Let’s make Canada’s largest team.
Let’s #makehockeymore