BMO Harris Bank Youth Hockey Player, Coach and Volunteer of The Month

The Chicago Blackhawks and BMO Harris Bank are committed to honoring our hockey community by congratulating each month during the season, a:

  • Youth Hockey Player
  • Amateur Hockey Coach
  • Hockey Volunteer
Criteria is based on:
  • Hockey Accomplishments
  • Volunteer activities in the nominee's community
  • Demonstrated passion, dedication, and spirit through commitment to community

In determining the Youth Hockey Player of the Month, the judges will also consider the nominee's academic accomplishments and involvement with his/her school.

October winners: Brian Boll, Park Ridge Express (Coach); Claire Sammons, Naperville Sabres (Player); Emily Petersen, IHOA (Volunteer)

November winners: Jackie Wedster-Kooistra, St. Jude Knights Girls U12 (Coach); Mick Mullady, Kankakee Irish JV (Player); Roy Phifer, OPRF (Volunteer)

December winners: Ned Forsberg, New Trier Girls Hockey (Volunteer); Phil Zangara, Gurnee Maulers (Coach); James Randolph, Lake Forest Winter Club (Player)

January winners: Willis Griffin, Hinsdale Central JV (Coach); Cole Walsh, Joliet Jaguars (Player); Tom Cotter, St. Patrick High School (Volunteer)

February winners: Anthony Loffredo, St Viator High School (Player); John Berthiaume, Gurnee Maulers (Coach); Wendy Fleming, Fenwick High School (Volunteer)

March winners: Brendan Meyers, Hornets Sled Hockey (Player); Michael Svac, Chicago Blackhawks Special Hockey (Coach); Susan Foster, Plainfield High School (Volunteer)

Check back here this summer to nominate a player, coach or volunteer for the 15-16 season!