BFL Female Coach of the Year

BFL Female Coach of the Year


There is arguably no more important role in hockey than that of the coach, who is tasked with guiding young players not only on the ice, but off it as well. They are leaders in hockey, and leaders in life.

Hockey Canada and BFL Canada are on the hunt for the country’s best women’s hockey coaches, and they are calling on players and parents from coast to coast to coast to nominate coaches who have made significant contributions to the game.

What can my coach win?

Twenty-two provincial and territorial winners will be selected – two from each of the 10 provinces, and two from the northern territories. Each province/territory will have one community winner and one high-performance winner. Those winners will receive $1,000 each.

From that group of 22, two coaches – one community and one high-performance – will be named national winners. Both will receive a trip to the 2021 IIHF Women’s World Championship, April 7-17 in Halifax and Truro, N.S., as well as $2,500.

Who is choosing the winners?

The selection committee includes a trio of Canadian women’s hockey leaders – Olympic gold medallists Cassie Campbell-Pascall, Gina Kingsbury and Caroline Ouellette. They are joined by Steve Lacoste, vice-president of sports and leisure with BFL, and Teal Gove, manager of hockey development with Hockey Canada.

How can I nominate my coach?

Applications will be open until Feb. 5, 2021.

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About BFL Canada

Founded in 1987 by Barry F. Lorenzetti, BFL Canada is one of the largest employee-owned and operated risk management, insurance brokerage and employee benefits consulting services firms in Canada. The firm has a team of over 700 professionals located in 18 offices across the country. BFL is a founding partner of Lockton Global LLP, a partnership of independent insurance brokers who provide risk management, insurance and benefits consulting services in over 130 countries around the world. For more information, visit bflcanada.ca or follow on LinkedInTwitter and Facebook.

Do you know a coach who goes above and beyond behind the bench, helping young girls live their hockey dreams? Nominate them today as a BFL Female Coach of the Year!
A world champion as a player, Teresa Hutchinson has focused her passion on coaching, working with the next generation.
By stressing both fun and fundamentals, Samantha Holmes-Domagala is helping young girls fall in love with hockey.
Amy de Bree organized a female-focused webinar series that brought together a community of leaders and athletes.
Stéphanie Grenier is guiding her three daughters – and hundreds of other girls – through their minor hockey journeys.
A BFL Female Coach of the Year recipient, Callie Langmead operates with one goal in mind: get more girls on the ice.
A connection to her hometown led Katie-Lynn Cummiskey behind the bench, and to BFL Female Coach of the Year honours.
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