SECTION COACH OF THE YEAR
___ ? Is the coach a member of the Minnesota Girls Hockey Coaches Association? (mandatory)
___ ? Did the coach display good sportsmanship throughout the season?
___ ? Based on your observations of the individual coach; did the coach display high ethical and moral character?
___ ? How did the coach’s team perform this season? Played better then expected, worse then expected, or about what you thought the team would be do?
___ ? The coach’s team’s won/loss record for the season.
___ ? How did the coach’s team finish in their Section Tournament?
___ ? Did the coach’s team advance to the State Tournament?
___ ? Did the coach’s team improve its performance and/or record from the previous year?
___ ? Has the coach attended and participated in the Fall and Spring Meetings/Clinics presented by the MGHCA?
___ ? Has the coach made other contributions to the betterment of girls’ high school hockey?
(Has the coach taken an active role in the leadership of the MGHCA or any of its programs by becoming Section Reps, Executive Officers, Senior Classic or Junior Festival coaches, Ethics Committee Members, etc?)
___ ?Has the coach been active in working with their youth hockey organization by providing leadership and direction?
___ ? Other criteria:
? Years of service.
? Overall coaching record.
? Professional relationships with the other high school coaches.
? Tactical and teaching expertise in regards to ice hockey.
This list is not meant to be an all-inclusive as a way of choosing a Section Coach of the Year, but to serve as a starting point to evaluate the potential areas that each coach has had positive impacts. Your willingness to participate in the selection process is crucial to the integrity and the meaning of these coaching awards that the MGHCA bestows upon its members. Thank you for taking the time to objectively and fairly evaluate your fellow coaches.