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Criteria for Nominees

Nominations will be accepted in the categories of Athlete, Coach, Official, Builder and Other.

All Nominees:

  1. Must be a Canadian citizen or have lived in Canada for over 25 years.
  2. Must demonstrate exemplary values and personal characteristics.
  3. Must have made a defining contribution to the sport of field hockey and/or indoor hockey in Canada

Additionally, Nominees will be assessed according to the specific criteria established for each category as follows:

Athlete

  1. Retired from playing at the international level for at least five years
  2. Attained a significant record of achievement on the field of play while playing for Canada
  3. Brought honour and recognition to Canada both on and off the field of play
  4. Played for Canada in the Olympic Games, the World Cup, Pan Am Games, Commonwealth Games or other high level international competition.

Coach

  1. Through dedicated efforts and expertise over a period of at least five years raised the Canadian team performance significantly in international competition.
  2. Recognized as a leader in the sport of field hockey both internationally and domestically.
  3. Provided leadership to the development of high performance coaches in Canada over a period of at least four years.
  4. Coached Canadian teams in the Olympic Games, World Cups, Pan Am Games, Commonwealth Games or other high level competitions.

Official

  1. Recognized for expertise as an outstanding umpire or technical official at the international level for a period of more than five years
  2. Been appointed as an official for at least 75 international matches including the Olympic Games, World Cups, Pan Am Games, Commonwealth Games or other high level competitions
  3. Provided strong leadership to the development of top level international officials in Canada over a period of at least four years.

Builder

  1. Contributed significantly and extraordinarily to the growth and development of Canadian field hockey over at least a 10 year period
  2. A Builder may be active or inactive to be considered and will be evaluated on contributions and impact.

Other

  1. An individual outside of the field of play who has contributed directly and significantly over a period of at least 10 years to Canadian field hockey – either to athletes. Coaches, officials, administrators, FHC etc.

How to Make a Nomination

Each nomination must include, at a minimum, a Field Hockey Canada Hall of Fame Nomination Form completed by the Nominator, a curriculum vitae of the Nominee and at least one letter of support from someone other than the Nominator who has good knowledge of the Nominee’s contribution to hockey in Canada. Additional material such as media information related to the Nominee’s contribution will be accepted.

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Manual Nominations

Nominations via the above form are preferred and encouraged. If you have to send in your nomination package manually, please send your nomination package preferably by email to: Susan Ahrens, CEO Field Hockey Canada | sahrens@fieldhockey.ca If you are unable to email the package, hard-copy packages will be accepted but must be delivered by registered mail by the October 31, 2019 deadline to:

Susan Ahrens | Field Hockey Canada | 3800 Wesbrook Mall | Vancouver, BC | V6S 2L9

Download Nomination Form

All nomination packages will be acknowledged within 48 hours of receipt. The deadline for receipt of nominations is October 31, 2019. Nomination packages will be retained and considered over a two-year period and will then be destroyed. Nominations may be re-submitted at the end of the two-year period if the Nominee is not selected.