2022 BMLA Award Winners, News (Burlington Minor Lacrosse)

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Nov 10, 2022 | Adam Kennedy | 894 views
2022 BMLA Award Winners
Congratulations to our 2022 BMLA Award Winners!


The BMLA was proud to recognize players, coaches and volunteers who contributed to a successful 2022 season during our annual general meeting on October 16. 

Thank you everyone for your valuable contributions to the association, the sport and our community!

Pat McCarthy Award
This award is named after Pat McCarthy who was a coach for the Burlington Minor Lacrosse Association. This award was first established in 1996 and is presented annually to a graduating player who has given back his time and commitment to the organization.

2022 Winner:  ROWAN EDWARDS


Rep Coach of the Year
Awarded annually to the Rep Coach who exhibits not only outstanding lacrosse acumen but the understanding that growing the players and the team has lasting benefits beyond the score sheet and season. The recipient has also represented the players, families, Association and the City of Burlington in a positive, respectful manner to all they interact with over the course of the season.

2022 Winner:  SIAN EVANS & NATALIE MAXWELL (Girls Field U11-1)

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Houseleague Coach of the Year
Awarded annually to the House League Coach who exhibits not only a deep passion for the game but the understanding that growing the players and the team has lasting benefits beyond the score sheet and season. The recipient has also represented the players, families, Association and the City ofBurlington in a positive, respectful manner to all they interact with over the course of the season.

2022 Winner:  BRYAN JOHNSON


Shannon-Miotto Award
This award is named in honour of two dedicated volunteers who supported girls lacrosse in many roles over the years including being a part of the board, organizing house league, and being on the bench. Kary Shannon and Debbie Miotto championed the sport and encouraged others to build a life-long love of the sport. This award was established in 2017 and presented annually to a Coach involved in Girls Lacrosse who shows a dedication to the development of players and respect for all those involved in the game.

2022 Winner:  SARAH CHAPMAN (Girls Field U13)


Geoff Elmer "Love of the Game" Award
This award is named after one of the dedicated volunteers within the Burlington Minor Lacrosse Association. Geoff was a driving force in the development of girl’s field lacrosse.  This award was first established in 2005 and is presented annually to a person volunteering their time and energy to promote and develop girl’s lacrosse.

2022 Winner:  JULIE BUCKLE
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Jordan Moxam Spirit Award
This award is named after a young boy who played lacrosse in the Burlington Minor Lacrosse system. Tragically he passed away of cancer May 2, 2004.  This award was first established in 2004 and is presented annually to a peewee player who has played both box and field, and who shows an exceptional desire to play – a love of the game.

2022 Winner:  HUDSON SOOKDEO
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President's Award
This award is presented annually to a volunteer of the BMLA who shows initiative, leadership, commitment to the Association by going beyond the duties assigned to them at the beginning of the season.

2022 Winner:  ADAM KENNEDY

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John Dack Memorial Award
This award is presented to the volunteer who contributes most to the game of lacrosse in Burlington.

2022 Winner:  LOGAN MCNINCH


Referee of the Year

2022 Winner:  MALCOLM DALY

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