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Annual Awards

USA Hockey's Annual Meeting is the yearly gathering of USA Hockey’s volunteer leaders, including members of the organization’s board of directors, councils, committees and sections.

2023 Annual Awards

USA Hockey announced its list of annual award winners on Thursday, May 25. The winners will be recognized during Annual Congress at the President's Award Dinner on Friday, June 9. The 2023 Service Award recipients can be found below. 

Award Award Recipient
Builders Award Ron DeGregorio
Wm. Thayer Tutt Award Steve Palmacci
Distinguished Achievement Award Rand Pecknold
Walter Yaciuk Award Jack Witt
Chet Stewart Award Steve Stevens Sr.
John Beadle Adult Member of the Year Ace Malette
Excellence in Safety Award Dr. Phil Johnson
Adult Player of the Year Karen Ota-O’Brien
Bob Allen Women's Player of the Year Caroline Harvey
Dave Peterson Goaltender of the Year
Jacob Fowler
Dave Tyler Junior Player of the Year Cole Knuble
Jim Johannson College Player of the Year Logan Cooley
Disabled Athlete of the Year Alex Gullingsrud
Bob Johnson Award Will Smith

2023 Service Award Recipients

Annual Awards Information & History