This first ever recipient of the HHA Coaches Scholarship was awarded to Ryan Hanes at the Hudson Golf Club on April 8th during the Coaches Year End Dinner. Rick Hansen was the Master of Ceremonies for the 70 attendees at the dinner with featured speakers; Dave Drewiske, Pam Mattila, HHA President Adam Danielson, High School Boys Coach Mike Stoskopf, and Total Hockey Director Dean Talafous.
The Hudson Hockey Association Coaches Scholarship is open to graduating seniors (male and female) that are continuing their education beyond high school. Applications are available from the High School and Junior Gold coaches.
This year’s scholarship presenter was Pam Mattila. Pam is the widow of the late Jim Mattila who was instrumental in the development of coaches and players in the Hudson Hockey Association.