Dave Ganley Award

The Dave Ganley Award will be presented to individuals who have made an outstanding contribution to Hockey Officiating in Alberta. (Maximum two recipients per year.)


  • Nominees can be either an active or no longer active on-ice official
  • Nominees have made an outstanding contribution to hockey officiating in Alberta at either the local or provincial level
  • Nominees are or were members in good standing
  • Nominees have been or were involved for a minimum of fifteen years with at least five years of administration (ie: zone executive member or local RIC)

Selection Committee

  • Past Branch RIC (chair of awards committee)
  • Branch RIC
  • Dave Ganley


  • Must be received no later than April 1, (of appropriate year)
  • Must have accompanying documentation outlining the nominee’s contribution
  • Must be submitted to the chairman of the awards committee with copies to the branch RIC and Dave Ganley

Nominations will be brought forward for (2) years in addition to the original nomination year.

Dave Ganley Award Nomination Form >

Doug Brown (Okotoks)

Doug Brown (left) receives the Dave Ganley award from Dave Ganley


2016 - Paul Isaac & Ken Dentzien

2015 - Aaron Brown & Gary Greenough

2014 - Brent Woods & Herman Costa

2013 - Dean Ziegler & Scott McNabb

2012 - Monty Wood & Jody Ginther

2011 - Darren Bauer & Brad Buchinski

2010 - Dave Butler & Andy Odenbach

2009 - Marcel Pigeau & Todd Swerda