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Greater Toronto Hockey League (GTHL) Establishes Awards in Memory of Roy Pejcinovski and Rob Silc

Erin Riley

The GTHL is proud to announce the inception of the Roy Pejcinovski Memorial Goaltending Character Award and the Rob Silc Memorial Coaching Award. Both awards will be presented annually starting at the GTHL Awards Ceremony in June 2019.

About the Roy Pejcinovski Memorial Goaltending Character Award
The Roy Pejcinovski Memorial Goaltending Character Award was developed to recognize and honour a Goaltender who demonstrates extraordinary community service. The Award aims to highlight positive role models and examples of goaltenders who demonstrate positive character in sports.  Each year, the GTHL honours one outstanding youth athlete who has demonstrated extraordinary service in the community while modeling the basic traits of good character: trustworthiness, respect, responsibility, fairness, caring and citizenship to represent the GTHL.

Roy Pejcinovski was a goaltender with the Don Mills Flyers Bantam “AAA” team. His life was taken far too early.  Roy was much more than just a goalie. He was a caring compassionate teammate. He was respected and admired by opponents and loved by teammates.  Roy had a passion for people and the community. He was a leader among leaders.

The Greater Toronto Hockey League will present the Award annually to the Goaltender of any age and category.  The Award is a $2000 bursary to any recognized Goaltending School or training program.

Click here to apply for the Roy Pejcinovski Memorial Goaltending Character Award.

About the Rob Silc Memorial Community Coaching Award
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Established in 2018, the Rob Silc Community Coaching Award recognizes a long time, committed house league hockey coach. The award is presented by the GTHL to a House League coach who best exemplifies a long term commitment to grassroots hockey, player enjoyment and community spirit.

Rob Silc was a long time volunteer coach with the Scarborough Hockey Association. He passed away unexpectedly while doing something he loved more than anything, coaching his son’s hockey team. This award is presented in his name to recognize his commitment and dedication to the game, to his community and to his family.

Click here to apply for the Rob Silc Memorial Community Coaching Award.

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