2017-18 Season Award Winners

The New Jersey Colonials are proud to announce our 2017-18 Season Award Winners.

George Charette Award  – The “Charette Award,” goes to an outstanding senior player who demonstrates a true passion for the game.   George Charette was a founder of the Morris County Youth Hockey League and coached for the NJC for many years.

Ray Murray Achievement Award (Boys) –   Players demonstrating the values shown by former Colonial, Ray Murray: hard work, determination, team spirit, good sportsmanship, discipline and leadership were selected by their coaches.  Ray Murray, was a founding member of the New Jersey Colonials who served as a coach and Board Member.   He was a prominent figure in New Jersey hockey, having started the Morris County Colonials.   Ray embodied the true essence of sportsmanship and promoted strong personal values that serve as the foundation for this award.

Donna Guariglia Achievement Award (Girls) – The New Jersey Colonials are proud to announce the 2018 recipients of the Donna Guariglia Achievement Award.  Players demonstrating the values shown by former Colonials President, Donna Guariglia: hard work, determination, team spirit, good sportsmanship, discipline and leadership were selected by their coaches.  Donna Guariglia was a driving force in bringing Girls/Women’s hockey to the New Jersey Colonials.  She spent a lifetime actively involved as a player, parent and advocate.  Donna currently sits on the Board of Directors for USA Hockey.  She has also served as President of MAWHA and USA Hockey Section Director for Girls’/ Women’s Hockey.