John Hurdis Administrator

John Hurdis Outstanding Volunteer Award

This award was established by Speed Skating Canada in 1982 to underline the long and outstanding services rendered by John Hurdis of Toronto to the sport of speed skating.

This award is presented to a Speed Skating Canada member(s), whose outstanding service as a volunteer within SSC has resulted in a significant contribution to the advancement of speed skating at the national and/or international level, in a capacity such as, but not limited to committee members, competition and event planning, sport builder any other similar involvement.

Due its prestige, this award will only be presented at the discretion of the selection committee.

Nomination form and outline (click here)

Past Recipients

YearRecipientCity, Province
2014Jim McClementsSaskatoon, SK
2006Bob IrelandWinnipeg
2005André LamotheMontreal
2004Ted HoughtonAbbotsford, B.C.
2003Gregg PlanertCalgary
2002Henrietta GoplenSaskatoon
2001Joyce LegattCambridge, Ont.
1997Marcel Boivin 
1995Raymond Laberge 
1994Tom Overend 
1987Dr. Jean Grenier 
1986Clare Overend 
1983Benoît Carrier 
1982John Hurdis