Season Awards

Printable Page:  TEAM Post-Season Awards through 2017

Captain:  The team captain is selected by the coaches and players from the previous season

Sam Alfieri Award:  Given in honor of Mr. Samuel Alfieri to a member of the hockey community that has demonstrated loyalty and support of the West Genesee High School hockey program

Coach Fitzgerald Award:  Given in honor of Dr. Royden Fitzgerald to the player who has demonstrated excellence on the ice, loyalty to the program, and commitment to the community

Don Shouldice Award:  Given in honor of Mr. Donald Shouldice to the team’s Most Dedicated Player

Leo Burns Award:  Given in honor of Mr. Leo Burns to the player who has demonstrated passion, integrity, and commitment to team success (7th Man Award)

Most Valuable Player:  Awarded to the team’s most valuable player

Most Improved Player:  Awarded to the team’s most improved player

Rookie of the Year:  Awarded to the team’s most outstanding rookie

Scholar Athlete Award:  Awarded to the player with the highest GPA during the season

Hard Hat Award:  Awarded to the player that has earned the hard hat for their performance in the most games throughout the season

Coaches Award:  Awarded to the player that is a good teammate, accepts his role, and contributes to the overall success of the program

Player of the Year Award:  Selected by the NYS Coaches Association, League Coaches, and Sportswriters

2017

Captain:  Marshall Winn

Sam Alfieri Award:  Zach DeSormeau

Coach Fitzgerald Award:  Garrett Schnorr

Don Shouldice Award:  Sammy Colabufo

Leo Burns Award:  Marshall Winn

Most Valuable Player:  Jay Considine

Most Improved Player:   Timmy Winn

Rookie of the Year:  Billy Fisher

Scholar-Athlete Award:  Michael McGuigan

Hard Hat Award:  Marshall Winn

Coaches Award:  Anthony Mazzoni

2016

Captain:  Matthew McDonald

Sam Alfieri Award:  Bill Haining

Coach Fitzgerald Award:  Matthew McDonald

Don Shouldice Award:  Conor Bartlett

Leo Burns Award:  Stephen Anderson

Most Valuable Player:  Ryan McDonald

Most Improved Player:  Jack Birchler

Rookie of the Year:  Daniel Colabufo & Jeffrey Kopek

Scholar-Athlete Award: Jack Anderson

Hard Hat Award:  Ryan McDonald & Garrett Schnorr

Coaches Award:  Sammy Colabufo

2015

Captain:  David Procopio

Sam Alfieri Award:  Peter Tortorella

Coach Fitzgerald Award:  David Procopio

Don Shouldice Award:  Derek Farrell

Leo Burns Award:  Grainger Sasso

Most Valuable Player:  Ryan McDonald

Most Improved Player:  Conor Bartlett

Rookie of the Year:  Patrick McDonald

Scholar-Athlete Award:  Michael McGuigan

Hard Hat Award:  David Procopio

Coaches Award:  Matthew McDonald

2014

Captain:  Corey Raaflaub

Sam Alfieri Award:  Scott McDonald

Coach Fitzgerald Award:  Corey Raaflaub

Don Shouldice Award:  Collin Kobuszewski

Leo Burns Award:  James Shepherd

Most Valuable Player:  Henry Burns

Most Improved Player:  Patrick Ciarla

Rookie of the Year:  Jay Considine

Scholar Athlete Award:  Aaron Jones

Hard Hat Award:  David Procopio & Nick Mellen

Coaches Award:  Nick Liseno & Timmy Sexton

All-CNY Player of the Year:  Henry Burns

Section III, DI West Co-Player of the Year:  Henry Burns

2013

Captain:  Robbie Michel

Sam Alfieri Award:  Dan Alfieri

Coach Fitzgerald Award:  Nathan Colabufo

Don Shouldice Award:  Tommy Hanley

Leo Burns Award:  Collin Kobuszewski

Most Valuable Player:  Robbie Michel

Most Improved Player:  Timmy Sexton

Rookie of the Year:  Ryan McDonald

Scholar Athlete Award:  Aaron Jones

Hard Hat Award:  Robbie Michel

Coaches Award:  Henry Burns

Section III, DI West Co-Player of the Year:  Robbie Michel

2012

Captain:  Shawn Lynch

Sam Alfieri Award:  Eric Bacon

Coach Fitzgerald Award:  Ryan Tinklepaugh

Don Shouldice Award:  Erik Kurz

Leo Burns Award:  Matt Schattner

Most Valuable Player:  Shawn Lynch

Most Improved Player:  Jimmy Sauda

Rookie of the Year:  David Procopio

Scholar Athlete Award:  Jacob Pelton

Hard Hat Award:  Robbie Michel

Coaches Award:  Jon Lauer

New York State Co-Player of the Year:  Ryan Tinklepaugh

Section III, DI West Player of the Year:  Shawn Lynch

2011

Captain:  Nick Holzhauer

Sam Alfieri Award:  Kathy Tinklepaugh

Coach Fitzgerald Award:  John Sabert

Don Shouldice Award:  Ryan LaVallee

Leo Burns Award:  Cody Ryan

Most Valuable Player:  Nick Holzhauer

Most Improved Player:  Josh Duquette

Rookie of the Year:  Robbie Sherrill

Scholar Athlete Award:  Jacob Pelton

Hard Hat Award:  Robbie Michel

Coaches Award:  Marissa McNamara

2010

Captain:  Ryan Michel

Sam Alfieri Award:  Dom Fruscello

Coach Fitzgerald Award:  Tim Bubnack

Don Shouldice Award:  Adam King

Leo Burns Award:  Casey Schattner

Most Valuable Player:  Ryan Michel

Most Improved Player:  Anthony Militello

Rookie of the Year:  Robbie Michel

Scholar Athlete Award:  Jacob Pelton

Hard Hat Award:  Ryan Michel

Coaches Award:  Erich Haney, Zach Lewis

New York State Player of the Year:  Ryan Michel

Section III, DI Player of the Year:  Ryan Michel

2009

Captain:  Nate Halliwell

Sam Alfieri Award:  Tom Lynch

Coach Fitzgerald Award:  Nate Halliwell

Don Shouldice Award:  PJ Hart

Leo Burns Award:  Ryan McConnell

Most Valuable Player:  Ryan Michel

Most Improved Player:  Zach Lewis

Rookie of the Year:  Shawn Lynch

Scholar Athlete Award:  Matty Schattner

Hard Hat Award:  DJ Mazzoni

Coaches Award:  Casey Schattner, Adam King

Section III, DI Player of the Year:  Ryan Michel

2008

Captain:  Scott Lewis

Sam Alfieri Award:  Don Klaczko, Tom Hart

Coach Fitzgerald Award:  Scott Lewis

Don Shouldice Award:  Tim Besio

Most Valuable Player: John Schlegel

Most Improved Player:  Steve Kaminski

Rookie of the Year:  Andrew Skerpon

Scholar Athlete Award:  Tim Bubnack

Hard Hat Award:  Conor Thompson

Coaches Award:  PJ Hart

Section III, DI Player of the Year:  Scott Lewis

2007

Captain:  Rob Sauda

Sam Alfieri Award:  Cici Sauda

Coach Fitzgerald Award:  Rob Sauda

Don Shouldice Award:  Stephen Streiff

Most Valuable Player:  John Schlegel

Most Improved Player:  DJ Mazzoni

Rookie of the Year:  Ryan Michel

Scholar Athlete Award:  Casey Schattner

Hard Hat Award:  Rob Sauda, Stephen Streiff

Coaches Award:  Dan Stapelton

2006

Captain:  David Holzhauer

Sam Alfieri Award:  Bob Jones, Arnold Fregin

Coach Fitzgerald Award:  Stephen Streiff

Don Shouldice Award:  Peter Lucchesi

Most Valuable Player:  Scott Lewis

Most Improved Player:  Kevin Costello

Rookie of the Year:  Ryan McConnell

Scholar Athlete Award:  Michael DeMarchi

Coaches Award:  Rob Sauda

2005

Captain:  Tim Sharkey

Sam Alfieri Award:  Sue Holzhauer

Coach Fitzgerald Award:  Tim Sharkey

Don Shouldice Award:  Rob Sauda

Most Valuable Player:  Tim Sharkey

Most Improved Player:  Eric Mineker

Rookie of the Year:  Tim Besio

Scholar Athlete Award:  Stephen Streiff

Coaches Award:  David Holzhauer

2004

Sam Alfieri Award:  Bill Holzhauer

Coach Fitzgerald Award:  Stephen Mallaro

Don Shouldice Award:  Tom Alfieri

Most Valuable Player:  Jacob Moulton

Most Improved Player:  John Quigley

Rookie of the Year:  Adam Mazzoni

Scholar Athlete Award:  Stephen Streiff

2003

Sam Alfieri Award:  Nick Pinto, Sr.

Don Shouldice Award:  Jason MacConaghy

Most Valuable Player:  Tom Alfieri

Most Improved Player:  Alex Lodes

Rookie of the Year:  JD Hovater

Scholar Athlete Award:  Tom Fucillo

Coaches Award:  Chris Duffy

2002

Sam Alfieri Award:  Tom Colabufo

Don Shouldice Award:  Tom Alfieri

Most Valuable Player:  Bill Zaika

Most Improved Player:  Jon Bova

Rookie of the Year:  Josh Begley

Scholar Athlete Award:  Tom Alfieri

Coaches Award:  Chris Duffy

CNY Player of the Year:  Tom Alfieri

2001

Sam Alfieri Award:  John Sharkey, Jr.

Don Shouldice Award:  John Sharkey

Most Valuable Player:  Joe Alfieri

Most Improved Player:  Bernie Sobol

Rookie of the Year:  Tom Alfieri

Scholar Athlete Award:  Nick Pinto

Coaches Award:  Bill Zaika

2000

Sam Alfieri Award:  Jim Snell

Don Shouldice Award:  Shane Burke

Most Valuable Player:  Stephen Brundage

Most Improved Player:  John Sharkey

Rookie of the Year:  Josh Platt

Coaches Award:  Dan Tormey, Todd Guerin

1999

Sam Alfieri Award:  Dr. Royden Fitzgerald

Don Shouldice Award:  Scott Wheeler

Most Valuable Player:  Stephen Brundage

Most Improved Player:  Jason Kane

Rookie of the Year:  Todd Guerin

Coaches Award:  Dan Pigula

1998

Sam Alfieri Award:  Tom Kehoskie

Don Shouldice Award:  Matt Silvaggio

Most Valuable Player: Cliff Morichelli

Most Improved Player:  Nathan Maselli

Rookie of the Year:  Stephen Brundage

Coaches Award:  Michael Begley

1997

Don Shouldice Award:  David Metz

Most Valuable Player:  Chris Young

Most Improved Player:  Ron Miller

Rookie of the Year:  Michael Begley

Coaches Award:  Eric Burns

1996
Don Shouldice Award:  Dan Mathewson
Most Valuable Player:  Dan Mathewson
Most Improved Player:  Chris Young
Rookie of the Year:  Cliff Morichelli
Coaches Award:  Miles Foody

 

1995

Don Shouldice Award:  Dan Mathewson

Most Valuable Player:  Marc Bushallow

Most Improved Player:  Jim Cianfrocca

1994

Don Shouldice Award:  Tim O’Shea, Michael Zoanetti

Most Valuable Player:  Brett Lillmars

Most Improved Player:  Jamie Schneble

1993

Don Shouldice Award:  Jason Gebhardt

Most Valuable Player:  Kevin Sheedy

Most Improved Player:  Doug Goodison

1992

Don Shouldice Award:  Rob Manning

Most Valuable Player:  Dan Giannuzzi

Most Improved Player:  Tom Colabufo

1991

Don Shouldice Award:  Jeff Solan

Most Valuable Player:  Ryan O’Shea

Most Improved Player:  Jeff Goodelle