The Windsor AAA Zone AGM was held on March 25, 2013, bring to conclusion the 2012-2013 season. The meeting began with the acclamation of two new directors to the Zone, Scott Schneider and Derek Hare. Welcome to the AAA Zone.
In addition the annual awards were handed out to the Coach of the Year, Mickey Renaud Award and President's Award.
The coach of the year award was given to the coach of the 2002 team which advanced and won the Consolation Championship against Hamilton - Jeff Pawluk.
The Mickey Renaud award is award to the Minor Midget player by the coaching staff and it was given to Eli Billing.
Angelo Bastistti earned the President's Award for all his work, especially in assisting the Zone through this year of transition involving the move to the Central Park Complex.
Also the Zone would like to congratulate Daniel Robertson for his invitation and participation at this year's 2013 OHL Combine. He is only one of three players selected from Essex County and his account of the experience was,
"The OHL combine was a great experience, playing with and against the best players up for the 2013 OHL draft, I took part in off ice testing, on ice testing, and two scrimmages that put you up against good players from across Ontario, all in all it was a great weekend."
Again, thank you to all the players, parents, coaches and volunteers for a challenging year in the move to our new home arena. The next hockey season is just around the corner as can be seen from tryouts beginning April 15, 2013. The 2013-2014 season is expected to see the Windsor Zone teams playing in a completed facility with all the amenities of a first class arena.