HALL OF FAME BACKGROUND

In conjunction with the 40th Anniversary of the national governing body, the CCAA Hall of Fame was established with builder, coach, and player categories. The first inductions occurred in the spring of 2014.

As of now, eligibility criteria for a team has not been announced.

HALL OF FAME BUILDERS (INDUCTED)

Of the four inductees, three from the inaugural class coached hockey teams to conference titles, but never coached a team at nationals. 2019 inductee Allan Ferchuk coached the Red Deer College Kings to three CCAA National Hockey Championships and received the CCAA Coaching Award of Excellence in 1983.

 
Name
(College)
Year of Entry CCAA National Championship Appearances CCAA First Place Finishes CCAA Second Place Finishes CCAA Third Place Finishes CCAA National Championship Win-Loss Record CCAA National Championship Winning Percentage Conference Titles
Jack Costello
(St. Clair)
2014 - - - - - - 3
Allan Ferchuk
(Red Deer)
2019 5 3 2 0 9-2 .818 4
Mal Stelck
(Selkirk)
2014 - - - - - - 1
Dr. Don Stouffer
(Mount Royal)
2014 - - - - - - 1

To be eligible in the builder category, one:

Inductees are chosen on the basis of distinguishing one's self through their extraordinary and/or exceptional contributions to the development and advancement of the CCAA.

HALL OF FAME COACHES (INDUCTED)

Two CCAA Coaching Award of Excellence recipients have been inducted in the coach category. 2015 inductee Dr. Carl Buchanan coached the College of Cape Breton Capers to one CCAA National Hockey Championship. 2019 inductee Perry Pearn coached the the NAIT Ooks to five CCAA National Hockey Championships and a CCAA Challenge Cup.

 
Name
(College)
Year of Entry CCAA National Championship Appearances CCAA First Place Finishes CCAA Second Place Finishes CCAA Third Place Finishes CCAA National Championship Win-Loss Record CCAA National Championship Winning Percentage Conference Titles
Dr. Carl Buchanan
(Cape Breton)
2015 9 1 1 2 9-15 .375 12
Perry Pearn
(NAIT)
2019 7 * 5 * - 1 18-4 * .818 * 6

* Excludes 1992 CCAA Challenge Cup (With 1992 CCAA Challenge Cup, Pearn guided the Ooks to six first place finishes in eight appearances at CCAA sanctioned events & posted 21 wins and four losses for a winning percentage of .840.)

HALL OF FAME COACHES (ELIGIBLE)

Six men's hockey head coaches from the Level 1 Championship era (including CCAA Coaching Award of Excellence recipients Terry Bangen and Gerard Gagnon) are currently eligible for induction into the CCAA Hall of Fame.

 
Name
(College)
CCAA National Championship Appearances CCAA First Place Finishes CCAA Second Place Finishes CCAA Third Place Finishes CCAA National Championship Win-Loss Record CCAA National Championship Winning Percentage Conference Titles
Terry Bangen
(Cariboo)
5 - - - 4-11 .267 9
Gérard Gagnon
(St-Laurent)
3 1 - - 3-4 .429 6
Nick Harbaruk
(Seneca)
3 - 1 2 6-3 .667 3
Bob Moore
(SAIT)
4 1 2 - 5-4 .556 3
Jerry Serviss
(St. Clair)
3 1 - 2 5-2 .714 3
Dana Shutt
(Humber)
5 - 3 2 9-8 .529 5

Two men's hockey head coaches from the Level 2 Championship era are currently eligible for induction into the CCAA Hall of Fame.

 
Name
(College)
CCAA National Championship Appearances CCAA First Place Finishes CCAA Second Place Finishes CCAA Third Place Finishes CCAA National Championship Win-Loss Record CCAA National Championship Winning Percentage Conference Titles
Scott Atkinson
(Mount Royal)
3 3 - - 9-0 1.000 5
Doug Bonhomme
(Cambrian)
4 1 2 1 3-7 .300 4

To be eligible in the coach category, one:

Inductees are chosen on the basis of their ability to develop athletes, the success of the teams and/or athletes. Integrity, fair play, leadership, and commitment to the institution and the CCAA are also considered.

HALL OF FAME ATHLETES (ELIGIBLE)

A number of goaltenders who were honoured as a CCAA All Canadian, a CCAA Tournament MVP and/or CCAA Tournament All Star are also eligible for induction into the CCAA Hall of Fame. Listed below are four who:


 
Player
(College)
CCAA National Championship Appearances CCAA First Place Finishes CCAA Second Place Finishes CCAA Third Place Finishes CCAA Tournament MVP Award Seasons Honoured as a CCAA Tournament MVP and/or All Star CCAA All Canadian Award(s)
Chad Ford
(Cambrian)
3 1 1 1 1 3 1
Jason Fricker
(Mount Royal)
3 3 - - - 1 -
Rob McKinley
(NAIT)
2 2 - - 1 2 1
Cleo Rowein
(NAIT)
2 1 - - 1 2 3

A number of defensemen who were honoured as a CCAA All Canadian, a CCAA Tournament MVP and/or CCAA Tournament All Star are also eligible for induction into the CCAA Hall of Fame. Listed below are four who:

 
Player
(College)
CCAA National Championship Appearances CCAA First Place Finishes CCAA Second Place Finishes CCAA Third Place Finishes CCAA Tournament MVP Award Seasons Honoured as a CCAA Tournament MVP and/or All Star CCAA All Canadian Award(s)
Gérard Peltier
(Canadore & Humber)
3 - 1 1 - 1 3
Blaine Peerless
(NAIT)
2 2 (including 2 as captain) - - - - 2
Serge Roy
(Saint-Hyacinthe)
2 2 - - 1 2 -
Bill Wilkins
(Red Deer)
3 2 1 - 1 2 **

** Participated prior to the creation of CCAA All Canadian Awards in 1983. Was also a two time first team all conference selection at the provincial level.

A number of forwards who were honoured as a CCAA All Canadian, a CCAA Tournament MVP and/or CCAA Tournament All Star are also eligible for induction into the CCAA Hall of Fame. Listed below are ten who:

 
Player
(College)
CCAA National Championship Appearances CCAA First Place Finishes CCAA Second Place Finishes CCAA Third Place Finishes CCAA Tournament MVP Award Seasons Honoured as a CCAA Tournament MVP and/or All Star CCAA All Canadian Award(s)
Ron Amyotte
(NAIT)
3 2 (including 1 as captain) - 1 - 1 1
Ryan Bennato
(Mount Royal)
2 2 - - - 1 1
Derek Descoteau
(Mount Royal)
2 2 - - - 2 -
Dion Hagan
(Mount Royal)
2 2 (including 1 as captain) - - 1 1 1
Matt Kabayama
(Mount Royal)
2 1 - - 1 2 1
Ivan Krook
(NAIT)
2 2 - - - 1 1
Scott Melnyk
(NAIT)
3 3 - - 1 1 -
Ron Pierce
(Red Deer & SAIT)
3 2 - - 1 2 **
Mario Richer
(Victoriaville, Français & L'Amiante)
3 - 2 1 - 2 2
Rob Smashnuk
(Mount Royal)
3 3 (including 1 as captain) - - - 1 -

** Participated prior to the creation of CCAA All Canadian Awards in 1983. Was also a two time first team all conference selection at the provincial level.

To be eligible in the athlete category, one:

Inductees are chosen on the basis of their athletic skills and abilities having been a truly distinguished performer in his/her sport while in the CCAA.

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