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Kelvin Cech accepting
Coach of the Year Award

The Murray "Muzz" MacPherson Memorial Award is awarded annually to Manitoba Junior Hockey League coach adjudged to have contributed the most to his team’s success.

This award was first presented in 1993,
as the MJHL Coach of the Year Award.

The 1973 Centennial Cup Champion Portage Terriers presented this Trophy to the MJHL in honour of their coach Muzz MacPherson.

Past Winners photo gallery

Murray "Muzz" MacPherson Memorial Award
Season Winner Team
2019-20 Kelvin Cech Winkler Flyers
2018-19 Blake Spiller Portage Terriers
2017-18 Paul Dyck Steinbach Pistons
2016-17 Paul Dyck Steinbach Pistons
2015-16 Blake Spiller Portage Terriers
2014-15 Blake Spiller Portage Terriers
2013-14 Ryan Smith Selkirk Steelers
2012-13 Don MacGillivray Winnipeg Blues
2011-12 Don MacGillivray Winnipeg Blues
2010-11 Scott McMillan OCN Blizzard
2009-10 Dwayne Kirkup Swan Valley Stampeders
2008-09 Doug Hedley OCN Blizzard
2007-08 Blake Spiller Portage Terriers
2006-07 Craig Atkinson Neepawa Natives
2005-06 Drew Schoneck OCN Blizzard
2004-05 Don MacGillivray Portage Terriers
2003-04 Craig Atkinson Neepawa Natives
2002-03 Darryl Einarson Winkler Flyers
2001-02 Jamie Leach Southeast Blades
2000-01 Kerry Clark OCN Blizzard
MJHL Coach of the Year Award
1999-00 Kerry Clark OCN Blizzard
1998-99 Gardiner MacDougall OCN Blizzard
1997-98 Bob Miller Portage Terriers
1996-97 Gardiner MacDougall OCN Blizzard
1995-96 Bruce Schmidt St. Boniface Saints
1994-95 Don MacGillivray Neepawa Natives
1993-94 Bob Miller Portage Terriers
1992-93 Bruce Schmidt St. Boniface Saints
Lyle Stokotelny Dauphin Kings
Manitoba Junior Hockey League's Coach of the Year Award