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Women’s hockey team manager, Sarah MacNaught, honoured with Volunteer Recognition Award

A strong supporter of growing women’s hockey in the province, Sarah MacNaught has been a volunteer for nearly 20 years. MacNaught one of six individuals honoured with a Volunteer Recognition Award in the 2020 Saskatchewan Sport Awards.  She was nominated by Saskatchewan Hockey Association.

MacNaught has served as team manager for two different Saskatoon Comets teams for six seasons equating to 12 different teams, on the Saskatoon Comets Hockey Board of Director as Under-15 Coordinator and as the U15 North Saskatchewan Female Hockey League Commissioner in 2018.

Ensuring to take part in hockey events in the community, Sarah volunteered for the Esso Cup Tournament in 2003, the World Junior Hockey Championship as a media assistant in 2010 and the Four Nations Cup in 2018.  Outside of hockey, MacNaught has also volunteered with the United Way, Bridge City Boogie as Volunteer Coordinator and on the Holy Cross High School Parents Board.

She was awarded the Saskatoon Minor Hockey Association Volunteer of the Year Award and the Saskatchewan Hockey Association’s Volunteer of the Year (North) awards in 2019-20.

Each day this week, two recipients from the six long-serving volunteers and the four dedicated and decorated coaches honoured as recipients of the 2020 Saskatchewan Sport Awards will be featured through tribute videos on Sask Sport and the Coaches Association of Saskatchewan’s website and social media channels. Visit the 2020 Saskatchewan Sport Awards announcement to learn more.

About the Saskatchewan Sport Awards

The Saskatchewan Sport Awards honours the hard work and dedication of those in the province’s amateur sport community.

Nominees for the Saskatchewan Sport Awards were submitted by active and affiliate members of Sask Sport. Recipients were selected by a Sask Sport awards committee.

The Saskatchewan Sport Awards are supported by Sask Lotteries, the main fundraiser for sport, culture and recreation groups in Saskatchewan. Every year, proceeds from Sask Lotteries support more than 12,000 non-profit groups that support activities and opportunities that help all participants of all ages and abilities to play, create and grow.