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Jun 6 2024

Garth Nolan

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It is with great honor and deep appreciation that we celebrate the illustrious career of Garth Nolan within the River East Minor Hockey Association. After decades of dedicated service and unparalleled commitment, Garth has decided to retire from his role within our organization.

Garth's journey with REMHA has been nothing short of extraordinary. From his early days as Vice President of AA in '92 and '93 to his tenure as President from '98 to 2001, his leadership has been the cornerstone of our association's success. Over the years, Garth has worn many hats, serving as President six times and as Past President on eight occasions. His dedication and unwavering commitment have left an indelible mark on REMHA's legacy.

Beyond REMHA, Garth's influence extended far and wide. As the Gateway Hockey Director from 1995 to 1997 and his pivotal role as President of Hockey Winnipeg, Garth's impact on the wider hockey community cannot be overstated. His leadership, vision, and tireless efforts have helped shape the landscape of amateur hockey in our region for the better.

It is fitting that Garth's remarkable contributions have been recognized with prestigious accolades, including the Queen Elizabeth Diamond Jubilee Medal for Volunteerism in 2012 and his induction as a Life Member of Hockey Winnipeg in 2017. These honors are a testament to Garth's selfless dedication and passion for the sport and the community.

  • Coached for 18 seasons at Gateway Recreation Centre in the term from 1976 to 1997.
  • REMHA - V.P. AA 92-93, & 93-94
  • Gateway Hockey Director 1995-96-97
  • REMHA - President 98-99 to 2001-2002 
  • Past President 2002 - 2004      Served as Hockey Winnipeg V.P. Area Association at this time for 2 terms
  • President 2004 - 2006
  • Past President 2006 - 2010
  • President 2010 - 2016                
  • Past President 2016 - 2023

As we bid farewell to Garth, we do so with hearts filled with gratitude and admiration. His legacy will continue to inspire us for generations to come. We thank Garth for his unwavering commitment, his countless sacrifices, and his enduring passion for the game.

Please join us in congratulating Garth Nolan on his retirement and wishing him all the best in his future endeavors.

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