Dunc McCallum Memorial Trophy

The Dunc McCallum Memorial Trophy is awarded annually to the Coach of the Year in the Western Hockey League. It was named in honour of Dunc McCallum, who coached the Brandon Wheat Kings from 1976–81, compiling a 251–123–41 record during that time, winning the WHL Championship in 1979.

List of winners

Season Coach[1] Team
2017–18 Emanuel Viveiros Swift Current Broncos
2016–17 John Paddock Regina Pats
2015–16 Dave Lowry Victoria Royals
2014–15 John Paddock Regina Pats
2013–14 Dave Lowry Victoria Royals
2012–13 Ryan McGill Kootenay Ice
2011–12 Jim Hiller Tri-City Americans
2010–11 Don Nachbaur Spokane Chiefs
2009–10 Mark Holick Kootenay Ice
2008–09 Don Hay Vancouver Giants
2007–08 Don Nachbaur Tri-City Americans
2006–07 Cory Clouston Kootenay Ice
2005–06 Willie Desjardins Medicine Hat Tigers
2004–05 Cory Clouston Kootenay Ice
2003–04 Kevin Constantine Everett Silvertips
2002–03 Marc Habscheid Kelowna Rockets
2001–02 Bob Lowes Regina Pats
2000–01 Brent Sutter Red Deer Rebels
1999–00 Todd McLellan Swift Current Broncos
1998–99 Don Hay Tri-City Americans
1997–98 Dean Clark Calgary Hitmen
1996–97 Brent Peterson Portland Winter Hawks
1995–96 Bob Lowes Brandon Wheat Kings
1994–95 Don Nachbaur Seattle Thunderbirds
1993–94 Lorne Molleken Saskatoon Blades
1992–93 Marcel Comeau Tacoma Rockets
1991–92 Bryan Maxwell Spokane Chiefs
1990–91 Tom Renney Kamloops Blazers
1989–90 Ken Hitchcock Kamloops Blazers
1988–89 Ron Kennedy Medicine Hat Tigers
1987–88 Marcel Comeau Saskatoon Blades
1986–871 (West) Ken Hitchcock Kamloops Blazers
(East) Graham James Swift Current Broncos
1985–86 Terry Simpson Prince Albert Raiders
1984–85 Doug Sauter Medicine Hat Tigers
1983–84 Terry Simpson Prince Albert Raiders
1982–83 Daryl Lubiniecki Saskatoon Blades
1981–82 Jack Sangster Seattle Thunderbirds
1980–81 Ken Hodge Portland Winter Hawks
1979–80 Doug Sauter Calgary Wranglers
1978–79 Dunc McCallum Brandon Wheat Kings
1977–78 (tie) Dave King Billings Bighorns
(tie) Jack Shupe Victoria Cougars
1976–77 Dunc McCallum Brandon Wheat Kings
1975–76 Ernie McLean New Westminster Bruins
1974–75 Pat Ginnell Victoria Cougars
1973–74 Stan Dunn Swift Current Broncos
1972–73 Pat Ginnell Flin Flon Bombers
1971–72 Earl Ingarfield, Sr. Regina Pats
1970–71 Pat Ginnell Flin Flon Bombers
1969–70 Pat Ginnell Flin Flon Bombers
1968–69 Scotty Munro Calgary Buffaloes
1The WHL handed out separate awards for the East and West divisions.

See also


  1. ^ Watts, Jesse, ed. (2013). 2013–14 WHL Media Guide. Western Hockey League. p. 268.

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