HNO is proud to announce the hiring of Colin Dzijacky for the role of Director of Officiating.
Colin has been involved with hockey for the majority of his life. He is grateful to have played 3 years of tier two with the Grande Prairie Storm, Humboldt Broncos, Salmon Arm Silverbacks, Woodstock Slammers, Kingston Voyageurs. Throughout his junior career he was invited to the Team Canada West Election and Evaluation camp and also won a SJHL and Avanvert Cup Championship with Humboldt.
Colin obtained his Bachelors of Engineering from the University of Ontario Institute of Technology where he played 3 years of OUA hockey and was named Team MVP and Rookie Athlete of the Year.
Colin has officiated all levels of hockey in HNO from U11A to the OUA and he understands the demands of minor hockey as he acts as the assignor for Thunder Bay minor.
“I hope to grow our officiating base by educating those currently playing, recently graduated playing, and those who haven’t played in a long time about the benefits and joy you can get from reffing. There is nothing like being in the action and this is the best way to have the best seat in the house and work with lots of fantastic officials in our branch.”
Colin joins HNO with project management experience as currently works full time as a Wireless Engineer at Tbaytel and will be graduating from his MBA in April.
“I’m excited to work with all member associations and individuals involved with hockey across the branch. Hockey is a very important part of life in Northwestern Ontario, and I’m honoured to be able to be a part of it”
HNO would like to thank all of the individuals who applied for this position. We are confident that our officials are in good hands and that our game will benefit greatly with Colin in this position.