Wayne Karsteldt (London Bandits)


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Wayne Karlstedt- Initation Award.

Wayne was a coach with the London Minor Hockey Association for years, 
He had a reputation for helping 
players whom seem to struggle with their skills,
and developing their skills, 
He never gave up on them. 
He continued to encourage them and kept practicing with them until they reached their goal. 
Wayne lost his life this past year 
and one of the families would like to honour him each year for a coach 
in the Initiation program who demonstrates these skills. 
Who shows compassion, love for the game, 
dedication and the ability to care and help children improve their skills as a hockey 

The following individuals have won in the past seasons
2019-2020Jared Campbell 
2020-2021-Kevin Caulfield 
2021-2022- Chris Denisovs
2022-2023 James Yeoman