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The Bill McKenna Scholarship Foundation is excited to announce the list of partners and sponsors for the 2023 Jay Sharrers Officiating School.


The Jay Sharrers Officiating School is a 3-day ice hockey officiating camp featuring classroom curriculum, on-ice instructions, and live-game evaluations. The school is open to grassroots officials (ages 14+) in the host state, neighboring states, and from other parts of North America. All proceeds of the camp benefit the Bill McKenna Scholarship Foundation and will be used to establishe a scholarship fund exclusively for officials from Colorado and surrounding states.

The Bill McKenna Scholarship Foundation welcomes other supporters for the 2023 Jay Sharrers Officiating School.


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The NHLOA (National Hockey League Officials’ Association), was born in 1969 out of a need to improve working conditions, salaries and other benefits for officials of the National Hockey League. All members are active officials under contract with the NHL who are working in the NHL and designated minor leagues.


ETJ is the philanthropic entity of Lynne and Matt Sharrers and their four children. It exists to help young women and men reach their full potential. The inspiration of ETJ is from Dan Sharrers, Matt’s father. Dan believed that to live one’s best life, they must enjoy the journey versus focuing on the destination. As a result, ETJ directs its financial contributions and support to deeply dedicated individuals and causes that are attempting to be great. ETJ believes that everybody needs a little help on the pursuit of one’s dreams.


The Colorado Avalanche Alumni Association is determined to give back to the game that has been so generous to all of us over the years. The proceeds from donations will be reinvested locally to help grow the game in the state of Colorado.

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Founded in 1993, the Anaheim Ducks are a National Hockey League franchise that competes in the Western Conference as a member of the Pacific Division. Based in Anaheim, California, The Ducks play their home games at Honda Center. 

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Abatix is a nationally recognized supplier serving the restoration, industrial, and construction markets with thousands of products from the some of the most trusted brands in the business.


When you buy from David the Mattress Guy, you’ll get a private, no pressure experience. David the Mattress Guy features great quality (lay down on a variety of comfort levels to choose what’s best for YOU); affordable prices (50-80% off what you’d pay in a retail store with a variety of financing options); and, same day pickup (items are in stock so you can sleep on your mattress tonight. No waiting weeks or months for your bed to come in!)


Special thanks to the North American Hockey League (NAHL) for sponsoring this year’s Jay Sharrers Officiating School. The NAHL, along with its subsidiary Ladder of Development leagues, the NA3HL and the NAPHL, are leaders when it comes providing opportunities for Exposure, Education, and Experience to its players, coaches, and officials.


Emil Anderson Group consists of nine companies providing services and support in the infrastructure construction and maintenance, land development, residential and commercial building, and property management industries.


Wieland Wealth Management believes that financial advisory services should be shaped by the unique needs of each client they serve, from individuals to families to high-caliber institutions. Wieland Wealth Management's personal approach and robust capabilities enable them to create customized investment strategies and deliver a quality standard of service with every investment strategy they present.


The New Mexico Hockey Referees Confederation is a modest organization which provides qualified officials for the growing game of ice hockey in New Mexico. Members of NMHRC take exceptional pride in working games at the youth, high school, adult and ACHA levels. An emphasis on professionalism, competency, and hard work, regardless of game level, are qualities that the NMHRC and each official strive for. To accomplish these virtues, proper mentoring must be in place to support both experienced officials and those who are just entering the realm of being an on-ice official.


Disaster Restoration Services is the company that people go-to for when disasters hit, such as wind, water, fire, and smoke damage. DRS also offers services for mold remediation and when vandalism of your home occurs. With its quick response and efficient work, DRS helps get you back in your home easily. 


Incentive Concepts makes business better by helping companies reward their employees and their customers — positioning brands in an environment of integrity and reward — and creating a culture of loyalty that strengthens the bottom line while growing business. Incentive Concepts provides name brand merchandise for corporate gifting & rewards.


ODP Business Solutions, LLC, is a leading B2B provider of workplace and technology solutions, combining an extensive range of products and services with a national footprint and hundreds of experienced business advisors. As a trusted partner, ODP Business Solutions supports over 120,000 corporate clients with navigating the often complex needs of today’s business environment. From accessing comprehensive solutions and strategic alliances, to supply chain innovation and robust digital platforms, ODP Business Solutions helps customers achieve business results across every industry.


A product of USAH and the Officiating Development Program, Johnathan has spent the past 30 seasons working throughout the US minor professional leagues, NCAA, IIHF, and the World Para Ice Hockey Association where he’s currently the Referee-in-Chief. “They say, never meet your heros. Meeting Jay was the exception to that rule. He never knew it, but a kid from Iowa watched his every move on the ice and modeled his entire career off of what he saw. Were it not for Jay, I never would have gotten to where I am.” - Johnathan Morrison  

With a community of ice hockey officials from around the world, in addition to a commitment to training and retaining officials, Team Stripes has signed on as our school's exclusive video content provider. Team Stripes will be providing the Jay Sharrers Officiating School with high-quality teaching tools to help support the growth and development of its students.


Hockey Ref Shop was founded to give referees a better experience with their hockey referee equipment. Hockey Ref Shop prides itself on having great prices, an easy to use website and taking great care of its customers.



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