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Dunkin Donuts Sport Person of the Month

If you know a youth hockey player, coach or volunteer that goes above and beyond and they should be recognized, nominate them as a Dunkin' Donuts Sports Person of the Month!

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Include the player's name, age, school, interests, and describe what you think this player does that makes them stand out as a positive person and good community member.

The nomination will be reviewed by the Board for consideration.

Each Sports Person of the Month receives a poster with their picture on it at area Dunkin Donuts!  

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2016-2017 Sportsperson of Each Month

March 2017

Dominic Chasse is a born leader both on and off the ice. Nominated by his teammates as Captain of his hockey team this year, Dom is a hard worker at school and on the ice.

He’s a team player and he does everything with care and heart; his drive and passion is nothing short of contagious!

February 2017

Adrien plays on the Peewee Tier 3 team.  He is a positive role model for his team on and off the ice, consistently working hard in practice & leading-by-example.  

Adrien is a 6th grade honor roll student at Montello who loves art & history.  He plays baseball & hockey, and the Canadians are his favorite team.  Adrien also wants to join the Marines someday.

January 2017

Kaylee Younk is a senior at Edward Little High School & currently plays for high school & the Maine Gladiators U19 team.

She has played on the Maine Gladiators’ first ever girls U14, U16, and now U19 travel teams.

Being a mentor to younger players, especially female players has been an interest and passion of Kaylee’s, & she continues to volunteer as an assistant with the Gladiators Dunkin Donuts’ Learn to Play program, helping the younger players learn the basics.

December 2016

Evan is a member of the Gladiator's Tier 2 Peewee team and a 7th grader at Lewiston Middle School. 

Starting with Learn to Skate, Evan's interest in learning the ins and outs of the sport became a daily experience.  He played for various youth hockey organizations around the state, and over the years his eagerness and willingness to improve has only consumed him more and more.

The level of enjoyment Evan gets when playing hockey is a love like no other. It is a lifelong commitment that he will never give up!


2015-2016 Sportsperson of Each Month

March 2016

Caleb started hockey at age 4 with the Learn to Play program. He moved from learning how to put on equipment and standing while wearing skates to skating well and promoting the game to his friends.

He has downloaded an app to better understand hockey and seeks out public skating opportunities in the area. Whenever in town, he asks to stop by the NSBA to watch a game or practice.

Well-mannered and coachable, Caleb is tenacious on the ice yet turns it off when practice/scrimmage is over.  Caleb smiles each time his skates touch the ice.

February 2016

Chase is a 12 year old high honors student at Winthrop Middle School. Although he has recently experienced the tragic loss of both his father Gus and brother Casey, Chase continues to be a leader in his community.

As well as being part of the Gladiator family, Chase is also active in karate and excels in the fighting discipline. This year he earned enough points to be named Maine and New England champion in his division. To get through difficult times Chase focuses on his studies, and his sports, instructing younger children in karate, serving on a leadership
team, refereeing hockey and playing on the PeeWee Tier III team.

Based on his extraordinary strength, courage and leadership the Gladiators Peewee Tier III team would like to nominate Chase for Dunkin’ Donuts Sports Person of the Month.

January - 2016

Brody showed interest in hockey at the early age of one! He attended all Maineiacs games, and would always bring a stick and puck. He would follow the players feet and stick handling, and practice below the stands while watching the game as well. 

At learn to skate, Brody picked up quickly, moving onto learn to play the next season by the age of three. His passion for the game has only intensified, and he can never get enough of the sport. He practices off ice independently, and thoroughly enjoys group off ice play as well.

Throughout the years beginning with Auburn youth hockey, then Twin City Titans, off season with Rousseaus clinics,  and now Maine Gladiators he has gained so much confidence, team building, patience, and knowledge of the game. He always praises and works as a team with fellow teammates, gives them encouragement and guidance as needed, and is a very compassionate and likable/lovable boy!

In school he always gives it his all, and tries extremely hard to meet goals and expectations within his class work. Brody is a natural athlete who always gives 100%, known for his mohawk, and is an amazing little boy!!

December 2015 - Jacob Lewis

Jacob is a 13 yrs old 8th grader honor roll student at Auburn Middle School. He volunteers with Gladiator's Give program and Androscoggin County Business to Business Trade Show.

Jacob works very hard every day to be a better classmate, friend, player and teammate. He is a dedicated player that works hard on his own every week to improve his skating along with an hour work out in the gym before every practice. Jacob shows a team first attitude and always treats coaches, officials and opponents with respect. Jacob also plays baseball for AMS and Babe Ruth.

He enjoys playing basketball and golf in his free time.