A Charlie Holt Timeline

1922 Born in Melrose, MA on July 17th
1941 Graduated from Melrose High School (Hockey Captain)
1946 Graduated from Dartmouth College (Hockey Captain)
1946-47 Head Coach, Cranbrook School (MI)
1947-48 Head Coach, Melrose High School (MA)
1949 Player in the World Hockey Championships
1955-62 Head Coach, Northwood School (NY)
1962-68 Head Coach, Colby College (ME)
1968-86 Head Coach, University of New Hampshire
1969 Spencer T. Penrose Award (NCAA Coach of the Year)
1971-73 President, American Hockey Coaches Association
1973-75 Secretary, American Hockey Coaches Association
1974 Spencer T. Penrose Award
1976-81 NCAA Men’s Ice Hockey Rules Committee
1977 Clark Hodder Award (New England Coach of the Year)
1979 Spencer T. Penrose Award, Clark Hodder Award
1979-85 Secretary, American Hockey Coaches Association
1980 Assistant Coach, USA Hockey National Sports Festival
1985 UNH Profile of Service Award
1986 Schaeffer Pen Award (Outstanding contributions to New England hockey)
1987 Carl Lundholm Memorial Award
1989-96 Head Coach of Berwick Academy (ME)
1989 UNH 100 Club Hall of Fame
Charles E. Holt Endowed Athletic Scholarship Fund established
John MacInnis Award (for help with amateur and youth programs)
1995 Melrose High School Hall of Fame
1997 United States Hockey Hall of Fame
1998 Carl Nelson Sports Achievement Award, Colby College
Hockey East “Charles E. Holt Team Sportsmanship Award” est.
1999 Charles E. Holt Gallery Towse Rink, Whittemore Center, UNH
2000 Died Durham, NH March 17
Charles E. Holt Archives of American Hockey established
2001 Charles E. Holt Rink, Dover, NH
2002 New Hampshire Hockey Hall of Fame
2006 Massachusetts Hockey Hall of Fame
2007 Induction to the James H. Fullerton Wall of Recognition, Northwood School, Lake Placid, NY
2010 Hobey Baker Legend of Hockey Award

Other Recognition

  • Charles E. Holt Hockey Sportsmanship Trophy (Northwood School, Lake Placid, NY)
  • Make-A-Wish Foundation Hockey Classic (NH Most Valuable Player given the Charles E. Holt Award)