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Hal Trumble

Born on August 28, 1926 in Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA. Characterised by his boundless devotion to the sport of ice hockey, Hal Trumble served as the first full-time Executive Director of the Amateur Hockey Association of the United States from 1972 through to 1987. During his tenure, Trumble guided the AHAUS through a period of substantial growth in team and referee registration, and co-ordinated the improvement and delivery of support services to the organisation's membership. Under his direction the AHAUS national staff grew from two full-time employees to more than fifteen. For his contributions, Trumble was selected as the first-ever recipient of the USA Hockey Builders Award in 1999. Trumble's dedication to ice hockey included an 18-year career as an international official, as well as 10-year stint as member of the IIHF Referees' Committee. In 1972, he served as manager of the U.S. Olympic Ice Hockey Team which won the silver medal. Trumble was recognised for his commitment to the sport in 1985 when he was enshrined into the U.S. Hockey Hall of Fame.

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