BC Hockey announced April 12, 2010 that Cariboo Cougars head coach Trevor Sprague has been named Major Midget League coach of the year for the 2009-10 season.
Sprague led the Cougars to a 27-9-4 record which was good for second place in the Major Midget League regular season standings. The Cougars fell to the Vancouver North West Giants in the Championship series.
In addition to his team’s success on the ice, Trevor has built an exceptional off-ice program. Handling arguably the most difficult geographical region in the MML, Sprague has done so without incident and continues to maintain a strong relationship with support staff. The team is active within the community, continually taking part in charitable events and giving back to minor hockey.
The BC Hockey Major Midget League was established in 2004 to provide elite level 15, 16 and 17 year olds an opportunity to play within their own age group. Playing at this high level and be developed for the next level of hockey. These teams have an opportunity each year to compete for the National Midget Championship.