2022 COVER ATHLETE OF THE YEAR

World Hockey Hub is looking for youth hockey's next Cover Athlete of the Year. Think you've got what it takes? Submit your best action photo and tell us why you should be the 2022 Cover Athlete to be considered. We'll announce the winner on January 1, 2022 and the Cover Athlete will prominently be featured on our social media accounts all year long, as well as highlighted on our website with exclusive features. Make sure to send us your best, highest-resolution image(s) to be considered!

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YOUTH HOCKEY'S FIRST EVER

COVER ATHLETE

In 2021, American C.J. Kier of Northstar Christian Academy in Minnesota became the first youth hockey player ever to be named Cover Athlete of the Year. He is a 2004-born goaltender who is as mature and polite off the ice as he is athletic and talented on it.

Get to know more about C.J., and all of his accomplishments while serving as World Hockey Hub's 2021 Cover Athlete.

GET TO KNOW

YOUTH HOCKEY'S FIRST EVER

COVER ATHLETE

In 2021, American C.J. Kier of Northstar Christian Academy in Minnesota became the first youth hockey player ever to be named Cover Athlete of the Year. He is a 2004-born goaltender who is as mature and polite off the ice as he is athletic and talented on it.

Get to know more about C.J., and all of his accomplishments while serving as World Hockey Hub's 2021 Cover Athlete.

Goaltender C.J. Kier stands in net for Northstar Christian Academy during a youth hockey game.

Kier Committed

By Craig Peterson | November 3, 2021

2021 Cover Athlete Tenders With NAHL Team

C.J. Kier stands in net during a game for the 16U NorthStar Knights hockey team.

Keeping Up With Kier

By Craig Peterson | August 26, 2021

An Update From The WHH 2021 Cover Athlete.

Goaltender C.J. Kier ready to make a save in net for NorthStar Christian Academy.

Kier Closes Out Season

By Craig Peterson | April 8, 2021

Cover Athlete finishes 16U campaign; looks to the future

Goaltending C.J. Kier standing ready to face a shot in a game, silhouetted in a red haze.

As Cool As Kier

By Craig Peterson | January 11, 2021

Get to know our first ever Cover Athlete of the Year