Volunteers In Sport
- Updated: February 8, 2017
When any individual is recognized by it’s governing body of their chosen sport, it’s not just recognition, but more of an honor, which lasts a life-time.
This year Sport BC is extremely pleased to recognize the following individuals for the recognition of the Prestigious Presidents Awards, presented by “Sports with Balls”.
The annual President’s’ Awards, presented by Sports with Balls, now in its 23rd year, are presented to volunteers from Sport BC member and partner organizations who represent the spirit of volunteerism.
The individuals all have shown and continue to show dedication, energy and commitment contribute to the development of their chosen sport and/or organization in British Columbia.
The sports group is comprised of Basketball BC, Volleyball BC, BC Lacrosse Association, BC Soccer Association, Softball BC, Baseball BC, Tennis BC and the BC Ringette Association.
All individuals will be honored in the annual Awards Ceremony which is held Wednesday, March 8, 2017 in Vancouver.
The 2017 Presidents Award winners represent 25 communities and 44 different Sport BC member and partner organizations.
|Adaptive Snowsports||Bruce Lebans||Squamish|
|Badminton||Mike Mitson||West Kelowna|
|Basketball||Diana Chan||North Vancouver|
|BC Games Society||Bev Viger||Abbotsford|
|BC Sports Hall of Fame||Barbara “Bim” Schrodt||Vancouver|
|Blind Sports||Tamara Grenon||Vancouver|
|Bowls||George Cubiss||Maple Ridge|
|Canoe Kayak||Laura Said||Maple Ridge|
|Cycling||Stuart Lynne||Port Moody|
|Diving||Marie Pierre Lavoie||Victoria|
|Fencing||Gareth Mason||Pitt Meadows|
|Field Hockey||Brenda Rushton||Victoria|
|Horse Council||Orville Smith||Prince George|
|ProMotion Plus||Erin Wilkins||Vancouver|
|Ringette||Darrell Desjardins||Port Coquitlam|
|Rugby Union||John Lecky||West Vancouver|
|Sailing||Paul Mendham||West Vancouver|
|Skate Canada /Yukon Section||Lynne Henderson-Drake||Campbell River|
|Soccer||Bill Sparling||West Vancouver|
|Soccer||Claudia Sparling||West Vancouver|
|Special Olympics||Darren Inouye||Burnaby|
|Speed Skating||Keith Gordon||Fort St. James|
|Swim||Sheila Nelson||Prince George|
|Synchronized Swimming||Anne-Marie North||Burnaby|
|Wheelchair Sports||Kylah Blair||Vancouver|
For information on the purchase of a table or individual tickets for the 51st Annual Athlete of the Year Awards, please visit https://aoytickets.eventbrite.ca