OCAA Announces Hall Of Fame Class Of 2023

TORONTO – The Ontario Colleges Athletic Association (OCAA) Hall of Fame is dedicated to the recognition of extraordinary contributions and accomplishments within collegiate sports in Ontario.

Honoured members include student-athletes, coaches and builders of the association. This year, 32 new members will be recognized in the 10th OCAA Hall of Fame ceremony, to be held at the St. Clair College Centre for the Arts in Windsor, Ont., on Monday, May 1.

The OCAA Hall of Fame was established in 2003. Including this year’s induction, membership will expand to 452 individuals. The 2021 induction class was cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic, with expanded classes planned in 2023 and 2025.

The class of 2023 includes the following athletes, coaches and builders:

InducteeCategoryNominating Institution
Felix AdjeiAthleteSeneca College
Ken BabcockBuilderDurham College
Kelsey BardyAthleteHumber College
Fred BatleyBuilderFleming College
Shannon BedardAthleteSt. Clair College
Stan BombinoCoachDurham College
Kyle BreitnerAthleteSt. Clair College
Jim BuckBuilderLoyalist College
Hilda ChmaitAthleteSeneca College
Dave CooperCoachSt. Clair College
Kelly DunhamAthleteMohawk College
Jenny Duval (Allen)AthleteAlgonquin College
Nouri GhaziCoachSeneca College
Jason HernandezAthleteSt. Clair College
Angela JamesBuilderSeneca College
Owen KurvitsAthleteRedeemer University
Mike LucierAthleteLambton College
John MacInnisCoachAlgonquin College
Sara MaybeeAthleteLoyalist College
Michele McConneyBuilderGeorgian College
Jason MesaAthleteHumber College
Margaret MyjakAthleteMohawk College
Jessica O’QuinnAthleteHumber College
Derek QuinnAthleteHumber College
David SharrattAthleteConestoga College
Pavel ShtefanAthleteSt. Clair College
Peter SniuolisAthleteMohawk College
Lindsay VerkoeyenAthleteSt. Clair College
Lorelle WeaversAthleteNiagara College
David WesleyCoachGeorgian College
Ryan WilloughbyAthleteHumber College
Yan ZhouAthleteSeneca College

Compete bios of each of the new inductees will be released in the coming weeks leading into the OCAA Hall of Fame Gala.

For more information on the origins and history of the OCAA Hall of Fame and to view honoured members biographies and photos, please visit the OCAA Hall of Fame website at www.ocaa.com/HallofFame.

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For over 50 years, the Ontario Colleges Athletic Association has been a dedicated leader in amateur athletics through the provision of quality varsity and recreational athletic opportunities at the collegiate level.

For additional information please contact:
Josh Bell-Webster
Marketing and Communications
Ontario Colleges Athletic Association
Tel: 416-426-7041
E-mail: [email protected]