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:
|Felix Adjei||Athlete||Seneca College|
|Ken Babcock||Builder||Durham College|
|Kelsey Bardy||Athlete||Humber College|
|Fred Batley||Builder||Fleming College|
|Shannon Bedard||Athlete||St. Clair College|
|Stan Bombino||Coach||Durham College|
|Kyle Breitner||Athlete||St. Clair College|
|Jim Buck||Builder||Loyalist College|
|Hilda Chmait||Athlete||Seneca College|
|Dave Cooper||Coach||St. Clair College|
|Kelly Dunham||Athlete||Mohawk College|
|Jenny Duval (Allen)||Athlete||Algonquin College|
|Nouri Ghazi||Coach||Seneca College|
|Jason Hernandez||Athlete||St. Clair College|
|Angela James||Builder||Seneca College|
|Owen Kurvits||Athlete||Redeemer University|
|Mike Lucier||Athlete||Lambton College|
|John MacInnis||Coach||Algonquin College|
|Sara Maybee||Athlete||Loyalist College|
|Michele McConney||Builder||Georgian College|
|Jason Mesa||Athlete||Humber College|
|Margaret Myjak||Athlete||Mohawk College|
|Jessica O’Quinn||Athlete||Humber College|
|Derek Quinn||Athlete||Humber College|
|David Sharratt||Athlete||Conestoga College|
|Pavel Shtefan||Athlete||St. Clair College|
|Peter Sniuolis||Athlete||Mohawk College|
|Lindsay Verkoeyen||Athlete||St. Clair College|
|Lorelle Weavers||Athlete||Niagara College|
|David Wesley||Coach||Georgian College|
|Ryan Willoughby||Athlete||Humber College|
|Yan Zhou||Athlete||Seneca 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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