Brantford Sports Council announces 2018 FINALISTS for Sports Awards


The Brantford Sports Council is pleased to announce the Finalists in nine categories for the Sports Awards that will be presented at the 14th annual Sports Recognition Banquet on Wednesday February 13, 2019 at the Brantford Golf & Country Club, 60 Ava Rd.

The Adrian Scherders Memorial Award – Sportsmanship and Dedication

Jacob Alway – Brantford Youth Flag Football

Angela Marina – Brantford Aquatic Club

Jacob Sheppard – North Park Track & Field Club

The Phyllis Gretzky Memorial Award – Female Youth Leadership

Nicole Kelly – BCI Girls Hockey

Caeley Salmon – Brant Synchro Club

Alexa Windle – Brantford Track & Field Club

The Frank Bricker Memorial Award – Male Youth Leadership

Tristan Berridge – Brantford Aquatic Club

Ethan Jamieson – Brant & District Football Club

Josh Linington – Brantford Track & Field Club

The John Macklin Memorial Award – Coach of the Year

Sean Doucette – Brantford Track & Field Club

Andrea Hawkins – Brantford CYO Girls Basketball

Scott Rex – Brantford Minor Hockey

The Jimmy Wilkes Memorial Award – Team of the Year

Brantford Bisons Bantam Spring Football – Brant & District Football Club

Brantford Diamondbacks Under 10 Girls Softball – Brantford Softball

Brantford Minor Hockey Minor AAA Midget – Brantford Minor Hockey

The Dave Levac Award – The Award of Excellence for Sports Officiating

Mark Baxter – Brant Norfolk Referrees Association

Shannon Scheffel – Brantford Aquatic Club

George Whittingham – Brantford City Soccer Club

The George Churchill Memorial Award – Sports Volunteer of the Year

Michelle Cabral – Brantford Aquatic Club

Dan Davis – Brantford Youth Flag Football

Lisa Link – Brant Synchro Club

The Jack Calbeck Memorial Award – Lifetime Sports Sponsorship


K & D Insulation Ltd.

Millards Chartered Professional Accountants

The George Jones Memorial Award – Lifetime Sports Volunteerism

Crosby Gibson – Brantford Aquatic Club

Bill Williams – Bell City Boxing Club

Stan Worosz – Arnold Anderson Sport Fund

Keynote speaker is Lance Vipond, a 2018 Brantford and Area Sports Hall of Recognition Inductee and former figure skater.

Banquet tickets are $60.00 per person; limited seating so contact us today.

Doors Open 6:00pm, Dinner 7:00pm.

For more information and to order tickets visit or email

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