Volunteer Recognition Awards for 2002

Updated Monday January 6, 2014 by Kitchener Sports Association.




This, the 14th annual KSA Volunteer Recognition event, was MC'd by Don Cameron on Tuesday, November 19, 2002 at the Kitchener Memorial Auditorium complex.


The night's program featured guest speaker Jayna Hefford.




Canadian Women's Hockey team member
Jayna Hefford.

Hefford has won the gold in six World Championships – 1997, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2004 and 2007. In 1999 and 2000, Hefford was Team Canada’s leading scorer. Her hockey career includes 3 Olympic gold medals: in 2002, 2006 and 2010 and a silver in 1998. Jayna's Hockey Canada 2014 profile.

  • 1996-97 OWIAA Rookie of the Year
  • Top scorer in the OWIAA (1996–97)
  • 1998 Kingston and Ontario Amateur Athlete of the Year
  • 1999 and 2000 World Championship tournament's top goal scorer 
  • Inducted into the Brampton Sports Hall of Fame in 2002
  • Olympic Gold Medalist in 2002 at Salt Lake City

Volunteer Award Recipients for 2002

 Kitchener Minor Baseball - Mike Ignor
Youth Basketball League - Dennis Wharton
Warterloo Region Boxing - Bob Bird
Excelsior Fencing - Masako Wionzek
KW Gymnastics - Heidi Lowrick
Kitchener Minor Hockey - Jim Massecar
KW Inline Hockey - Bryan Gordon
Asahi Judo - Mara Iarkovic - Siladi
Tsuruoka Karate - Jack Black
KW Olympic Hockey - Janine LaMarre
KW Rowing - Anna Schmidt
KW Skating - Steve Sherrer
KW Synchronized Swimming - Tracy Krueger
Kitchener Sports Association - Al Watson
Region of Waterloo Swim Club - Sandy Royce
Region of Waterloo Nordic Sports - Nancy Campbell
Sertoma Skating - Doug Gibbons
Kitchener Minor Soccer - Steve Devonport
Kitchener Minor Boys Softball - Duncan Matheson
Kitchener Minor Girls Softball - Mary Schilling
Forest Hill T-Ball - Donald MacDonald
Stanley Park Optimist T-Ball - Richard Robertson
SouthWest Optimist T-Ball - Cheryl Patterson
Waterloo Region Track III Ski School - Fred Benninger
KW Tackle Football - Dan Draves
KW Water Polo - Paul Pottier


Volunteer Recognition Program

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