May 20, 2015 (Athlete of the Year)

and the KSA Awards of Excellence

Updated Monday September 18, 2017 by Kitchener Sports Association.




PHOTO: Award of Excellence recipients (l-r):  Rob Way (individual), Sherilyn Van De Wynckel (organization - Wilmot Aquatic Aces Swim Club) and Joe Scherer (team - New Hamburg Jr C Ice Hockey Firebirds).

Photo taken at the April 21, 2015 Media Event at the Kitchener Auditorium.




Wednesday, May 20, 2015

At the  Wilmot Recreation Complex Community Centre in New Hamburg

The 17th annual Athlete of the Year evening was held as a collaboration between Kitchener Sports Association, the Athlete of the Year Program and Rotary Wilmot.

2014 KW Athlete of the Year

The ice dancing pair:

Andrew Poje & Kaitlyn Weaver

Career highlights

Congratulations Andrew and Kaitlyn!

Other nominees for the 2014 honours were:
  • Jessica Buttinger (Field Hockey/Athletics)
  • Alec Elliott (Swimming)
  • Katie Harnock (Wheelchair Basketball)
  • Taveena Kum (Boxing)
  • Becky Pavan (Volleyball)
  • Tanner Pearson (Ice Hockey)
  • Silvana Shamuon (Martial Arts)
  • Tyler Varga (Football)
  • Amanda Woodcroft (Field Hockey)

Congratulations to all the nominees. KSA is making donations of $300 to each nominee's designated sports group as follows:

Jessica Buttinger - Waterloo Ravens Minor Hockey Association
Alec Elliott – Region of Waterloo Swim Club
Katie Harnock – Twin City Spinners Wheelchair Basketball
Taveena Kum – Kidsport (Kitchener-Waterloo)
Becky Pavan – K-W Predators Volleyball Club
Tanner Pearson – Kitchener Minor Hockey Association
Andrew Poje/Kaitlyn Weaver – Kitchener-Waterloo Skating Club ($500)
Silvana Shamoun – KSA Legacy Fund
Tyler Varga – Twin City Minor Tackle Football Association
Amanda Woodcroft – Clarke Young Legacy Fund

and, for the Awards of Excellence Recipients:

Wilmot Aquatic Aces Swim Club
New Hamburg Firebirds Hockey Club – New Hamburg Minor Hockey Association
Rob Way – Kitchener-Waterloo Minor Boys Softball Association
A donation was also made to Camp McGovern.

Everyone was invited to come out and celebrate the accomplishments of these athletes. It was quite a celebration! KW Record article on the event


Note: This was the last KSA dinner until September.  
Have a great summer and come back ready to cheer on the Rangers!

Reminder: We do not have dinner meetings in December, June, July and August.

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