2012 Judo Ontario Recognition Awards

Thursday February 28th, 2013

Judo Ontario Recognition Awards

 

Judo Ontario recently recognized individuals for their achievements, support and contributions to Judo Ontario.  The following, is a list of awards and their recipients.

BEST ATHLETE AWARDS
U15 Male Ossama Mahmoud
U15 Female Natalie Rygielski
U18 Male Bradley Langlois
U18 Female Jessica Klimkait
U20 Male Zach Burt
U20 Female Monica Burgess
Senior Male Diego Sanchez
Senior Female Yacinta Nguyen

Criteria considerations: Nationals 2012, Ontario Open, Ontario Youth, Quebec Open, best results.


JOSEPH LESTRANGE AWARD
Frank Vossen
Given to an individual who exemplifies: friendship, willingness to help other, and forever volunteer for all activities. A leader who is able to resolve issues, differences in an amicable manner. One admired and respected by his/her peers. Finally an ambassador
representing Judo Ontario at all levels.


JUDO ONTARIO SPECIAL CONTRIBUTION AWARD
Kevin Kennedy
Given to an individual who exemplifies: Outstanding contribution to Judo. Through the donation of his time and talents, made a difference in the lives of his fellow citizens and in the health and vibrance of his community.


JUDO ONTARIO OUTSTANDING CONTRIBUTION AWARD
Dave Robb
Given to an individual who exemplifies: Selected by the board of directors to and individual who tirelessly devotes there time and expertise above and beyond their call of duty.


JUDO ONTARIO RECOGNITION AWARDS
SPECIAL REFEREE CONTRIBUTION AWARD

Gerald Okimura
Given to an individual who exemplifies: Outstanding contribution to the development of referees in Ontario. Referees at all levels of tournaments, mentors and develops up and coming referees and is always giving up his time coordinating and organizing officials for
tournaments.


OLYMPIAN AN PARALYMPIAN RECOGNITION AWARD
Olympian Recognition Award
Kelita Zupancic -70kg Female

Paralympian Recognition Award
Tony Walby + 100kg Male
Justin Karn - 60kg Male

Tom Thompson - Coach
Given to an individual who exemplifies: In Recognition of their outstanding hard work and commitment to reaching the highest level in their perspective divisions to the Olympics.

Coach of the Year Award
Dave Burt
With the greatest success at the Canadian Judo Championships based on the Judo Canada point system.
 

 

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