JUDO ONTARIO

AWARDS & RECOGNITION

It takes a small army of volunteers, friends, family, and Judoka to run an organization the size of Judo Ontario.

We would like to thank all our supporters for their countless hours of time spent helping Judo Ontario grow

into the successful organization it is today.

Click the arrows to scroll through the slideshow of 2020 Judo Ontario Award Winners. 

Click on one to view full in full screen.

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2020

Presidential Recognition

John Ormston

Fran McCrodden Volunteer of the Year

Steve Horvath

Outstanding Board Contribution

Aartje Sheffield

Joe LeStrange Award

Briana McDowell​

Tom Kasprzyk Award

Grant Kuramoto

William Doherty Referee Achievement Award

Chris Brown

Veteran Female Athlete of the Year

Amanda McAlpine

 

Veteran Male Athlete of the Year

Ron Angus

 

Judo Club of the Year

Taifu Judo Club

Judo Ontario Hall of Fame Inductee

Aartje Sheffield

U16 Female Athlete of the Year

Kiera Burt

 

U16 Male Athlete of the Year

Maksim Rudakov

U18 Female Athlete of the Year

Asia Douglas

U18 Male Athlete of the Year

Amr Adb El-Rehim

U21 Female Athlete of the Year

Alexandria LeFort

U21 Male Athlete of the Year

Benjamin Kendrick

 

Senior Female Athlete of the Year

Jessica Klimkait

 

Senior Male Athlete of the Year

Shady El-Nahas​

Kata Athletes of the Year

Shane Rooney & Baily Hu

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2019

Presidential Recognition

Ken Morley

Volunteer of the Year

Angelique Plata-Harris

Outstanding Board Contribution

Bill Doherty

Joe LeStrange Award

Steve Campbell​

Tom Kasprzyk Award

Aartje Sheffiled

William Doherty Referee Achievement Award

Carline Young

Veteran Female Athlete of the Year

Carline Young

 

Veteran Male Athlete of the Year

Vitaliy Polyanskyy

 

Judo Club of the Year

Taifu Judo Club

U16 Female Athlete of the Year

Kiera Burt

 

U16 Male Athlete of the Year

Thomas Sparkes

U18 Female Athlete of the Year

Asia Douglas

U18 Male Athlete of the Year

Amr Adb El-Rehim

U21 Female Athlete of the Year

Alexandria LeFort

U21 Male Athlete of the Year

Keagan Young

 

Senior Female Athlete of the Year

Jessica Klimkait

 

Senior Male Athlete of the Year

Shady El-Nahas​

Kata Athletes of the Year

Allyn Takahashi & Raj Venugopal

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2018

Volunteer of the Year

Briana McDowell

Outstanding Board Contribution

Chris Brown

Joe LeStrange Award

Carline Young

Tom Kasprzyk Award

Dale Rasmussen

William Doherty Referee Achievement Award

Anne Laurence Chevalier

Veteran Female Athlete of the Year

Amanda McAlpine

 

Veteran Male Athlete of the Year

Ron Angus and Vitaliy Polyanskyy

 

Judo Club of the Year

JCCC Judo kai and Takahashi Dojo

U16 Female Athlete of the Year

Alyssandra Phoebe Manuel

 

U16 Male Athlete of the Year

Amr Abd El Rehim

 

U18 Female Athlete of the Year

Rachel Krapman

 

U18 Male Athlete of the Year

Keagan Young

 

U21 Female Athlete of the Year

Allayah Copeland

U21 Male Athlete of the Year

Benjamin Kendrick

 

Senior Female Athlete of the Year

Jessica Klimkait

 

Senior Male Athlete of the Year

Bradley Langlois

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2017

Outstanding Board Contribution

Heather West

Joe LeStrange Award

Jeff Bulter

Tom Kasprzyk Award

Frank Vossen

William Doherty Referee Achievement Award

Graham Harding

Fran McCrodden Award

Mary Walsh

Veteran Female Athlete of the Year

Susan Sokol & Fraser Bridgeman

Veteran Male Athlete of the Year

Herman Vermeiren

Judo Club of the Year

Ajax Budokan

U16 Female Athlete of the Year

James Lonsdale

 

U16 Male Athlete of the Year

Emma Blake

U18 Female Athlete of the Year

Rachel Krapman

 

U18 Male Athlete of the Year

Aidos Sapenov

 

U21 Female Athlete of the Year

Jessica Klimkait​

U21 Male Athlete of the Year

Shaddy El Nahas

 

Senior Female Athlete of the Year

Kelita Zupancic

Senior Male Athlete of the Year

Bradley Langlois

Judo Ontario Awards & Recognition Committee 

Terms of Reference Approval 

Judo Ontario Awards & Recognition Policy Approval