Awards & Accomplishments

Provincial Team Success

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Guelph Ringette Association Recognition Awards

The GRA would not be what it is today without the tireless efforts of our volunteers. We thank everyone ... past, present and future ... for the commitment and dedication that you give to the GRA and to the sport of Ringette in the City of Guelph.

Each year at our Annual General Meeting the Guelph Ringette Association presents the Award of Recognition to those within the Association that have gone that extra step. The following are recipients of this award:

2019 Recipients

Coach of the Year - John Mezenberg

Volunteer of The Year - Laura Wright

Volunteer of The Year - Dean Kelley

Volunteer of The Year - Lisa Leclerc

Volunteer of The Year - Julia Whale

Volunteer of The Year - Jordan Kovats

2018 Recipients

Volunteer of The Year - Colleen McElwain

Volunteer of The Year -  Jared Pulleyblank

Volunteer of The Year - Jennifer Hundleby-Anthony

Volunteer of The Year - Jennifer Metzloff

Volunteer of The Year - Tania Pettitt

Volunteer of The Year - Lisa Leclerc

2017 Recipients

Volunteer of The Year - Leanne Claerbout

Volunteer of The Year - Brent Pedersen

Volunteer of The Year - Nicole Perkins

Volunteer of The Year - Deby Smith

2016 Recipients

Coach of the Year - Scott Carson

Coach of the Year - Connie Ryan-Bennett

Volunteer(s) of the Year - The Davidson Family (Doug, Elizabeth, Moira, Iain, Hilary) 

Volunteer of the Year - Vicki Gobbi

2015 Recipients 

Coach of the Year - Mark Amsezj
Volunteer of the Year - Doug Chase
Volunteer of the Year - Jordan Kovats

2014 Recipients

Community Builder Award - Kevin Copeman, Timbits Sponsor
Volunteer of the Year Award - Gary Shaw, CPDC Chair
Sponsor of the Decade -  Jennifer Mezenberg, Duncan MacPhee
Coach of the Year Award - Todd Marrow & Craig Richardson

2013 Recipients:

Rhonda Fisher; Shawna Berry; Sheri Bard Morant

2012 Recipients: Craig Richardson; Gary Shaw; John Mezenberg

2011 Recipients: Barb Robinson; Lisa Wyville

2010 Recipient: Nicole Murdock (Perkins)

2009 Recipients: Rick and Sherry Couchman

2008 Recipient: Jennifer Mezenberg

2007 Recipients: Dave Kelton; Garry Lazzari; Mike O'Grady; Brian Tapscott; Dave Walker

2006 Recipients: Robin Cobean; Cecelia Curtis; Rhonda Fisher; Judy Metherel; Anne Stultz; Connect Tech Inc

Ontario Ringette Association Awards

Each year the Ontario Ringette Association (ORA) honours those persons and organizations that have given a significant amount of time and effort for the betterment of the sport of Ringette around the province. We would like to congratulate the following members of the Guelph Ringette Association that have been honoured with these prestigious awards.

2019 Recipient

Community Builder - Lisa Leclerc

2016 Recipient

Community Builder - John Mezenberg

2015 Recipient

Community Builders - Craig & Paula Richardson

2013 Recipient

Garry Lazzari - Ontario Regional Coach of the Year

2012 Recipient

Denise Pelletier - Provincial Official of the Year

2011 Recipient

John Mezenberg - Community Builder

2007 Recipients

Dave Kelton - Community Builder; Rhonda Fisher - Community Builder

2006 Recipients

Cecelia Curtis - Community Builder; Connect Tech Inc - Corporate Sponsor of the Year

2005 Recipients

Mike O'Grady - Community Builder; Brian Tapscott - Community Builder

1995 Recipients

Dr. Paul Goemans - Community Builder

1991 Recipients

Steve Blacklock - Official of the Year

Team Ontario Ringette (offered every four years)

Alternating between summer and winter, the Canada Games are a key event in the development of Canada's young athletes. As the best in their age group, these young competitors come to the Games to represent their province or territory and compete for the Canada Games Flag and Centennial Cup. Ringette has been part of the Canada Winter Games since 1991.

2019 Members: 

Claire Wyville, Abby Hahn, Janna Griffoen, Emily Power, Jada Laliberte, Lydia Duncan, Paige Miller

2015 Members:

Halli Berry, Abby Richardson, Meghan McGuire, Nia King

AAA Team Members (offered every two years)

AAA Ringette

The players, all under 19 years of age, make up 6 regional All-Star teams and represent the best from Ringette associations across Ontario to participate in the Ontario Winter Games.

2019 AAA Members

Western Region: Abby Auger, Jayden Hounsell, Julia Mezenberg, Sam Tracey, Sascha Woolcott

United: Tasha Dykstra, Sarah Pedersen

2017 AAA Members

Western Region:  Mikayla Billing, Sidney Claerbout, Lauren Eccles, Janna Griffioen, Abby Hahn, Madison Jarvis, Christina Nadalin, Claire Wyville

United: Hilary Davidson, Julia Mezenberg

2015 AAA Members

Western Region: Emma Eccles, Samantha Gorgi, Janna Griffoen, Kelsey Hamilton, Neely Jarvis, Anna Lawrence, Rose Williams, Claire Wyville

United: Sidney Claerbout, Hilary Davidson, Madison Jarvis, Christina Nadalin

2013 AAA Members

Western Region: Halli Berry, Abby Richardson, Colleen Scott, Nicole Shaw.
United: Emma Eccles, Samantha Gorgi, Neely Jarvis, Taylor Jarvis, Meghan Lanteigne, Jessica Mezenberg.
Eastern: Nia King, Megan McGuire.

2011 Western Region AAA 

Chelsea Moore & Abby Richardson

2010 Western Region AAA

Jodie Hastings, Lisa Tyldesley, Danielle Kelton, Hilary Key & Nicole Robinson

2008 Western Region AAA 

Jodie Hastings & Lisa Tyldesley

2006 Western Region AAA 

Jodie Hastings

2002 Western Region AAA

Alyson O'Grady & Eryn O'Grady


International Recognition

Team USA

2017 - Claire Wyville, Hilary Davidson

Including Past GRA Members - Chelsey Moore, Sam Gorgi, Moira Davidson

U20 Team Canada 

 2015 - Abby Richardson

U19 Team Canada East

2012 - Abby Richardson

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