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Profiling 2017’s Athlete of the Year

This is the first publication in a series that profiles the 2016 Athlete of the Year recipient and nominees. Mark Scheifele Male Athlete (Hockey) Hometown: Kitchener ON, DOB: March 15, 1993, Team: Winnipeg Jets Mark…

Mike Hoffman

2015 Athlete of the Year nominees include Hoffman, Benesch and Varga

Mike Hoffman • Top rookie goal scorer in the NHL • 27 goals scored in 14/15 season • 4th among rookies with 48 points • 2nd among NHL rookies with a +16 goals for/against average….

Jamal Murray

2015 Athlete of the Year nominees include Murray, Elliot and Pavan

Jamal Murray • NCAA U of Kentucky Freshman All American • All SEC 1st Team & All Freshman Team • 113 3-Pointers – U of Kentucky & SEC Record, 2nd All Time NCAA Record •…

The cheque recipients each of whom received a donation from KSA on behalf of his/her sports group as designated by one of the nominees for the Athlete of the Year and Awards of Excellence. (Front  l-r) Tatiana Artunes {WRBA), Dave MacNeil (Wildhawks Basketball), Rosemary Smith (K&WCF), Jean Howitt (AofY Chair), Bruce Glebe (Laurel Creek Track) and Stephen Brown (KW Minor Tackle Football). (Back l-r)  Bill Pegg (KSA President), Gilles Butcher (KWMBSA), Randy McCarten (KMHA), Jason Breau (KWML), Mike Quigley (KWYBA), Craig Findlay (SP Optimist Ball) and Paul Pavan (KW Predators Volleyball)  (Sept. 20, 2016 KSA Dinner)

We thank the local community

On behalf of local minor athletes, thanks to the Kitchener Rangers, their fans and the local community for your ongoing support. With your help, the Kitchener Sports Association offers grants, financial support and scholarships to…

Dhane Smith

Dhane Smith and Leah Robinson 2015 Athlete of the Year nominees

This is the second publication in a series that profiles the 2015 Athlete of the Year nominees. Dhane Smith Dhane Smith is a professional lacrosse player with the Buffalo Bandits of the National Lacrosse League…


Athlete of the Year: Mandy Bujold

This is the first publication in a series that profiles the 2015 Athlete of the Year recipient and nominees. Mandy Bujold Hometown: Kitchener, ON. Date of Birth: July 25, 1987, Team: Team Canada Mandy Bujold,…

Male Athlete: Brandon Horn (Fastball)

Athlete of the Year

Male Athlete: Brandon Horn (Fastball) Brandon Horn was part of the Canadian Men’s National Team competing at the 2012 Pan American Championships where Canada won the Gold Medal. At the 2013 International Softball Federation (ISF)…

Scholarship recipients 2016: (Front row: l-r) Sabrina Zurbrigg (Huron Heights), Tanya Deboer (Grand River) and Dayna Nairn (Cameron Heights) (Back row; l - r) Bill Pegg (KSA President), Andrew Smith (guest speaker from U of Waterloo Men's Hockey Program), Seingjae Cho (Waterloo CI), Owen Babcock (Resurrection), Elias Srouji ( St Mary's) and Robert Fedy (Chair of the KSA Scholarship Program) April 19, 2016 at the Edelweiss.

KSA Scholarship and Awards of Excellence recipients

The Kitchener Sports Association (KSA) made three big announcements on April 19. At the Athlete of the Year (Media event, held at noon at Kitchener Auditorium, organizers revealed the 10 finalists for the KW &…