Volunteer of the Year

Water Polo Canada proudly presents its

Volunteers of the year

Water Polo Canada presents its Volunteers of the Year during its annual general meeting customarily held in June. The group of outstanding individuals were selected with the help of representatives from provincial water polo organizations, and each was recognized for its significant contribution to the sport in the past year. 

  2013 2014 2015  2016 2017 2018 2019 2020  2021 2022 2023
British Columbia Robert Fraser Willy Arundel John Stockdale Arnold D'Souza -


 - -  - - -
 Alberta Shane Duval  Darren Carrier  Irene Dernchuck  Cori Paul   -  -  - Jane Robarts
 Saskatchewan Nikita Jundt  Brenda Kelly  Melanie Dzeryk  Amy Wiebe   Dwayne Donald  - - -
 Manitoba Robert Barkwell  Steve Grahame  Judd St Godard  Cindra Leclerc  Susan Shinkarik  Kathleen Dawson   Wiebke Peschken


Julian Del Campo -
 Ontario Jacqui Romandel  Mike Ciciretto  Joanne Brown  Nadine Jodoin  Klye Devitt  Lisa Pike - Young   Lawrence Stevenson  Brad Myers Ken
Angelos Kotzambasis
 Québec Nicolas Bayant Daniel Lizotte  Diane Bekhazi  Guy Lapointe  Guy Lapointe 


 - - -
 New Brunswick Luc Sonier Michelle Boland  Katinka Postma  Stephen Sutherland  Jennifer Logan   Jackie Borland  - - -
 Nova Scotia Jason Wong Joey Postma  Jason Wong   Annie Chinneck  -  Julien Lavoie - Angie Romano


Tom Watson Volunteer of The Year Award

This national recognition is bestowed every year to an individual who has shown unconditional commitment to the development of water polo in Canada. 

2013 2014 2015  2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 2023
Donna Reade from Calgary, Alberta Guy-Francis Julien from Ste-Foy, Quebec Dayna Christmas from Calgary, Alberta Diane Bekhazi from Montréal, Québec Shane Duval  from Calgary, Alberta

Sandra Lizé from Montréal, Québec



The 2022 Canadian Water Polo Hall of Fame Committee

David Hart (Chair), Mark Block, Marie-Claude Deslières, Noah Miller, Christine Robinson, Bill Shaw and Marilyn Thorington




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