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Sports Wall of Fame
2023 Sports Wall of Fame
On November 18, 2023, three individuals and two teams will be inducted into the North Cowichan/Duncan Sports Wall of Fame.
The 2023 inductees are:
- Ernie Mansueti (Builder)
- Helen Gosnell (Athlete – Softball)
- Jason Sandquist (Athlete – Triathlon)
- 1959 Duncan All Stars (Team -Baseball)
- 1983 Cowichan Thunderettes (Team – Basketball)
The North Cowichan/Duncan Sports Wall of Fame is dedicated to honouring the rich history of the many sports, coaches, athletes, teams, administrators and builders from our community. It recognizes those individuals and teams which have attained high achievement and/or made a significant contribution to athletics within North Cowichan/Duncan, British Columbia, Canada and/or the World.
The Sports Wall of Fame is administered by the Sports Wall of Fame Nominating Committee and makes its recommendations to Council. Categories include: Athlete, Team, Coach, and Administrator/Builder.
Individuals and teams, who are nominated and subsequently inducted, will be recognized on the Duncan/North Cowichan Sports Wall of Fame, and Sports Walk of Fame, both of which are located at the Cowichan Aquatic Centre. Induction ceremonies will be held every two years.
Sports Wall of Fame inductees
- Ken Williams - Soccer
- Stuart Channel Little League Baseball Team - Baseball
- Roy Price - Umpire
- Dano Thorne - Soccer Coach
- Stan McKinlay - Builder of Softball
- Garrett Elliott - Fastball
- Sheron Chrysler - Builder of Running