PEISAA 2019-2020 Award Recipients

June 26, 2020 by  
Filed under Provincial and Territorial News

PEISAA announced Robert St. Pierre as winner of the Officials award. He has been the head official for Flag Football since the sport started in 2010 and has mentored many officials in allowing the sport to grow from 7 teams to 87 teams! Thanks for your outstanding commitment!

Robert St. Pierre has been the top flag football official in the PEISAA since the sport was adopted. He has been one of the top referees in Canada in flag and has officiated at World Championships representing Canada. Robert has always been interested in developing officials to ensure the games are played fairly and safely. His great people skills and attention to detail have helped him raise the level of officiating and bring many young officials to the sport. He has mentored many young officials as the sport has grown from 7 teams in 2010 to 87 teams last year.  This would not have been possible without is leadership and developing the necessary officials. This recognition is well deserved.

PEISAA has announced 2019-20 Charlie Ballum Builders Award winner is John Bowness. A long time Phys Ed teacher and multiple sport coach at Kensington High School, he was a tireless supporter of school sport and the PEISAA.

John Bowness was a tireless supporter of School Athletics for the PEISAA. John spent his entire career at KISH as a physical education teacher where he volunteered as a coach for numerous sports. John had a love for all sports but his legacy would be the girls’ volleyball program which always ranked as one of the best in all of Atlantic Canada. John’s commitment to school sport and his student athletes was always school first sport second. Congratulations to John as this year’s Charlie Ballem Award winner.

PEISAA has announced the 2019-20 Merit Award winner is CJ Studer. Long time Phys Ed teacher, Athletic Director and Coach at Athena he is also a Commissioner for Triathlon and was a driving force in introducing the sport to the PEISAA and our member schools!

PEISAA has announced Harvey Mazerolle as the recipient of the 2020 Administrators award. He has been the Intermediate Volleyball Commissioner since the fall of 1996 as well as a long time coach. Congratulations Harvey!

PEISAA Coach of the Year for 2019-20 is Lynn Boudreau. Lynn has served as head coach of the Bluefield men’s AAA volleyball team for many years. She continues to develop not only volleyball players but exceptional student athletes. Congratulations!

Lynn continues to develop not only volleyball players but exceptional student athletes.  Win or lose, Lynn teaches the importance of fairplay and sportsmanship, the foundation of school sport.  Congratulations!

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