The 29th annual Kamloops Sports Hall of Fame Banquet took place on Saturday May 11th at the Coast Hotel and Conference Centre. PacificSport Interior BC was proud to be on hand as a presenting sponsor of the International Excellence Award. Congratulations to all the award winners, nominees and Hall of Fame Inductees!

Female Athlete of the Year  – Sponsored by LN Group

Winner: Maddy Gobeil

  • Kristina Dodd – Kamloops Gymnastics and Trampoline Club
  • Maddy Gobeil – South Kamloops Girls Basketball Team
  • Abigail Donaldson – Kamloops Canoe and Kayak Club

Male Athlete of the Year – Sponsored by Kamloops Minor Baseball

Winner: Gavin Dodd

  • Gavin Dodd – Kamloops Gymnastics and Trampoline Club
  • Nick Sarai – South Kamloops Boys Basketball Team
  • Stanley Netherton – Kamloops Canoe and Kayak Club

Coach of the Year –  Sponsored by Tim Hortons/Jon Pankuch

Winner: Tim Unaegbu

  • Dylan Armstrong – Kamloops Track and Field Club
  • Tim Unaegbu – South Kamloops Boys Basketball Team
  • Stanislav Marek – Kamloops Canoe and Kayak Club

Team of the Year – Sponsored by Kamloops Blazers Sports Society

Winner: South Kamloops Boys Basketball Team

  • South Kamloops Boys Basketball Team
  • South Kamloops Girls Basketball Team
  • Team Brown – Curling

Sport Person of the Year – Sponsored by Nutech Fire Protection and Safety Services

Winner: Niki Remesz

  • Niki Remesz – 2018 BC Winter Games President
  • Keith Liddiard – Kamloops Youth Soccer Association Executive Director
  • Jan Antons – Multi Sport

International Excellence –  Sponsored by PacificSport Interior BC

Winner: Greg Stewart

  • Greg Stewart – Para Shotput
  • Kendra Woodland – Women’s Hockey
  • Josie Morrison – Speed Skating

University Award – Sponsored by TRU WolfPack

Winner: Kyle Pauwels

  • Megan Dalke – Canada West Swimming (UBC)
  • Kyle Pauwels – NCAA Lacrosse (Saint Leo University)
  • Tim Dobbert – Canada West Volleyball (TRU)

Masters Athletic Award – Sponsored by Royal Canadian Legion Branch #52

Winner: Dave Arthurs

  • Women’s Dragon Boat Team – Kamloops Interior Dragons
  • Mike Stewart-Smith – Cycling
  • Dave Arthurs – Fastball