Volleyball Alberta’s Hall of Fame was officially opened with the first inductions on June 12th, 2004 at the 2004 Awards Banquet in Edmonton. 

The Hall of Fame awards are presented annually to recognize outstanding achievements in Volleyball Alberta. The awards are presented in the following 5 categories: Athlete, Team, Coach, Referee, and Builder. 

Hall of Fame Nominations

To nominate someone please click on the link below, read through the Hall of Fame Selection Criteria and submit your nomination form online. All nominations received during the 2019-2020 season will automatically carry over and will be considered for induction in 2021. The 2020 Awards Banquet is cancelled due to the COVID-19 Pandemic. 

Nomination package 

Call for nominations – nomination process

Submit a nomination: Volleyball Alberta Hall of Fame Nomination Form 

Hall of Fame Selection Criteria: download here  

Volleyball Alberta Hall of Fame 

All Volleyball Alberta Hall of Famers are eligible to receive one complimentary banquet ticket. Additional banquet tickets may be purchased by contacting Julie, office admin. We would like to have as many Hall of Famers as possible attend to make our Awards Banquet events a Grand Reunion and help celebrate the new inductees, as well as recognize the yearly award winners. Hall of Famers, please save the date: [To Be Announced, 2021] and RSVP to reserve your seat(s) by [To Be Announced]. Questions? Please contact Julie, office admin: info@volleyballalberta.ca  or call  780-415-1703 ext 1. 

2023 Hall of Fame Inductee
RefereeDebbie JacksonInduction ceremony:
June 24, 2023
2022 Hall of Fame Inductee 
 Postponed to next year  
2021 Hall of Fame Inductee 
 Awards Banquet – cancelled   pandemic year 
2020 Hall of Fame Inductee 
 Awards Banquet – cancelled  pandemic year 
2019 Hall of Fame Inductee
CoachRon ThomsonBiographyPhoto
2018 Hall of Fame Inductees 
AthleteKatrina von SassBiographyPhoto
BuilderBruce EdwardsBiographyPhoto
2017 Hall of Fame Inductees 
AthleteSuzi Cooke (nee Suzette Smith)BiographyPhoto
BuilderWes King-HunterBiographyPhoto
2016 Hall of Fame Inductees 
AthleteTracy MillsBiographyPhoto
2015 Hall of Fame Inductees
AthleteBonnie MacRae-Kilb BiographyPhoto
AthleteMurray GrapentineBiographyPhoto
2014 Hall of Fame Inductees
AthleteJohn Paulsen BiographyPhoto
TeamFOG Masters WomenBiographyPhoto
CoachGreg RyanBiographyPhoto
2013 Hall of Fame Inductees
Builder         Jan PattersonBiographyPhoto
2012 Hall of Fame Inductees
AthleteChristy HansenBiography 
BuilderBob GabruckBiography 
CoachDave JohnsonBiography 
RefereeHarold MoriBiography 
2011 Hall of Fame Inductees
AthleteJenny CartmellBiography 
BuilderDave & Doreen RossBiography 
2010 Hall of Fame Inductees
AthleteKevin BoylesBiography 
TeamMount Royal College Cougars Men (1991-99)Biography 
BuilderDon SaxtonBiography 
RefereeGlen McKayBiography 
2009 Hall of Fame Inductees
AthleteKent GrevesBiography 
TeamRed Deer Kings (1999-2007)Biography 
CoachHoward RasmussenBiography 
BuilderGeorge TokarskyBiography 
RefereeMarilyn BrattonBiography 
2008 Hall of Fame Inductees
AthleteRandy GingeraBiographyPhoto
TeamFOG Senior MenBiographyPhoto
CoachKeith HansenBiographyPhoto
BuilderAl JamesBiographyPhoto
2007 Hall of Fame Inductees
AthleteErrol MillerBiography 
TeamRed Deer Queens (1982-89)Biography 
CoachCalvin AubinBiography 
BuilderMyrna EmpeyBiography 
RefereeLynda WardBiographyPhoto
2006 Hall of Fame Inductees
AthleteKathy ToughBiographyPhoto
TeamCanuck Stuff Senior Men (1991-98)BiographyPhoto
CoachLance AdamsonBiographyPhoto
BuilderJohn Pierre BaudinBiographyPhoto
RefereeBasil BarnesBiographyPhoto
2005 Hall of Fame Inductees
AthleteTerry DanylukBiographyPhoto
TeamNAVC Gold (18U Men, 1995-2001)BiographyPhoto
CoachCor OuwerkerkBiographyPhoto
BuilderBob BrattonBiographyPhoto
RefereeLarry LerbekmoBiographyPhoto
2004 Hall of Fame Inductees
AthleteBarb BroenBiographyPhoto
AthleteAl TaylorBiographyPhoto
TeamUniversity of Alberta Pandas (1994-2000)BiographyPhoto
TeamOlder but WiserBiographyPhoto
CoachLorne SawulaBiographyPhoto
CoachBrian WatsonBiographyPhoto
BuilderHugh HoylesBiographyPhoto
BuilderTheresa MaxwellBiographyPhoto
RefereeBill WardBiographyPhoto


Contact: Julie Noel
Coordinator, Membership Services


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