December 15th, 2016BC Sports Hall of Fame - 2017 Induction Class
The BC Sports Hall of Fame has announced this year’s 51st induction class. Basketball BC would like to congratulate all the amazing individuals deserving of recognition, especially Michelle, Tim, and the 1969-70 UBC Thunderettes on their unique contributions to the game of basketball.
2017’s induction class includes:
Five individuals in the athlete category – Roland Green (Cycling), Mark Recchi (Ice Hockey), Geroy Simon (Football), Michelle Stilwell (Wheelchair Athletics/Wheelchair Basketball) and Mark Wyatt (Rugby).
Three inductees in the coach/builder category – Tim Frick (Wheelchair Basketball), Frank Smith (Football) and George and Dianne Tidball (Equestrian).
The 1969-70 UBC Thunderettes Women’s Basketball in the team category.
Chang Keun Choi (Taekwon-Do) in the pioneer category.
David Sidoo (Football) in the W.A.C. Bennett Award.
The 51st Induction Class will be formally inducted to the BC Sports Hall of Fame on Wednesday, April 12, 2017 at the annual Banquet of Champions at the Vancouver Convention Centre West. Tickets can be purchased at bcsportshalloffame.com