Row Ontario Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony

Row Ontario Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony

Starts22Apr ’23

  • Event Dates Apr 22 - Apr 22, 2023
  • Start Time 01:30 PM
  • Host Row Ontario
  • Venue Ontario NextGen Performance Centre
  • Address 129 Hagar St. Unit 18A, Welland, Ont. L3B 5V9
  • Location Welland, Ont.

The Row Ontario Hall of Fame was launched in 2020 and due the COVID-19 pandemic an opportunity to properly induct the first three HOF Classes in-person wasn’t possible until now.
This year’s induction ceremony will honour the 2020, 2021 and 2022 classes, as well as 2023 Hall of Fame Inductee Nancy Storrs.

2020 Induction Class
Ken Campbell – Umpire
Al Morrow – Coach
Claude Saunders – Builder
1930-39 Leander Men’s 8 – Crew
Ned Hanlan – Athlete
Marnie McBean – Elite Athlete

2021 Induction Class
Wes Kuran – Umpire 
Jack Nicholson – Coach
Joe Lyttle – Builder
Lou Scholes – Athlete – Heritage 
1985 World Champion Quad – Crew
Lesley Thompson-Willie – Elite Athlete
Brian Thorne – Elite Athlete

2022 Induction Class
Judy Sutcliffe – Umpire
Paddy Cline – Coach
Max McDonald – Builder
Joseph Wright Sr. – Athlete – Heritage
1924 University of Toronto Eight – Crew
Mel LaForme – Elite Athlete
Silken Laumann – Elite Athlete

2023 Hall of Fame Inductee
Nancy Storrs – Builder / Coach

Row Ontario Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony
Date: Saturday, April 22
Time: 1:30pm
Location: Ontario NextGen Performance Centre – 129 Hagar Street, Unit 18A Welland, Ont.
Ticket Price: $25 + HST

As part of the festivities, the 2022 Row Ontario Annual Award Winners will also be honoured.

Row Ontario is very excited to finally be able to give the recognition all the Hall of Fame members deserve and look forward to welcoming the Ontario rowing community to Welland.

The deadline to buy tickets for the HOF has now closed.