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Hall of Fame

The Ontario Volleyball Association (OVA) Hall of Fame honours the individuals and teams who have had a significant impact on volleyball in Ontario. Inductees exemplify the best in the history of the sport in our province.

Any person or team who has achieved an outstanding standard of excellence through their contributions in volleyball is eligible for nomination as an honoured member of the Ontario Volleyball Hall of Fame in one of the following categories:

  • Athlete
  • Team
  • Coach
  • Referee
  • Builder
  • Furlani Legend

The OVA Hall of Fame was established in 2018.


Hall of Fame Inductees

Click on any of the headers to sort the table by Name, Category or Year. 

Name Category Induction Class
Marjory Shedd Athlete 2018
Modris Zulps Athlete 2018
Arvo Tiidus Builder 2018
Bill Seto Builder 2018
Bruce Stafford Builder 2018
Chris Lawson Builder 2018
Frank & Rozika Sulatycki Builder 2018
Jane & Vaughn Peckham Builder 2018
John Nelson Builder 2018
Jos Nederveen & Nancy Costura Builder 2018
Kit Lefroy Builder 2018
Marg Holman Builder 2018
Paul & Shelley Brownstein Builder 2018
John & Val Long Builder 2018
Don McGregor Coach 2018
Evelyn Holick Coach 2018
Anton Furlani Furlani Legend 2018
Barry Mutrie Furlani Legend 2018
Brenda Willis Furlani Legend 2018
Dave Carey Furlani Legend 2018
Diane Wood Furlani Legend 2018
Doug Robbie Furlani Legend 2018
Kristine Drakich Furlani Legend 2018
Paul Brownstein Furlani Legend 2018
Walter Stochansky Referee 2018
1953 Toronto Central Y Estonians Team 2018
1967 Team Ontario Girls Team 2018
Diane Ratnik-Cooper Athlete 2019
Janis Vilmanis Athlete 2019
Mike Bugarski Builder 2019
Pat Davis Builder 2019
Fran Wigston Coach 2019
Merv Mosher Coach 2019
Keith Wasylik Furlani Legend 2019
Sylvia Jaksetic Referee 2019
John Child & Mark Heese Team 2019