2011 GCFC year end banquet and awards summary
German Canadian Club -
Date: Saturday November 5 2011
Time: 8pm

Players, coaches and guests of our FC came together on Saturday, November 5, 2011 for our annual celebration of accomplishments and an evening of camaraderie and fun. After the initial “cocktail” hour all those present enjoyed the buffet style banquet and a slice of decadent dessert provided by Vicky Alb.

After dining on a tasty banquet in a relaxed and celebratory atmosphere, our FC President, Juergen Belle, opened the festivities by welcoming the FC special guests:

• Bob Walters, President GCC and his wife BeBe
• Hermann Belle, past President GCFC and GCC, and his wife Irmgard
• Horst Ammonn, past GCFC and GCC executive
• Joe and Evelyn Rosell, owner and operators of Green/White Tennis Academy
• Norm and Tina Malbreacht, generous donators to the upkeep of the GCFC field
• Russell Owen, GCFC Engineering support
• Connie Vink and family, volunteers for game day food and beverage services

After all introductions were completed the podium was turned over to the coaches of the respective teams to recognize this year’s award winners, as voted by their team mates:

Women teams

Bullets – Premier Division
- Player of the year – Keltie Brigham

Firebirds – Div. I
- Player of the year – Kortni Couto
- Teammate of the year – Karen Stone

Blaze – Div. II
- Player of the year – Heidi Marquis
- Rookie of the year – Michelle Tran
- Div. II East Scoring leader – Jessica Bergsma

Men teams

Masters GC A
- Player of the year – Angelo Psellas
- Rookie of the year – Rich Spitters

Masters GC B
- Player of the year – Rob Suzuki
- Rookie of the year – Bill Suzuki

Masters GC C
- Player of the year – Garry Dickie
- Rookie of the year – Attila Schiller

Masters +50
- Player of the year – Ken Vanderheyden
- Rookie of the year – Alex Kolias

WOSL

- Player of the year – Paul Vink

The evening continued with dancing, mingling and soccer talk interrupted on occasion the drawing of generous door prizes, donated by the GCFC, Lionel Cain and Reinhardt Schmiedt.


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