Denise Hickey named NLSA Vice President - Women's Soccer
Denise Hickey of St. John’s has been
for female soccer. Her appointment
was announced by Newfoundland
and Labrador Soccer Association
president Doug Redmond.
Hickey assumes an executive
position that was unfilled during
the Association’s 2008 annual
Redmond said “the association is
very fortunate to have the services
of an extremely experienced
soccer personality with an impressive
soccer background. She brings
extensive experienceto her position.”
A medical doctor, Hickey was a
very skilled all-star throughout
her minor soccer career in the
St. John’s system with several
championships to her credit.
She was a valuable member of the
provincial team at the 1993 Canada
Summer Games,in the process of
putting a rewarding five-year
intercollegiate career together.
From 1990 to 1992 she was a member
of the Mount Alison University
varsity team and from 1994 to 1997
was a standout performer for the
Memorial University varsity club.
During four of her five seasons within
Atlantic University competition she
earned four all-star selections
and twice earned academic all-Canadian
Invited twice to the Canadian
University national high
performance camp, her senior soccer
career started in 1988 and she performed
in national Jubilee Cup championships
five times.She has two children who play
soccer and she helps with their coaching.
Judi Kelloway of Burin is youth VP,
Gordon Dunphy of St. Lawrence is
senior men’s VP, Doug Kirby of St. John’s
is treasurer and Dave LeGrow of
Mount Pearl is secretary.
Directors of the Association include
Bob Antle of St. John’s,
Ron O’Neill of Mount Pearl ,
Jeff Clancey of Paradise,
Sharon Langor of Corner Brook,
Trevor Paine of Happy Valley-Goose Bay,
Ronald Manet of St. Pierre and Miquelon,
Pat Wells of Conception Bay South,
Shane Dunphy of Marystown,
Chris Murley of Gander
and Don Stoddart of Labrador City.