Committee Member - Gord Dunphy
He congratulated the following 2010 Burin Peninsuala teams:
St.Lawrence Sr. Laurentians for another fine showing in Provincial Challenge Cup.
Burin Eagles - Provincial "A" Intermediate Champions and BPSA Intermediate Champions
St. Lawrence Laurentians - Provincial "B" Intermediate Champions
St. Lawrence Laurentians - Provincial "A" Masters Champions.
Marytown United - Provincial "B" Master Champions
He also congratulated Kristen Anstey, Jordi Slaney and Stephen Lambe who are this year BPSA Individual Award Winners. He then welcome the following six inductees ( shown below) into the BPSA Hall of Fame .
The BPSA would also like to thank George Macvicar ,editor of the "Southern Gazette" for his attendance at the banquet .
Highlights of Phonce Cooper’s Career
Category – Player/Builder
Club – St. Lawrence Laurentians
Started playing soccer at the high school level for John Burke High in Grand Bank.
1969 – 1970 - Member of the Grand Bank Senior Team.
1971 – Member of the St. Lawrence team which captured the Burin Peninsula, All-Newfoundland, and the Atlantic Championship.
1975, 1976, 1977 – Member of the St. Lawrence team that won the Provincial Challenge Cup Championship.
1975 and 1977 – Member of the St. Lawrence team that were crowned ‘National Silver Medalists’.
1970’s – Member of the St. Lawrence teams that won “Team of the Decade”.
2006 and 2007 – Coach of the St. Lawrence teams that won the Eastern Canadian Championship.
2010- Coach of the St. Lawrence Masters team that won the All-NFLD Championship.
Highlights of Melvin Stacey’s Career
Club – Marystown United
Started playing in the Marystown Minor system in the early 1970’s.
1972 – Became a member of the Marystown United Third Division.
1979 – Became a member of the Marystown United First Division competing in Burin Peninsula and Challenge Cup league.
1986 – Member of the Marystown team that won the All-Newfoundland Intermediate B Championship.
1994 and 1995 – Selected as the most dedicated player in the Marystown senior and challenge cup team.
1999- Challenge Cup All-Star Coach
2004 – Coach of the Marystown team that won the Provincial Challenge Cup.
1988 – 2004 – Executive member of the Marystown Soccer Association.
Biggest Attribute: Mel’s main attributes were his dedication, commitment, and his love andpassion for the beautiful game.
Highlights of Hubert Beck’s Career
Category - Player/Builder
Club - St. Lawrence Laurentians
He has played at the minor, high school, senior, and challenge cup level.
As a player, he was a member of 5 Newfoundland minor select teams ( U-16, U-18 ), and the Newfoundland and Labrador Canada Summer Games team in 1980.
He was a member of 10 All-Newfoundland Provincial Championship teams, including 5 Challenge Cups and 2 Premier Cups.
2003 – Inducted into the St. Lawrence Soccer Hall of Fame.
2005 – 2006 – Elected President of the St. Lawrence Soccer Association.
2010- Served as co-ordinator with the BPSA in hosting the Provincial Intermediate Mega Tournament.
2010 – Served as co-ordinator with the NLSA in hosting the Provincial Challenge Cup Final Weekend.
Biggest Attribute: A tireless work ethic and a passion for volunteerism were trademarks of Hubert’s career.
Highlights of Paddy Brushett’s Career
Category – Player/Builder
Club – Burin Eagles
Started playing, at age 15, with the Burin Second Division Senior soccer team.
Member of the Burin team that captured a Burin Peninsula and All-Newfoundland Championship.
Member of the Lawn team that captured a Provincial Masters Championship.
Won 6 Burin Peninsula Women’s titles as coach of the Burin team.
Served as an assistant coach/manager, for 10 years, of the Burin Challenge Cup Team.
Served as team manager of the Provincial Challenge Cup Winners, Marystown United, in 2004.
He has been involved with the sport of soccer for the past 43 years as a coach, player, and /or executive member.
Biggest Attribute: Dedication and a great passion for the game were hallmarks of Paddy’s career. He understood the importance of team work in building a successful team.========================
Highlights of Bill Warren’s Career
Club: Burin Eagles
He has played on a number of Burin Peninsula, Provincial, Junior, and Senior Men’s Championship Teams.
1978 – Selected to the Burin Peninsula U-16 ‘All Star’ team.
1982 – Member of the Burin team that won the Burin Peninsula U-21 soccer title.
1989 – Member of the Burin Eagles team which captured the Provincial Indoor Soccer title.
1990, 1991, - Member of the Provincial Challenge Cup winners.
1991- Selected to the Provincial All Star Team.
1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, - Member of the Lawn Masters team that won 4 consecutive provincial soccer titles.
1999 – 2002 – Selected ‘top defender’ in the Masters Provincial tournament by the Lawn Soccer Association.
Biggest Attribute: Versatility, toughness, and leadership exemplified Bill’s soccer career.