Builder – Ringette
Carolyn Mountjoy is a lifelong resident of Whitby and a graduate of Anderson Collegiate and the University of Western Ontario. She was raised in a family that loved sports, and credits that influence for the enthusiasm she retains today, particularly for the sport of ringette.
Carolyn’s coaching career began in 1991 when her daughter registered to play with Whitby Ringette. Since then, she has gained extensive ringette coaching experience by attending numerous clinics as well as working with other coaches in her chosen sport; she is currently recognized as a Certified Competition Introduction coach by Ringette Canada.
The year 2019 marked Carolyn’s 25th anniversary as a member of various coaching staffs, on teams ranging from the U8 age group to the university and adult levels. As part of these staffs, her memorable team
Athlete – Lacrosse
Born in Scarborough and a current resident of Oshawa, Shawn Williams developed a love for the sport of lacrosse at a young age, following in the footsteps of his father, Greg, who had previously played with the Brooklin Redmen; along with his fondness for the game, Shawn’s remarkable talent on arena floors and playing fields led to one of the most illustrious careers in the history of the sport.
Shawn enjoyed considerable success in both indoor lacrosse and field lacrosse, with perhaps his most significant achievements recorded over his 19 seasons with the Brooklin Redmen of Major Series Lacrosse (MSL). During this time, he won the league scoring championship six times (1999, 2001, 2004, 2007, 2011, 2012) and he was named the league’s Most Valuable Player on three occasions (2005, 2007, 2011). Shawn is Brooklin’s all-time leading scorer,
Athlete - Hockey
Jay enjoyed his entire minor hockey experience playing in his hometown of Whitby, Ontario. After his graduation from the Whitby Minor Hockey Association (WMHA), he played one season for the Oshawa Legionnaires of the Ontario Junior Hockey League (OJHL), winning the BJ Monroe Trophy as the league’s Top Pro Prospect and the Jack Ferguson award, commonly known as the “Fergie”, as the player selected first overall in the 1998 Ontario Hockey League (OHL) Priority Selection.
Jay was selected first overall in that draft by the Brampton Battalion, giving him the added distinction of being the first-ever pick in the history of the franchise. Harrison played his entire 4-year OHL career with the Battalion, and was selected to represent Canada at the IIHF World Junior Hockey Championships on two occasions. He was a medalist in each tournament, earning a bronze medal