Athletics Hall of Fame

Inaugural Hall of Fame

Bernard Ridder, Jr. ’34 – posthumously

Anthony Cudahy ’43 – posthumously
Football, Ice Hockey, Swimming, Baseball

Lee V. Comfort ‘62

William J. Gilbane, Jr. ‘65
Ice Hockey

F. Gordon Lawson ’68 – posthumously

Matthew P. Dwyer Jr. ‘71

Gerald F. Vanasse ‘78
Cross Country, Track & Field

Marcia Simpson '85 – posthumously
Track & Field

Michael Dunham ‘90
Ice Hockey

Lily Bertz ‘03
Track & Field


Nelson Hume, Ph.D. – posthumously

Philip H. Brodie – posthumously
1919-1921, 1924-1957

Charles R. Huntington – posthumously

John “Jack” Karpoe - posthumously


1930 Baseball Team

1966 Swim Team

1989 Varsity Girls’ Soccer Team

2016 Hall of Fame Inductees

Charles F. Sweeny ’28

Charles O. Coudert ’49

Robert F. Spagnola ’73
Wrestling J

John D. Gilbane ’74

Christopher G. Adams ’77
Track & Field, Cross Country

Jacques P. Joubert ’90 Ice Hockey

Jennifer Tolli ’98 Lacrosse

Brianne N. Baker ’02 Soccer

Coach Walter J. Burke 1964 - 1995

1980 Varsity Football Team

1991 Boys' Varsity Lacrosse Team

Athletics Hall of Fame

The Canterbury School Athletics Hall of Fame is being founded to honor, pay tribute and perpetuate the memory of those individuals who, either through participation, support or interest, have made outstanding contributions in the field of athletics and who have helped bring recognition, honor, distinction and excellence to Canterbury School.

2017 Athletics Hall of Fame Inductees

Click here to watch the 2017 Athletics Hall of Fame induction announcement at 2017 Reunion.
(A formal induction ceremony is scheduled for October 21, 2017)

Lawrence Lessing '28, hockey and lacrosse

Thomas Haire Sr. '30, football

Terence McBride '66, golf

Robert Gilbane '67, hockey and track and field

Edward Wallace '67, swimming

Robert Steele '72, golf

Michael Bourdeau '73, soccer, basketball and baseball
John Sargeant '75, football, basketball and lacrosse

Debra O’Connor Cully '78, soccer and track

Sandra Foster Swindler '82, swimming

Peter Lappin '84, ice hockey

Coach Don Robert

1970 Wrestling Team
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