Athletics Hall of Fame

The Canterbury School Athletics Hall of Fame was 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.

Athletics Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony and Dinner - Click Here for event photos

2017 Athletics Hall of Fame Inductees

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*Lawrence Lessing '28 - football, hockey, basketball, baseball, tennis

*Thomas Haire Sr. '30 - football, hockey

*Terence McBride '66 - football, hockey, golf

Robert Gilbane '67 - football, hockey, track and field

Edward Wallace '67 - swimming

*Robert Steele '72 - basketball, golf

Michael Bourdeau '73 - soccer, basketball, baseball

John Sargeant '75 - football, basketball, lacrosse

Debra O’Connor Cully '78 - soccer, basketball, track and field

Sandra Foster Swindler '82 - swimming

Peter Lappin '84 - football, hockey, golf

Coach Don Robert

1970 Wrestling Team


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Athletics Hall of Fame

Inaugural Class of Inductees

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 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