Central Okanagan Sports Hall of Fame

To honour and inspire

The Central Okanagan Sports Hall of Fame celebrates the athletes, coaches, and builders whose accomplishments have made them a part of history in the Central Okanagan. Kelowna, West Kelowna, Peachland, and Lake Country have produced some exciting competitions and outstanding athletes. The Inductees inspire us to strive for excellence in sports – and in whatever our calling might be.


Monday 10:00am – 5:00pm
Tuesday 10:00am – 5:00pm
Wednesday 10:00am – 5:00pm
Thursday 10:00am – 5:00pm
Friday 10:00am – 5:00pm
Saturday 10:00am – 5:00pm
Sunday 11:00am – 4:00pm

Special Hours

Monday, July 1 11:00am – 4:00pm



470 Queensway Avenue
Kelowna, BC, V1Y 6S7

(250) 763-2417

Google maps link


Admission is by donation.

Suggested donation $10 per person/$25 per family

The Central Okanagan Sports Hall of Fame is located inside the Okanagan Heritage Museum. Learn more about Kelowna Museum’s flagship museum and visit us today!

Hall of Fame Inductees

Central Okanagan Sports Hall of Fame


Since 2008, the Central Okanagan Sports Hall of Fame has been inducting Athletes, Builders, and Pioneers. Learn more by visiting the display at the Okanagan Heritage Museum.

Each year in mid-June, the COSHoF Selection Committee hosts a media event to announce the year’s inductees.

Keep an eye on this page to see who will be next to receive the honour!

If you have questions, please contact:

Patrick Kennedy
Hall of Fame Manager


1958 Kelowna Packers


Joanne Ritchie

Rick Folk Curling Team

Jack Brow

Athans Family


Jay Christensen

Don Arnold

Teddy Bears Basketball Team

Mervyn Andrews

Henry Tostenson


Lawrence Nagy

Eric Tasker

Joan Campbell

Dan Bertoia and Aundrea Bertoia


Alex Recsky

Dr. Barry Urness

1988 Okanagan Sun Junior Football Team

Glenn Ennis

Erminia Russo


Blair Chapman

Wayne North

Brock Aynsley

Julie Sutton Jr. Women’s Curling Team


Gillian Thomson

Glen Mervyn

Mike & Brenda Van Tighem

2004 Kelowna Rockets Hockey Team


Christie Van Hees

Sarah Charles

Rod Belinski

Wayne Hicks

John & Jennifer Hindle


2007 Kelly Scott Curling Team

Blair Horn

Ron Rubadeau

Conny Stamhuis

Bob Giordano


Conrad Leinemann

Chris Taneda

Garrett Hickling

Malindi Elmore

Kelowna Buckaroos Organisation


Allan Simpson

Chad Folk

Tracey Melesko

Rob Dirk

Hugh Wong

Heather Mandoli Alschuler


Kelsey Serwa

Robyn Buna

Tanya Jones

Duncan McNaughton

Daphne Richard

Roger LaFontaine


Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we took a time-out from inducting folks in 2020.


Kelowna Spartans 1993 Hockey Team

Scott Frandsen

Dorothy (Schwaiger) Jantzen

Edward Allan Horning

Sharon Leveque

Rolli Cacchioni


Phil Ellis

Rob Friend

Kelowna Major Men’s Fastball

Jack May


Clayton Miller

David Bingham

Jim & Karen Bates

Team Canada Wheelchair Curling

Cliff Serwa & Doug Mervyn

The Induction Process

The Sports Legacy Committee accepts nominations from the community in the categories of Athlete, Team, and Builder. Applications are screened and juried by the Selection Committee, who consider levels of participation, accomplishment, and contributions in each of the nomination categories.

Every year, successful inductees are recognized at an inspiring induction gala. If you know someone whom you would like to nominate for induction into the Central Okanagan Sports Hall of Fame, please download the Criteria and Nomination forms. Mail them in, or drop them off at:

Central Okanagan Sports Hall of Fame Nominations Committee
c/o Okanagan Heritage Museum
470 Queensway Avenue
Kelowna, BC
V1Y 6S7