HONORING OUR ATHLETES;STRENGTHENING OUR COMMUNITY54th Annual Sports Award BanquetYMCA OF GREATER BERGEN COUNTYA Branch of the Metropolitan YMCA of the OrangesNovember 26, 20191

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Tonight’s ProgramMASTERS OF CEREMONY:Beth Del Vecchio, Thomas KrennNational Anthem . Anya Skae, The Academy of Holy Angels AlumnusInvocation . Thomas KrennWelcome . Jason Baynes, Chairman, YMCA Board of ManagersAnnual Support Campaign. Glenn MacAfee, YMCA Executive Director andAndrea Solomon, Vice-Chairman, YMCA Board of ManagersSports Award Committe Member Recognition. Steve SilverAssistant Coach Award. John FiocchiNicholas G. Saingas Service to Youth Award . Michael J. DohertyWilliam Corcoran Service to Youth Award . Rebecca MillsHigh School Student-Athletes . Andrea CerdanKelly ChenErin EmeryBraedon FiumeChris FocaK.C.HuntJaclyn KellyAlyssa MatteraLuke MazzeoJack RacineSpecial Achievement Award . Mary Ann ConboyMichael McCourtService to Community. Greg MatturaThomas L. Della Torre Special Achievement Award . Howard SchumanInspirational Youth. Christopher DeGennaroSpecial Achievement Award.John FrancollaLarry LifrieriJ. Barry Stanford Award for Outstanding . Tiffany BautistaAchievement in High School SportsJacob CardenasHoward Cross, IIIEmma CunninghamPhillip GongAshley HessLiam LandauTimothy ParkRyan RamseyChikaya SatoVictoria SebastianSydney WoodsRichard Poor Service to the Community.Wayne W. SaboProfessional Athlete. Matthew TurnerYMCA Person of the Year . Ed Camp3

THE GREATER BERGEN COUNTY YMCAWelcome. When you join the Y, you’recoming together with men, women andchildren from your community who arecommitted to youth development, healthyliving and social responsibility. The Y offers programs, services and initiativesthat focus on these three areas, according to the unique needs of the communities we engage.We know firsthand how difficult it can beto find balance in life. That’s why we’rehere with you every day, making sure thatBoard of ManagersDr. Jason Baynes, ChairpersonDr. Andrea Solomon, Vice-ChairpersonJosé Valencia, Co-TreasurerPaul Kingslow, Co-TreasurerDr. Victor BrownJoy Dorsey-Whitingyou, your family and your community havethe resources and support needed tolearn, grow and thrive.We do that by encouraging good healthand fostering connections with newand old friends through sports, fun andshared interests.The Greater Bergen County YMCA wasfounded in the 1890s in Hackensack. Thepresent building was erected in 1926-27 asa “Y for All” – men, women, boys and girls.AwardBanquet CommitteeTom Kaechele, ChairBrian Carr, FundraisingThomas CurryBeth Del VecchioJohn GormanPatti GorsuchJim JacobsenTom KrennGlenn MacAfee*Julie Morrow*Lauren Zisa, Journalist*Ex Officio memberCurrently, thousands of children are enrolled in the various youth developmentprograms: Childcare Center, After SchoolProgram, Summer Camp, Swimming, andSports Programs. Teens participate inwellness classes and the Teen Leaders Club. Adults and seniors continue ahealthy lifestyle through wellness classesand use of the Y’s Geraldine Lees Wellness Center.The Y, a nonprofit organization, welcomesyour participation and support.YMCA StaffGlenn MacAfee,Executive DirectorWashima Redding,Associate Executive & MembershipDirectorDanielle Abreu,Aquatics & Healthy Living DirectorJulie L. Morrow,Communications & DevelopmentDirectorMartin RichardsSenior Director of School Age ChildCare & CampsKen Riscinti,Property and Residence DirectorMary Soto,Early Childhood EducationDirectorSportsYMCA of Greater Bergen County360 Main Street Hackensack NJ 07601201487 6600 [email protected] YOU!EVENT .com/YMCAGBCCAMPTONY CEGLIO&TREVOR ZICHERMAN#ymcagbc4

GREETINGS FROM THE YMCAWelcome and Good Evening,It is with great pleasure that I greet all assembled here tonight in celebration ofthe YMCA of Greater Bergen County’s 54th Annual Sports Award Banquet.The Y is a powerful association of men, women and children joined together by ashared commitment to nurturing the potential of kids, promoting healthy livingand fostering a sense of social responsibility. We believe that lasting personaland social change can only come about when we all work together to invest inkids, our health and our neighbors. That’s why strengthening community is ourcause. Every day, we work side by side with our neighbors in our communitiesto make sure that everyone, regardless of age, income or background, has theopportunity to learn, grow and thrive.Congratulations to tonight’s honorees and thank you for all that you do in yourschools and communities. We recognize each of you for your personal and athletic achievements, and for instilling in each other a collective sense of what isright and what is good. These are values that you have learned while competingin sports, and values by which you have chosen to live.Thank you to the members of the Sports Award Committee for their hard workand dedication in putting this event together. It is truly one of Bergen County’spremier events.Finally, I would like to thank all the businesses, corporations and organizationsparticipating in this year’s banquet that provided financial support for Y programs that serve the greater Bergen County community.Again, congratulations to all here tonight and best wishes for continuedsuccess.Glenn MacAfeeExecutive DirectorYMCA of Greater Bergen CountyAnnualSupportCampaignWe count on the generosity of our members and partners to keep ourdoors open to whomever needs a place to go to help them be morehealthy, confident, connected and secure. All proceeds from tonight’sevent will provide programs such as child care, camp and swim lessonsto those in need.Thank You!5

DEDICATED AWARDSRichard Poor Serviceto the Community AwardDick Poor was one of the founders ofthe YMCA Athletic Achievement AwardsBanquet, now called the Sports AwardBanquet, which was started in 1966 andgrew out of the Y’s pioneering interestin, and emphasis on, sports and physicalfitness as a means of character development. He served on the committeeuntil his death. A member of the YMCABoard of Managers for many years, Dickwas a career banker with a lifelong interest in both young people and sports.He had a strong dedication to the betterment of life in Bergen County.Thomas L. Della TorreSpecial AchievementAwardTommy Della Torre, renowned footballcoach, athletic director, disciplinarian, mentor, friend and member of theYMCA of Greater Bergen County’s Boardof Directors, was dedicated to youth,sports and family. This award is given tosomeone who embodies Tom’s attributes and ideals, as well as the valuesof spirit, mind and body for which theYMCA stands.J. Barry Stanford Awardfor OutstandingAchievement in HighSchool SportsThis Special Achievement Award isgiven to recently graduated high schoolstudents who have received significantrecognition in sports. It was renamedposthumously in honor of Barry Stanford, who served on the Sports AwardBanquet Committee for over 30 yearsand was passionate about high schoolsports and the young people involved inthem.Nicholas G. SaingasService to Youth Awardfor Contribution to HighSchool AthleticsAlthough Nick Saingas did not join theAwards Committee until after his retirement from Public Service, he had beena strong supporter of the Sports AwardBanquet for many years. An avid athleteall his life, he understood the importance of sports in the development ofyoung people. His impact on others wasgreat. He was a true friend to our youthand generously contributed his time andtalents both to them and to activitieswhich benefited their lives.6Walter E. GoepelAmateur Athlete of theYear AwardInvolved with the YMCA of GreaterBergen County off and on throughouthis life, Walt Goepel in his later yearsserved on both the Sports Award Banquet Committee and the YMCA Boardof Directors. Once a nationally rankedtennis player, he was a 12-time BergenCounty tennis champion in both singlesand doubles, and a New Jersey statesingles champion.William J. “Mickey”Corcoran AwardThis award is named after the longtimeNorthern Highlands and River Dell athletic director and coach, Mickey Corcoran, whose service to the high schoolathletes in this area covers six decades.“The Mentor” was a long-time memberof the YMCA Sports Award Committeeand the Bergen County Coaches’ Association Basketball Jamboree Committee. His contributions to high schoolathletics, the many students he helped,the countless number of coaches hecounseled and friends he made alongthe way made Mickey one of the legendary figures in Bergen County athletichistory.

PERSON OF THE YEAREd CampEd Camp, a Bergenfield native, whose career has spanned the ranksof local and national officiating, attained his ultimate achievementwhen he was hired by the National Football League in 2000. Now inhis 20th year with the league, Ed has distinguished himself as a respected official, having earned numerous post season assignments,and now most notably, SUPERBOWL LIII in Atlanta.He began officiating high school football and basketball in 1980,moving to the college ranks (in both sports) in 1984. Ed’s collegiateofficiating career spans NCAA Football Division 3, to the Ivy League,Patriot League, Yankee Conference, Atlantic 10 Conference and theBig East Conference.Of note:· 15 New Jersey State Finals in both Basketball and Football· Two NCAA Division I-AA Football Playoffs· Seven NCAA Division III Basketball Playoffs· Sun Bowl in El Paso, Texas (1998, USC vs. TCU)Before joining the NFL, Ed worked five seasons in NFL-Europe, including the 1999 World Bowl in Dusseldorf, Germany. He has alsoofficiated the following milestone games along the way:· American Bowl in Osaka, Japan (Redskins vs. 49ers)· Pro Bowl, Honolulu, Hawaii, 2004· Hall of Fame Game, Canton, Ohio, 2009, 2016· Inaugural NFL International Bowl, London, England (2007, Giantsvs. Dolphins)· Inaugural game to open MetLife Stadium, East Rutherford, NJ(2010, NY Giants vs. NY Jets)With a strong commitment to give back to his community, Ed has served the NJFOA (NJ Football Officials Association,North Chapter) as a consultant for over 20 years. He trains entry level officials in the mechanics and philosophy ofofficiating. He donates his time and officiating skills to many charitable sporting events each year, such as the BoomerEsiason High School All-Star Football Game at Hofstra University to benefit the fight against Cystic Fibrosis and theSnow Bowl to benefit Special Olympics.This award is Ed’s second from the YMCA of Greater Bergen County; in 2002, he was awarded with the Special Achievement Award for Professional Excellence in Sports Officiating. He was a 2004 recipient of the John Goldsmith Award, forcontributions to the officiating community, presented by the Eastern Association of Intercollegiate Football Officials.He has been inducted into the North Jersey Semi-Pro Baseball Hall of Fame (1995) and the Northern Valley DemarestHigh School Athletic Hall of Fame (2018).In addition to his NFL career, Ed taught Physical Education in the New York City School system, retiring after 32 years.A graduate of William Paterson University, with a B.S. in Physical Education, he also holds a Master’s Degree in AthleticAdministration from Montclair State University.Ed resides with his wife Lynne, in Hawthorne, NJ. He has two married children, Matt Camp (Anna) and Casey Oldfield(Cliff). This year he became the very proud grandfather of Penny Camp and Millie Oldfield. “I am honored, and humbled,to receive this prestigious award! Thank you!”7

SPORTS AWARD BANQUET HONOREESWAYNE W. SABOlocal residents’ whose family membershad perished that day.MICHAEL J. DOHERTYWayne has beena member of theCloster RecreationCommission forover 15 years andcurrently serves asits President. Hehas coached youthbasketball, soccer and baseball for all age levels fromkindergarten up to high school. Hiscoaching experiences include teams inCloster’s recreation programs as well asVikings Soccer Club teams, NortheastBergen All Star baseball teams, PVISLindoor soccer teams and Dale MurphyLeague All Star baseball teams.Wayne was a long-time chaperone forCloster Recreation’ Ski Club participating in numerous Friday night ski tripsto Mountain Creek Resort. He has beena volunteer at Closter’s annual 5k runsince 2000.Michael Dohertyis a 1982graduate of SaintJoseph RegionalHS, where heearned All-County honors whileplaying for twoBergen CountyJamboree title teams under legendarycoach Dennis Rossi. After graduatingfrom Muhlenberg College (PA), wherehe played four years of basketball, Mikereturned to teach English and coach athis alma mater, in September of 1986.Richard Poor Service to the CommunityHe has served as town Liaison to thePVISL Indoor Soccer League and alsowas an active member in the NorthernValley Demarest Booster Club where hewas the liaison to the baseball team.He participated in raising funds for theprocurement of a new scoreboard forthe baseball field and organized thefood concession for numerous BergenCounty baseball tournaments held atNVD.Wayne has served three stints as aNortheast Bergen All Star BaseballLeague Division Commissioner.Wayne is a past President and Trusteeof the Closter Coaches Association. With the help of a core group ofcoaches and support from RecreationDirector Jim Oettinger they re-organized the Association in 2000 after itwent dormant for several years. TheAssociation worked in support of and inconcert with the Recreation Commissionto raise funds to establish training programs for the children and to provideother program enhancements. After the9/11 tragedy the Association focusedits fund-raising efforts in support ofWayne’s proudest endeavor is hisparticipation in Closter’s Challengerprogram for the differently- abled.Wayne has been a Challenger basketballand baseball coach for over 15 yearsand has had the privilege of workingwith many dedicated coaches, amazingchildren and their parents during thattime.Wayne is presently a Committee member for Closter’s Troop 63 BSA. He isa past Assistant Scoutmaster and hasbeen involved with the Troop for over15 years participating in numerousHigh Adventure trips, community service projects, fund-raisers and mentoring Scouts to attain their Eagle Rankincluding his two sons who are bothEagles.Wayne also serves on Closter’s ZoningBoard of Adjustment and is a 16-yearmember of Closter Elks Lodge 2304.Wayne and his wife Sandi moved toCloster 32 years ago after getting married and raised two children Michael 29and Jeffrey 27. He would like to thankall of his dedicated fellow coaches,Scout leaders and community memberswho have supported all of the youthprograms and activities in Closter thatmake it such a special place to live.Nicholas G. Saingas Service to YouthMike’s 33 year career at Saint Joe’shas seen him wear many different hats,both in and out of the classroom. He iscurrently the Vice Principal and Directorof Admissions at SJR, positions he hasheld for over 20 years.Mike was named varsity basketballcoach at Saint Joe’s in 1989. Duringthe last 30 years, his squads have arecord of 488-269. SJR has capturedtwo Bergen Jamboree titles (2005,2016), two Bergen Invitational Tournament titles (2012, 2018) and fourleague championships under his watch.Mike is a two-time Bergen CountyCoach of the Year honoree (2005,2016) and was inducted into the NewJersey Scholastic Coaches AssociationHall of Fame in 2010.Mike and his wife GloriaAnn, who arecelebrating their 31st wedding anniversary today, have three sons: Matthew(26), Patrick (23) and Timothy (15).Like their father, Matt and Patrick areSJR graduates, while Tim is followingsuit and is a current 9th grader at SaintJoe’s. The family has lived in WestMilford since 1996.“I have been very fortunate through-8

out my life and been presented withtremendous opportunities to work in acommunity – Saint Joseph Regional –that has supported me in all my efforts– while being surrounded by a supportive and loving family. For all of this, Iam extremely thankful.”REBECCA MILLSWilliam Corcoran Service to YouthIt began in thesummer of 1999at West MilfordHigh School. Iwas looking toplay a sport inthe fall to stayin shape forbasketball andsoftball, and field hockey was thereto fill that void. By the third game ofmy freshman season, I was a startingVarsity player. My coach, Bruce Bialkin,saw something special in me then, andhelped jumpstart this amazing journey Iam currently on.After high school, I continued my playing career at Stockton University. I wasa member of their first ever field hockeyteam. I received a degree in Psychologyand while coaching at Ramsey, I earnedmy Masters in School Counseling fromWilliam Paterson University. I currentlywork as the School Counselor at theSaddle River Day School.My coaching career started at RamseyHigh School in 2007 when then AD, LouMolino, gave me a chance. I made it mymission to make my family, players, andLou proud, every chance I could. Sincejoining the Ramsey family, I have hadthe opportunity to work with wonderfulfamilies and athletes. As the Head FieldHockey Coach, I have been able to teachmy teams the importance of playingwith honor, respect, and pride. Over my12 seasons, I have amassed a 179-537 record.While I have won many County andLeague Championships, and Coach ofthe Year awards, the most rewardingmoments come when I see my playersfall in love with this sport. My proudestmoments are seeing the respect theyhave for themselves, each other, andtheir opponents.I wouldn’t be where I am without myparents, George and Joanne Fantry.They are my biggest fans and I lovemaking them proud. I am honored toshare my love and passion for RamseyAthletics with my husband, Jeff Mills,who is the Head Ice Hockey Coachthere. We are each other’s inspiration. Iam truly fortunate that Lou Molino tooka chance on me 12 years ago. I strive tomake him proud every day. Go RAMS!MARY ANN CONBOYSpecial Achievement Award forProfessional Excellence in SportsOfficiatingMary Ann Conboyis a proud motherof two, TimothyJunior 30 andBrian 27. Sheattended DwightMorrow HighSchool in Englewood, New Jersey receiving letters in3 sports and her main passion was forbasketball. Mary Ann attended Montclair State College and started a familythereafter living in Elm