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Burnaby Sports Hall Of Fame 2014
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Roy Nosella

Soccer

Roy Nosella
After a highly successful playing careers on the soccer pitch and baseball diamond, Nosella turned his attention to giving back to sport. The long-time Burnaby school counsellor was a BC Soccer director and vice-chair for seven years, and a director of the Vancouver Metro Soccer League for seven years. He refereed in the Metro Women’s Soccer League where he developed and implemented a mentorship program. His efforts were recognized when he received the A.C. Sanford Award for more than 20 years of exceptional service to B.C. soccer. In addition, Nosella served on the Vancouver Athletic Commission for 43 years including a stint as its chair.

 

 

Dan Taylor

Baseball

Dan Taylor
Taylor has been commissioner of the Lower Mainland Baseball Association ever since the adult recreational baseball league was formed in 1994. Under his leadership, the LMBA has evolved into the largest adult baseball league in Canada with 32 teams in 14 municipalities. Today the league has players ranging in age from 19 to over 70. Taylor managed the B.C. Capitals, which won the Canadian 50-plus title at the Canadian National Oldtimers Baseball Federation championships in 2008 and 2010. He was the tournament chair of the 2010 championship held in Burnaby and New Westminster which attracted 24 teams from across Canada.