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Hall of Fame

Goalball Australia believes it is important to continue to recognise and remember the many people who's contributions over many years, have built this great sport; therefore we developed the Goalball Australia Hall of Fame.  We inducted the first Hall of Fame members in 2014.

001 Terrence Kennaghan inducted 2014
Terry is widely credited for bringing Goalball to Australia and for assisting in the formation of ANGA (now GA).  He coached NSW from 1981 through to 2001 and the Australian teams from 1984 - 1989 and again 1995 - 2000.  Terry won in excess of ten national titles with NSW.

002 Robyn Bousie (nee Stephens) inducted 2014
Robyn played for Victoria in national competition from 1981 - 2000 and went on to coach the Australian women's team from 2002 - 2010.  Robyn was also the secretary of ANGA from 1988 - 1990.

003 Warren Lawnton inducted 2014
Warren played Goalball for Australia at the Paralympic Games in 1992, 1996 and 2000, as well as the World Championships in 1994 and 1998.  Warren went on to coach the Australian mens team from 2006-2008.  In 1986 and 2001, Warren was named the NAIDOC Australia Aboriginal Sportsperson of the Year as well as the 2001 ATSIC Disabled Sportsperson of the Year.

004 Kevin Frew inducted 2015
Kevin represented Australia at the Paralympic Games in 1988, 1992, 1996 and 2000; along with World Championships in 1990, 1994 and 1998.  On the national scene, Kevin played for NSW from 1988 through until 2001, winning the Highest Goal Scorer 3 times.  In addition to his on-court commitments, Kevin was the Goalball Australia Vice-President 2002-2005 and Treasurer 2010-2012.

005 Anthony Telfer inducted 2015
Anthony represented Australia at the Paralympic Games in 1988 and World Championships in 1986 and 1990.  In 2010 he coached New Zealand at the IBSA Oceania Regional Championships.  Anthony's national playing career saw he represent 2 states: Victoria 1981 - 1990 and NSW in 1996, 2001, 2002, 2005, 2009-2011.  He continues his involvement today coaching the NSW Juniors.  Away from the court, Anthony was President of the Victorian Goalball Association 1987 - 1989.  Tony continues to bring goalball to the world as a broadcaster for Blind Sports Radio and is Co-Founder and Broadcaster for the Disability Sports Network.

006 Marilyn Mills inducted 2016

International

Athlete           

Paralympic Games 1988, 1992, 1996, World Championships 1986, Paralympic Qualification Tournament 1995,

FESPIC Games 1994, Oceania Challenge 1989, USABA National Championships 1990

 

National

Athlete       Australian Goalball Championships 1984 – 1996, National Champions 1884 – 1988, 1990, 1991, 1996

Highest Goal Score 1987

 

Other Achievements

President of New South Wales Blinds Sports 1985.


007 Warrick Jackes inducted 2016

International

Referee

Paralympic Games 2000, 2012, Oceania Challenge 2009, New Zealand National Championships 2008 - Current

IBSA Level Accredited Referee since 1997, Asia and Oceania Invitational Tournament 2016

 

National

Referee

Australian Goalball Championships 1989 – 2015, Goalball Australia Grand Prix 1995 – 1997, Pacific School Games 2015

 

Other Achievements

Goalball Australia, Referee’s Co-Ordinator 2012 – Current, Developing Goalball Australia Governance Structure

Creating Goalball Australia Officiating Pathway Document

008 Sam Theodore inducted 2017

Achievements

International

Coach - Paralympic Games 1992 (11th), 1996 (4th), 2000 (9th)

Coach - IBSA Goalball World Championships 1990 (12th), 1994 (10th), 1998 (9th)

 

National

Australian men’s coach 1990 – 2000

Assistant Australian Women’s Coach 2001

Australian Goalball Championships 1989-1998, 2000-2003

 

Goalball Australia President 2001-2008

Goalball Australia Vice President 1997-2001

 

Other Achievements

Committee member of BSA



009 Troy King inducted 2017

Achievements

International

Athlete representing:

 Australia Paralympics 2000, FESPIC Games 1999, 2002, Southern Cross Games in 1999 and Trans-Tasman 2004


 National

Athlete who has played in AGC for NSW 21 times (1992-2017), once for ACT (2006) and two other times (2007 and 2008)

Athlete played in Grand Prix competitions and NSW State Championships

Goalball Australia Vice-President 2009-2011


Goalball Australia Treasurer 2005-2009

Other Achievements

Involved NSW Goalball for many years.