CCPSA Hall of Fame

Sharon Martin

Sharon has been a long time volunteer for athletes with a disability. She was introduced to sport for the disabled through her sister Jackie who also worked in recreation. She began as a sport assistant and then working her way through the ranks as Secretary, vice President and then President of CCPSA. The association held many strategic planning meetings facilitated by Sharon and underwent a major reorganization. Many policies were developed and implemented during her term as President. Sharon moved into the role of Past President in June of 2002. She is currently the Chair of the Sport Technical Advisory Committee.

In the many years Sharon has dedicated her time to CCPSA she has also managed to become a National level technical classifier. She has attended many competitions in order to classify CP athletes across the country. She has also represented CCPSA at the international level, becoming involved with the Cerebral Palsy International Sport and Recreation Association (CPISRA). She is currently on the Executive Board of CPISRA and is the Chair of Development and Education. Once again she been able to travel the world, meet many interesting people and provide her expertise when needed.