The Brantford Sports Council is pleased to announce that Garrett Riley is the recipient of the Frank Tomlin Memorial Award for the 2022 Sportsperson of the Year.
Garrett joins an exclusive group of past recipients who have significantly contributed to sport in Brantford and area. The award named after Frank Tomlin is sponsored by the Bisons Alumni and has been presented annually since its inception in 1976.
Rick Mannen, along with Paul Bartle and Peter Bartle, Bisons Alumni presented the award at the 17th annual Brantford Sports Council Sports Awards and Recognition Ceremonies held on March 11, 2023 at the Laurier Research & Academic Centre.
GARRETT RILEY, born and raised in Brantford he went to Agnes Hodge Elementary School and graduated high school from Assumption College.
A rising star in Brantford Minor and AAA hockey until around 14 years of age when struck by cancer, the same as Terry Fox. He persevered and graduated from high school during all the chemo and radiology treatment.