Phil Terio Sports Person of the Year
The Fairfield County Sports Commission have announced its 2013 Sports Persons of the Year in each of the 15 communities the Commission serves.
The local sports honorees will be recognized at the 9th annual Sports Night awards dinner, Monday, Oct. 21 at the Hyatt Regency Greenwich at 6 p.m.
In each of the communities, a committee headed by a local town representative of the Commission, selected a Sports Person of the Year.Each winner was deemed to have had the most positive impact in their sports community from Aug. 2012-Aug. 2013.
The Sports Persons of the Year are:
Trumbull—Phil Terio, Salve Regina football player, Division III All-American.
Bridgeport —Neil Kavey, citywide Director of Athletics, chairman Bridgeport Field of Dreams.
Darien—Steve Norris, Darien High track coach, State Open, Class L state, FCIAC champions.
Easton—Brooklee Han, World Championships figure skater competitor.
Fairfield—Cate Allen, Warde High track and cross country standout.
Greenwich—Al Borchetta, retired umpire after 65 years.
Monroe—Thomas Milone, Masuk High baseball/football standout, MLB draftee.
New Canaan-—New Canaan High baseball team, Class L state champions.
Norwalk—Norwalk High boys’ soccer team, Class LL state champions.
Shelton—Jack Ribas, longtime Boys & Girls Club Executive Director.
Stamford—Claire Howlett, Westhill High track star, Gatorade Award state girls track winner.
Stratford—Marcus Easley, NFL player, community service.
Weston—Kimmy Guerin, Weston High tennis standout, undefeated four-year career (96-0).
Westport—Westport Little League, U.S. National runners-up.
Wilton—Casey Pearsall, Wilton High three-sport standout, High School Heisman finalist.
The Fairfield County Sports Commission is a 501c3 non-profit organization that is the one-stop resource for the sports community in the area, with a mission of promoting fitness and personal development through sports
The Commission, with the exception of the executive director, is an all-volunteer group that gives financial support and its resources back to its communities, primarily focused on the 110,000 school age youngsters it can reach with its fitness awareness education programs under its Chelsea Cohen Fitness Academy.
For more information concerning tickets and sponsorship opportunities for Sports Night, visit fairfieldcountysports.com or call 203-251-8481.