BMFA Alumni

Since it’s inception, the Burlington Minor Football Association (BMFA) has produced players and coaches who have excelled at all levels of the sport. From College and University to the National Football League, BMFA alumni testify to the quality and success of our programs. We would like to stay in touch with our former players, coaches and volunteers. If you are a BFMA alumnus please share your story with us by going to the Contact Us page.

Here is a list of some notable BMFA players and coaches who have gone represented us at the college, university and professional levels.

Contact Janice Marks if you are part of our Alumni but your name is not listed.  We will be happy to add you!

Players

Canadian Football League (CFL)

RYAN BOMBEN: OT – MONTREAL ALOUETTES (2010-Present)

MATTHEW VONK: OL –  SASKATCHEWAN ROUGHRIDERS (2013-Present)

CHIMA IHEKWOABA: DL – MONTREAL ALOUETTES (2010-Present)

UGONNA IHEKWOABA: – TORONTO ARGONAUTS (2007-08)

DANNY BRANNAGAN: QB  –  TORONTO ARGONAUTS (2010)

BRENDAN DUNN: OL  – SASKATCHEWAN ROUGHRIDERS (Current)

Canadian Inter-University Sports (CIS)

University of Guelph

ADAM DUNNINK – WR (2013/14)

LEIGH SZELA – DB (2013/14)

MACK BLEWETT – QB (2013/14) **Also BRAVES & St. Mary’s University**

BRANDON HUNTER – DB (2012-13/14)

NIGEL HENRY – DB (2011-12) **Also BRAVES & VI Raiders/BC (2013/14)**

DANIEL MACDONALD – FB/LS (2011-13/14)

JORDAN THOMPSON – DL (2011-13/14)

STEPHEN GAUNTLETT – RB – (2011-13/14)

STEVEN LAGACE – RB (2010-12) **PREVIOUSLY AT WATERLOO & NCAA ll**

KEITH WALKER – REC (2010-13/14)

EVAN SHORT – K/P (2010-11)

BRETT MACDONALD – DB (2010-11) **PREVIOUSLY AT WATERLOO**

MICKEY TRUMPER – QB (2010-11) **BMFA, Guelph then BRAVES**

DILLON DIMITROFF – WR – (2009-13/14)

PATRICK JANIK – OL (2009-11) **Played at Guelph, then BRAVES**

KYLE CRANS – OL (2008-09)

MARC MAFFEY – LB (2008-09)

PATRICK MACKIE – LB (2008-09)

ZACK STACEY – WR (2007-09)

COREY MAILLET – OL (2005-10)

RYAN BOMBEN – OT – (2006-10) **CFL** MONTREAL ALOUETTES (2010-PRESENT)

SEAN RILEY – DB (2004-09)

Wilfred Laurier University

JUDE ARMSON – RB (2013/14)

ERIC JUHL – LB (2012-13)

MICHAEL MALANDA – DL (2012-13/14)

ERIC MORELLI – QB (2012-13/14)

TANNER PHILP – DB (2012-13/14)

JULIEN JOHN – QB (2011-13/14)

AUSTIN REUSCH – DB (2012-13/14)

KARL PRUD’HOMME – LB (2011-13)

MARK SURYA – REC (2010-12) **PREVIOUSLY AT QUEENS (2009/10)**

JEFFREY ST. LOUIS – DB (2010-13)

MATTHEW VONK – OL (2010-11) **PRESENTLY AND PREVIOUSLY AT WATERLOO* **CFL** SASKATCHEWAN ROUGHRIDERS (2013 CURRENT)

RUSS JIRGENS – REC (2009-13)

SHANE BURNS – DB (2008-12)

JEFF EMBERLEY – REC (2006 -11)

CHIMA IHEKWOABA – DL (2006-10) **CFL** MONTREAL ALOUETTES (2010-PRESENT)

JIM MARTYNIUK – RB (2006-10)

MIKE MONTOYA – RB (2006-10)

BRENNON LUNDY – WR (2006-07)

JORDAN VAN HORN – DB (2005-10) **VANIER CUP CHAMPION**

DANTE LUCIANI – REC (2004-07) **VANIER CUP CHAMPION**

SEAN GOW – LB (2004-07) **VANIER CUP CHAMPION**

STEVE TURNER – RB (2004-08) **VANIER CUP CHAMPION**

BENJAMIN COKER – FB (2004-05)

BRENT HICKEY – DB (2003-08) **VANIER CUP CHAMPION**

DAVE MONTOYA – DB (2002-07) (2010-11) BRAVES TOO? **VANIER CUP CHAMPION**

McMaster University

BENJAMIN HOWLETT – OL (2013/14)

NICHOLAS FIRLIT – OL (2013/14)

TROY MURPHY – DL (2013/14)

DECLAN CROSS – WR (2012-2013/14)

JOSHUA VANDEWEERD – WR (2012-13/14)

ALEXANDRE BOURGEOIS – DB (2012/13)

SEBASTIAN GLADMAN-SALTARELLI – LB (2012-13/14)

MATTHEW JACKSON – DL (2012-13/14)

BENNETT MEGARRY – WR (2012-13/14)

COLE MUNDEN – LB (2012-2013/14)

CHRISTOPHER PEZZETTA – RB (2011-13/14) **VANIER CUP CHAMPION**

ADDISON MARKS – OL (2011/12) **VANIER CUP CHAMPION**

MAXIM MEZZABOTTA – REC (2011/12) **VANIER CUP CHAMPION**

TREVOR REID – WR (2011-13) **VANIER CUP CHAMPION**

TOM STERLING – OL (2011/12) (2013/14)**VANIER CUP CHAMPION**BRAVES (2012/13)

STEPHEN DENNIS – DB (2008-13/14) **VANIER CUP CHAMPION**

ANDREW SURYA – DB (2008-13/14) **VANIER CUP CHAMPION**

DAVID MCMURROUGH -? (2008/09)

ROBERT BABIC – WR (2007-2013) **VANIER CUP CHAMPION**

SCOTT CATERINE – DL (2007-12) **VANIER CUP CHAMPION**

JOEY NEMET – RB – (2006-2012) **VANIER CUP CHAMPION**

UGONNA IHEKWOABA -? (2003-08) **CFL** TORONTO ARGONAUTS (2007-08)

ANDREW ROSS -? (2003-08)

ADAM ARCHIBALD – QB (2003-07) NOT SURE IF HE IS BMFA??

SHAWN MCCORMICK – OL (2003-07) NOT SURE IF HE IS BMFA??

DAVID RILEY -? (2003-07)

JOHN BEHIE – QB (2003-07) **MCMASTER COACH, VANIER CUP CHAMPION**

ADAM GRANDY -? (2003-04) **BURLINGTON STAMPEDERS COACH** **PLAYER??**

University of Ottawa

TANNER CARE – LB (2013/14)  **PREVIOUSLY AT BISHOPS U, QUEBEC (2011-2012/13)**

EVAN FRIEND – OL (2011 – 2013/14)

KEVIN MONCION – DB (2011 – 2013/14)

IAN STEWART – REC (2011 – 2013/14)

RANDY WILLIAMS – DB (2010 – 2013/14)

ASHTON BEAUDRY – DB – (2010/11)

SOONBUM CHA – DB (2009 – 2013/14)

ROBERT GRIFFITHS – LB (2009 – 2-13/14)

ZACHARY GARNER – OL – (2009 – 2011)

WYATT HAWKE – RB – (2009/10)

CHRIS DALY – DB (2008 – 2012/13)

Queens University

JUSTIN SADDLEMYRE – REC (2013/14)

AARON VELTRI – DB (2013/14)

AUSTIN PASSARIELLO – LB (2013/14)

LUKE MCQUILKIN – LB (2012-2013/14)

DOUG CORBY – REC (2012-2013/14)

JAKE HONG – WR (2011/12)

KEITH LAGACE – RB (2010-2011/12)

BILLY MCPHEE – QB – (2010-2013/14)

MARK SURYA – REC (2008-2009/10) – **ALSO PLAYED AT LAURIER* **VANIER CUP CHAMPION**

DANNY BRANNAGAN – QB (2005-2009/10) – **VANIER CUP CHAMPION** **CFL TORONTO ARGONAUTS (2010)**

University of Toronto

DANNY SPRUKULIS – OL (2013/2014)

SAMUEL DELAGE – DB (2013/14)

BLAKE CULVER – RB (2012/13)

BRANDON RYNKA – S (2011-2012/13)

RYAN SALDANHA – REC (2010-2013/14)

RUSSELL CULVER – CB (2010/11)

SEBASTIAN MAGALAS – REC (2009-2011/2012)

University of Waterloo

GREG COFFIN – FB (2013/14)

COLIN DUNN – FB (2012-2013/14)

MATT VONK – OL (2012-2013/14) *PREVIOUSLY AT LAURIER* **CFL** SASKATCHEWAN ROUGHRIDERS (2013 CURRENT)

BRENDAN CONWAY – LB (2011-2013/14)

RYAN DIRISIO – RB (2011-2013/14)

JOSH MCANDREW – OL (2011-2012/13)

BRETT MACDONALD – DB (2009/10) **ALSO AT GUELPH**

MIKE MACDONALD – OL (?) **LONGTIME BMFA COACH – CURRENT COACH AT GUELPH**

University of Western Ontario

MATTHEW LEE – LB (2013/14)

WILL FINCH – QB (2012-2013/14)

BEN JORDAN – LB (2011-2013/14)

ALEX MAJ – FB (2010-2013/14)

MARCUS BABIC – LB (2009-2011/12)

JEROD MCCRORY – LB (2009-2013/14)

MIKE SPENCE – DB (2009-2012/13)

TOM YOUNG – DB (2008-2010/11)

BRENDAN DUNN – OL (2007-2011/2012) **CFL** SASKATCHEWAN ROUGHRIDERS (CURRENT)

University of Windsor

JEREMY BOSCHSLER – DB (2012/2013)

A.J. WALES – OL (2010-2013/14)

JUSTIN CLARKE – LB (?-2009/10)

York University

SHAKIM BENNETT – DB (2013/14)

MICHAEL RUNOWSKI – LB (2012-2013/14)

RYAN DUNAWAY – WR (2012-2013/14)  **Previously played Braves**

JESSE MURTON – SB (2009-2012/13)

JAKE MYERS – DE (2009-2010/11)  **Also played Braves & St. Mary’s (2007)**

A.J. GRONDIN – ? (2008/9) **Also played at St. Mary’s (2007)**

 

Coaches

Canadian Inter-University Sports (CIS)

University of Guelph

NEIL LUMSDEN (current)

MIKE MACDONALS (current)

ADAM GRANDY (current)

Wilfred Laurier University

DAVE MONTOYA (current),

MARK SURYA (current),

JOE WADE (current)

DAN BOVAIR

CHRIS WOROBEC

McMaster University

JOHN BEHIE (current)

BRIAN BROCK (current)

JASON KANA (current)

DANA SEGIN (current)

LARRY GUARASCIA

DAN BOVAIR

University of Waterloo

JOE PAOPAO (BMFA parent) (current)

VINCE DIRISIO (BMFA parent) (scout) (current)