2009 Amateur Award

John Dark

Born: April 28, 1958

Sport: Lacrosse/Football



John Dark was a member of the Point Edward Easy Movers Jr. C Western Division lacrosse finalists where he won the silver medal in the Summer Games and was Co-Winner of Rookie of the Year award in 1975. In 1976 he was also named Rookie of the Year as a part of the Sarnia Junior Golden Bears football team. Johns lacrosse career continued as he was the winner of the Unsung Hero Award as part of the Western Division Jr. B Champion Point Edward Pacers. As part of the Pacers John would win the All Ontario Championship and Canadian Championship in 1978, and he would win the Canadian Championship again a year later while also winning the M.V.P. Award and Most Improved Player Award for the 1979 season.


John began 1980 as part of the Senior Wallaceburg Red Devils where he won the M.V.P and Rookie of the Year Awards. He would finish the 1980 season with the Orangeville Northmen Canadian Sr. B lacrosse finalists. He was named the M.V.P. of the Sr. B Lacrosse league in 1981. In 1982 he played for the Scarborough Saints Major Lacrosse where he was named Rookie of the Year, M.V.P. and also selected to the All-Star team. He would be selected to the All-Star team again in 1983. In 1984-85, John joined the Brooklin Redmen Major Lacrosse team where he won Defensive Player of the Year and was a part of two Mann Cup championships. He was be inducted into the Lacrosse Hall of Fame with Brooklin.

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