Dave Howes

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Birthplace  St. Catharines
Year Inducted 1998
Category Builder
Sport Football


Inducted as a ‘Builder’ and often found in the background, out of the limelight of many sport organizations and institutions, Dave Howes could be considered a ‘foundation’ of sport in St. Catharines.  Already a pillar in the Niagara business community, Dave has dedicated his support, time and made significant contributions to all levels and areas of sport in St. Catharines.

A driving force behind the St. Catharines Sport Council, Brock University and YMCA Niagara, amateur football and athlete recognition in the Niagara region, Dave Howes was named Sportsman of the Year in 1998 after turning down the honour on previous occasions.


  • St. Catharines Junior and Senior Football


  • Brock University Board of Trustees, Past Vice and Chair
  • Brock University President’s Tournament Chair
  • St. Catharines Golf and Country Club Past President
  • YMCA Niagara Board Member
  • St. Catharines Hall of Fame Selection Committee
  • St. Catharines Athlete and Sports Person of the Year Selection Committee
  • Wise Guys Charity Foundation Co-Chair, and board member of the
  • St. Catharines Community Fund Board Member
  • Business Education Council Chair