Ernie played football with the Central Golden ghosts for two seasons under Coach Wismer. An apprenticed printer and electrician at Proctor and Gamble for thirty years, he was involved with many company committees and ran the company golf league for fourty years. E rnie has organized the John Hay Sr. Memorial Golf Tournament for thirty five years and has been assisting with the Wismer Golf Tournament since 2009. He is co founder of the annual "Celebration of Significant People Dinner"He is very involved in baseball- as a coach with the Ontario Blue Jays 18 year old elite baseball team under the direction of the Toronto Blue Jays, as a scout with the San Diego Padres and is currently a scout for the Philadelphia Phillies. He has assisted many former players in securing scholarships to U.S. Division 1 schools and Junior Colleges.
Angelo was an assistant coach with the Central Golden Ghosts junior football team in 1957 and it was then when he and John began their life long friendship. Angelo has been a successful restaurant owner and operator in the city for several years. He has also enjoyed a variety of employment opportunities and presently runs his own office coffee service and vending business. Angelo coached minor football and hockey, and began refereeing in 1958. Hanging up his skates in 2007 he has been a supervisor with the Ontario Women's Hockey Association for 12 years as well as an Ontario Woman's Hockey Referee Instructor for 5 years. Affectionately known as "Mr A", Angelo is an original member of the Wismer Foundation Executive Committee. His dedication and willingness to assist from day one, make him an invaluable foundation committee member.
Jay is the youngest son of John Wismer. He is a Chartered Accountant and is a Senior Tax partner at Deloitte where he works with privately owned companies. He does numerous learning presentations, is the marketing champion for the office and is the "go to resource" for specific tax issues. As a tax specialist, he utilizes his accounting skills and financial expertise with the foundation. Jays experience and easy going personality enable him to effectively liaise with the Board of Education. He has played baseball, basketball, and continues to play hockey, coaches hockey and soccer, and has been the treasurer of almost every team his children have played on.
Scott is the eldest son of coach Wismer. He spent 15 years with the Ontario Public Service as a Youth Worker and then moved on to work in the business sector with the Tim Horton's Corporation. Through these experiences with the business and social sectors, Scott has developed skills to consult and connect with prospective sponsors. His outgoing personality and interpersonal skills make him a valuable member of the committee. He has played baseball and hockey and coached hockey.Scott is an active volunteer at McMaster Children's Hospital and was on the Board of Directors for Ancaster Community Services.
The daughter of Coach Wismer, Stacy is a dedicated and integral member of the foundation. She works diligently at organizing all aspects of the golf tournament, and the Wismer Award for High School Coaching Excellence. Her creative flare and attention to detail bring an important component to the tasks that are required. Stacy has been a Registered Nurse for 38 years. She volunteers for a variety of charitable organizations. Her warm, fun nature and positive outlook is refreshing. Stacy has played touch football, volleyball, basketball and coached soccer.
The Wismer Foundation Golf Tournament and Coaching Award Presentation Dinner is the primary FUNDRAISER to support the foundation. This event hosts the presentation of the Wismer Award for High School Coaching Excellence. The tournament is being held on Tuesday, May 29, 2018 at Carlisle Golf and Country Club located at 523 Carlisle Road, Carlisle, Ontario.
Nomination deadline for the 15th Annual Wismer Award for High School Coaching Excellence is April 24, 2018. Nominations received after April 24th will be considered for the 2018/19 Award on May 28, 2019.