Tony Staruch, Sport Manitoba's 2022 Volunteer of the Year

Last Night Sport Manitoba hosted the 2022 Night of Champions, an all-in-one awards ceremony where they recognized the very best athletes, officials, coaches, volunteers, and alumni in Manitoba sport at the Club Regent Event Centre.

Click here to see a full list of nominees and their bios. 

All of us at Baseball Manitoba want to congratulate all the winners on their well deserved recognition. 

One of our most dedicated community members, Tony Staruch from Winnipeg South, received the Volunteer of the Year Award. 


Tony accepting his award at the Night of Champions event on April 21, 2022. 

Tony Staruch has been volunteering in the baseball community for over 15 years. In 2021, he went above and beyond to ensure that kids in all of Winnipeg could play baseball. Tony led the coordination of the Rally Cap and Grand Slam programs at South Winnipeg Community Centre. At the league level, he evaluated tryouts and single-handedly organized the 13U A playoffs for Winnipeg South. At the city‐wide level, Tony is the Vice President of Grassroots, has been Winnipeg South’s main contact on the Winnipeg Minor Baseball Board, and has served as the Chair of that board for several years. 

Congratulations Tony! Watch the video below to learn more about him.