Celebrity Roster

Photo of Tom Brady Tom Brady

Born in San Mateo, California, Tom Brady attended Junipero High School and graduated from St. Mary’s Cathedral in 1995. In addition to being a star football player, Brady was also an excellent baseball player and was drafted as a catcher by the Montreal Expos in the 18th round of the 1995 MLB Draft. Brady would play college football for the University of Michigan.…

Photo of Billy Bridges Billy Bridges

Born with spina bifida, Billy Bridges developed into a multi-sport athlete. Bridges has played both sledge hockey, and wheelchair basketball for the Canadian Para-Olympic team. Despite not starting to play sledge hockey until age 12, Bridges became the youngest ever to be picked for the Para-Olympic Team, when he was named to the team at 14 years old.…

Photo of Lou Brock Lou Brock

In his 20-year career as a Major Leaguer, there was no one faster than Lou Brock. Playing for four seasons with the Chicago Cubs, he moved to the St. Louis Cardinals in 1965, where he went on to terrorize infields with his batting and base-stealing ability. In fact, he led the National League in stolen bases for eight seasons (1966-1969, 1971-1974) and established a record of 12 straight seasons of 50 or more stolen bases.…

Photo of Martin Brodeur Martin Brodeur

One of the greatest goalies to ever play the game of hockey, Martin Brodeur, is the holder of numerous NHL goaltending records. These include all time regular season wins (691), shutouts (125) and games played for a goaltender (1266). Brodeur has accumulated several accolades throughout his legendary career, including 4 Vezina Trophies, 5 Jennings Trophies and the Calder Memorial Trophy.…

Photo of Todd Brooker Todd Brooker

A member of the Crazy Canucks from 1976 until 1987, Todd Brooker won three World Cup Downhill events (two in 1983 and one in 1985). In fact, the International Ski Federation ranked Brooker as number one in 1983. He has been an ESPN/ABC World Cup analyst and commentator since 1988, as well as having worked for NBC to cover the 2002, 2006 and 2010 Olympic ski events.…

Photo of Alton Brown Alton Brown

Alton Brown was born in Los Angeles, and was raised in Georgia. His father owned a radio station and was publisher of the White County News newspaper. During Brown’s early career in the show business, he was a cinematographer to several music videos in the 1980s and the early 1990s. Feeling dissatisfied with the number of cooking shows on American television, Brown wanted to start his own.…

Photo of Jim Brown Jim Brown

A true natural athlete, Jim Brown earned a total of 13 letters playing football, lacrosse, baseball, basketball and running track at Manhasset Secondary School on Long Island. After high school, Brown would become a 3 sport athlete for Syracuse University, continuing football, track and lacrosse. As a junior in football, Brown rushed for 666 yards, averaging 5.2 yards per carry.…

Photo of Kurt Browning Kurt Browning

One of Canada’s most popular figure skaters, Kurt Browning is a 4 time World Champion (1989, 1990, 1991, 1993) and 3 time Olympian (1988, 1992, 1994). Browning retired from International competition in 1994 and embarked on a career as a professional skater, choreographer and commentator. He has since appeared on several television programs such as Battle of the Blades, Stars on Ice and Skating with Celebrities.…

Photo of Caroline Brunet Caroline Brunet

A 16-year veteran of Canada’s national kayaking team, Caroline Brunet is a three-time Olympic medallist (Atlanta 1996 – Silver, Sydney 2000 – Silver, Athens 2004 – Bronze). A fierce and gritty competitor, Brunet has won multiple medals at the World Championships and swept the 1997 World Sprint Canoe Championships with three gold medals. In 1998, she was awarded Canada’s Outstanding Female Athlete of the Year.

Photo of Johnny Bucyk Johnny Bucyk

A true Boston Bruin, Johnny Bucyk has been a member of the Bruins in one capacity or another since the 1957-58 season, his first playing with the team. Throughout his 22 year NHL career (20 with Boston), Bucyk seemed to improve as he got older, having hit the 30 goal plateau for the first time in his 12th NHL season, but scored at least 30 goals in 7 of his final 11 seasons.…

Photo of Brain Burke Brain Burke

A Harvard Law alumnus, Brian Burke is one of the most knowledgeable executives in hockey. Starting as the Assistant GM for the Vancouver Canucks, Burke then became General Manager of the Hartford Whalers. After that, he was the NHL’s Senior Vice-President and Director of Hockey Operations responsible for, among other things, player discipline. He returned to the Canucks to be the President and General Manager, where he turned the organization around and was named The Sporting News’ NHL Executive of the Year.…

Photo of Sean Burke Sean Burke

A former net minder who loomed in the net (6’4” without skates), Sean Burke made his NHL debut for the New Jersey Devils after playing in the 1988 Winter Olympics (Calgary). Over his 19-year career he has won over 300 games with New Jersey, Hartford, Carolina, Vancouver, Philadelphia, Phoenix, Tampa Bay bcefore finishing his career with the Los Angeles Kings in 2007.…

Photo of Henry Burris Henry Burris

A native of Spiro, Oklahoma, Henry Burris played college football for the Temple Owls before going on to have a lengthy professional career as a quarterback. Undrafted in the NFL draft, Burris would sign as a free agent with the Calgary Stampeders, where he would spend 2 seasons, mostly in a backup role. However, he was a member of the Stampeders 1998 Grey Cup Championship team.…

Photo of Rob Butler Rob Butler

Born and raised in East York, Ontario, Rob Butler played parts of four seasons in Major League Baseball (Toronto Blue Jays 1993, 1994, 1997; Philadelphia Phillies 1999). Butler retired after only 109 games; however, his work off the field is just as important. He formed Butler Baseball, a camp for urban youths that now operates year-round.…

Photo of Brian Campbell Brian Campbell

Drafted 156th overall by the Buffalo Sabres in 1997, Campbell in his final year of junior would score 87 points in 62 games and helped lead his team to the Memorial Cup Championship. He was also named the OHL’s Top Defenseman, and MVP. Brian’s next two seasons were spent with the Sabres farm team the Rochester Americans though he would play 29 games on the Buffalo blue line and chipped in three goals and six points.

Photo of Cassie Campbell-Pascall Cassie Campbell-Pascall

Cassie Campbell-Pascall (born November 22, 1973) is a Canadian former ice hockey player. Born in Richmond Hill, Ontario, she was the captain of the Canadian ice hockey team during the 2002 Winter Olympics and led the team to a gold medal. The left winger took on the role of captain again in the 2006 Winter Olympics in Turin, Italy, and again successfully led her team to the Gold Medal with a 4 – 1 win over Sweden.…

Photo of Zane Caplansky Zane Caplansky

Having always dreamed of opening his own restaurant, Zane Caplansky attended George Brown College in Toronto and served under several other chefs throughout his career. In 2008, Zane started Caplansky’s Deli, which is credited as Toronto’s first pop-up restaurant. Shortly after opening, Caplansky’s Deli popularity spread like wildfire, instantly becoming a go-to spot in Toronto. Caplansky has since opened several additional outlets, including at Toronto’s Pearson International Airport.…

Photo of Massimo Capra Massimo Capra

Born in Cremona, Italy, Massimo started his career in culinary by working at several top restaurants and hotels throughout Italy. After spending several years working in his home country, Massimo immigrated to Toronto in 1982 to work at Archer’s, which was owned by a relative. After mastering English throughout his time at Archer’s, Massimo was offered a chef’s position at Prego della Piazza.…

Photo of Guy Carbonneau Guy Carbonneau

Drafted in the 3rd round by Montreal in 1979, Guy Carbonneau would spend another year in junior and then two years in the minors before making the roster of the legendary Canadiens. Part of that team’s rebuilding after an unusual gap between Cups, Carbonneau earned 47 points and was plus-18 in his rookie season. His two Cups in 13 seasons with Montreal were a direct result of his leadership and his incredible two-way play.…

Photo of Randy Carlyle Randy Carlyle

After a stellar junior career with the Sudbury Wolves, Randy Carlyle was drafted by the Toronto Maple Leafs in the second round, 30th overall in 1976. After spending his first two seasons in the NHL between the Maple Leafs and their farm team, Carlyle was traded to the Pittsburgh Penguins just prior to the start of the 1978/79 season.…