David Sullivan

Category

Athlete

Sport

Curling

Hometown

Fredericton

Year Inducted

2014

Sport Ambassador

athlete

David Sullivan

HONOURED MEMBER

Biography

David Sullivan of Fredericton is one of New Brunswick's most successful curlers, winning twenty provincial championships from Juniors to the Masters, five maritime championships, and a national championship.He represented the province at two Canadian Juniors, six Briers (twice tied for third), and seven Canadian Seniors.At the 1972 Brier, Sullivan was awarded the Ross Harstone Trophy for Outstanding Sportsmanship.Recognized for his love for the sport and his skill, a triumph came when he skipped his team to victory at the 1994 Canadian Senior Men's Curling Championship.In addition to competing, Sullivan took great pride in coaching teams skipped by his three sons to Provincial Junior Men's Championship titles in 1987, 1989 and 1991.The pinnacle of his curling career came when he coached his eldest son's "The Jim Sullivan Rink" to victories at the 1987 Canadian and the 1988 World Junior Men's Curling Championship. Inducted into the New Brunswick Sports Hall of Fame, June 7, 2014

Quick Facts

  • Winner of 20 provincial titles at the Junior, Mens, Senior and Master levels 

  • Winner of 5 Maritime titles at the University and Senior levels 

  • Competed at 6 Briers (1966, 1967, 1972, 1976, 1982, 1983) 

  • Recipient of the Ross Harstone Sportsmanship Award at the 1972 Brier 

  • Winner of the Canadian Senior Men’s Curling Championship (1994)

  •  Coached the Jim Sullivan Rink to a victory at the 1988 World Junior Men’s Curling Championship