Frank L. McKinnon Award

Ron Limpright

Frank L. McKinnon Award
Award Date
Jun 19, 2023
Niverville High School

Ron Limpright of Niverville High School was presented the Frank L. McKinnon Award for his outstanding volunteerism in high school sport.

Ron Limpright has been a long-time high school volleyball coach for 37 years, which includes 10 years at Green Valley and 27 years at Niverville. He served as Zone 13 President for 11 years and as a contributing member for even longer. 

He has been Niverville's Athletic Director for the past 13 years. In that time, he has organized many tournaments including hosting numerous Provincial Championships for volleyball, basketball, and soccer. Ron's passion has always been coaching volleyball where he has led teams to an astounding 13 Provincial titles and numerous other successful seasons, provincial appearances, and podium finishes. 

Although he has spent most of his time coaching volleyball, he has always been willing to step in and help supervise or coach wherever and whenever it has been needed providing students an opportunity to play. His commitment to students having a high school athletics experience has been simply exemplary. He has impacted MHSAA greatly through his contributions and will be leaving a large imprint on MHSAA volleyball. He will continue to serve the volleyball community as a referee. 

Ron's MHSAA Provincial Successes Include:

· 16 times a Provincial Champion. 
· 13 times a Provincial Champion as a Coach  (12 times with Niverville and once with Green Valley) 
· 10 times as a head coach. 
· 1 Final Four AAAA appearance in 1999 with Niverville Varsity Boys
· 2 times as a player for volleyball
· 1 time as a player for basketball
· Numerous Finalists and Provincial appearances.