Ben Nelson, 2014
Ben has shown outstanding leadership and consistent effort for the sport of basketball. He is an original member of the BCANY Board of Directors continuing to serve as Assistant Executive Director. Ben initiated and led BCANY's Team New York vs Chicago in a 7 year series and has been a tireless worker for nationally recognized Binghamton's STOP DWI tourney. He has been a representative to the National HSBCA and a member of the NABC for 43 years. As a player, Ben started for two sectional championship teams at Bainbridge HS and went on to play at Colgate and Louisiana College. In 1965 Ben spent the year in Germany as Player-Coach of the Hannover Division 2 CVYM Team. He coached both HS boys' and girls' sectional championship teams at Oxford Academy and was Assistant Men’s' coach at SUNY Plattsburgh and Assistant Women's coach at Colgate University. Ben has been associated with Camp Dudley since 1950 and is currently the Executive Director of Section IV of the NYSPHSAA.