David Murphy

Builder - Hockey/Motorsport

Inducted - 2018

David has a passion for the athletics and through his volunteerism, working career, and live broadcasting has become a very recognizable figure in the sports community.  His reach has touched a number of sports but his most recognizable work has been in Hockey and Motorsports.

His hockey broadcasting career spans multiple decades as the voice of both the Cornwall Colts of the CCHL and the Kingston Frontenacs of the OHL.  Combined he has spent more than 20 years in the booth calling over 800 games. He has won multiple broadcasting awards through his work with TVCogeco Kingston Frontenacs home games, and Cornwall Colts road games. David had the opportunity on a number of occasions to be behind the mic for both Fred Page Cup and RBC Cup games. He continues his work with the Cornwall Colts working with the team in a marketing and promotions role and has been improving game day experience for fans since 2014. 

DIRT fans have also enjoyed David’s play-by-play action around the race track as he worked at the Brockville Motor Speedway and alongside Brian Mulligan for 15 years at the Cornwall Motor Speedway here in South Stormont. 

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David accepting his award from committee member David Smith