• Richard “Dick” White

    Richard “Dick” White has reached icon status when it comes to University athletics. He has dedicated more than 30 years to helping develop high quality sports programs and, more importantly, athletes into community leaders. White began his illustrious career at Read more →

  • Vernon “Vern” Pachal

    Vern Pachal first displayed his impressive skills as a hockey player while still a young boy in his hometown of Yorkton.  He led three Yorkton teams to provincial championships—at the Pee Wee level in 1943, the Bantam level in 1945, Read more →

  • Robert J. “Bobby” Reid

    From 1914 to 1926, Bobby Reid played soccer with the Saskatoon Thistles, the CNR Soccer club, and the Fifth Battalion Soccer Club. An all-round athlete, Mr. Reid boxed for and was also the physical instructor for the 96th Highlanders. His Read more →

  • Dennis Beerling

    Dennis Beerling is an accomplished leader, coach, official, administrator and teacher, the very things that define the term Saskatchewan sports builder. On a local level, Beerling has been a track official for more than twenty-five years, and has been a Read more →

  • Zerman Joseph

    Joseph “Joe” Zeman

    Joe Zeman’s efforts have made a significant contribution to a wide range of sports at all age levels, including baseball, hockey, curling, soccer, softball, flag football, and track and field. As a qualified coaching instructor in baseball and hockey, Joe Read more →

  • Ward George

    George Ward

    George Ward was involved in swimming, speed skating, softball, hockey, track and field, and diving. He was the founding member and the first president of the Canadian Amateur Swimming Association, Saskatchewan Section. George Ward was the founding member of the Read more →

  • Tait Hugh

    Hugh Tait

    As an athlete, Hugh Tait participated in athletics, football and snowshoeing. In 1927, he was a member of the Winnipeg Junior team that won the Western Canada Football Championships. In 1928, he was the world champion in the five-mile snowshoe Read more →

  • Stinson Edgar

    Edgar “Wally” Stinson

    Edgar “Wally” Stinson joined the Saskatchewan recreation movement of the provincial government in 1948. In 1949, he became director of the Department of Education’s Fitness and Recreation Division. Stinson has been an official and an administrator with many organizations and Read more →

  • Stayner Bob

    Robert “Bob” Stayner

    A consummate coach, Bob has been involved in basketball, football, hockey and fastball. Bob coached the Adilman Aces to the Canadian Senior Women’s Basketball Championship in 1959 and again in 1963. The 1959 team represented Canada at the Pan-Am Games Read more →

  • Staseson Gord

    Gordon “Gord” Staseson, C.M., S.O.M.

    Born in Regina, Gordon Staseson’s penchant for building sports excellence first became apparent at the ripe old age of twelve when he organized his own hockey team, the Coyotees. Known as “Mr. Get It Done,” Gord’s dedication to supporting and Read more →

  • Sherlock Neil

    Neil Sherlock

    Neil Sherlock was born in Regina and played a variety of sports in parks and playground leagues. During high school, he played football and basketball for Central Collegiate. After high school he coached Central’s senior boys’ basketball team, which won Read more →

  • Saunders Lloyd

    Lloyd Saunders

    Lloyd Saunders began his sports career as an athlete, but in 1945, changed his focus from athlete to broadcaster. He soon became known as the radio voice of the Saskatchewan Roughriders, and in 1948 was the first Saskatchewan broadcaster to Read more →

  • Riddell Walt

    Walt Riddell

    Golf and curling were Walt Riddell’s main interests. In 1946, he was a member of the Brier Publicity Committee when the National Curling Championships were held in Saskatoon. In 1953, Walt was chairman of the committee in charge of the Read more →

  • Rendek Dick

    Richard “Dick” Rendek

    Dick Rendek served on the boards of directors of the Regina YMCA, the Regina Exhibition Association, and the Saskatchewan Sports Hall of Fame. In 1978 and 1979, he was the fundraising chair of the Taylor Field expansion, raising more than Read more →

  • Nixon Howard

    Dr. Howard Nixon, O.C.

    As an undergraduate at U.B.C., he was an outstanding athlete, competing in football, swimming, gymnastics, and wrestling. 1952 saw him return to Saskatoon and the University of Saskatchewan as wrestling and swimming coach. Dr. Nixon has given over 40 years Read more →