The Saskatchewan Sports Hall of Fame announced its 2022 Induction Class on Wednesday. Please see the Induction Special edition of our For The Record newsletter below. Please click this link for ticket information and for links to book accommodations with The Atlas Hotel, the host hotel for Induction weekend. You can view the Induction Special below or click here for a PDF.
The Saskatchewan Sports Hall of Fame (SSHF) is pleased to announce the five (5) newest members of the SSHF. The Class of 2022 features three athletes and two builders. The 2022 Class will join the 2021 Class that was announced in May of 2021 and be installed together at the 53rd Induction Ceremony on Saturday, September 24, 2022 at the Conexus Arts Centre.
The 2022 inductees are:
IN THE ATHLETE CATEGORY:
Kelsie Hendry (Saskatoon) – Athletics
Harry Jerome (Prince Albert) – Athletics
Rueben Mayes (North Battleford) – Football
IN THE BUILDER CATEGORY:
Antonia “Toni” Beerling (Rosthern) – Athletics
Bill Brownridge (Vawn) – Hockey
After a standout career as a pole vaulter at the University of Saskatchewan, Kelsie Hendry won two national titles and went to two Commonwealth Games where she won a bronze medal in 2010. She also competed at the 2008 Beijing Olympics.
Harry Jerome was born in Prince Albert and set seven world records as a sprinter. He was a three-time Olympian, winning a bronze medal in the 100 metres in Tokyo in 1964. At 19, Harry ran a world-record time in the 100 metres at the Olympic trials in Saskatoon.
Rueben Mayes had an incredible football career. He was the National Football League’s Offensive Rookie of the Year and he was a two-time Pro Bowler. He is the only Canadian-born player in the College Football Hall of Fame after setting 15 records at Washington State. He was the first Canadian to be nominated for the Heisman Trophy as the best player in NCAA Division I football.
Toni Beerling is a Level 5 international athletics official, the highest level attainable. She has officiated for 45 years first from her home in Saskatoon and then provincially, nationally and internationally. She has officiated at a world track and field championship, as well as Pan Am Games and Commonwealth Games.
Growing up in the 1930s with spina bifida, Bill Brownridge channeled his love of sport, particularly hockey, into areas where he could excel, as an author and a painter. For more than 70 years Bill has captured the spirit of hockey in those two mediums. He has written five children’s picture books and is an internationally recognized artist. He designed the logo of the Calgary Centennials junior hockey team, one iteration of the Calgary Flames uniforms and was the official artist of the 1988 Calgary Olympic bid. His paintings were a catalyst for the creation of Hockey Day in Canada.
The previously announced 2021 class features athletes Justin Abdou (Moose Jaw – Wrestling), Rod Boll (Fillmore – Trapshooting), Colette Bourgonje (Porcupine Plain – Athletics and Cross-Country Skiing), Kaylyn Kyle (Saskatoon – Soccer), and Lyndon Rush (Humboldt – Bobsleigh). Shannon Miller (Tisdale – Hockey) joins the 2021 class as builder and the 2000-01 University of Regina Cougars Women’s Basketball Team and the 2013 Saskatchewan Roughriders Football Club are being inducted as teams.
Tickets to the 53rd Induction Dinner & Ceremony are $100/person (which includes a $25 charitable tax receipt) and are available here.
The Saskatchewan Sports Hall of Fame (SSHF) is looking for a Curatorial Assistant (Full-Time Term)
General: Reporting to the Curator, the Curatorial Assistant (CA) will assist in the development and implementation of research and data capture designed to populate a new Hall of Fame digital exhibit. In addition, the position will support the ongoing achievement of the SSHF strategic plan as it pertains to collection management details. The position requires excellent research and writing skills, independent initiative, and organizational ability.
Focus Project Details: The SSHF has been updating its Hall of Fame gallery to celebrate the accomplishments of those inducted, as well as showcase Saskatchewan’s exciting sport heritage both now and in the future. Phase I included the installation of wall panels providing visitors with a retrospective of the hall of fame inductees by year “at a glance”. Phase II of the project will incorporate interactive digital content about the inductees and Saskatchewan’s sport history on a touch table and via a 3D exhibit case. This interactive storytelling capacity will allow visitors to choose how far they want to immerse themselves in the sport history through their own user driven experience. The project incorporates cutting edge visual content that will engage a broad spectrum of demographic needs and interests which comprises the SSHF visitor base.
Research SSHF inductees, objects within the permanent collection, and components of Saskatchewan’s sport history.
Write content for historical timelines, exhibit text, and artifact context.
Assist with the development of content control spreadsheets using Microsoft Excel.
Assist with day-to-day operations specific to collection management as necessary and requested (i.e. cataloguing, digitization, inventories, storage, etc.).
Assist with all aspects of exhibit installations, provide exhibit planning support to the Curator, and take the lead on tasks as required, including those in outreach locations.
Support the development and delivery of SSHF education & special event programming through the innovative use of the permanent collection.
General office activities and other duties as assigned.
Education and Experience:
University degree in museology, social sciences, or humanities.
Minimum of 2 years work experience in a museum or heritage institution environment
Ability to work in varied work environments (i.e. office work, physical work, stakeholder engagements, etc.).
Demonstrate a high level of creativity and flexibility to meet deadlines in a dynamic environment.
Demonstrated research abilities.
Demonstrated written communication skills. The ability to read, write and speak in English is mandatory.
Knowledge of Microsoft Office 365 and Collective Access (SaskCollections) would be an asset
Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
Valid Driver License is mandatory.
Conditions of Employment:
Submission of Satisfactory Criminal Record Check.
Submission of proof of educational and professional credentials as noted in the resume.
This is a full-time term position from April 1, 2022, to March 31, 2023. Standard work week is 37.5 hours. Salary is $35,100 plus benefits.
Please submit your resume and covering letter by Friday, March 18, 2022, to:
Saskatchewan Sports Hall of Fame and Museum
2205 Victoria Avenue
Resumés with covering letter may also be submitted via email to[email protected]
Applications will be accepted until 5:00 p.m. on Friday, March 18, 2022
Do you get caught up in the excitement of the Olympics or a World Cup? Cheering on Canada, Saskatchewan, or the Roughriders? Maybe it’s a child’s activities or whatever seasonal sport is available for viewing. Sport, whether as a spectator or a participant, generates a lot of excitement and emotion.
Since 1966, the Saskatchewan Sports Hall of Fame (SSHF) has played an instrumental role in preserving, recognizing and educating the public on the tremendous sports heritage of our province. We are privileged to be able to share the stories – the thrill of victory, the disappointment of defeat, and the pride associated with these accomplishments – with Saskatchewan residents and visitors alike. We strive to bring history alive.
The SSHF is looking for some individuals across the province who share our passion for sport, past and present, who are looking for an engaging volunteer experience, and are keen to contribute and serve. Our operations support a variety of opportunities and we are currently recruiting volunteers for committees, programming initiatives, and the Board of Directors.
The SSHF is committed to providing the people of Saskatchewan a self-sustaining, dynamic attraction designed to preserve, interpret, recognize and honour the diverse sport history of the province. If the opportunity to get involved appeals to you please indicate your interest in serving and the Governance Committee will be in touch to continue the dialogue.
Our volunteer enrollment form is available here. Please email us at [email protected] or telephone 306-780-9232 to express your interest.
On behalf of Rankin Jaworski, President of the Saskatchewan Sports Hall of Fame, this post serves as an official notice of the Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the Saskatchewan Sports Hall of Fame which will be held at the following date and time:
Date: Thursday, May 28, 2020
Time: 7:00 p.m.
Location: via conference call
The agenda will include Annual Reports, presentation of Financial Statements, appointment of the auditor for 2020/21 and reports on the election of Board Directors.
Due to the coronavirus pandemic and social distancing mandates from the Province of Saskatchewan, the AGM will be held via conference call. Please fill out this registration form to receive your access credentials for the meeting.
All members of the Saskatchewan Sports Hall of Fame in good standing are welcome to virtually attend and vote during the AGM.
If you have questions, please contact the Hall of Fame at 306-780-9232 or email [email protected]net
The Saskatchewan Sports Hall of Fame will be closed on Christmas Day (Dec. 25), Boxing Day (Dec. 26) and New Year’s Day (Jan. 1) this holiday season. The Hall of Fame will also be closing at 1 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 24 as well as Tuesday, Dec. 31.
We invite you to visit and spend part of your holiday season with us. Aside from the exceptions above, we are open from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday and from noon until 5 p.m. on Saturday.
The nationally-touring exhibit Play Hard, Fight Hard: Sports and the Canadian Military remains on display. The exhibit examines the history and relationship between sports and the military in Canada dating back to the 19th Century. Play Hard, Fight Hard will conclude its run in Regina on Jan. 18, 2020 so time is running out to see this one-of-a-kind exhibit.
The Hall of Fame also boasts a sports simulator and an adaptable curling sheet if you are looking for some physical activity for the whole family during the holiday school break.
Rankin Jaworski, President of the Saskatchewan Sports Hall of Fame, invites the membership to attend the Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the Saskatchewan Sports Hall of Fame which will be held at the following date and time:
Date: Thursday, May 30, 2019
Time: 7-8 p.m.
Location: Boardroom, Saskatchewan Sports Hall of Fame – 2205 Victoria Avenue, Regina