• Doug Bruce

    During his lifetime, Doug Bruce was involved in basketball, tennis, volleyball and softball. He was regarded as an important builder of sport, especially through his service to tennis. Doug was on the executive of the Regina Tennis Club in various Read more →

  • Sung Ju Kim

    Sung Ju Kim trained as a tae kwon do athlete in his native Korea, and earned his sixth degree black belt before immigrating to Canada in 1973. On October 1, 1973, he opened the first World Tae Kwon Do Federation Read more →

  • Ha Grandmaster Kee

    Grandmaster Kee Ha

    Grandmaster Kee Ha has been one of the driving forces behind taekwondo in Saskatchewan for nearly 35 years. After beginning his training in Korea in the late 1950s, Ha opened Saskatchewan’s first World Taekwondo Federation (WTF) school in Regina in Read more →

  • Jurgen Wittenberg

    An internationally ranked official, Jurgen Wittenberg officiated at the 1967 Pan American Games, the 1976 Olympics, and the 1983 World Student Games.  In addition, he participated in numerous Canadian and western Canadian games. Wittenberg provided leadership in the administration of Read more →

  • Ron Walsh

    At the age of 27, Ron Walsh noticed an ad in the University of Saskatchewan’s newspaper asking for volunteers to referee games for an intramural eight-man football league – no experience necessary.  He decided to give it a try.  It Read more →

  • Lyle Sanderson

    Lyle Sanderson was the University of Saskatchewan’s athletics coach starting in 1965.  Under his tenure, the university has captured 19 Western Conference team titles and five Canadian team titles. As well, he served as a meet director for many track Read more →

  • Judy Peddle

    Photo Credit: Alyssa Sutton Academy Studios Judy Peddle showed great promise as a track athlete while still in high school. By age sixteen, she had already set a new provincial record for the junior girls 60-yard-dash, and was a member Read more →

  • Harold Mitchelmore

    Harold Mitchelmore served his community of Saskatoon in the capacity of photo referee, track referee and timer or walk judge, at every level possible. At the provincial and Western Canadian level, Mitchelmore officiated at numerous competitions, one being the Western Read more →

  • James “Kirk” Kirkpatrick

    As a high school and Normal School teacher, Director of Physical Fitness and Recreation of Saskatchewan, Head of McGill University’s School of Physical Education and Dean of the Faculty of Education at the University of Saskatchewan, J.B. “Kirk” Kirkpatrick has Read more →

  • E. W. “Joe” Griffiths

    For 32 years, 1919 to 1951, while working at the University of Saskatchewan, Joe Griffiths made a great impact on athletics. He coached high school and university track and swim teams, and was the Canadian Olympic team coach in both 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 →

  • Douglas “Doug” Steele

    Doug Steele was involved with figure skating as a skater, coach, judge, and administrator.  After skating and coaching for many years, he became a Saskatchewan skating and test judge in 1972.  He served the Canadian Figure Skating Association (CFSA) as Read more →

  • Margaret “Margie” Sandison

    Margaret Sandison has been a mainstay in the figure skating community at a local, provincial, national, and international level for over 50 years.  Born and raised in Regina, she began her involvement in figure skating at the Wascana Winter Club Read more →

  • Bert Penfold

    Bert Penfold dedicated his life to the promotion of figure skating at the national, regional, provincial, and local level.  Penfold was chairman of the Western Section of the Canadian Figure Skating Association (CFSA) for fifteen years, and served as judges’ Read more →

  • Herbert R. Larson

    Herbert served as director and president of the Saskatoon Figure Skating Club and as vice-president and president of the Canadian Figure Skating Association between the years of 1937 and 1967. Herb was a judge of figure skating, achieving gold standing, Read more →