• 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 →

  • Muriel (Armstrong) Youngson

    Muriel Youngson joined the Caledonian Ladies Curling Club in 1931.  In both 1943 and 1945, she won the Grand Aggregate in the Regina Ladies Bonspiel. Youngson was elected president of the Caledonian Ladies Curling Club in 1945, 1946, and 1947, 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 →

  • Henk Ruys

    Henk Ruys

    When Henk Ruys arrived in Saskatchewan, he discovered that his beloved game, soccer, was not a popular sport on the prairies. Nevertheless, he spent thousands of hours marking the pitches, building and maintaining the clubhouse, and lobbying Saskatoon for better 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 →

  • Roy Thiessen

    Roy Thiessen’s involvement as a builder spans the spectrum of sports.  In curling, he coached provincial and national teams to championship laurels.  Volleyball, cross-country skiing, and track and field at the civic and provincial levels have been enhanced by his 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 →

  • Dick Rendek

    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 →

  • Norm Balderston

    Saskatchewan has a history of producing national and world champion curling athletes and highly respected officials and administrators. Among the names synonymous with curling in Saskatchewan is Norm Balderston. Balderston’s relationship with the “roaring game” began like most others, as 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 →

  • Laurie Artiss

    Laurie Artiss’ name has been associated with curling in Saskatchewan since his arrival from Manitoba in 1965.  Having first served as a sports writer with the Winnipeg Tribune and athletic director in Dauphin and Virden, Manitoba, Laurie then came to Read more →