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Burnaby Sports Hall of Fame
• B u i l d e r  • Categories:  Athlete, Coach, Builder, and Team.
Field
Hockey

Moira Colbourne: Started field hockey program in Burnaby in 1968 and was instrumental one year later of forming Burnaby Women's Field Hockey Association and has been president for past 30 years; saw association grow from two teams to 44; introduced field hockey into Burnaby schools and Burnaby Men's Club; Simon Fraser University coach for 29 years; has served as an administrator, coach and umpire for 47 years.

 

Lacrosse

Jack Crosby: Burnaby's Mr. Lacrosse; has been president of Burnaby Minor Lacrosse Association since 1964; has served the Burnaby lacrosse community for the past 55 years; over the years has organized and run the Burnaby Intermediates, Juniors, Seniors and coaches a peewee team; general manager of Burnaby Cablevision that won Minto Cup championships in 1977 through 79 and the Burnaby Lakers that won Minto Cup in 1998 and 2000.

 

Karate

Norma Foster: First women in world to receive international judging status for world class karate competitions; began karate career in Scotland; was first woman to achieve her JKA Black Belt; won 1984 Canadian women's championship in kata and kumite; a true pioneer in her field of bringing women forward in her sport.

For further information on the Karate program you can contact Norma by email: nfoster@egate.net Also, see the "links" page for more contact information on this sport.

Soccer

Dave Fryatt: Deserving of the title "Mr Soccer"; served the B.C. Soccer Association for more than 35 years, including 18 years as president; various position with the Canadian Soccer Association, including President and 18 years as a Director; Auditor of the B.C. Youth Soccer Association for 36 years and treasurer for 34 years; founding member and director West Coast Soccer Society; long-time member Canadian World Cup Committee; has served as head of every major soccer organization in B.C. and Canada.

Soccer
Lacrosse

Lou Moro: One of the most respected trainers in the country in soccer and lacrosse; trainer of a host of Canadian national and international soccer teams dating back to 1957; trainer for the Vancouver Sun Soccer Tournament at Swangard Stadium since its inception in 1953; elected to the B.C. Sports Hall of Fame in 1973 and was recipient of A.C. Sandford Achievement Award for his contribution to B.C. soccer; appointed life member Cliff Avenue United Soccer Club.

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