Category: Male

Ron Westlake

Collingwood’s Ron Westlake was a prolific ski racer carving the hills on the heels of Crazy Canucks Ken Read and Steve Podborski in the 1970s during the Canadian championships. At one national competition, Westlake finished third, right behind Read and…

John Stephenson

John Stephenson was a familiar sight behind the players’ bench and on the ice during the 1960’s, 70’s and 80’s, at the regal Eddie Bush Memorial Arena on Hurontario Street. For twenty-six winter seasons, Stephenson coached the fundamentals of hockey…

Peter Kemp

Peter Kemp’s ‘field of dreams’ was built in the 1970s with the formation of the upstart Georgian Bay and District Slo Pitch League, one of the province’s oldest and most established slo-pitch organizations. Along with Collingwood Sports Hall of Famer…

Larry Sinclair

The incredible growth and overall athlete success of Nordic skiing in the Collingwood region inevitably can be traced to the involvement of the Sinclair family in Duntroon. On Saturday, October 25, 2014, the Collingwood Sports Hall of Fame proudly welcomed…

Paul Shaw

Paul Shaw was introduced to trap shooting during a conversation in 1981 while goose hunting with friends.  Paul quickly established himself as a force within the sport through pure instinct built from his early years, raised on a farm near Ravenna, when rabbit hunting was…

Jay Morrill

Jay was introduced to cross country running as an elementary student at Cameron Street Public. Very soon thereafter he began to dominate races with students 4 years his senior. It was during his high school years at Collingwood Collegiate Institute (CCI)…

Dave Chandler

On the ice, Dave Chandler has seen it all throughout his career having officiated 5000+ hockey games during his 37 year career. His career started as a 15 year old a the Ted Reeve Arena in Toronto. Dave moved to Collingwood…

ROY HEWSON

Professional foot racing was a booming sport throughout the Georgian Bay 70 years ago but few people know that Collingwood once claimed a professional distance runner of national reputation. His name was Roy Hewson and for a decade between 1906…

JAMES WOOLNER

Captain Jim Woolner was born in Collingwood in 1878. A Master of the steel blades at the turn of the century Captain Jim was a household word and every kid in the Georgian Bay district tried to emulate his style…

JACK “DUTCH” WHEELER

The hockey career of the colourful Dutch Wheeler covers a quarter of a century and his natural ability can be compared with any of the great players spawned in his ” hockey hot bed” that is Collingwood. Learning to skate…