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WHO WE ARE

Lethbridge Sports Hall of Fame is a non-profit organization comprised of members from the community who remember, recognize, and celebrate achievements of Lethbridge and area athletes and builders.

Our Mission

BANQUET INFORMATION

CELEBRATING OUR INDUCTEES

The Lethbridge Sports Hall of Fame’s Class of 2023 Induction Ceremony will be held on May 5, 2023 in the ENMAX Centre’s Canadian Western Bank Lounge.

Nominations for the Class of 2023 will be accepted until Jan. 31, 2023 and can be submitted online on our nominations page.

Thank all of our tremendous sponsors who continue to support the LSHoF, including those who purchased advertisements in our Class of 2022 program. View the 2022 Induction Ceremony program here.

OUR 2022 INDUCTEES

A CELEBRATION OF SPORTS

Jim Steacy

Athlete - Track and Field

Jim Steacy

Jim Steacy is a true hometown hero. One of the greatest hammer throwers in Canadian history, Steacy had unparalleled success at the university, national and international levels. Steacy won 11 Canadian senior hammer throw championships and represented Canada internationally 17 times during his 17-year hammer throwing career.

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Heather Steacy

Athlete - Track and Field

Heather Steacy

Picking up a hammer in her hometown of Lethbridge provided Heather Steacy the opportunity to see the world, as she racked up accolades in the biggest competitions her sport has to offer. Over the course of her career, Steacy became a two-time Olympian, a multi-time Canadian champion, a Pan Am Games participant, and a highly decorated university star.

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Dennis Chief Moon

Athlete - Boxing

Dennis Chief Moon

The Blood Reserve in southern Alberta has a long history of producing acclaimed boxers, and Dennis Chief Moon plays a key role in that legacy. Picking up the sport at the age of 13, Chief Moon battled his way to the highest ranks of the sport in Canada, earning a national championship and representing Canada internationally, before returning to his roots to mentor the next generation.

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Scott Oikawa

Builder - Baseball

Scott Oikawa

Lethbridge’s baseball community has long been recognized as one of Alberta’s best, and a massive part of that is because of one man who has now coached multiple generations of young ball players over more than three decades. Scott Oikawa, affectionately known as “Coach O” by the hundreds of players who have gone through the city’s American Legion program, has built a championship resume and carved out a role as a mentor since his coaching career began in the mid-1980s.

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Errol Smith

Builder - Soccer

Errol Smith

For a community sports program to truly prosper, it needs volunteers who care about every small detail and every person who takes part. For more than 40 years, Errol Smith has been that person for soccer in Lethbridge. He first got involved in the local soccer community as a coach for his daughter’s team, and Smith’s involvement grew and evolved from there. His hands-on care has directly benefitted many generations of Lethbridge soccer players.

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Jody Fisher Meli

Special - Curling

Jody Fisher Meli

Deep in the heart of southwestern Alberta, the city of Lethbridge has carved out a reputation as a hotbed for hosting successful major curling events. Much of this reputation is thanks to the work of Jody Fisher Meli, who has worked tirelessly to both attract and run championship events in the city.

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FEMALE KINSMEN OF THE YEAR

MALE KINSMEN OF THE YEAR

Female Sports Person of the Year

Kacie Bosch & Paige Crozon

Female Sports Person of the Year

In a relatively new sport, at least in terms of international significance and opportunities, a Lethbridge-based duo have quickly made their mark as half of one of the world’s best women’s 3x3 basketball teams.

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Male Sports Person of the Year

Taylor Austin

Male Sports Person of the Year

The speed and strength that made Taylor Austin a standout football and soccer player during his youth in Lethbridge have propelled him to the international stage as a member of Canada’s bobsleigh team.

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Nominations

NOMINATE A DESERVING CANDIDATE

You can now submit your Lethbridge Sports Hall of Fame nominations online! It’s easier than ever to nominate a deserving candidate in the athlete, builder, team or special category. We are currently accepting nominations for our Class of 2023. Learn more by visiting our new nominations page.

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