Heather Wallace

Biography

Athlete : Squash
Year Inducted: 2003
Date of Birth: December 4th, 1962
Born in: Kitwe, Zambia

She began playing squash at 16 and claimed Rhodesian and South African titles. Moving to Ottawa, she quickly proved her dominance in the sport by running off a record 12 consecutive national singles titles. She was undefeated by an Canadian woman from 1987 to 1998 while amassing more than 40 major championships in international competition. She earned three gold medals in 1995 Pan-Am Games competition. Frequently competed against and defeated her male counterparts in tournament play. Current coach of the Canadian National Women’s Squash team.