Pat Reid

Biography

Builder : Coach
Year Inducted: 2009
Date of Birth: March 17th, 1949
Born in: Edmonton, Alberta

Pat Reid spent 35 years in Ottawa heavily involved in sport, as a coach, administrator and promoter. He was one of Canada’s head coaches in athletics (high jump) for the 1984 Olympics, 1986 Commonwealth Games, 1987 Pan American Games, and 1988 World Junior Championships.

His athletes won 16 national titles, including 7 straight national junior titles, and represented Canada in 4 Olympic Games.

He was Director of Operations for the Canadian Amateur Hockey Association (CAHA) when Canada won its first ever back to back gold medals at the World Junior Ice Hockey Championships and its first gold medal at the inaugural IIHF Women and World Ice Hockey Championships 1991.

He created and directed the Ottawa Citizen Indoor Games/Winternationals, where 14 world records were set.