Paul Gratton

Biography

Athlete : Volleyball
Year Inducted: 2003
Date of Birth: November 8th, 1958
Born in: Ottawa, Ontario

Competing in volleyball, a sport not considered in the mainstream, he became a member of the national men’s team in 1977 and remained a vital cog in Canada’s international efforts through 1985. He captained Team Canada 1982-85 and competed in the 1984 Olympics. He competed in pro ranks in Japan, Italy and France and frequently earned all-star, MVP honours. His power hitting and blocking skills helped his teams claim title laurels. Agent for professional volleyball players and still playing in senior competitions.