Charlie Diffin


Builder : Basketball
Year Inducted: 2003
Date of Birth: January 31st, 1930
Born in: Ottawa, Ontario

His basketball officiating career began at age 14 and his commitment to refereeing continued for 55 years during which time he worked all levels of games from youth to CIAU national championships. He handled international contests involving the Harlem Globetrotters and Chinese national team.  

He also played a key role in the administrative aspect of basketball and officiating. He served 28 years on the executive of the Ottawa Valley Board of Approved Basketball Officials and was recipient of numerous sport-related awards.