Fred Conradi

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Birthdate 1908
Birthplace
Year Inducted 1995
Category Builder
Sport Lacrosse

BIOGRAPHY

Fred Conradi was very involved in the sport of Lacrosse, and in 1938 he was the Transport Chairman for the Mann Cup Champion Athletics, and then became the President of the Athletics Team.  After this time Fred then became the President of the Ontario Lacrosse Association for two terms, and then was the President of the Canadian Lacrosse Association for two terms.  The Port Dalhousie Lions Lacrosse Bowl was built with the help of Fred, and this is where he started and sponsored many minor league teams.  Of the teams he owned and sponsored was the Jr. Athletics team for a number of years, during which time they won 2 Minto Cups.  In the late 1960’s Fred took the Sr. team to Welland where they won two Ontario Sr. Championships.  During Canada’s Centennial in 1967, he organized the fist World Lacrosse Championship (Canada, U.S.A., England and Australia) which was played at Club Heidelberg.  With the assistance of the Department of Indian Affairs, Conradi worked on staging the First National Indian Lacrosse Championship Series.  Conradi was awarded the Builders Division in the Canadian Lacrosse Hall of Fame in 1971 for all of his contributions to Lacrosse.

SPORT AFFILIATIONS

  • Lacrosse – Transport Chairman for 1938 Mann Cup Champion Athletics became President of the Athletics team
  • President – Ontario Lacrosse Association (2 Terms)
  • President – Canadian Lacrosse Association (2 Terms)
  • Staged First National Indian Lacrosse Championship Series
  • Organized the first World Field Lacrosse Championship

AWARDS AND RECOGNITIONS

  • Builders Division Canadian Lacrosse Hall of Fame 1971
  • City of St. Catharines Sports Hall of Fame 1995