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Jim Harrison | St. Catharines Sports Hall of Fame
Teacher, Coach and Head of Phys. Ed at Sir Winston Churchill Secondary School (1963-1987)
Coach of the Senior and Junior Football teams, boys basketball, and boys and girls track and field for 25 consecutive years at Sir. Winston
Official starter at SOSSA for track and field for many years
Member of numerous athletic committees through his teaching and coaching careers
QB/Halfback coordinator and special teams coach—Queen’s University 1987-1994 (won Vanier Cup in 1992)
Organized 4 football/educational trips for the SWC Senior team to the US
Member of the first Canadian sport contingent to visit Russia
Invited to be a guest football coach for the Hamilton Tiger Cats rookie camp in 1974
Came to St. Catharines in 1962 and taught and coached at Lakeport High school where he started their football program.
AWARDS AND RECOGNITIONS
Winner of the prestigious Pete Beach award through OFSAA. This is awarded to a coach whose life was dedicated to sport and helping others, especially young people, achieve their full potential.