Jimmy Joy

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Year Inducted 2005
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BIOGRAPHY

The native of London, England was an accomplished boxer, runner, and soccer player before being wounded during the First World War.

Joy would go on to become a legendary trainer in the city helping out in basketball, lacrosse, hockey, track and field, boxing, football, rowing, softball, baseball and bowling. He was the trainer with the St. Catharines Teepees when the team won the Memorial Cup in 1953-1954 and 1959-1960.

Joy is credited with many revolutionary training techniques and the city’s athlete of the year award is named in his honour.

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AWARDS AND RECOGNITIONS

  • Memorial Cup—1953