Kenneth Croft

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Year Inducted 2008
Category Athlete
Sport Hockey, Lacrosse, Tennis

BIOGRAPHY

Kenneth George Croft was a Juvenile Hockey St. Catharines Lions Southern Ontario Champion in 1944. In 1945 he was then a Junior A Hockey Port Colborne Sailor, and from 1946-1951 he played for the St. Catharines Industrial Hockey team, for Lightning Fastener—General Motors. 1952-54 played with the Thorold Intermediate Hockey team, and then 1955-59 played for the Welland Senior B Hockey team. Also involved in Lacrosse, Croft started Lacrosse in 1945-46 when he attended the Canadian Army Lacrosse Camp Borden. Playing for the St. Catharines Junior Athletic Lacrosse, and then the Quebec City Senior Lacrosse in 1947, as well as Senior Lacrosse from 1952-53 for Orillia & Toronto West York. It wasn’t until 1982 that Croft commenced playing competitive tennis.

SPORT AFFILIATIONS

  • Juvenile Hockey St. Catharines Lions Southern Ontario Champions
  • Junior A Hockey Port Colborne Sailors
  • Thorold Intermediate Hockey Niagara Champions
  • St. Catharines Industrial Hockey Lightning Fastener—General Motors
  • Welland Senior B Hockey
  • Canadian Army Lacrosse Camp Borden
  • St. Catharines Junior Athletic Lacrosse
  • Quebec City senior Lacrosse
  • Orillia & Toronto West York Senior Lacrosse

AWARDS AND RECOGNITIONS

  • Charter Member Ontario Lacrosse Hall of Fame 1997
  • Canadian Lacrosse Hall of Fame at Burnaby B.C. 2003
  • Member Board of Directors of Ontario Lacrosse Hall of Fame 2001-2006
  • Volunteer St. Catharines Museum Niagara March of Dimes Design Ability Niagara