Marty Calder

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Birthdate 1967
Birthplace
Year Inducted 1996
Category Athlete
Sport Lacrosse, Wrestling

BIOGRAPHY

Originally from St. Catharines, Calder was a two-sport athlete growing up playing lacrosse and wrestling. In 1981, he won his first 16 freestyle matches as a 14 year old Lakeport High School student. In 1987 he was the Ontario Lacrosse Association Jr. Scoring Champ and then in 1992 he won his fourth University Gold in Wrestling leading Brock University to it’s first National Championship. The former two-time Olympian and Canadian University wrestling standout came in 17th in the world in the 62kg competition in the Olympics at Barcelona 1992 , 5th in Olympic wrestling in 1993 and scored 2 thirds at the World cup and in 1996 he came in 7th at the Atlanta Olympics. Calder continued to excel in the coaching ranks as he has become one of the top coaches in Canada over the past decade for Brock University.

SPORT AFFILIATIONS

  • Brock University Wrestling

AWARDS AND RECOGNITIONS

  • CIAU Champion (1988)
  • CIAU Champion (1990)
  • CIAU Champion (1991)
  • CIAU Champion (1992)
  • Four-Time First Team All-Canadian
  • Five-Time OUA Champion
  • Inducted into the Brock Athletics Hall of Fame 2003
  • Two-time Olympian (1992, 1996)
  • Seven-time Senior National Champion
  • Three-time Olympic Trials Champion
  • Three-time Brock Male Athlete of the Year
  • OUA Men’s Coach of the Year
  • OUA Women’s Coach of the Year
  • CIS Men’s Coach of the Year