Gord Currie

Inducted in 2005

Gord Currie began his coaching career at Regina’s Belfour Tech in 1950. At one stage, the Belfour Redman won 40 straight games. While coaching at Belfour Tech, his football teams won eight Saskatchewn championships, successes that were mirrored by the baseball and hockey teams, which he also coached.

       Currie joined the Regina Rams in 1965 and remained as head coach until 1976. During his tenure, the Rams won 109 of their 136 games (a .801 winning percentage), one Alberta Junior League Championship, eight Manitoba–Saskatchewan league championships, seven Western Canadian Junior Championships, and six Canadian Championships with his final national title coming in his last game.

       Through 26 years of coaching, Currie was lauded for the inspirational effect he had on his teams, the motivation he provided his players to develop their character and for stabilizing the foundation of the Rams, who became one of the country’s most successful amateur sports teams.




Career
Head Coach of the Belfour Tech Redmen
1950 - 1960
Head Coach of the Regina Rams
1965 - 1976
Awards/Honours

    —Air Canada Amateur Coach of the Year
    1975

    —Member of the Order of Canada
    1978

    —Saskatchewan Member of Legislative Assemble
    1982 - 1986

    —Saskatchewan Minister of Advanced Education and Man Power
    1983, 1985

    —Regina High Schools Athletic Association Merit Award Honour Roll
    1988

Class of 2005
—Gord Currie
—Rod Connop
—Ed George
—Ray Nettles
—Willie Pless