1969 Jim Bishop

Jim Bishop 
Builder - 1969

Over a span of 24 years, clubs under ​Jim Bishop's direction won every championship from Tyke to Junior, and the Oshawa area grew from 70 players in 1963 to over 300 in 1969. 

His Junior Green Gaels won 7 consecutive Minto Cup Junior Canadian Championships from 1963 to 1969. 

In 1997, he coached the Whitby Warriors to another Minto Cup title. 

He was honoured in 1969 by the Ontario Lacrosse Association as the recipient of the "Mr. Lacrosse" trophy for outstanding assistance to the game in Ontario. Jim has promoted and fostered lacrosse as no other single person in recent years.