Kris Odegard and Roald Thompson were both honoured this past weekend as they were inducted into the Racquetball Canada Hall of Fame. The ceremony took place in conjunction with the Canadian Championships Award Banquet held in Langley, BC. Also inducted was former national team athlete Simon Roy.
Odegard was recognized for his successful career as a national team athlete. He represented Canada on 11 occasions, winning 14 medals at the international level. In addition, he gave back to the sport through his involvement in governance, coaching and athlete development. Click here to read Kris Odegard’s complete Hall of Fame biography.
Roald Thompson contributed to the strong foundation of the sport in Saskatchewan as a player, coach and advocate of coach training and development. Thompson was active both provincially and nationally in ensuring the sport grew and that programs were successful. Click here to read Roald Thompson’s Hall of Fame biography.
The Saskatchewan Racquetball Association would like to extend their congratulations to both Kris and Roald. As well as a heart felt thank you for all that they did for the sport through their accomplishments and contributions.
Click here to read the Racquetball Canada news article about the Racquetball Canada Hall of Fame Class of 2019.
If you are interested in nominating someone for the Racquetball Canada Hall of Fame, further information is available on the Racquetball Canada website at this link.