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 (1927 – 1994)


SPORT | Figure Skating

POSITION | Executive Member, Administrator, Official



McKay, John


1972 – Judge at Skate Russia in Moscow

As President of CFSA represented Canada at Olympics in Sapporo, Japan and at Worlds in Calgary, AL

1974 – Judge at Canadians in Moncton, NB

1976 – Assistant referee at Canadians in Ilderton, ON

Advance organizer at Olympics in Innsbruck, Austria

1977 – Team leader at Worlds in Tokyo, Japan

1979 – Assistant referee at Canadians in Thunder Bay, ON

Judge at Prague Skate in Prague, Czechoslovakia

1983 – Judge at Prague Skate in Prague, Czechoslovakia

1984 – Judge at Canadians in Regina, SK

team leader at Worlds in Ottawa, ON

1985 – Judge at Canadians in Moncton, NB

1987 – Team leader at Worlds in Cincinnati, OH

Assistant technical representative and referee at Canadians in Ottawa, ON

1988 – Team leader at Olympics in Calgary, AL

Referee at Canadians in Victoria, BC

1990 – Judge at Canadians in Moncton, NB?

Awards & Recognitions

1970 – Recognized by Chatham Memorial Community Centre Commission for Outstanding Service

1973 – Received British Columbia Festival of Winter Sports Appreciation Award

1976 – Received Province of Ontario Special Achievement Award for Distinguished Contribution to the Field of Fitness and Amateur Sport

1979 – Was given Canada Winter Games (Brandon, Manitoba) Appreciation Award

1979 – Elected as Honourary Member of Canadian Figure Skating Association

1987 – Received Province of Ontario International Achievement Award in Recognition of Distinguished Performance in the Field of Amateur Sport

1989 & 1990 – Received Billie Mitchell Award from Canadian Figure Skating Association for “valuable contribution to skating”

1993 – Was given Government of Canada Commemorative Medal for the 125th Anniversary of Canadian Confederation in recognition of “significant contribution to compatriots, to community, and to Canada”

1997 – Was inducted into Canadian Figure Skating Hall of Fame

In addition, John was an active member of the Chatham Water Commission from 1970 until his death in 1994 at the age of 67.

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