Thursday, April 8, 2010

CITY of REGINA - SPORTS HALL of FAME - KARTUSCH, WAYE - 2007


Wayne Kartusch - Builder: Hockey

President of Saskatchewan Junior Hockey League from 1977-2003

Saskatchewan Hockey Association's chairman of junior hockey.

Hockey Canada's director of junior hockey, member of the junior council and hockey development council.

SJHL president after coaching the Regina Pat Blues junior A team from 1971-77.

Officiated junior hockey 1966-71, while playing senior hockey for Regina Caps.

Served as volunteer coach in the Queen City Minor Hockey Association.

Played for the Junior Regina Pats from 1958-60, University of Michigan from 1960-63 and Windsor Bulldogs of the International Hockey League from 1963-64.

Awards included: SHA and Canadian Junior A Hockey life memberships plus recognition from Hockey Canada and the SJHL.