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Harold is retired and lives in Chatham, Ontario 

1934 Colored All Stars Baseball Team
1937-38 SR. Maroons
1949-50 St.Clair Maroons
1953 BR.431 Bantam Baseball All Stars
1956 BR 431 Bantam Baseball All Stars
1958-59 Rotary JUV. Hockey
1959-60 Senior Maroons
1969-71 S. Elliott Perf Racing
1973 Kinsmen Pee Wee Baseball Team
1974-75 JMSS Boys Basketball Team
1977-78 Chatham Royals Inter. "C" Hockey
1979 Huron & Erie Beverages Midgets
1983-84 & 1984-85 Maple City Jr.Ice Crystals
1985 Chatham Juvenile Baseball Team
1985-86 JMSS Girls Basketball Team
1986-87 BR28 Bantams Team
1989-90 CKSS Boys ""AA" Volleyballl Team
1992-93 JMSS Girls Basketball Team
1997 Sun-Out Diamonds Sr. Baseball Team
1998-99 JR.Maroons
Archie Stirling
Arthur Pelkey
Bill Atkinson
Bill Robinson
Bill Stobbs
Bob Weedon
Brian Wiseman
Carrie Carleton (Dillon)
Casey Maynard
Ches Dawson
Courtney Babcock
Leyte Wilson "Copper"
Dale Lahey
Dan Lewis
Dave Allin
Dave Gagner
David Seton
Dennis McCord
Derek Krete
Don Gillett
Don Hinnegan
Doug Allin
Doug Anakin
Doug Melvin
Earl Flat Chase
Ed Myers
Ed Wright
Elaine Hinnegan
Fergie Jenkins
Fran Crummer
Gene Dziadura
George Aitken
George Bruette
Harold Gillies
Harold McFarlane
Herb Wakabayashi
Irma (Grant) Isaac
Jim Maynard
Joe Zimmer
Joe Malo
Joelle Batten-Daigneau
John McKay
Karrie Williams
Keith Crummer
Larry Babcock
Larry Lahey
Lloyd Davidson
Marion (Watson) Stanton
Martin Aarts
Max Lenover
Mel Wakabayashi
Mort Giles
Norman Morris 'Chirp'
Peter Gilbert
Randy Rybansky
Richard Doey
Ron Blommers
Ross Babcock
Ron Coristine
Ross Day
Roy Galloway
Roy Oscar 'Doc' Miller
Sandra Tewksbury
Shae-Lynn Bourne
Shirley Pilson
Smoke, R.S.Reynolds
Tyson Parry
Wilfred  Harding

Birth Date: 
From: Chatham, Ontario
Volunteer Award


Category - Builder

Harold was involved in hockey at the local and provincial level for over 45 consecutive years. Starting as a coach in the minor system, then president of the Chatham Minor Hockey Association;  up until 2004, he was still involved with the Chatham Junior Maroons.

  • 1957-58
    • President of Chatham Minor Hockey Association
  • 1958-59
    • Coach of Chatham Rotary Juvenile Hockey Team;  lost only 1 (one) game all season; games included 3(three) against Junior "B" teams, and ultimately became first CMHA team to win an Ontario Hockey Association Championship
  • 1959-60
    • Organized and coached the first Jr. Maroon Hockey Club. For over 40 years,  he has continuously been involved with the Jr. Maroons in a variable capacity
  • 1989
    • Purchased Jr. Maroons and became Owner-President of club
  • 1991
    • Award from City of Chatham recognizing his dedication to hockey as Jr. Maroons won second consecutive Western Ontario League Championship
  • 1992
    • Sold team  but remained as Director of the club and worked for the Jr. Maroons until 2004
    • Awarded certificate from City of Chatham recognizing "Contribution to the Expertise and Dedication to Junior Hockey" in city
    • Awarded Special Recognition from Ontario Hockey Association for "Continued Service to the Association" 
  • 1993
    • Awarded, by Province of Ontario, Commemorative Medal for 125th Anniversary of Confederation for "Contribution to the Fellow Citizens of the Community"
  • 1996
    • Included in a Special Edition of Chatham Daily News entitled "Sports Legends for Junior Hockey in Chatham"
  • 1998
    • Received Special Award from Chatham Maroon Alumni Association for "Outstanding Efforts and Time, Assisting and Developing Junior Hockey in Chatham for over 42 Years"
  • 2002
    • Awarded Ontario Volunteer Service Award by Ontario Government for having completed 10 years of volunteer work
  • 2003
    • Inducted into Chatham Maroon "Heart and Soul" Volunteer Wall of Fame for dedicating himself unselfishly to the betterment of Junior Maroon hockey in the city
  • 2004
    • Recognized at  "Founders Night"  by 1959-60 players and 2003-04 players as founder of Jr. Maroons
Inducted into Chatham Sports Hall of Fame 2005