- Keith Crummer, in 1929 at the Kent Secondary Schools
Championships, won 6 first place ribbons.
- Lloyd Davidson, from1974 to 1979, served as Chairman of the
Ontario Hockey Council; recommend rule changes and to
investigate what, if anything, was wrong with minor hockey.
- Smoke Reynolds, in 1962, received the OHA's highest award, the
"Gold Stick", for meritorious service.
- Sandra Tewkesbury, in 1957, won the senior ladies' title at the
Western Ontario Sectional Championships qualifying for the Canadian
Championships for the first time.
- Joe Zimmer represented the OBA on the Canadian Federation of
Baseball from 1972 to 1976.
- Bill Atkinson, in 1977, pitched in 55 games all in relief for the
- Ches Dawson, in 1933 at the age 19, was runner-up in the first
flight of the Ontario Amateur Golf Championship.
- Archie Stirling was a city alderman for 12 years and mayor of
Chatham for 1 term.
- Doug Melvin, while in high school, was a 3-time all star in the
Jaycee Blue and White Basketball Tournament.
- Don Gillett, in addition to a perfect 300 game in 1962, bowled a
299 game in 1961.
- Casey Maynard was the bantam baseball house league conveyor for 20
- Karrie Williams was the first Kent County female athlete to
receive a scholarship in a team sport from an American university.
- Flat Chase was the winning pitcher in the last 2 games when the
Colored All Stars won the 1934 OBA Intermediate "B"
- Harold Gillies officiated in 4 OFSAA championship basketball
- Richard Doey, while at university, was on the Canadian Champion
Men's 4 team for 3 consecutive years.
- George Aitken, in 1961-62, led the Maroons in scoring and was
second in the league with 32 goals and 29 assists.
- Larry Lahey, in 1974-75, was the first Kent County coach to win an
OFSAA Basketball Championship.
- David Seton, from 1951 to 1965, represented the Chatham and
District Soccer Association at the Ontario Soccer Association annual
- The Elliot Racing Team, from 1969 to 1971 set 9 NHRA National
- The 49-50 Maroons had about 2500 fans go to Detroit to see them
play the first IAHL semi-final game.
- Doug Allin, in 3 years as juvenile coach, 1969-71, led them to 2
OBA championships and 1 runner-up.
- Boomer Harding, in 1988, was one of only 18 Canadians to receive
an Olympic Gold Achievement Medal in honour of his "Fifty-five
Years of Sports Achievement".
- Herb Wakabayashi, after university, went to Japan to play hockey
and ultimately played in 3 Olympics.
- John McKay was posthumously inducted into the Canadian Figure
Skating Hall of Fame in 1998.
- Arthur Pelky, at one time, was trained by former World Champion
Tommy Burns, also a Canadian.
- The 1953 Bantam Team in OBA play downs competed against cities of
all sizes since the OBA had not yet implemented a classification
system based on the size of communities.
- Ross Babcock, from 1950 to 1955, spearheaded the operations of
both the newly formed minor baseball and minor hockey organizations.
- Dave Gagner, in 1983-84, represented Canada at the World Junior
Championships and the Winter Olympic Games in Sarajevo.
- Don Hinnegan, in 1927-28 at age 17 and still in high school,
played for the original Senior Maroons.
- Max Lenover, during his career at Loyal University won every dual
competition he entered, winning 90 first place medals.
- Copper Leyte, from 1951 to 1953, played for the Quebec Aces senior
team along with Jean Beliveau.
- The 1937-38 Maroons was the first Chatham team to win an OHA