The Granite Club welcomed 150 guests at the April 4th Ontario Squash Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony, where three new Hall of Fame members inducted as the Class of 2019: Clive Caldwell, Peter Frost, and Vincent Taylor. Clive, Peter and Vincent will now join the 25 current members of the Ontario Squash Hall of Fame who have been inducted since the Hall’s 2005 inauguration. As the Ontario Squash Hall of Fame grows, along side it is the celebration of our community’s history, the recognition of the sport’s monumental players and builders, and a pathway for future generations to carry our sport forward.
Please join us in welcoming Clive, Peter, and Vincent as the Class of 2019 into the Ontario Squash Hall of Fame. Information about the Hall of Fame, members, and photo galleries can be found at www.ontariosquashhalloffame.com or by visiting it’s home at the Club at White Oaks in Niagara.
2019 INDUCTEES TO ONTARIO SQUASH HALL OF FAME ANNOUNCED
The Ontario Squash Hall of Fame Board of Governors, Anne Smith (chair), Robert Brooks, Sherry Funston, Penny Glover, Peter Hall and Tony Swift, is pleased to announce the newest members of the Ontario Squash Hall of Fame.
Clive Caldwell will be inducted as a Player/Builder. Clive captured over 35 professional singles and doubles events over a 20 year career on the World Professional Squash Association (WPSA) Tour including winning the 1980 and 1982 World Professional Singles Hardball Championships. Clive Caldwell is one of the most respected individuals in the Canadian Health Club Industry. As President and CEO of the Cambridge Group of Clubs, he has been singularly responsible for growing the game both inside and outside Ontario.
Peter Frost will be inducted as a Builder. Peter's lifetime involvement in and commitment to the squash community spans contributions at the regional, provincial, national and international levels. He has chaired numerous Canadian Championships including captaining Team Canada in the Lapham/Grant; he was president of both Squash Ontario and Squash Canada and he played a significant role over the past several decades in building the strong relationship between squash in Canada and squash in the United States.
Vincent Taylor, will be inducted as a Player/Builder. 9 Ontario Championships, 4 National Championships, 2 US titles, and 1 Scottish Masters title and many, many finalist results. And when he wasn’t playing squash, he was helping develop and grow the game, serving on local Ottawa squash Committees, Ontario Competitions and Masters Committees and Squash Canada Masters Committees. Many young athletes were recipients of Vinnie’s support.