William (Bill) Fox (Official) –
One of the finest officials in lacrosse, Bill Fox was also an accomplished box and field player. He participated in numerous provincial and national championships including being a member of the 1980 Mann Cup champions Brampton Excelsiors. In addition, Bill coached box and field lacrosse at the minor, Junior and Provincial levels. Furthermore, Bill Fox made a significant contribution as a builder including being a co-founder of the West Durham Minor Lacrosse Association; Co-founder of the Toronto Field Lacrosse Program; CLA Board of Officials member; and recruiting and training Canadian and American referees. Bill Fox was also the Co-founder of the International Lacrosse Federation Referees Association. His array of experience in officiating in box and field lacrosse can be described as vast and significant.
Refereeing for over four decades, included among Bill’s accomplishments are Induction into the National Lacrosse League Hall of Fame in 2021; Recipient of the Allen G. Rae Builder Award from Sports Officials Canada -recognition of an individual who has made a significant contribution to the development of sports officials and the advancement of the sports officiating profession (2010). And many other contributions, too long to list here.
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