Tim Barrie was cammandeered to play goal at the age of eight and never left the cage.
After playing minor lacrosse in the ‘Borough, Tim played for the Junior “A” PCO’s winning three Minto Cups from 1972-74. In 1974, he lead his team to 46 consecutive victories, a Minto Cup and was named Minto Cup MVP. In 1975, Tim played for the NLL Long Island Tomahawks where he won the league title and was chosen Tomahawk’s Rookie of the Year. In Peterborough, Barrie played Senior “A” lacrosse from 1978-83 winning Mann Cups in ’78 and ’82; he was named Mann Cup MVP in ’78 winning the Mike Kelly Memorial Trophy. He was also an established field lacrosse goalie tending nets for the 1978 and 1982 Team Canada squads. Tim was a member of the only team to beat the USA in any World Cup action, defeating the USA in overtime to win Canada’s only World Cup Championship. Barrie was also a member of the ’82 team which won a bronze medal in the Baltimore, Maryland World Cup. In 1988, he was elected to the Ontario Lacrosse Hall of Fame. Tim continues to remain active in the Peterborough minor lacrosse system as a coach and manager.