Born in 1936 in St. Catharines, Ontario, Ron Roy played Jr. A lacrosse for St.Catharines, 1953-56, and Sr. A for St. Catharines, Port Credit and Brooklin between 1957 and 1964. His first appearance in a Mann Cup came in 1958 with theWelland-Crowland Switsons. The Switsons lost to the New Westminster Salmonbellies that year, but Ron got another shot at the cup --and won-- in 1960with the Port Credit Sailors. That same year, 1960, Ron was the OLA scoring champion.
His lastappearance in a Mann Cup came in 1961 when he was picked up by the Brooklin Redmen. During his
career in Senior, Major and Pro lacrosse between 1955 and 1974 Ron scored 379 goals with 226 assists in
regular season play and 133 goals and 65 assists in 82 playoff games. As a professional player, he was
with the St. Catharines Golden Hawks when they won the pro championship in 1969.
Voted the player ofthe 1950’s by the St. Catharines Athletics Lacrosse Club, Ron is a charter member of the Ontario
Lacrosse Hall of Fame. Deeply involved as a lacrosse player, coach, referee, field lacrosse revivalist and
manager for over 50 years, Ron Roy passed awayin 2007.