SSHoF logoTracy Kelly

Athlete (2011)

Cross Country

Tracy KellyTracy Kelly was chosen an All-Canadian in 1980 and 1981, the first two years that women competed in the Canadian university cross-country championships. The crowning achievement was that, in 1982, she became the first from the University of Saskatchewan to win the cross-country championship.

She also competed in the distance events in track and field and her time of 9:33.53, set in 1982, is still the fastest in program history in Saskatchewan. Her outstanding season in 1982 also took her to the world university cross-country championships in Germany and the world senior championships in Rome. She was honored as a Canada West all-star three years in a row and in 1982, was the winner of the Ethel Catherwood trophy as the Huskies' female athlete of the year.

She became a specialist in triathlons, finishing with a win in the Women's category at the Ironman Canada in Penticton in 1986.

Professionally as a physiotherapist her highlights were in working with the National X-Country Ski team at the worlds in 1987 & the Olympics in 1988. Also, as a therapist include working with BC Amateur hockey at 3 Canada Games and 2 under 18 World Championships and 5 years with the WHL Prince George hockey team.