SSHoF logoWilliam (Bill) Seymour

Builder (2009)

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William (Bill) SeymourBill Seymour has left an imprint as a coach and administrator, especially on hockey, since 1969. He coached football and track at Evan Hardy, Aden Bowman and Walter Murray collegiates.

He coached an Evan Hardy juvenile hockey team to three provincial championships. He was head coach of both the Contacts and Blazers AAA midget hockey teams. He was an assistant coach of the University of Saskatchewan Huskies when they won the CIAU gold medal in 1983 and the team's head coach in 1991.

He has coached twice at the Canada Winter Games and led a Team Western midget team against a Soviet touring team in 1984. He coached in China on a seven-week exchange program in 1985. He was general manager of the bronze-winning Team Canada at the 2003 World University Games.

He was project co-ordinator of the Dogs On Ice history book on the Huskies. While serving as athletic director at the University of Saskatchewan from 2006 to 2008, he played an administrative role when Saskatoon played hosts to national finals in football, wrestling and women's basketball.