Inducted 2011

Judy May - Builder

Judy May has been heavily involved in coaching, promoting and managing the sport of Cross Country skiing in Newfoundland and Labrador for more than 30 years. From Ski Instruction, to attaining her Level III, Judy has been there for the entire Newfoundland and Labrador Cross Country Skiing community.

Judy has been involved on both Provincial and National Levels; coaching the Newfoundland and Labrador Cross Country Ski Team from 1991-1999 and Team Manager from 1987-2000. From 2000-2007 Judy served as Event Chair for the Provincial and Atlantic Championships which were hosted at the Blow Me Down Cross Country Ski Club.

On the National Level, Judy once again Coached on several occasions at the Canadian and Eastern Canadian Championships from 1989-2000. Judy also led the Winter Games Teams as Manager in 1987 and 1991 and coached in the games on three other occasions. She also coached at the Atlantic Championships from 2000-2005 in P.E.I, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia and Newfoundland and Labrador.

Currently Judy remains with Cross Country Ski NL where she is the Junior Development Director and a CANSI level II Instructor. She also remains as club secretary and Club Race Committee Chair at the Blow me Down Ski Club.

In 1989 Judy was named the City of Corner Brook Coach of the Year, and in 2004 was named Corner Brook Volunteer of the Year. Youth in Newfoundland and Labrador have benefited enormously from Judy’s stalwart dedication to the furtherance of skiing and youth development from Forteau to St. John’s. Judy May has made a great impact and is a valuable asset for Cross Country Skiing Newfoundland and Labrador.