Inducted November 4, 1988
Terry Trainor was born in St. John’s in 1923 and owns a sports career that spans more than 50 years. It includes at least eight different sports as a builder and an athlete. He recently retired from the Provincial Government.
His hockey career began as a player for St. Bon’s with seven Herder Memorial Trophy Provincial Titles to his credit. He coached and refereed for 14 years and served as St. John’s League president for five years. He served as general manager of the St. John’s Team in provincial senior play from 1972 to ’87, managed Newfoundland Teams at Canada Games in ’71 and ’75, served two years as provincial junior hockey vice-president and filled numerous other hockey positions.
A member of the Provincial and St. John’s softball Hall of Fame, he was president for ten years and treasurer for four years of the St. John’s Men’s League, served as provincial secretary, was named Provincial softball Executive of the year for ’81 and acted as general manager for six Newfoundland Teams in Canadian Championships.
He was Chairman of the St. John’s Junior baseball league for six years, served as provincial secretary-treasurer, umpired and was inducted into the St. John’s Baseball Hall of Fame in 1985.
He was awarded the Pitcher Plant Award by the Provincial Parks and Recreation Association in 1981 for his service to Municipal Recreation. He also worked on various St. John’s Memorial Stadium Committees, was honored by the Boy Scouts, was a member of three cup winning soccer teams in the 1940’s, bowled, played basketball, competed in track and field and was deeply involved in a wide range of sports and community organizations.