Springwater Sports Heritage

Founding Benefactor: The McGuire Trust

Stanley Ritchie

Induction Award:

In addition to being a very active competitive hockey player Stan embarked on numerous local and regional coaching and executive responsibilities in both hockey and baseball.  Finding time to be a multi-sport, multi-level, and multi-position individual was a challenge but one that Stan successfully achieved.  As a business owner he willing sponsored local teams and events.  Over the past several decades he has been the recipient of many awards for his dedication to sport.  He served as vice president of the Barrie and District Baseball Association.  Stan was a frequent volunteer for many non-sporting community activities and was declared Elmvale Citizen of the Year in 1996. 

Member Details:

Name:  Stanley Thomas Alexander RITCHIE
Category:  Builder
Year of Induction: 2016
Nominator:  Denise Ritchie-McLean
Date/Place of Birth:  January 29, 1934, Elmvale ON– Born at home
Raised in Elmvale ON


Stan coached Minor Ball for many years ...more highlights


Stan Ritchie will also be inducted in the builders’ category ...more narrative


Stan spent 14 years teaching Mini tykes the skills needed ...more anecdotes


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Springwater Sports Heritage would like to express its appreciation for the contributions by Denise Ritchie-McLean and Mike Townes


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