Piteau Telesphore

Piteau Telesphore

Telesphore (Frere) Piteau Sport: Swimming Year Inducted: 1968 Telesphore “Frére” Piteau was born in 1877 in Rimouski, Quebec. His parents moved to Cornwall when “Frere”, as he was known to all, was still a baby. He was educated in the separate schools of Cornwall and township. “Frere” took part in almost all sports, but his […]

Pinkos Maureen

Maureen Pinkos Sport: Swimming Year Inducted: 2012 Maureen Pinkos had success in competitive swimming from the get go when she attended the 1978 Ontario Championships as a 12 year old winning gold in the 100m, and bronze in the 200m freestyle events. Later that year, Maureen would win 3 silvers and bronze medal at a […]

Moore Dorothy

Dorothy (Hart) Moore Sport: Swimming Year Inducted: 1968 Dorothy Moore was born and educated in Cornwall. She began her swimming career in 1942; in the same year, she received her Royal Life Saving bronze medallion. She became a qualified life saving examiner in 1944. She then became a supervisor and administrator of different organizations and […]

McConnell Pat

Pat McConnell Sport: Swimming Year Inducted: 2004 Pat McConnell combined exceptional natural talent, tenacious competitive instincts and dedication to a goal in a long and distinguished athletic career. His will to win took him from Cornwall’s tiny Kinsmen pool to the World stage in a swimming career marked by Provincial and National swimming records and […]

Lauzon-Belmore Jo-Ann

Jo Ann Lauzon-Belmore Sport: Swimming Year Inducted: 2010 Jo Ann Lauzon-Belmore was one of the most accomplished and decorated swimmers ever to come from Cornwall. As a member of the Cornwall Sea Lions, Jo Ann was the first and youngest local swimmer to qualify and compete at the Canadian Championships. As a 15 year old […]

Fraser Jocelyn

Jocelyn Fraser Sport: Swimming Year Inducted: 1988 Jocelyn Fraser comes by her interest in sports naturally. Her father was a cricketer in Australia, her mother a tennis player, and her brother played soccer for the Academy at Woolwich. Her interests lay in tennis and cricket with swimming as a year-round sport. She played on teams […]

Fobert Marie-Ange

Marie-Ange (Brisson) Fobert Sport: Swimming Year Inducted: 1968 Marie-Ange Fobert, (nee Brisson), was born and educated in Cornwall. She lived right on the banks of the St. Lawrence and began swimming at an early age. She competed against the best swimmers of that era. Being a very strong swimmer, she conquered the mighty St. Lawrence, […]

Clifton Michael

Michael Clifton Sport: Swimming Year Inducted: 1994 Michael Clifton had an illustrious athletic career spanning from 1966 to 1986, both as a competitor and a coach. Michael began swimming at age seven under the direction of Jocelyn Fraser at the then, newly constructed “Y” pool, on Fifth Street. He won his first race, at Montreal’s […]

Clifton John

John Arthur (Jack) Clifton Sport: Swimming Year Inducted: 2000 John Arthur “Jack” Clifton was head coach of the Cornwall Sea Lions Swim Club, on a volunteer basis, for 12 years, taking over from Jocelyn Fraser. Jack quickly established himself as an exceptional “motivating” swim coach. The Upper Canada Swim Club, as it became known under […]