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Ed Derks


  • Inducted in 2006 (CBC Builders 1980)
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Ed Derks was born in Oshawa in 1961 and attended Henry Street High School and the University of Waterloo.

Ed’s playing career in lacrosse consists of 9 years in the Whitby Minor Association (1968-76) and 6 years in Whitby Junior A (1977-82).  He is a 2-time Minto Cup Finalist and a Minto Cup Champion in 1980.  In his final two years of Junior A, Ed was team Captain.

A knee injury in a pre-season game with the Brooklin Redmen ended his playing career and the beginning of his coaching career.

As a head coach in box lacrosse, his accomplishments include:

  • Tyke A Provincial Champions in 2000
  • Bantam A Provincial Finalists in 2002
  • Midget A Provincial Champions at the 2004 summer games

As a field lacrosse coach, Ed guided his teams to these successes:

  • Novice B Provincial Championship in 1997
  • Novice A Provincial Finalist in 1998
  • Peewee B Provincial Championship in 1999
  • Peewee A Provincial Championship in 2000
  • Bantam B Provincial Championship in 2001
  • Bantam A Provincial Championship in 2002
  • Midget A Provincial Finalist in 2004.

Ed also acted as the technical director for Whitby minor lacrosse in 2002-2003.

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