- Inducted in 2004 (B&R Transporters 1970)
John was born in Whitby and played many sports during his youth, including lacrosse. He won a scoring title at the Midget Lacrosse level in 1969 and was selected as the Outstanding Midget Lacrosse Player in Ontario that same year.
John won 2 more scoring titles as a member of the B&R Transporters, including the team’s 1970 championship season. He played Senior lacrosse with the Brooklin Redmen for many years and, after several seasons away from the game, returned to the team in 1987, winning a Mann Cup championship.