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Wayne Colley


  • Inducted in 2005
  • Athlete

Wayne Lee Colley was born in Port Perry in 1956. He was raised in Whitby and graduated from Anderson Collegiate, Durham College, and Guelph University.

His lacrosse career spans more than 30 years, from 1967, and reflects numerous individual achievements as well as National and Provincial championships as both a player and a coach. Several of his significant accomplishments include:

  • 20 All-Ontario Provincial Championships – 17 Box Lacrosse (11 as a player and 6 as a coach) plus 3 Field Lacrosse titles as a coach
  • 5 All-Canadian National Championships in Box Lacrosse (4 of 9 trips as a player and 1 of 3 trips as a coach)
  • Best Goals Against Average in Junior A Lacrosse in 1976, 1977, and 1978
  • Best Goals Against Average in Senior A Lacrosse 7 times between 1980 and 1990
  • Mann Cup Most Valuable Player in 1985
  • Junior A Lacrosse Coach of the Year – 1993
  • Coach and General Manager of the Gold Medal team in the 1998 Ontario Summer Games
  • Inducted into the Ontario Lacrosse Association Hall of Fame in 1999

Wayne has also taught Level 1 and Level 2 coaching clinics for the Ontario Lacrosse Association and has produced a goaltending film for this same organization.

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