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Donald R. (Don) Barrie

Don Barrie, a city resident most of his life, was born in Oakville, ON. Active in many sports, it is lacrosse where he left an indelible impression.

While acting as chief instructor of the Peterborough Lacrosse School, Don coached teams to 10 Ontario championships. At Thomas A. Stewart Secondary School he coached football, hockey, basketball and lacrosse. Three of his lacrosse teams won Ontario titles. His coaching career took him to other levels, including the Peterborough Junior A team and Professional National Lacrosse League teams at Philadelphia and Maryland. In 1978, Don helped coach the Canadian field lacrosse team to a gold medal at the World Championships in Manchester, England.

Don’s renowned knowledge and organizational skills have been used by the Ontario and Canadian Lacrosse Associations, as course writer and instructor.

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