Inductee Information

Elmer Sutton


Induction Category


Coach, Manager
Until his transfer to Edmonton, Elmer was the drive behind the St.
Andrew's Basketball Club as a player, builder, coach, and manager. He
first got involved as coach of the St. Andrews Church Intermediate team
which won the Intermediate Championship in 1930 and 1931.

In 1932, he helped establish the St. Andrew's Basketball Club.
Elmer spent his energies with the help of others to raise money so that
the Club could enter the Senior "B", Intermediate, and Junior Sections
of the Y.M.C.A. League. At the same time, he continued to coach Junior
and Intermediate St. Andrews teams. He also served for many years on
the Executive of the Manitoba Amateur Basketball Association.
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