Monday, December 22, 2014

This page salutes Judo Yukon’s athletes, coaches, administrators and volunteers who have made outstanding achievements and contribution past and present throughout their judo career. 


 

Judo Yukon Technical Advisor - Sensei John Huntley

Sept 1959 - Sept 2009

50 years of continuous dedicated Judo

 



Sport Yukon - Female Athlete of the Year - Lisa Mackenzie 1985


 

Sport Yukon - Charlie (Chuck) Mackenzie
Inducted 1982

 
Chuck Mackenzie was inducted to the Sport Yukon Hall of Fame as an athlete, coach and builder of Judo in the Yukon.
 
In 1961 he joined the Whitehorse Judo Club to participate as an athlete and by 1963 he was also an assistant instructor. As an athlete he won the 1963 Yukon Judo Championships in the junior heavyweight division and in 1972 he won two gold ulus at the Arctic Winter Games. In 1964, Chuck became the head instructor for the club. He received his first degree black belt in 1970 and his second degree black belt in 1976.
 
Besides being an athlete and coach Chuck was also a great organizer. He coordinated the 12th annual Canadian Judo Championships in Whitehorse in 1973 and the same year received an award from Judo Canada for his outstanding contribution to Judo. He also developed the Yukon Kodokan Black Belt Association.
 

 

Sport Yukon - Administrator/Executive of the Year - Tom Roberts 1980


Whitehorestar Archives - 1973 - Canadian Judo championship at FH Collins school, Whitehorse, YT.

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