McPherson, Gary - 1993

McPherson, Gary - 1993

Gary McPherson

Wheelchair Sports Builder, Edmonton

Inducted in 1993


Gary McPherson has worked tirelessly with provincial and national organizations devoted to the development of sports for disabled persons. He was the General Manager of the Alberta Northern Lights Wheelchair Basketball Society; co-founder of the Challenge Cup Basketball Association; and, managed the Canadian Men's Wheelchair Basketball team in 1979 and in 1983. He volunteers as President of the Canadian Wheelchair Sports Association, and acts as Chairman of the Premier's Council on the Status of Persons with Disabilities. Gary McPherson's dedication has earned him the Canadian Rehabilitation Council for Disabled Outstanding Contribution Award and, the Donald King Memorial Award presented by the Sports Federation of Canada for outstanding volunteer service.