Celebrity Roster

Photo of Joe Carter Joe Carter

Joe Carter is the man responsible for what The Sporting News called one of Baseball’s 25 Greatest Moments. On October 23, 1993, in Game 6 of the World Series between the Toronto Blue Jays and the Philadelphia Phillies, Carter hit a ninth inning home run that won the Jays their second consecutive world title. That hit immortalized Joe Carter in Canadian sports history; co-incidentally, Carter was also the last person to touch the ball in the previous World Series when the Jays defeated the Atlanta Braves.…

Photo of Wayne Cashman Wayne Cashman

A hard grinding left-winger, Wayne Cashman was part of the most formidable lines of the 1970s. Because of Cashman’s excellent ability in the corners, he was able to create plays for linemates Ken Hodge and Phil Esposito to finish. Cashman won the Stanley Cup with the Bruins in 1970 and 1972. In the deciding game of the 1972 Stanley Cup Finals against the New York Rangers, Cashman scored twice.…

Photo of John Cattuci John Cattuci

Known as the host of the Food Network’s You Gotta Eat Here!, John Catucci has been performing since his days at York University. During John’s time at York, he teamed up with David Mesiano in forming The Doo Wops, which won the 2001 Homegrown Comedy Competition at the Just For Laughs Festival in Montreal. John’s success with The Doo Wops would lead him to film and television roles in The Tuxedo, The Toronto Show, To Die For, The Sean Cullen Show, First Time Caller, Liocracy and Kiss My Act.…

Photo of Gerry Cheevers Gerry Cheevers

Gerry ‘Cheesy’ Cheevers (HHOF ’85) was the net minder for the Stanley Cup-winning Boston Bruins in 1970 and 1972. Originally a Maple Leaf, Toronto relegated Cheevers to a back-up role behind the great Johnny Bower. Picked up by Boston in 1965, Cheevers became the regular goaltender and was often left to his own devices, as the entire Boston team liked to play on the fore check.…

Photo of Chris Chelios Chris Chelios

One of hockey’s greatest defensemen, Chris Chelios played 1651 NHL games over 25 NHL seasons with the Montreal Canadiens, Chicago Blackhawks, Detroit Redwings and the Atlanta Thrashers. Born in Chicago and raised in Evergreen Park, Illinois, Chelios moved with his family to San Diego as a teenager where he graduated from Mira Mesa Senior High School.…

Photo of Don Cherry Don Cherry

Always controversial, yet beloved by hockey fans everywhere, Don Cherry is the heart, soul and face of Hockey Night in Canada’s Coach’s Corner. Like many great coaches, Cherry had a less-than stellar playing career in various minor leagues. After coaching in Rochester, the Boston Bruins hired Cherry as head coach in 1974. He led them for 5 seasons, bringing them to the finals two years in a row and picking up a Jack Adams trophy for NHL Coach of the Year (1976).…

Photo of David Chilton David Chilton

A financial planner and publishing company owner from Waterloo, Ontario, David Chilton’s career took off by self-publishing The Wealthy Barber in 1989. Written in 26 months, The Wealthy Barber targets those who lack investment experience to get them to develop good money managing habits. One of the best selling Canadian books of all time, The Wealthy Barber has seen over 2 million copies sold since it’s release.…

Photo of George Chuvalo George Chuvalo

The greatest Canadian Heavyweight of all-time, George Chuvalo is still standing despite deep personal tragedy. He fought all of the world’s greatest fighters of his era – Ali, Foreman, Frazier — and was NEVER knocked down. After going toe-to-toe with Chuvalo, Ali remarked that he was “the toughest man I ever fought.” Chuvalo finished with a record of 73 wins (64 KOs), 18 losses and 2 draws.…

Photo of Dino Ciccarelli Dino Ciccarelli

Dino Ciccarelli burst on to the NHL scene in 1981 when he dominated the playoffs for the Minnesota North Stars, scoring 14 goals in 21 games. In his next season, he scored a career-high 106 points with 55 goals. Ciccarelli loved to park himself in front of opposing nets, cementing his reputation as a gritty, aggressive player who absorbed an inordinate amount of punishment.…

Photo of Wendel Clark Wendel Clark

A star junior hockey defenceman with the Saskatoon Blades of the Western Hockey League, Clark was a member of Canada’s gold medal winning team at the 1985 World Junior Ice Hockey Championships.[1] Clark was converted to forward after he was selected first overall by the Toronto Maple Leafs in the 1985 NHL Entry Draft. His professional career lasted from 1985 until 2000, during which time he played for the Maple Leafs (during three separate stretches), Quebec Nordiques, New York Islanders, Tampa Bay Lightning, Detroit Red Wings and Chicago Blackhawks.

Photo of Bobby Clarke Bobby Clarke

One of Canada’s greatest players, Bobby Clarke (HHOF ’87) almost wasn’t drafted. Because he was diabetic, many teams feared that his health would be a hindrance to his performance. However, the Philadelphia Flyers took a chance and made sure that he followed a strict diet. By his third year, Clarke scored 81 points and drew the attention of Team Canada.…

Photo of Bill Clement Bill Clement

A late bloomer who started as a goalie at eight years of age, Bill Clement didn’t become a position player until he was 12. Drafted by the Philadelphia Flyers in 1970, Clement won back-to-back Stanley Cups before Philly traded him to Washington for Mel Bridgman. He then moved from Washington to the Atlanta Flames after only a season.…

Photo of Mike “Pinball” Clemons Mike “Pinball” Clemons

Renowned as one of pro football’s most electrifying players, Toronto Argonauts Vice-Chair Michael “Pinball” Clemons is the CFL’s all-time all purpose yardage leader. However, in addition to his outstanding athletic ability, it is his exceptional character that makes him a remarkable fan favourite. Michael’s tireless community involvement and participation in charitable causes exemplify the qualities he possesses.…

Photo of Karen Cockburn Karen Cockburn

4-time trampoline gymnast Olympian Karen Cockburn competed in her first Olympics at the 2000 Sydney Games at the age of 19. As Canada sole female competitor and the youngest female athlete in her discipline, she came home with a Bronze Medal. Cockburn continued her Olympic success 4 years later in Athens, when she won a Silver Medal.…

Photo of Dawn Coe-Jones Dawn Coe-Jones

One of Canada’s most notable professional golfers, Dawn Coe-Jones qualified for the LPGA tour on her first attempt in 1984. She has twice placed third in a major championship (1990 Mazda LPGA Championship, 1993 duMaurier Classic). She also has three tour wins and passed the $3 million mark in career earnings. Coe-Jones was inducted to the Canadian Golf Hall of Fame in 2003 and retired from professional golf in 2008.

Photo of Paul Coffey Paul Coffey

Coffey was drafted 6th overall by the Edmonton Oilers in the 1980 NHL Entry Draft. He blossomed in the 1981–82 season, scoring 89 points and was named a Second-Team NHL All-Star. In the Oilers’ first Stanley Cup-winning season, 1983–84, he became only the second defenceman in NHL history to score 40 goals in a season. He won his first James Norris Trophy in 1984–85 while posting 121 points.…

Photo of Craig Conroy Craig Conroy

Craig Conroy is a former NHL hockey player and currently the Special Assistant to the General Manager of the Calgary Flames of the National Hockey League. A sixth round selection of the Montreal Canadiens at the 1990 National Hockey League (NHL) Entry Draft, Conroy played 1,009 NHL games for the Canadiens, St. Louis Blues, Calgary Flames and Los Angeles Kings during a professional career that spanned from 1994 to 2011.…

Photo of Jon Cornish Jon Cornish

Born in New Westminster, British Columbia, Jon Cornish attended St. Thomas More Collegiate in Burnaby, where he participated in football, basketball and track & field. In football, Cornish rushed for 3200 yards and scored 49 touchdowns in his 3-year high school football career. Cornish is also credited with 152 career tackles and holds St. Thomas More Collegiate’s record with 37 quarterback sacks.…

Photo of Shayne Corson Shayne Corson

Born in Barrie, Ontario, Corson was drafted by the Montreal Canadiens in the first round (eighth overall) of the 1984 NHL Entry Draft. Shayne Corson captained two NHL teams during his 19 season professional career. He has also played for Edmonton Oilers, St. Louis Blues, Toronto Maple Leafs, Dallas Stars, Team Canada, World Juniors, World Cup of Hockey, and 1998 Winter Olympics.…

Photo of Fred Couples Fred Couples

Fred couples learned the game of golf at Jefferson Park Golf Course, located not far from his childhood home in Seattle, Washington. After graduating high school, Couples attended the University of Houston on a golf scholarship. While in Houston, Couples was roommates with fellow future PGA Tour member Blaine McCallister and future CBS broadcaster Jim Nantz.…