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David Cox inducted into BC Sports Hall of Fame

October 08, 2021
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On Thursday morning, the BC Sports Hall of Fame revealed its 2021 Induction Class during a press conference co-hosted by the City of Surrey at the Surrey Arts Centre.

Joining the honoured member ranks in June of 2022 is associate professor and renowned Sport Psychologist Dr. David Cox.

Cox is an internationally recognized sports psychologist who over the past four decades has worked with dozens of elite Canadian athletes helping them prepare, compete, and win at the highest levels of international and professional competition.

Examples of athletes he has worked with include: Grant Connell (tennis), Carol Huynh (wrestling), Maelle Ricker (snowboarding), Jasey-Jay Anderson (snowboarding), Chandra Crawford (cross country skiing), Canada’s men’s national basketball teams, and the Kelly Law and Kelly Scott curling rinks. Examples of the countless sports bodies he has worked with include: Canada Soccer, Canada Basketball, Canadian Curling Association, Canada Snowboard, Canadian Olympic Committee, Canada Softball, Rugby Canada, Skate Canada, Tennis Canada, the Vancouver Canucks, Vancouver Whitecaps, and Simon Fraser University. 

Induction into the BC Sports Hall of Fame is the highest sporting honour in British Columbia, celebrating the extraordinary individuals and moments that make up the fabric of B.C.’s diverse sport history. Since 1966, the BC Sports Hall of Fame has inducted 416 individuals and 64 teams to its Hall of Champions, ensuring their legacies will continue to inspire future generations. 

Dr. David Cox is pictured at the BC Sports Hall of Fame press conference co-hosted by the City of Surrey at the Surrey Arts Centre on Thursday Oct 7th, 2021.

About the BC Sports Hall of Fame:

The BC Sports Hall of Fame celebrates extraordinary achievement in B.C. sport history and inspires future generations to make their dreams come true. As a non-profit charitable organization, the Hall curates an astounding collection of 27,000 heritage artifacts and 100,000 archival documents representing 150-years of sport history in British Columbia. Through Hero in You Youth Education Programs, the BC Sports Hall of Fame reaches over 6,500 young learners each year across the province, advancing a mission of building outstanding community legacies by honouring the past and inspiring the future.