Bud Morrison Award
Fred Pageau is a life long resident of Sarnia and it is
not unusual for Fred to meet someone he coached
throughout the years. He was dedicated player
during his younger days and carried this dedication and
passion into the coaching ranks.
Fred played minor hockey in the SMAA system as well as
baseball and played on a All-Ontario Juvenile
Championship Hockey Club. He also played 5 years
for the Sarnia Legionnaires Junior "B" Hockey Club
winning the All-Ontario Junior "B" Title in the 1964-65
hockey Fred played 4 years with the Watford Generals in
the Rural Ontario Hockey Association.
He played fastball in the Town and Country Fastball
League for 5 years and played on a City Championship
team in 1972.
Fred played football for the Central Centaurs, Senior
Football for the Golden Bears and a tryout with the
Ottawa Roughriders of the Canadian Football League.
His coaching started with he was 17 years old coaching
softball and hockey at the age of of 20. Fred
coached in the SMAA baseball for 10 years both house
league and travel. He is currently the coach of a
house league mosquito age team. He has coached
travel hockey for over 20 years in the SMAA, Greater
Sanria and Lambton Lightning organizations.
Fred coached at the Junior "B" and "C" levels and was
Director of Instructional Hockey for 4 years. Fred
Pageau coached teams have won tournaments in Winnipeg
and Stratford. His Greater Sarnia Major Bantams
won the Little Ceasars Major Bantam Invitational
Tournament and the Lambton Lightning Minor PeeWee AAA
team won the Quebec International Tournament.
Fred Pageau was the SMAA "Hockey Man of the Year" in
both 1986 and 1987. He holds an "Advance Coach"
National Coaches Certification.
Fred has put more back into coaching than he ever took
out and has provided direction and dedication to many
young athletes in the Sarnia Lambton area.
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