Player - Trevor Harvery

Born: Vancouver, B.C., September 7, 1916. Died: Salmon Arm, B.C., July 24, 1988.Trevor Harvey

Clubs: Westminster Royals, Johnston Nationals, Vancouver North Shore United. Considered by many to be one of the greatest Canadian players of all time, he would undoubtedly have played for Canada had there been a national team in his day. Trevor wanted to train with the B.C. All-Star team that was preparing to play a star-studded touring Scottish F.A. team in 1935. His impressive practice sessions led to his selection to the team at just 18 years of age. In that same year he was a member of the Westminster Royals team that won the Canadian championship by beating United Weston of Winnipeg playing centre-half in all three games. As a junior when he received six medals for league and Provincial Cup Championships. In 1937 having moved over to play for Johnston National Storage he played for B.C. against the touring Charlton Athletic from England, while he won his second national championship when Johnston Nationals beat Toronto Ulster United in three games in the final. One year later he won his third national championship medal as a member of the Vancouver North Shore team that beat Timmins Dome Mines in a record five game final. Trevor played centre half in all five games and scored one of his teams six goals in the deciding game. One year later he played for British Columbia against a touring Scottish F.A. team for the second time. In 1949 he picked up his fourth Canadian championship medal, this time as an inside forward when Vancouver North Shore beat Hamilton Westinghouse in three games. In that same year he also played for B.C. against Newcastle United and scored one of the two B.C. goals. He was coach and manager of the Westminster Royals in 1950 and later coach of his own junior team. Also in 1950 he was the first President of the North Shore Juvenile and Junior Soccer Association after rebuilding juvenile soccer following the war. A true all-round athlete, he played senior lacrosse with the Salmonbellies, senior basketball, and was a champion billiards player. During the mid1960s he aided Stan Stronge (a former teammate) in coaching wheelchair basketball. Elected to the Sports Hall of Fame in 1985.