Terry O'Malley

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Picture of Canadian Olympic Ice Hockey Defenseman Terry O'Malley
Olympic medal record
Representing  Canada
Men's Icehockey
Bronze medal – third place 1968 Grenoble Ice Hockey

Terrence M. O'Malley (born October 21, 1940 in Toronto, Ontario) is a retired ice hockey player. He is an Olympian who represented Canada at three Winter Olympics (1964, 1968 and 1980), and won Olympic in Grenoble, France in 1968. A long-time coach for a variety of Notre Dame Hounds' Bantam and Midget hockey teams at the Athol Murray College of Notre Dame in Wilcox, Saskatchewan, he was inducted into the International Ice Hockey Federation Hall of Fame in 1998.

Terry is proud to be the current Citizenship Judge for Saskatchewan, an appointment he's had since August, 2009. He played high school and Junior hockey at Toronto's St. Michael’s College, winning a Memorial Cup Championship in 1961 under the coaching of Father David Bauer.

In 1962, he joined the National and Olympic hockey university programs initiated by Father David Bauer in Vancouver, as well as when it moved to Winnipeg in the fall of 1964. His career development centered on education and International hockey including seven years with the Japan Hockey League. He also was head coach of the hockey team at the University of British Columbia. Following his hockey career, he was recruited by Martin Kenney Sr. along with fellow-Olympian Barry MacKenzie to join the Athol Murray College of Notre Dame, in Wilcox, Saskatchewan where, during 23 years, he served in many teaching, coaching and administrative capacities. He was named the College's President in 2003, a position he held until 2006.

A defensive defenseman, he was an ice hockey player on the Canadian Olympic and Canadian National teams from 1964 to 1970, and again, in 1980. In 1966, he wore the "C", captaining Canada’s team and in 1968, he won a bronze medal in the Winter Olympics in Grenoble, France.

Terry was inducted into the International Ice Hockey Hall of Fame in 1998. He holds a Bachelor of Arts and Master of Arts degrees in Canadian History from the University of Manitoba, and an honorary PhD in Sacred Letters from St. Mark’s Theological College, at the University of British Columbia. He has also serves and has served in many volunteer capacities in Regina, Saskatchewan: he was the Vice President of Big Brothers of Regina, Board Member of the “One Life Makes a Difference” Foundation, Assistant Coach of the University of Regina Cougar Women’s Hockey Team as well as a volunteer for the Marion Center and Hockey Regina.

He and his wife Debby make their home in Regina, Saskatchewan.

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