1977 Gord Pud Hammond 312Pud had quite a career as a player over a twenty-two year period, but his greatest recognition came as a builder.

He was secretary of the Ontario Lacrosse Association and referee-in-chief in 1964 and 1965. He moved to the Canadian Lacrosse Association the following year and moved up through the executive ranks until elected president in 197'.

He toured Australia with the field team in 1974, and even though very busy at the national level still found time to organize tournaments, run teams, and assist in every area at the minor level.