Rick Richards, of Port Coquitlam, BC, has been involved in lacrosse since 1969 beginning with the Grandview Minor Lacrosse Association where he was a director and coach for 10 years.
Within the same time frame, Rick spent time as a Vice President and President of the BC Lacrosse Association Senior Directorate. Richards was seen as a tireless volunteer with the Vancouver Burrards from 1983-1996 where he held various roles from director, general manager, Vice President and equipment manager. Rick continued to stay involved in lacrosse at the national level with the Canadian Lacrosse Hall of Fame from 1996-2005 as a governor and chairman of the board. He was instrumental in fundraising, updating displays, revising rules and regulations and by-laws to preserve the heritage of lacrosse for the Canadian Lacrosse Hall of Fame.
He currently stays active as the past chairman of the board of governors for the hallowed hall.