We will be adding interviews here between now and the November 11, 2017 Induction Ceremony - please check back regularly to enjoy the latest.
Jake Elliott and Brad Challoner are the voices of the Vancouver Stealth on NLL TV and cohosts of Stealth Classified on TSN Radio.
Bob Clevely (Builder)
Orangeville, Ontario’s Bob “Beav” Clevely served on the Senior Orangeville Northmen executive from 1981-87 and was instrumental in resurrecting Orangeville’s dormant Junior B program in ’89. His Junior B team won the Founders Cup in ’89 and ’90.
Clevely moved his team up to the A level and served as President and/or GM from 1991-96 and again from ’07 to ’12. During his years with Orangeville’s Junior A program the Northmen won Minto Cups in ’93, ’95, ’96, ’08, ’09 and ’12.
In total, Clevely has been part of 16 Ontario, 13 Canadian and 2 world championship teams, along with 1 NLL championship team.
Jim Cain (Builder)
Victoria’s Jim Cain joined the training and clubhouse staff of the Victoria Shamrocks in 1979. In 1982 he became the team’s head trainer, a position he held for 35 years. A selfless, dedicated and knowledgeable trainer,
Cain was a vital part of the Shamrocks’ 15 national championship campaigns and 7 Mann Cup wins. He was the head trainer for the Victoria Seaspray field lacrosse team in the 1980s and helped the team win 2 Canadian championships. He was also the head trainer for the 1994 Canadian National men’s field team, silver medalists at the World Field Lacrosse Championship.
Pat Coyle (Player)
Orangeville, Ontario-born Pat Coyle was a standout defensive player and a 7-time Western Lacrosse Association All-star, 5-time WLA Top Defensive Player, a winner of the WLA’s Bill Ellison Trophy as playoffs MVP and a 3-time Mann Cup winner.
Coyle played Junior lacrosse in Orangeville and Brampton. From 1991 to ’93 he was with the Senior A Brampton Excelsiors, winning Mann Cups in ’92 and ’93. From 1994 to 2005 (and again in ‘09) he was with the Coquitlam Adanacs, winning the Mann Cup in ‘01. He spent 11 seasons in the NLL, winning 5 championship titles with the Toronto Rock and Colorado Mammoth. He was named to the NLL Hall of Fame in 2014.
Rick Mang (Player)
Goaltender Rick Mang won the Minto Cup with Peterborough in 1986, played Senior A with Coquitlam 1987-89, New Westminster 1990-98 and Brampton 1998. He won the Mann Cup with New Westminster in ‘91 and Brampton in ‘98.
Mang’s Western Lacrosse Association 81.35% save percentage is the best among all goalies playing over 100 games.