Former Vancouver Stealth coach joins hall of fame

The late Chris Hall will be inducted into the Canadian Lacrosse Hall of Fame.

Chris Hall will be officially inducted this fall.

Chris Hall, a 12-year veteran head coach in the National Lacrosse League, will be inducted into the Canadian Lacrosse Hall of Fame.

The late Hall (1950-2014) was a head coach with the Calgary Roughnecks from 2002-07 before finishing his coaching career with the Vancouver Stealth From 2009-14. The Stealth played out of the Langley Events Centre for the last portion of Hall’s career.

Hall’s 85 regular season wins rank third all time behind Darris Kilgour and Les Bartley.

His 11-6 post-season record and 11 playoff wins place him fourth all time in the league.

A Victoria native, Hall saw three Mann Cup championships with the Victoria Shamrocks, including one as a player in 1979 and two as a coach in 1983 and 1999.

Hall represented Canada three times at world field lacrosse championships and coached the Canadians to a silver medal in 1990 and bronze in 1994. The formal induction will be held Nov. 14.

 

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