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Ronald White

2016 |


Ron began his contributions to football in Richmond in 1964 and went on to become a coach and administrator at the local, provincial and national level in football.

Richmond Roots Ron, a Richmond resident from 1964 to 2010, was the executive, manager and coach of various football teams and leagues. He also helped establish the Richmond Raiders football program.

Did You Know Ron spearheaded the introduction of the new online drug education program to the Canadian Junior Football League.

Barriers Overcome During the time Ron was president of the BC Football League he has managed to battle and survive cancer and overcome the partial loss of the right shoulder. Ron is now cancer free over the past 19 years.


Recognition Ron has received a number of distinguished awards for his contributions and commitment to football in B.C. Some of these awards include the prestigious BC Lions Orange Helmet Lifetime Achievement Award in 2007 and being inducted into Football BC’s Hall of Fame in 2015. Notably, the Community Service Award for the BC Football Conference is named after Ron White.

All Awards

1986 Executive of the Year BCJFA Air BC  
1989 Builder Award Football BC  
1989 Lifetime Member Canadian Jr. Football League  
1990 Hall of Fame Richmond Raiders  
1997 Dream Team BC Football Conference  
2004 Life Member BC Football Conference  
2004 Ed Henick Meritorious Service Award BC Football Conference  
2007 Recognition for Commitment, Loyalty, Motivation Canadian Jr. Football League  
2007 Lifetime Achievement Award BC Lions Orange Helmet Awards  
2015 Hall of Fame- Builder Football BC  

Championship From 1964-1969 Ronald coached four Richmond and two Richmond/Delta combined championship teams. His 1972 Roughriders Bantam team won the BC provincial championships.


2002 Community Service Acknowledgment BC football conference names the Community Service award the “Ron White Award”  


Career Stats

Contribution to Richmond Sport Ron helped found the Richmond Raiders Jr. Football program in 1973. He spent countless years coaching and acting as an administrator at the league and provincial levels.

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