Vincent Jones (June 20,1928 – October 5th, 2014)
A true pioneer of the local sports scene, Vince Jones founded the Lindsay Rugby Club in 1978, following the establishment of similar clubs in several other areas in Ontario. Over the years, he has been responsible for the growth of the sport at all age and talent levels in the community. Today, Lindsay and area boasts one of the most comprehensive and strong rugby programs in Ontario. Success has been achieved with a constant approach of stressing a sense of family in the rugby clubs he works with. His players, from various levels, have achieved provincial and national recognition. Recognized for his hard work, dedication and achievements with a long list of awards and commendations, the Fenelon Falls resident received the 2002 Queen’s Medal for his commitment to the development of youth in Canadian society.