BUILDER – CURLING & SOFTBALL
Pat Bibby has been a pillar of the grassroots movement in the curling and softball communities of Prince Albert for many years.
Pat has attained Level 3 coaching certification, and conducts provincial curling courses. She is also an instructor at Prairieland Curling Camp and presents at curling symposiums across Canada. She has coached numerous curling teams at the club, regional, northern and provincial levels in women, junior and intermediate categories. For over 40 years Pat has been a member of the Business Girls Curling Club holding numerous executive positions throughout the years. Her dedication was culminated with being presented a lifetime membership in 2005.
Pat continues to volunteer and support many local curling and softball events and competitions – she has been on the host committees as co-chair, secretary, head of statisticians, or a volunteer for the: 1984 Canadian Mixed Curling Championships; 1987 Canadian Junior Men’s and Women’s Curling Championship; 1992 Summer Games Softball, 1995 Saskatchewan Mixed Curling Championship; 1996 Midget Boys Canadian Softball Championships, 1998 Saskatchewan Junior Curling Championship; 1998 Bantam Boys’ and Girls’ Western Canadian Championships; 1999 Western Canada Summer Games Softball; 2001 Senior Men’s and Women’s Provincial Curling Championship, 2001 Midget Boys’ Canadian Softball Championships; 2004 Intermediate Women’s Curling Championship; 2005 Canadian Mixed Curling Championship; and 2006 Midget Boys’ Canadian Softball Championship.
Pat has spent many years on the Board of Directors of the Prince Albert Golf and Curling Club, and has been the Junior Curling Co-ordinator at the Prince Albert Golf & Curling Club for more than 20 years.
Pat has received several awards including: Prince Albert’s Sportswoman of the Year in 1991; Saskatchewan Curling Association and Saskatchewan Ladies Curling Association Co-ordinator of the year in 1992-93; 1994 SCA Instructor of the Year; 1994 Art Manseau Memorial award for outstanding service and dedication to softball; 2004 Softball Saskatchewan Service Award; and, in 2002 was named a Life Member of the Prince Albert Golf and Curling Club.
The Prince Albert Sports Hall of Fame proudly welcomes Pat Bibby as a builder.