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 New Brunswick Sports Hall of Fame  

Name: Edmund (Ed) Skiffington, Jr.
Hometown: Moncton
Specialty Builder - Football/Athletics/Basketball
  • Director of athletics and physical education teacher at Moncton High School from 1957-84
  • Introduced Canadian football to MHS in 1960 and spearheaded the organization of the provincial high school football league
  • Coached the MHS Purple Knights to NB Interscholastic Athletic Association titles in football, basketball and athletics
  • Head coach of the NB track & field team to the 1969 Canada Summer Games
  • Head coach of Royal Canadian Legion's NB track and field camps from 1958-73
  • Headed the Moncton Softball Umpires association for 15 years
  • His contributions to sport have been recognized by provincial organizations for athletics, basketball and football
  • Inducted into the Moncton Sports Wall of Fame in 1990

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