Mike Bartram was a prominent figure in the Kamloops Youth Soccer Association. He was even more well known as the head coach of the University College of the Cariboo Lady Sun Demons where be brought UCC its only national title in 1999. He was three times named women’s coach of the year and six times named coach of the year. Tragically, Bartram died of cancer in 2000.
John K. ‘Buck’ Buchanan
Year of Induction: 2001
John ‘Buck’ Buchanan was outstanding player on high school and senior baseball and basketball teams in Kamloops. He was particularly prominent as a baseball player, spending years in minor pro ball and the major league. In local basketball, Buchanan was the first high school basketball player to make a provincial all-star team. After his athletic career was over, Buchanan’s worked tirelessly as a volunteer.