Saskatoon Sports Hall of Fame

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Cedric Gillott

Soccer (2011)
Cedric Gillott is a native of Sheffield, England, and played for the University of Nottingham before moving to Canada in 1965. As a player, he was with Saskatoon Spartans on the provincial championship team in 1966, the Saskatchewan All-Stars in the same season and captained Saskatoon City who won the provincial title in 1968.

He coached the University of Saskatchewan for eight seasons between 1968 and 1978 and was responsible for Canada West soccer going from a weekend tournament to regular league play.

He also coached youth teams, notably the provincial boys Under-16 (later Under-15) All-Star teams between 1981 and 1991 (including Canadian Bronze Medalists in 1983) and provincial champion club teams (Brunskill, 1981, 1983; Express, 1985; Titans, 1985).

He coached the Saskatchewan Men's team at the 1977 Canada Games and was Assistant Coach of the Men's team in the 1993 Canada Games.

As an administrator, he was President of the Saskatchewan Soccer Association in 1970-71, President of the Saskatoon and District Association from 1984-86, commissioner for Under 16 and 18 boys divisions in 1984-85, and was on Saskatoon's soccer committee at the Canada Summer Games in 1989.