Parsons, Jim - 1978

Parsons, Jim - 1978


Jim Parsons

Boxing Builder, Edmonton

Inducted in 1978

Jim Parsons became involved in coaching boxing in 1946 and continued for the next thirty years. He has coached many outstanding boxers including one who represented Canada at the 1956 Olympic Games in Melbourne, Australia. Jim Parsons was appointed boxing coach for the 1958 Commonwealth Games team. He served as President of the Alberta Amateur Boxing Association from 1973 to 1977.

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