- 1989 Sportsperson of the Year
Ted Bancks has been involved in both coaching and administering amateur sport in Calgary since 1958. He began coaching minor football and in 1962. he served on a committee that pioneered the Calgary Bantam Football Association (CBFA). He coached the Highwood Hilltoppers from 1964 to 1971, served as CBFA Assistant Commissioner from 1972 to 1986, and has been Commissioner since 1986.
In addition to his football coaching. Ted has extensive coaching experience in hockey, soccer, and Little League Baseball. He has also served as Renfrew Community Sports Director and as a volunteer with the Winter Olympics and the Rick Hansen Run.