Founder of the Hamilton Transway Girls Basketball Club in 1979, Doug led a programme which has the most wins for a club in Ontario, winning over 75 Ontario championships and 200 tournaments. He created and convened the annual Transway Tournament which has brought over 18,000 players and coaches to the city. Inducted into the Ontario Basketball Hall of Fame in 2008, Doug has been honoured in the Celebration of Significant people, won the Greater Hamilton Tourism Award of Excellence and, in 1998, was the City of Hamilton Sport Volunteer of the Year. An ex-director of the Hamilton Sport Council, Doug was a member of Canadian CYO Junior ‘A’ and Ontario Senior ‘B’ provincial champs in the 1960‘s, captained the Delta High School team and was a two time winner of the Hamilton Spectator All-Star Player Award.