Taylor, Bryce, 1933-1989

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Taylor, Bryce, 1933-1989

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Bryce Malcolm Taylor (1933-1989) was chair and director of the Department of Physical Education and Athletics at York University (1964-1976), serving as professor in that department until 1989. Educated in Canada and the United States, Taylor obtained his doctorate at Springfield (Illinois) College in 1964. Originally involved with the YMCA, Taylor was active in many amateur athletic organizations including the Canadian Gymnastic Federation (president 1974-1979), the Canadian Coaching Association (president 1976-1979), the Canadian Olympic Association (vice-president 1979-1983), the National Advisory Council on Fitness and Amateur Sport (chair, 1987), and the Olympic Winter Games Organizing Committee (1983-1988). He was the author of numerous articles, chapters and studies in the field of coaching and sports management.


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