Year of Birth: 1919
Year of Induction: 2009
Joe Young was born and raised in Ontario, and was Junior 440yd champion in 1940. Joe was a founding member of the Ontario Officials’ Council, and was on the first board of the OTFA. An internationally recognized “Starter” – Chief Starter for the 1976 Olympics (Montreal), World University Games (1983 –Edmonton), World Juniors (1988-Sudbury) and World Indoors (1993-Toronto). He retired as an active starter in 2002.