Bill Reichelt

CFL Bob Ackles Award

Bill Reichelt has been a member of the BC Lions Family since 1977 when he left Edmonton where he had previously worked for the Edmonton Eskimos and the WHA’s Alberta Oilers.

Bill’s role with the Lions sees him coordinating the medical staff, and being responsible for the prevention, treatment and rehabilitation of players’ injuries. He has been with the team for five of their six Grey Cup victories in team history and has helped keep many legendary Lions players in tip-top shape on the field over the years including the likes of Canadian Football Hall-of-Famers Lui Passaglia, Damon Allen, Dave Dickenson, and Geroy Simon.

Bill has also served as a trainer for the Canadian Davis Cup tennis team and worked with the NHL’s Vancouver Canucks.