Lorne was the Director of Athletics and Recreation at SFU from 1965-1995, building an athletic program considered to be one of the best in the country. Lorne’s coaching career took him to Western Washington University, University of Oregon, UBC and the BC Lions. He was the Executive Director of the Terry Fox Humanitarian Award Program. Lorne won the Premier’s Award for Outstanding Contribution to Sport in BC in 1994, and in 1995 he was inducted into Western Washington University’s Sports Hall of Fame. In 2000, Lorne received the Province’s highest award for outstanding achievement, the Order of British Columbia.