Roy is well known for being the first trainer of the BC Lions, where he spent 25 years taking care of players’ injuries. For his contributions to the team, Roy was also inducted into the BC Lions Wall of Fame.
Before becoming a trainer for the Lions, he was an avid lacrosse player and had a 15 year, 326-game senior career. For his outstanding career as a player, he was also inducted into the Canadian Lacrosse Hall of Fame in 1970. During his time as a lacrosse player, he gained proficiency in taping injuries and gained the experience he needed before becoming the first trainer for the team in 1954.
Roy passed away on June 22, 2011 at the age of 91.