• Date Of Birth: May 27, 1930
  • Date Of Death: February 20, 2021
  • Children: Dave Hindmarch
  • Occupation: Educator, sports administrator and ice hockey coach
  • City: Nanaimo
  • State: British Columbia

Robert George Hindmarch CM OBC (May 27, 1930 – February 20, 2021) was a Canadian educator, sports administrator and ice hockey coach. He was a multi-sport athlete at the University of British Columbia (UBC) as a student, and returned as a professor and its director of physical education. He and Father David Bauer established a permanent Canada men’s national ice hockey team based at UBC in preparation for ice hockey at the 1964 Winter Olympics. Hindmarch later coached the UBC Thunderbirds men’s ice hockey team for 214 wins in 12 seasons; they became one of the first Western Bloc sports teams to play a tour of games in China. He developed additional international sporting relationships for the Thunderbirds in South Korea and Japan, and served as vice-president of the Canadian Olympic Association for 16 years. Hindmarch was made a member of the Order of Canada and the Order of British Columbia; and is inducted into the Canadian Olympic Hall of Fame and the BC Sports Hall of Fame.

Hindmarch was married to Jean Hindmarch for 65 years until her death, and was the father of hockey players Dave Hindmarch and Bruce Hindmarch. His son Dave represented Canada in ice hockey at the 1980 Winter Olympics and played in the National Hockey League for the Calgary Flames. He died at age 90 on February 20, 2021. – Available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License from Wikipedia.