Athletics Hall of Fame
Jim Thompson

Jim Thompson

SPORT(S) Ice Hockey
PLAYED AT BSU 1962-1966

Member of BSU Hockey Team, 1962 -1966; Captain 1965-1966 ; Held BSU Hockey Scoring Record, 1962-1966; held long time BSU Career Scoring Record; taught at West Anchorage High School, Anchorage, Alaska, where he also coached the High School Hockey team which won the State Championship; Coached Hockey at Rainy River Community College, Int'l Falls, which won the State Championship; served as recreational director and teacher for City of Brainerd; started youth hockey in the City of Brainerd; organized the summer youth hockey program in International Falls; Served on the Boards of Directors of International Falls Hockey Association and Little League Baseball; served as World PeeWee/Bantam Director; member of Ice Hockey Officials Association of Referees and refereed high school and college hockey games in Northern Minnesota for 15 years; member of Professional Directors of National, Minnesota and Northern Minnesota Parks and Recreational Associations; most recently served as the Recreation Director for International Falls Schools; active in multiple community youth, sports and church organizations; member of the Bemidji State University Foundation.