Basketball Athlete - Inducted 1984
Phil Tollestrup led the Raymond High School team to the Provincial Basketball Championship. While attending the University of Lethbridge, he established intercollegiate scoring records. At Brigham Young University, he played on the Conference Championship Team. He was on the Canadian National Basketball Team that played at the 1971 Pan American Games, the 1974 World Championships, and the 1975 Pan American Games. In 1974, he was chosen as a North and South American All-Star. Phil Tollestrup was the third-leading scorer at the 1976 Olympic Games.
1978-1980 – coached McMaster University basketball team.
2004-2007 – coached Lethbridge College Kodiak men’s basketball team.
Inducted into the:
• Alberta Sports Hall of Fame
Canadian Basketball Hall of Fame
• Raymond Sports Hall of Fame
• Pronghorn Hall of Fame