Angela JamesAngela James grew up in Flemington Park in Toronto Ontario from 1966 – 1981 with her two sisters and Mother. Angela was a member of the Canadian Women’s Hockey team for 10 years, winning a remarkable 4 World Gold medal Championships and 4 International Pacific Rim championships. In addition, she was a member of the 1992 and 1994 Canadian Women’s Roller Hockey Team which won gold at the World Championships. Angela is an honoured member of the Seneca College Hall of Fame and two - time athlete of the year, the Ontario Ball Hockey Hall of Fame and the Ontario Colleges Athletic Association (OCAA) Hall of Fame, a Seneca Distinguished Alumni and has had her sweater retired by Seneca College and the Toronto Aeros Hockey Club. In 2005 she was awarded the Hockey Canada Female Hockey Breakthrough Award. In 2012 she was awarded the YWCA Women’s Distinguished Award. In 2015 she received the Sport of Honor award for the City of Toronto. In 3 seasons with the Seneca Scouts, Angela was a 3-time OCAA Scoring Champion, 2-time OCAA All-Star and 3-time team MVP and 2 time Athlete of the Year. Angela is the OCAA’s all-time leading scorer with over 50 goals, amazingly reaching this mark while playing mostly defense. Angela was inducted to the Black Sports Hall of Fame and in 2008 was one of the first females in history to be inducted in the International Ice Hockey Hall of Fame (IIHF), the Canada Sports Hall of Fame, the Ontario Sport Hall of Fame, and an arena has been named after her in Flemington Park .


In 2010 Angela along with fellow American Camie Granoto was the first female to be inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame. Currently, Angela is a member of the NHL/NHLPA Female Hockey Advisory Committee and in 2010 ‘Angela James The First Superstar of Women’s Hockey’ a biography of her accomplishments and life was published.

Angela has worked with a number of great athletes and championship teams throughout her athletic career. She is currently a skills coach offering clinics for coaches and athletes specifically dealing with the development of programs from the U9 level up to U18 level. She is a dynamic, energetic and knowledgeable individual with extensive coaching and playing experience that is an invaluable resource to minor hockey and sport across the country. Angela currently in 2020 retired from Seneca College after 35 years of service in the department of Athletics and Recreation as Senior Sport Coordinator and has a partner of 24 years and 3 children ages 21 and twins age 15.