First Name: John
Last Name: Piers
Sport: Basketball
Inductee Type: Builder
Year Inducted: 1980
Home Town: Truro
County: Colchester County

A true builder of sport in Nova Scotia, John Piers of Truro was involved in a variety of athletic endeavours for more than 50 years.

Piers coached and refereed basketball from mini to senior level. He also instructed tennis in Truro for many years and was a major administrator of the Truro Tennis Club. He presided over the Truro Badminton Club as well.


• Involved in athletic endeavors for over 50 years
• Instructed and administered tennis in Truro
• Coached and refereed basketball
• Served as club president at TTC for 12 years