First Name: Wally
Last Name: Barteaux
Sport: Hockey
Inductee Type: Athlete
Year Inducted: Original
Home Town: Annapolis Royal
County: Annapolis County

Wally Barteaux was born in March 1904 in Annapolis Royal, Nova Scotia. He was an outstanding all-around athlete, coach, and educator who excelled in baseball, hockey, rugby, and track and field. As a 15-year-old he was already playing for the Valley Senior All-Star baseball team. He went on to attend Acadia University where he captained the baseball and hockey teams as well as played for the rugby and track teams. In 1927, “Bart” (as he was known) was captain of the college all-star baseball “Maritime College Players Team.” This team played 80 games on a Canada-wide tour, winning 75 of them. In 1929, he was invited to play for the Toronto Maple Leafs of the International Baseball League, but returned home to become principal and supervisor for Kings County Academy and the Kentville schools. Through his involvement with the schools, he became instrumental in the development of Nova Scotia high school sports. He is a member of the Kings County Sports Hall of Fame and the Acadia University Hockey Hall of Fame.


• Captain of Acadia University Hockey Team
• Acadia University Athletics Hall of Fame member
• Played for the Kentville Wildcats baseball team