In 2007 Ray Wickham was inducted into Badminton Victoria’s Hall of Fame for his involvement with badminton for over 62 years.
His involvement has been with playing as a junior, an adult and as a veteran, and his involvement in the administration and coaching of badminton has been at local, regional and state levels.
His sporting achievements include Australian Special Men’s Doubles Champion in 1955. He was awarded the Veteran of the Year Sports Star by the Wimmera Regional Sports Association in 2003, and was later awarded Life Membership of Badminton Australia.
Ray has introduced badminton to thousands of school children and has encouraged older and incapacitated people to become involved. He has coached at a wide range of levels and has been instrumental in the improvement and provision of quality playing venues across Australia.