Lou Bilek enters the Hall of Fame as a builder for his vast accomplishments with the X-Men soccer team. In fact, the name Lou Bilek is synonymous with men’s soccer at StFX where Lou was the head coach for 39 seasons, from 1970 through until 2008. Throughout his tenure Lou coached numerous first and second team AUS and CIS All-Canadian athletes, and was twice named the CIS Coach of the Year (1988 and 1993). Lou was also recognized for his coaching prowess as the AUS Coach of the Year on four occasions. In the competitive Atlantic conference, Lou led his X-Men to two consecutive AUS championship titles in 1993 and 1994. The CIS rookie of the year award was named the Lou Bilek rookie of the year award in his honor. In addition to his head soccer coaching duties, Lou was at the helm of the StFX men’s volleyball team for seven years from 1973 to 1980, leading his team to two AUS titles in 1976 and 1977. A professor of Human Kinetics at StFX during his four decades with varsity athletics, Lou mentored numerous student-athletes and coached in countless games.