Alan Hobkirk

Class of 1978-1979

His father was a member of Dean Curtis’s second graduating class in 1949. He attended University Hill School and played field hockey where Gage Towers now sit, urged into the sport at age six by Dr. Harry Warren, an Olympic sprinter, Rhodes Scholar geology professor and friend of George Curtis. Two of Curtis’s boys were teammates. A Rhodes Scholar himself; UBC alum and former adjunct professor; Olympian field hockey player; UBC Sports Hall of Fame inductee; and Partner with Miller Thomson LLP, Alan Hobkirk can trace the beginnings of most of the major facets of his life back to those early days at UBC ...