BORN OCTOBER 18TH 1956 in Townsville, Australia, he was the eldest of four brothers, all of whom played hockey —David who represented Australia in the 1979 Worlds and the twins, Graeme and Bruce. He and his brothers grew up in Alberta, Edmonton, in Canada and returned to Australia in 1973.
He played centre representing Queensland for the 1974 Brown Trophy. A few years later at 20, he was alternate captain for Queensland when the state won its first Goodall Cup (1977) coached by Russ Trudeau. By 1978, he was Alternate Captain of the Brisbane Boomerangs in which his 3 brothers also played.
He joined the Newcastle Red Wings in the NSW League and won a second Goodall Cup representing New South Wales in 1980 at Toombul in Brisbane. He remained at Newcastle when they became the North Stars, a foundation club of the NSW Super League, then in the mid-1980s, he transferred to the Macquarie Bears. In the 1990s, he represented NSW in inline hockey.
He became an accredited Level 3 Coach and in 2008 and ’09 he was Assistant Coach of the Newcastle North Stars in the AIHL, winning a third Goodall Cup (2008). He was also a Coach of the Club’s ECHL team and in 2011, he was appointed Coach of his state’s Under-15 team for the Defris trophy.
On the coaching staff of the National Youth Team (U18) for 4 straight World Championships (2009 to ’12), he was appointed Head Coach for 3 more — 2013 to ’15 — and won a Division 3 Gold Medal in 2014. He plays old timers hockey and still coaches in the ECSL. His son, Mat, has represented Australia at the IIHF World Championships since 2016.
Ross Carpenter, 'Lindsay, Steven (1956 - )', Legends of Australian Ice, Melbourne, Australia, http://icelegendsaustralia.com/legends-2/bio-lindsay.html, accessed online .